PUBLIC ADVOCACY: The good life & thoughts from Detroit

1. NYTIMES 4/29/13 Twitter Speaks, Markets Listen, and fears rise. Last Tues a hoax was perpetrated via Twitter claiming something dreadful had happened to the President and The White House. This news was relayed thru Twitter, through Bloomberg News to the flash traders , whose computers track key words and react; the stock market lost … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: The good life & thoughts from Detroit

PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Infrastructure debate, it’s all about the MONEY

1. Bill Moyers 3/17/13 and his guest Anthony Lieserwicz postulate; THE GOVERNMENT AND THE CORPORATIONS RUNNING THIS NATION HAVE A Short term myopic focus which misses the urgency of Climate Change. 4 out of 10 people have never heard of Climate Change. HOW IS THAT POSSIBLE? It’s not too late to act, we haven’t begun … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Infrastructure debate, it’s all about the MONEY

Public advocacy: We can do that……

1. GLOBALIZATION IS AMERICAN COMPANY’S DOING BUSINESS GLOBALLY. I hadn’t travelled in years and the Countries that I’ve visited lately, have become Americanized. In Paris, the cab drivers asked us if we liked McDonalds as much as they do? So the next time you want to hate French Fries, think McDonalds. 2. Foxconn held a … More Public advocacy: We can do that……

PUBLIC ADVOCACY/ Inspiration

1. “WE DAY “. FOUNDED BY Craig and Marc Kielburger OF TORONTO, CANADA. 1995/ kids helping kids. 91 schools have been built worldwide. The kids are involved in building classrooms in Kenya and in developed countries, the organization runs educational campaigns aimed at empowering children to become social activists, through the FREE THE CHILDREN FOUNDATION … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY/ Inspiration

Thoughts: Israel and Gaza Truce, Trip to Montreal & Look for a party…..

1.When I returned home from a trip to Montreal, I watched CNN with Immense pleasure as they confirmed that President Obama and our secretary of State Hiliary Clinton, jumped in and helped broker the Truce, between Gaza and Israel. IT’s now up to the people to choose life and living over hatred and death, but … More Thoughts: Israel and Gaza Truce, Trip to Montreal & Look for a party…..

The plutocrats /analysis of the culture

1. Bill Moyers 10/21/12. discusses: The Billionaire class with Matt Taibbi Of The Rolling Stones and. Chrystine Freeland who wrote The Pltutocrats. According to them: Neither party represents the poor or the middle class from Bill Clinton onward. One asks, Why is every one passive.? Demoralized? The entire intellectual class has been captured by the … More The plutocrats /analysis of the culture

Power to the People; given time we get it!

1. NYY Times Pakistanis united in outrage over Girl’s shooting by Taliban. Once again, something egregious has motivated a population to act responsibly. The people are revolted by the barbarian and cowardly act of the Taliban; which may lead to the shunning of this group. Proving Once again, that public opinion may be more powerful … More Power to the People; given time we get it!

Change has arrived/ Choose your own destiny

1. The horror of the last century is replaying itself around the globe. Remember reading about the fires in the garment district on the lower east side? Didn’t those egregious working conditions bring about the Unionization of the garment workers? I remember being proud to wear Made in the USA. Now I despair that others … More Change has arrived/ Choose your own destiny

The Democratic Convention/LOL ; Bank of America Country

1. The thought of the DEMS congregating in B of A country turns me off. I don’t know how any one else feels, but after the hosing we’ve suffered at the hands of the Big Banks, partying in their town, no offense to the town, just doesn’t seem or feel right. Wasn’t ‘ there a … More The Democratic Convention/LOL ; Bank of America Country

The Democratic Convention/LOL ; Bank of America Country

1. The thought of the DEMS congregating in B of A country turns me off. I don’t know how any one else feels, but after the hosing we’ve suffered at the hands of the Big Banks, partying in their town, no offense to the town, just doesn’t seem or feel right. Wasn’t ‘ there a … More The Democratic Convention/LOL ; Bank of America Country