Citizen Science in the City

Urban Citizen Science Do you live or work in a city? Well, have we got the projects for YOU! Below, we highlight research projects in need of your help in cities. Find more projects on SciStarter to do now or bookmark your favorites for later! Cheers! The SciStarter Team Snow Tweets It’s easy …

Trojan horse tries to breach Trump’s resistance to climate action

Trojan horse tries to breach Trump’s resistance to climate action A stream of emissaries—in person and via letters with hundreds of lofty signatories from various sectors—have tried to win President Donald Trump’s heart and mind for climate action. If nothing else, they may have staved off a “Day One” executive …

Victory! Court Rebukes Trump’s Immigration Ban

Score one for our democracy. We applaud the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that President Trump’s Executive Order is ‘illegal and unconstitutional’ and the ‘Muslim ban’ creates harm to our economy and families. We call upon President Trump to respect the judgement of our courts and withdraw his ban. …

Millennium Project Newsletter 1.0

Newsletter 1.0 1.    Future Work/Tech 2050 Global Scenarios 2.    Workshops to address issues in the Work/Tech 2050 Scenarios 3.    NATO workshop on future terrorism and book 4.    Pakistan State of the Future Index 5.    New Nodes in Portugal and Georgia 6.    New website under …

Millennium Project Newsletter 1.0

  Workshops on Future of Work/Technology 2050 Scnarios 2015-16 State of the Future (print and electronic versions) Global Futures Collective Intelligence System (GFIS) (collaborative and continuously updated reserach) NATO Advanced Research Workshop: Identification of Potential Terrorists and Adversary Planning — Emerging Technologies and New Counter-Terror Strategies, July 25-27, 2016, CSRA, …

Newsletter February 2017 Right Livelihood

Mozn Hassan to Receive Her Right Livelihood Award in Cairo Egyptian human rights defender Mozn Hassan, who shared the 2016 Right Livelihood Award with her organisation Nazra for Feminist Studies, will receive her award in Cairo on 25-26 March. Hassan was unable to attend the award ceremony in Stockholm on …

Waking up from an American dream

    The weekend didn’t bring much rest, to put it lightly. Chaos reigned from airports to board rooms as the world grappled with President Trump’s executive order on refugees and immigration. It opened up legal nightmares, generated corporate pledges to hire refugees, and sparked protests that drew some immigrants …