Vladimir Putin: New Rules or a Game Without Rules — Defining Responsible Powers and Investing in Human Capital Instead of Propaganda

New Rules or a Game without Rules: “We Need a New Global Consensus of Responsible Powers” We are publishing full text of today’s address of the Russian President Vladimir Putin to the members of Vaidai International Discussion Club on 24 October 2014 in Sochi. Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9F9pQcqPdKo Complete Transcript Below the Fold — Strongly Recommended!

2002 Information Communication Technologies (ICT) for education and building human capital (UN ITU)

ABOUT In the past decade, governments in both rich and middle-income countries have invested enormously in ICT in education, especially in schools. Universities have also invested, sometimes for the benefit of students or administrators on their campuses, and sometimes to facilitate distance learning, which has expanded rapidly, especially for the delivery of MBA programmes in …

SchwartzReport: Naomi Klein on Predatory Capitalism, Holistic Earth & Human Centric Economics

I am beginning to detect a growing trend towards changing the capitalist economic model from one in which profit is the only priority to one in which wellness is the priority, and profit must be made within that paradigm. SPIEGEL Interview with Naomi Klein: ‘The Economic System We Have Created Global Warming’ Phi Beta Iota: …

SchwartzReport: Phosperous Vital, Royals in Morocco Control It — And How Misguided Philathropy Joins Predatory Capitalism to Further Gut Humanity

I confess that when I read this story, I realized I had missed an important trend. This is a big deal, as it says, and it tells us that the days of industrial chemical based monoculture, depending on massive infusions of rock phosphates is doomed. The solution working with nature, not trying to dominate her. …

Patrick Meier: Digital Humanitarians and The Theory of Crowd Capital

Digital Humanitarians and The Theory of Crowd Capital An iRevolution reader very kindly pointed me to this excellent conceptual study: “The Theory of Crowd Capital”. The authors’ observations and insights resonate with me deeply given my experience in crowdsourcing digital humanitarian response. Over two years ago, I published this blog post in which I wrote that, …

Review: Building Social Business–The New Kind of Capitalism that Serves Humanity’s Most Pressing Needs

4 in isolation, beyond 6 in context–a cornerstone book July 14, 2010 Muhammad Yunus and Karl Weber While I sympathize with those who feel that the book lacks reference to prior art, that social business has been around for a very long time, and that much of the book is somewhat similar to his first …

Robert Steele: Saving America – Saving Capitalism. Start with the Truth.

SHORT URL: http://tinyurl.com/Saving-Capitalism-Truth Saving America – Saving Capitalism. Start with the Truth. Ray Dalio is a Patriotic Genius – Can Lionel Inspire the President & the Public? Robert David Steele Bottom line up front: no amount of truth is going to get past the White House Deep State filters unless we can mobilize a special …

Berto Jongman: Surveillance Capitalism – Toward Fascist Control of the 99% by the 1%

‘The goal is to automate us’: welcome to the age of surveillance capitalism Shoshana Zuboff’s new book is a chilling exposé of the business model that underpins the digital world. Observer tech columnist John Naughton explains the importance of Zuboff’s work and asks the author 10 key questions Read full interview.  Book below the fold.