Manifestos tagged with Current Events & Public Affairs


#NeverAgain: The Parkland Manifesto
July 11, 2018 - By: David Hogg & Lauren Hogg
“We’re really proud of what we have accomplished so far, and are so grateful to all the people who have joined our cause. But let’s face it—­it’s not enough. And the merchants of chaos keep peddling their wares.”
How the Promise of Technology Has Mutated Into Addiction and Despair, and What to Do About It
July 11, 2018 - By: Vivek Wadhwa & Alex Salkever
“The way we use technology is, far too often, broken, brain dead and utterly dehumanizing. It is negatively impacting our happiness. And it needs to change. This is not to say we can or should pull the plug. We are past a point where we can comfortably exist in society without technology.”
The Five Stages of Purposeful Engagement
July 11, 2018 - By: Jennifer Dulski
“While at Change.org, I got a unique perspective into the world of decision-makers because of the more than one thousand campaigns started every day on the site asking people and institutions for change. From the data, I’ve seen that there are a series of predictable stages decision-makers tend to go through as they react to campaigns that are directed at them.”
Doing Ethics with Our Brains
June 13, 2018 - By: John Hooker
“We are told that we live in a post-truth age. We can’t reach consensus because we no longer acknowledge a rational basis for resolving disputes. Ethics was an early casualty of this retreat from reason.”
Resolving the Green Paradoxes: Thriving Under Energy Transition Uncertainties
June 13, 2018 - By: Ricardo G. Barcelona
“The default policy mantra, 'Subsidize your way to decarbonize the economy,' seldom delivers, yet lenders follow suit by limiting funding to coal-fired power assets. With these twin actions, one would think we would have the wind and the sun energize our economies—but they do not.”
Inclusive Prosperity through Shared Experiences
June 13, 2018 - By: Deepa Prahalad
“Forget Calls to Action and apology tours. … Companies today can help to reduce inequality and strengthen society through the creation of shared experiences. They can also gain new managerial capabilities in the process. The recent experience of emerging markets offers some critical insights.”
The Six Headwinds Threatening the Global Economy
April 18, 2018 - By: Dambisa Moyo
“While public policy has managed to contain the risk of economic destitution in the wake of the financial crisis, there remain manifold long-term, systemic headwinds plaguing the global economy.”
There Are No Strangers Here: A Rising Tribe Lifts All Boats
Oct. 18, 2017 - By: Sally Haldorson
“In my 20 years of covering the genre, I’ve met an awful lot of impressive women in the pages of business books. Thank goodness there are more now than earlier in my career, because the going gets tougher the older I get, and the more responsibility I take on.”
Why We Need a Take Our Daughters to WORTH Day
Oct. 18, 2017 - By: Nell Merlino
“It is not an option to stand by passively as the first generation of digital native girls comes of age and struggles—feeling isolated, unworthy, under pressure, and filled with doubt.”
Giving Voice to the Voiceless
Oct. 18, 2017 - By: Parisa Khosravi
“How many times have we been told not to judge a book by its cover? How often do we fail and completely judge others based on what we think is “normal” or acceptable? How do we know what they are thinking or feeling, if they are not able to tell us in the ways that we are used to? Why do we presume to know their cognitive levels or what they will be capable of in life? Who are we to judge?”



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