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Our society international

Share, explore and discuss learning or any other useful stuff from Our / Big / good society type intiatives around the world.

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Latest Activity: May 27


"The global city is not London, New York, Tokyo or Jo'berg -- it is the part of each which is connected to an analogous part in each of the others. The global city is a distributed phenomenon. There is only one global city, and it floats on top of the others like lace." Manuel Castells


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Time for more and better crowdsourcing?

Started by Phil Green. Last reply by Elise Leclerc Oct 3, 2011. 2 Replies

A couple of recent articles surveying protest, crisis and crowdsourcing across Europe and the world: As Scorn for Vote Grows, Protests Surge Around Globe,…Continue

Would you steal to do good?

Started by Jeff Mowatt Sep 24, 2011. 0 Replies

A question I raise today on Linkedin , on learning of the great likeness…Continue

Our society international resources, your suggestions

Started by Phil Green. Last reply by Jeff Mowatt May 24, 2011. 1 Reply

Suggest resources, links to resources or ideas about resources by commenting on this page. This'll help us co-create useful listings as starting off below. Thanks. Networks…Continue

People-Centered Economic Development

Started by Jeff Mowatt Jan 28, 2011. 0 Replies

P-CED is a 'for profit' social enterprise whose profits support international development strategy design and planning. We have used this approach to leverage social change in Eastern Europe since…Continue

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Comment by Jeff Mowatt on May 27, 2012 at 8:26

"Share your struggles" it says above. Recenty Hillary Clinton offered a vision of a Social Impact Economy, Smart Power and the need to 'break down silos. It came soon after Marcell Theroux's documentary on  Ukraine's homeless children where he asks why more isn't being done. They are connected http://ning.it/LSOXnZ 

Comment by Phil Green on May 1, 2012 at 16:18

RT : ->: HARASSmap: A Bold Use of Technology for Social Change - web and mobile-based system for reporting incidents of sexual harassment in Egypt.

Comment by Jeff Mowatt on March 21, 2012 at 18:56

Footprint in time, from 2006. A re-published interview with P-CED founder Terry Hallman and his efforts to leverage social investment to create homes for all children in Ukraine


Comment by Phil Green on March 1, 2012 at 16:26

RT @leashless TheFutureWeDeserve.com is *done* - you can buy the book today, 100 essays on the future, by all of us! #oursociety

Comment by Phil Green on December 5, 2011 at 8:21

'Ugly Indians' clean up Bangalore, 30 November 2011, bbc.co.uk

Comment by James Derounian on December 2, 2011 at 11:54

How typical Jeff / all - this lack of history....and understanding of the wheels that have already been invented, don't need re-inventing and where so much learning is available if only people knew about it...and asked!!


Comment by Jeff Mowatt on December 2, 2011 at 10:24

Gobsmacked to learn today that Big Society Network and UKTI are totally unaware of our international activity spanning 12 years.


Comment by Phil Green on October 23, 2011 at 10:12
Cantiere Ecologia (Build Ecology, Italian) is a project to create resilient local groups. In these groups learn to make compost, save energy in home, to share ideas and activities. / Our society international resources, your suggestions
Comment by Phil Green on October 20, 2011 at 9:25
Resilience circles (USA) are small groups where people come together to increase their personal security through learning, mutual aid, social action, and community support. / Our society international resources, your suggestions
Comment by Jeff Mowatt on August 19, 2011 at 17:40

A tribute to colleague and P-CED founder Terry Hallman who passed away yesterday while working overseas in the service of humanity





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