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Dec13

What Boys Want

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Time Magazine

What Boys Want

An entire generation of parents has spent years panicking about the effects of hookup culture on girls – making it all too easy to ignore the emotional lives of boys. But it's boys who often lack the skills to adapt. And it's boys who are falling behind.

Dec13

The Charitable-Industrial Complex

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The New York Times

The Charitable-Industrial Complex

Peter Buffet calls for more humanism in philanthropy. He says, "you cannot solve a problem with the same mind-set that created it" and that in many cases we're searching for answers with the answers with our right hand to problems we created with our left.

Dec13

TEDxToronto: Dave Meslin: The antidote to apathy

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TED Talks

TEDxToronto: Dave Meslin: The antidote to apathy

Local politics -- schools, zoning, council elections -- hit us where we live. So why don't more of us actually get involved? Is it apathy? Dave Meslin says no. He identifies 7 barriers that keep us from taking part in our communities, even when we truly care. (Filmed at TEDxToronto.)

Dave Meslin is a "professional rabble-rouser." Based in Toronto, he works to make local issues engaging and even fun to get involved in.

Dec13

Forget empathy – it's time for radical connection

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opendemocracy.net

Forget empathy – it's time for radical connection

In the struggle for social justice it's not how much empathy we feel that makes the difference, but what we do with it in concrete situations. This is the third in our series of articles about empathy and transformation.

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