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Climate Colab’s 2016 Crowds and Climate Conference

September 27, 2016 – 2:18 pm

Tomorrow and Thursday, Climate Colab, a community of over 75,000 people committed to addressing climate change, will get together with┬ábusiness leaders,┬ánon-profit organizations, governments and communities for the 4th annual Crowds and Climate conference. People will …

2016 MacArthur Fellows Announced

September 22, 2016 – 2:12 pm

The breadth of the work being done by the 2016 Fellows is inspirational. An amazing cross-section of fields and ideas. Fascinating to follow.
-James Ferrari
Read more about the MacArthur Fellows here.

Private Sector Participants to the Call to Action

September 20, 2016 – 1:22 pm

As a result of the president’s request, 51 private companies pledge resources and support in order to help alleviate the global refugee crisis. This is not just a government issue, it’s a human one. A …

Unchecked Electoral Coverage

September 15, 2016 – 11:54 am

Malpractice journalism, or Infotainment as a better description, is hurting our political system and skewing the facts. The scales on which we weigh the comments and platforms of our candidates are imbalanced. He is rewarded …

Saving the EU and the refugees both

September 14, 2016 – 1:23 pm

Scrap the past. Harness the positive example of the actions Germany has taken and adopting them EU-wide would be a wonderful start.
–James Ferrari
Article by Soros here