Is Social Networking Useless for Social Change? CGMaster Sun, 02/05/2017 - 09:43

"For starters, a bit of conceptual clarification. Social networking websites are not a form of organization at all; they are a means of communication. Comparing Twitter to the NAACP is like comparing a telephone to a PTA. They are not the same thing, they don't perform the same kind of functions and therefore their effectiveness or lack thereof simply can't be compared."

Vision -- How You Can Use 'SmartMemes' to Win Campaigns, Build Movements, and Change the World CGMaster Sun, 02/05/2017 - 08:28

Patrick Reinsborough and Doyle Canning explore the power of narrative for social change in their new book, "Re:Imagining Change."

Vision of Humanity CGMaster Sat, 02/04/2017 - 18:18

We are in an epoch different to any other epoch in human history. The problems we are facing are global in nature. They include climate change, ever decreasing biodiversity, full use of the fresh water on the planet and underpinning all these – overpopulation.  Without peace we will be unable to achieve the levels of cooperation, inclusiveness and social equity required to begin solving these challenges, let alone empower the international institutions needed to regulate them.

Rebuild the Dream CGMaster Sat, 02/04/2017 - 16:21

 We grew up hearing about the American Dream. It’s the dream of a country where, if you work hard and play by the rules, you can live with dignity, provide for your family, and give your kids a better life. A country where we strive for greatness–and take care of each other when times get hard.

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