Skoll World Forum: What will the world look like 50-100 years from now?

A bite-size email with original insight and hand-picked news from & for the social sector.   1. DARE TO IMAGINE       What will the world look like 50-100 years from now? “We are quickly becoming a global neuro-network. The power of a correct idea in this interconnected age …

Arianna Huffington on Empathy–Arianna Huffington wrote a book exploring what drives us to include the world around us in our individual caring

News on The Edge Welcome to the Social Edge update! A few years ago, Arianna Huffington wrote a book exploring what drives us to include the world around us in our individual caring. Not surprisingly then, she went to the Skoll World Forum last month to speak on a panel …

AOL Agrees To Acquire The Huffington Post

Article from The Huffington Post Below, a press release from AOL and The Huffington Post: Acquisition Will Solidify AOL’s Strategy of Creating a Premier Content Network With Local, National and International Reach Arianna Huffington To Lead Newly Formed The Huffington Post Media Group Which Will Integrate All Huffington Post and …

Fiscal Austerity and “Third World America”

By Simon Johnson My testimony to the Senate Budget Committee on these issues is available here: http://baselinescenario.com/2010/08/05/its-hard-to-take-the-fiscal-hawks-seriously/. There are three main views of the financial crisis and recession of 2008-9. In the first two views, the debate over the fiscal deficit is quite separate from what happened in the crisis. …