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My Failed State

I frolicked not at Oxbridge Harvard
Arrogance machines
Command yet no monopoly of
Grievous bodily harm
Some days obese, one day to ash my
Borders undefined… 63 more words

Poetry

Notes on Society of the Spectacle: Chapter 6

Notes from chapters 1-3 can be found here.

Notes from chapter 4 can be found here.

Notes from chapter 5 can be found… 2,185 more words

Society

NYTimes: What’s Wrong With Inequality?

The conversation doesn’t have to be rich vs. poor, capitalism or communism, equality over freedom.

E.A.: Extreme wealth inequality also leads to the de facto control of government by the rich (plutocracy), and so is incompatible with democracy.

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Improving Things

Nearly fifty percent of American workers could be displaced by 2035

Originally posted : TED Talk Please allocate just 10 minutes to listen unmissable video Why we need to rethink capitalism

Paul Tudor Jones II loves capitalism. 225 more words

Reblogged

peterbatt reblogged this on Psychopath Economics and commented:

“If justice is removed,” said Adam Smith, the father of capitalism, “the great, the immense fabric of human society must in a moment crumble into atoms.”

Profile- The Only Free-pricing Restaurant in Hong Kong: The Struggling Life of So Boring

On a Friday morning, Angie, a peddler at Yau Ma Tei, got up at eleven, and walked for three minutes to a restaurant near his home for his lunch as usual. 876 more words

Life

Why our social enterprise tour to India will be different

I’m starting this post with a long quote from Michael Hobbes in New Republic. His essay is a must read for anyone interested in International Development (including international social enterprise development). 839 more words

A Social Entrepreneurs Diary

The Choice is Ours

Source: The Choice is Ours (Parts I & II of a 3-part series)

This film series explores many aspects of our society.  To rethink what is possible in our world, we need to consider what kind of world we want to live in.   342 more words

Video