Highly recommend this terrific article from The Guardian called The system is failing, hack the system. An excerpt: ”So what is social hacking? It is creating enterprises that don’t respond to the problems that our current system creates, but change the way we do things so those problems do not occur in the first place.” Highly recommend you check it out.
The following is an edited version of an interactive presentation I gave last summer at FeelGood’s annual Big Cheese Summer Institute, a 5-day training for college students who are learning to unleash their capacity as “changemakers for the end of global hunger.”
Let’s take a few minutes to ground ourselves in the context of our times, and the urgency of the moment…and why each one of us is so important to the future of not only the human family, but also all life. READ MORE
It is fascinating watching the mainstream media grapple with the unfolding Syrian drama. They are so caught up in the win-lose narrative—who’s weak, who’s strong, who’s on top, who’s on the bottom—that the story’s true significance is completely lost. READ MORE
This Syria situation is something new. We are not having a debate about going to war. We are having a debate about what is being framed as a “limited” retaliatory missile strike. It’s the kind of strike we’ve done countless times in the past with little public awareness, let alone debate. Think Reagan in Libya and Grenada, and Clinton in Sudan and Kosovo.
I am part of an awesome non-profit called FeelGood. We partner with college students—members of the infamous Millennial generation….also known as Generation Y—and together we have created a movement to end global hunger that is simple, systemic, and powerful. I invite you to watch this TEDx talk by FeelGood’s two founders, Kristin Walter and Talis Apud Hendricks. READ MORE