There’s much that’s happening around the world and in your own backyard as world leaders, academics and everyday people like you and me push toward a more unified global existence. These people are asking and finding answers to some of the toughest questions we face. These are five really good articles we found that you might like.
- Can global governance keep up with globalization? How can world states bring balance and catch up with the effects of globalization? This is a very important question the world forum blog asks in this post on globalization. I might
- Shaping the values of our connected world Our values are at the core of change and globalization. In this article the author investigates what will be discussed and debated at the World Economic Forum’s Summit on the Global Agenda in Dubai. This is worth checking out.
- Changing the World Through Social Enterprises—Brazil Is All About It What are we studying to solve social and environmental problems? This article summarizes the events of Social Enterprise World Forum recently held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Be a Changemaker in Your City: Seattle Edition How is Ashoka’s vision of playing out locally? This article focuses on Seattle, where the mayor has challenged the city’s inhabitants to be “changemakers.”
- Disruptive innovation in higher education Is higher education in the United States on the decline? Perhaps, but this article looks at ways we can disrupt the current bloat of Higher Ed. The problem? “In today’s system of “credentialization,” students don’t seem to be getting anywhere near equal returns on their investments.”
At the end of the day, we must realize this. The need for effective governance was born when people came up with the idea of working together through organizations — in other words, since people began creating institutions. With that in mind, virtue or wisdom in its purest form is what one must aim at. Only then can we hope to achieve optimal levels of well-being within the upper range of human possibilities.
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