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openDemocracy 5h
What went wrong at Save the Children UK? reports:
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Michael Edwards 6h
tks Phil
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Transformation 7h
At what cost? lifts the lid on the allegations swirling around Save the Children UK:
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The Dragon Fairy 7h
"At what cost? A reflection on the crisis at " in - the charity's founder, hero Eglantyne Jebb would be furious with executives if she were around today.
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Michael Edwards 6h
Replying to @NicolaRSpurr
thanks Nicola
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Nicola Spurr 7h
I think this thought piece on Save the Children is excellent. Sums up, for me, what happens when an organisation ostensibly founded on humanitarian values loses its soul (Glennie's words). Totally resonant with my personal experience of bullying cultures in some organisations.
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Michael Edwards 7h
What happened at Save the Children UK? provides an insider's perspective:
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Transformation 15h
A big hit this week on Transformation - deconstructs Steven Pinker's ideas on progress:
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Fenton Fauntleroy, PhD 9h
In an act of extreme confirmation bias I read every bad review of Steven Pinker‘s new book. This is by far the best. A masterful dismantling of a loathsome worldview...
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Transformation 15h
ICYMI - on the need for a revolution in schooling:
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Ronald Labonte 21h
For all of those disaffected by Steven Pinker's paean to neoliberal modernity, here's a great summary of why he's wrong and why radical progressives must continue their work | openDemocracy
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Transformation 15h
'I don’t want anger to burn uselessly as a waste flame from an oil stack.' Frida Berrigan celebrates the Catonsville Nine, who burned hundreds of draft files to protest the Vietnam War:
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Jennifer Lentfer 10h
Replying to @oso
That is, until we start discussing who owns the data:
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Niki Seth-Smith 11h
My review of James Bridle's groundbreaking book ‘New Dark Age.' He's right that our faith in data is failing us - but is it possible for humans to embrace uncertainty?
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dorota 11h
"Violent language is a form of violence, directly harmful to its targets & an antecedent of actual, physical aggression. But the poison goes much deeper, seeping into our relationships, our attempts to solve our problems and our efforts to build community"
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Leonard Le Roux 13h
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Michael Edwards 11h
Replying to @kimkleincommons
thanks Kim
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Kim Klein 12h
Very important article by the always insightful Michael Edwards.
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Michael Edwards 11h
Replying to @spjoyaux
tks Simone
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Niki Seth-Smith 11h
James Bridle's ground-breaking book ‘New Dark Age’ proposes that we embrace uncertainty. Is it possible?
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