The Lorax occupied truffula trees. But then, all he could do was go away. And we know what happened after that.
Unless someone like YOU [emphasis added] cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.
Why do “adults” whine about Occupy Wall Street (OWS) “spoiled brats.” Why not have integrity and do something meaningful & honest instead? It’s not like we don’t know the issues. We live in a difficult & complicated time, but for must of us, the excuses for not fixing our country’s social problems come down to the luxury we have of being lazy and careless about learning the truth about things that don’t affect us personally… yet.
What have you done lately for your country? For your world? Better still, what have you learned recently? The people participating in OWS are also learning a lot about democracy, its value, and its limits, and the best among their demonstrations start to actualize the change they want to see in the world. They created libraries, arts spaces, health care facilities, and a kitchen that received a sanitation Grade A, for starters. Some of my favorite Upper West Side cafes had to try a few times to get above a Grade B.
Even if we do not agree with the movement or its framing, our conversations and our society would be a lot richer if we would harness our knowledge and experience to plant the seeds of what we want to see. Dr. Seuss is still right.
N*C elegantly organizes big data to empower individuals with the knowledge to make career transitions without losing ground.
It involves mice and fried food, but I must spare you the details.
It is no secret. Unemployment and “underemployment” are still risks in this economy. Yet there are few accountable programs designed to help experienced professionals navigate through this challenging environment.
Today the Bureau of Labor Statistics will release the latest monthly jobs report. With luck, it’ll be fairly optimistic. But before the bloviating gets too far out of hand, you might want to get some perspective. The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlantic has come up with a “jobs calculator” that…
Access to Markets
Increasing women’s share of household income has broad benefits to improved rural livelihoods. Improving transportation and infrastructure constraints and encouraging rural women’s participation in farmer organisations and cooperatives can help both to achieve economies of scale in access to markets as well as reducing isolation and building confidence, leadership and security.SOURCE: FAO CFS