Friday, 18 January 2013

Topic 1: Re-Creating Institutions

Many of our existing institutions - in business, politics, education, entertainment, communications - are power-driven and therefore biased and stuck in certain patterns that reproduce themselves.

Can we step outside of these institutions and re-create them so that they will become able to bring about positive change?

If we all want positive change and take action we might succeed. Please watch Annie Leonard's video The Story of Change to see what we can do:

President Obama's wife Michelle is speaking in favor of taking action as well: do you think the new Organization for Action can correct the flaws of the political system in the US - and maybe not only in the US but in political systems worldwide? Here a short clip in which Michelle Obama introduces Organization for Action:

If you have any thoughts on this topic, please post :o)

Thank you,


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