Government bad, , volunteers good?
Phi Beta Iota: As Russia cracks down on US adoptions of Russian babies, Russia itself is facing a domestic public conclusion that government has failed and must be routed around. In the USA, the majority of the public has reached precisely the same conclusion — they do not trust their government. We are in the middle of a period of transition during which Industrial Era governments that do not adapt will collapse, to be replaced by hybrid forms of governance that combine intelligence with integrity.
2013-02-03 Expats in Russia find a home by giving back (Russia Beyond the Headlines)
2012-08-27 Volunteerism takes off…again (Russia Beyond the Headlines)
2012-07-23 History of volunteerism in Russia (The Moscow News)
2012-07-17 Russia: A Law to Regulate Volunteer Efforts (Global Voices)