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We study communication, society and culture to effectively enhance knowledge transfer and bring about sustainable social change.
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'Three Earths needed' if the world lived like Hong Kong, WWF warns

'Three Earths needed' if the world lived like Hong Kong, WWF warns | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
WWF study reveals that the city's 'ecological deficit' is now the worst in Asia and the third biggest in the world as consumption increases
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Worst of times, best of times

Worst of times, best of times | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
It was Day 3 of Occupy Central, now known across the globe as the Umbrella Revolution. Umbrellas and raincoats, perhaps the humblest of all household objects, have been thrust onto the world stage, as have the tens of thousands of teenage students...
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ACTION4CLIMATE TRAILER

Youth in 70 countries are calling for climate action with more than 230 documentaries. The response to the Action4Climate competition has been overwhelming. The…
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Govt faces self-imposed bumps ahead

Govt faces self-imposed bumps ahead | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
Four months after the military coup on May 22, it is emerging that Thailand will either end up with the most benevolent, enlightened and effective military-dominated regime of the country's political annals that will clean up graft and institute reforms like no previous government could, or an inevitable collision course between pro- and anti-coup forces.
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Cuba Sees a Crisis, and Sends Docs; The US Sees an Opportunity and Sends Troops

Cuba Sees a Crisis, and Sends Docs; The US Sees an Opportunity and Sends Troops | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
How’s this for a juxtaposition on how nations respond to a global health catastrophe. Check out these two headlines from yesterday’s news:
Cuba to Send Doctors to Ebola Areas
US to Deploy 3000 Troops
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From MDGs to SDGs: Lessons and New Challenges (featuring Jeffrey Sachs)

From MDGs to SDGs: Lessons and New Challenges (featuring Jeffrey Sachs) | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
What lessons can we learn from the Millennium Development Goals? Join @jeffdsach & others. Ask ?s now! http://t.co/zhvGaygI9O #MDGs #SDGs
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The Impact of the Internet on Society: A Global Perspective - MIT Technology Review

The Impact of the Internet on Society: A Global Perspective - MIT Technology Review | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
The Impact of the Internet on Society: A Global Perspective MIT Technology Review The Internet is the decisive technology of the Information Age, and with the explosion of wireless communication in the early twenty-first century, we can say that...
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Millennium Goals leave the most deprived behind - EurActiv

Millennium Goals leave the most deprived behind - EurActiv | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
EurActiv Millennium Goals leave the most deprived behind EurActiv A report by the NGO ATD Fourth World highlights the failures of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the struggle against poverty, claiming some performance measures exclude...
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A menu lacking in courage

A menu lacking in courage | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
Thereport of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing, launched on 8 August 2014, has missed an important op...
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Leadership in the Age of Complexity « The Berkana Institute

Leadership in the Age of Complexity « The Berkana Institute | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
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It is time for all us heroes to go home because, if we do, we’ll notice that we’re not alone. We’re surrounded by people just like us. They too want to contribute, they too have ideas, they want to be useful to others and solve their own problems.

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Princeton Study: U.S. No Longer An Actual Democracy

Princeton Study: U.S. No Longer An Actual Democracy | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
A new study from Princeton spells bad news for American democracy—namely, that it no longer exists.
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Wealth without workers, workers without wealth

Wealth without workers, workers without wealth | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
TECHNOLOGICAL revolutions are best appreciated from a distance. The great inventions of the 19th century, from electric power to the internal-combustion engine,...
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Students Entitlement.pdf - Google Drive

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The results of these focus groups seem to support the perspective and suggest that students view themselves as customers who are paying for a consumer product.

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Full Show: Putting the Freeze on Global Warming | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com

Full Show: Putting the Freeze on Global Warming | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
Two leaders of the climate change divestment campaign are urging institutions to break ties with the fossil fuel industry.
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Five Big Considerations for the US as Climate Change Sweeps the Globe | BillMoyers.com

Five Big Considerations for the US as Climate Change Sweeps the Globe | BillMoyers.com | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
In order for a climate agreement to be worked out, wealthy nations will have to engage with some of the questions that poorer nations are asking. Here are five big ones.
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UNESCO Office in Bangkok: Why Language Matters for the Millennium Development Goals (Brochure)

UNESCO Office in Bangkok: Why Language Matters for the Millennium Development Goals (Brochure) | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
Why #Language Matters for the Millennium Development Goals - brochure now available in Thai http://t.co/0m3uvRNLBk #MDGs
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United Nations Millennium Development Goals

United Nations Millennium Development Goals | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
What is #elearning research doing to address UN Millennium Development Goals? Cuz that's what's up #elearningkorea http://t.co/OB6gA5z5HP
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Lack of toilets blights the lives of 2.5bn people, UN chief warns

Lack of toilets blights the lives of 2.5bn people, UN chief warns | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
UN deputy secretary general says failure to address sanitation and open defecation threatens disaster for third of humanity (RT @ADBSocial: Progress in the millennium development goal on #sanitation will help achieve at least 4 other goals
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Calm before the storm?

Calm before the storm? | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
The long wait is over. During the 13th and final session of the Open Working Group (OWG) on sustainable development goals (SDGs), held from 14 to 1...
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Hong Kong's domestic helpers 'should be paid HK$4,500 a month'

Hong Kong's domestic helpers 'should be paid HK$4,500 a month' | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
Helpers push for wage rise amid government review, saying city is not the draw it once was because pay hasn't kept pace with living costs
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Vandana Shiva on the Problem with Genetically Modified Seeds | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com

Vandana Shiva on the Problem with Genetically Modified Seeds | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
Vandana Shiva describes the latest battleground in the war on Planet Earth.
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