AVAAZ began in my Mallorca village of Deia, where Ricken Patel and another AVAAZ founder live(d). Now it is truly changing the world with its enormous campaigns (over 40 million members!)
We’re one giant step closer to a huge win at the Paris summit in December – where the entire world could unite behind the same goal. Let’s share encouragement and wisdom for the road ahead, and celebrate a battle won!!
Phi Beta Iota: Worth a full read, but with skepticism. The elite are fragmenting and all manner of delaying actions are now being rolled out to keep the masses distracted across many fronts. There is one thing and one thing only that can produce systemic change: electoral reform that restores integrity to all forms of governance. Anything less is a sideshow. The center of gravity is the USA — install an honest government that embraces extreme democracy and open source everything and you empower the five billion poorest to change the world toward infinite wealth and sustainable peace. In our view, the climate change people — with the best of intentions — are settling for pretense and giving up the possibility of applying all that energy toward a “root” victory that removes the G7 from power, that ends predatory capitalism, virtual colonialism, and unilateral militarism.
UN Paper: Beyond Data Monitoring – Achieving the Sustainability Development Goals Through Intelligence (Decision-Support) Integrating Holistic Analytics, True Cost Economics, and Open Source Everything