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“In a capitalist economy, the market rewards things that are rare and valuable. Social media use is decidedly not rare or valuable. Any 16-year-old with a smartphone can invent a hashtag or repost a viral …

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The Pretend Populist

November 28, 2016 – 12:43 pm

Here lies the future.
“There’s a thickening clique of plutocrats around him, as Politico’s Ben White and Matthew Nussbaum noted late last week in an article with the headline “Trump’s Team of Gazillionaires.” They observed that …

Dancing in a Hurricane an article by Thomas L. Friedman NYTimes

November 21, 2016 – 11:43 am

SOCIAL MEDIA and its technology has also made America a bifurcated echo chamber “Yes, right when our physical technologies leapt ahead, many of what the Oxford economist Eric Beinhocker calls our “social technologies” — all …

When There Aren’t Enough Lawyers to Go Around

October 27, 2016 – 3:44 pm

Not just appalling but in direct contradiction with the Sixth Amendment of the Constitution. Ridiculous.
-James Ferrari
 
Read the article at the Marshall Project website here.

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 business leaders, non-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 …