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Facebook versus Face-to-Face

Anthony Flaccavento talks about how we lose community in clear and practical terms in this post. And yes, much of it has to do with that screen I am looking at now and the one you have in your hand some 15- 16 hours per day. 337 more words

Civic Engagement

Why You Should Wear Makeup

If you knew there was something that would only take five to ten minutes of your morning, but would result in a better love life, greater career opportunities, and greater self-esteem, would you do it? 926 more words


Social production, social intelligence and social capital

Social capital – Networks of relationships among people who live and work in a particular society, enabling that society to function effectively.

Social intelligence – Is the ability to get along well with others. 27 more words

Edwin Alexander

Isle of Gigha Heritage Trust - Reshaping Land Ownership in Scotland

How can communities reclaim control over their shared challenges?

In March 2002, Gigha islanders managed, with help from grants and loans from the National Lottery… 683 more words


The Conversations We Can't Have:

Social Capital and Violence in Radical Communities

Note: This essay is geared towards higher level conversations that organizers and folks deeply engaged in radical communities and thought are having.  4,804 more words


Inclusion in Cyberspace?

I am pleased to present you a very interesting guest blog post written by John Gieryn, about inclusion and intercultural competence in online communities. 1,537 more words

Cultural Detective

Jane Sponsors Successful Event on Social Capital

Vale AM Jane Hutt was delighted to sponsor a successful Royal Society of Arts Cymru event at the Senedd that discussed how Wales can better help people connect, co-operate and collaborate – behaviours that underpin the development of social capital. 114 more words