Money doesn’t buy you happiness but equality might

ISIS Report 28/07/14SiS ReviewEquality is Good for You########################RG Wilkinson and KE Pickett. The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better forEveryone. Penguin Books.  Pp 349 £9.99. ISBN 978-0-141-03236-8.Prof Peter Saunders:  Money doesn’t buy you happiness but equality might. It seems obvious that the way to improve the lot of most people in a …

@IISDRS Summary of #WMF 2014 now available

 World Mountain Forum (WMF) 23-24 May 2014 | Cusco, Peru    http://www.iisd.ca/mountain/wmf/2014/    The summary of this meeting is now available in PDF format at http://www.iisd.ca/download/pdf/sd/crsvol194num4e.pdf and in HTML format at http://www.iisd.ca/mountain/wmf/2014/html/crsvol194num4e.html      The World Mountain Forum (WMF) took place from 23-24 May 2014 in Cusco, Peru. Gathering over 200 participants, the …

RSF Monthly: New Loan to Bachman Academy

  December 2013 New Loan to Bachman Academy Educating students with language-based learning differences Bachman Academy is a boarding and day school serving students in grades 6-12 who have language-based learning differences such as Dyslexia, Nonverbal Learning Disorder, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder/Attention Deficit Disorder. “This partnership (with RSF) will allow …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News : Frogs, salamanders and climate change

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Frogs, salamanders and climate change Reading rock to understand how climate change unfolds Invasive species: ‘away-field advantage’ weaker than ecologists thought Frogs, salamanders and climate change Posted: 18 May 2013 12:37 PM PDT Increasingly erratic rainfall patterns can lead to declines in southeastern frog and salamander …

Catalyzing the Connection Economy By Gregory Wendt, CFP, March 2013

Catalyzing the Connection Economy By Gregory Wendt, CFP, March 2013 www.gregwendt.com “Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.” – Anonymous This is so self-evident, and obvious to me,  that I find it surprising that we have to say it at all. Yet …

The Globalist Daily Magazine

    The daily online magazine on the global economy, politics, culture and history   January 11, 2013 India Grows at Night Twenty-five years of high growth have made India one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. A majority of Indians will soon emerge from a struggle against want. Yet, faced …

May Day Statement–Governments must act for a sustainable and equitable recovery

Governments must act for a sustainable and equitable recovery It is more than five years since the financial crisis hit, followed rapidly by a larger economic crisis. This economic earthquake exposed the dangers of financialisation; of having the real economy subservient to finance; and of two decades of growing inequality. …