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An appreciation of Kincey Potter: 'She was just a force' - Capital Gazette

An appreciation of Kincey Potter: ‘She was just a force’

Kincey Potter, who died Sept. 15, leaves a deep legacy for area waterways through her efforts building organizations and nurturing leaders. 1,208 more words

Civil Society

Prefiguring Activism: Free spaces of Socio-Ecological Change

A one-day workshop organised by Steffen Böhm and Annika Skoglund

14 September 2018, British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH

The world is becoming more polarised. 1,709 more words

Capitalism

Organizing the Environmental Governance of the Rare-Earth Industry: China’s passive revolution

Abstract

The rare-earth industry is of strategic importance for China and many ‘clean’ technologies worldwide. Yet the processes of mining, smelting and separating rare-earth ores are heavily polluting. 209 more words

Political Economy

Communications & Development Coordinator at Givat Haviva

Fields: peacebuilding, international relations, communications, fundraising, Middle East

Location: NYC, New York

About the Organization: Givat Haviva (GH) has been a leader in the field of equality and Jewish-Arab reconciliation in Israel since its inception in 1949. 342 more words

Full Time

Guest Post: After the Tsunami--Mexico's Anticorruption Outlook Under Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Today’s guest post is from Bonnie J. Palifka, Associate Professor of Economics at Mexico’s Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM), and Luis A. Garcia, a partner at Villarreal-VGF specializing in corporate compliance and anticorruption matters: 1,795 more words

Guest Commentary

The weakening of Freedom of Speech

I haven’t directly addressed the issue of the arrest of five activists or, ‘Urban Naxals’ as the right wing in India likes to call them, simply because it requires meticulous examination of the record of evidence that is yet to be presented in Court. 1,357 more words

BJP

Thailand Part I: Among Bangkok's Backpackers and Bustle

On my first night in Thailand, I drank a Chang beer inside of a loud, top 40s dance club along Khao San Road surrounded by westerners. 2,226 more words

Travel