Every time I hear about injustice on our Globe, I cringe and feel outraged. The World concentrates on the ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN “states”, but forgets to look at the billions of people suffering on our Planet. The kids in school suffering intense anxiety. Moroccan kids being abandoned by their parents, at the rate of 24 kids a … More The Voice of Joyce: Thoughts while thinking about” Two States for Two People”
I’ve held many positions in my life: rewarding and diverse. I seem to have the ability to see problems within an existing organization. I understand the unresolved issues, create a game plan for change and integrate new ideas and products. I create systems within institutions, permanent systems, that change the existing institution. I … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: my continuing journey And yours!
Why is the Federal Budget important to ordinary citizens? if we give subsidies to fossil fuel corporations and manufacturers, we take money away from funding alternative sources of cleaner, low carbon, energy. We encourage fossil fuel production by funding it. Fossil fuels receive $600 + Billion in subsidies’ while alternative energy spends $ 400 Billion … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: the Federal Budget effects ” we the people”
” Je suis Charlie! “. I started my trip in Paris with the obliteration of an icon of French Society, Charlie Hebdo! Who knew when I arrived in Paris I’d become one of the mourners of those murdered along with the attempted demise of free speech and liberty. Discussing the Muslim interactions in France … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: “Je Suis HUMAIN!
For two weeks I have been mulling over what to say to you, my “dear readers”. I’ve questioned, “Have the People spoken”? By voting in the Republican Party, have the people chosen? Clearly, whether one argues that this was hardly a mandate, it is an acknowledged fact that The Republicans won. Why did the Republicans … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Have the People spoken?
The money trap: There is no Middle Class and folks seem to be comfortable with this fact. Can there ever be a Middle Class again? The short answer is , “Yes”, if ” we the People” become involved in controlling our destiny? What do I mean? There is no way for the ” Powers in … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: The Ressurection of The Middle Class
When the Recession first hit, people were very upset: they had lost their homes, their jobs, their dignity. There were cries for Bankers to be jailed for fraud, there were cries for financial and tax reforms, there were even cries for the “removal “of selected Supreme Court justices. 7 yrs ago, though The Plague was … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: The Plague by Camus ( an allegory for our time)!