A crash course in changing the world.
I think Dr. Stedman did a tremendous job incorporating this experience into our basic curriculum for our leadership class. Our work focusing on the Seven Revolutions, reading the State of Fear, and our basic Communications curriculum was very related. Project Evoke took our class to that next step - making action tangible.
Urgent Evoke gives us a reason to learn about what is going on in the world now, act upon what we have learned, and imagine what the future may entail.EVOKE is a…Continue
Posted on April 23, 2014 at 3:17pm
I challenge you, as journalists, to figure out how you can help us to manage fear in the public. I hope you haven't reached the point at which you either want to stick your head in the sand or run around and say the sky is falling.
I hear the word "panic" all the time, and most of the time people don't panic. Panic really is about a loss of social order, a loss of internal order. Most of the time people are running around doing what they believe is self-protective. It's not panic, but…Continue
Posted on April 23, 2014 at 3:05pm
A vibrant sun hangs in a blue sky hovering over a landscape of golden sand and palm trees. In a dusty makeshift hospital room and woman is giving birth. The walls are bare except for the cracks that line it. The dark a dank chamber invites mold nourished by the dripping pipes running across the ceiling.
The year is 2010 and the place is Afghanistan. This child will not live. Afghanistan currently has and Infant Mortality Rate of 121 per thousand live births. This is the worst Infant…Continue
Posted on April 23, 2014 at 3:10am
"UN calls for immediate release of abducted school girls in north-eastern Nigeria".
The name of the article that I have chosen to review from the WomenWatch news feed. This story holds many implications not only for women around the world but the stability of Africa additionally. With a civil war (resulting from tribal factionalism), currently erupting in South Sudan and a failed state system giving rise to the most violent splinter organizations of Al Qaeda in Somalia and Kenya it is…Continue
Posted on April 23, 2014 at 2:57am