Category Archives: In other words

How Does Change Happen?

After the ’13th’ screening and panel discussion, I was inspired to get off Facebook, and to be in real life more and to listen to more speeches on YouTube. I’ve started listening to Angela Davis, younger and older. This is … Continue reading

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Oregon school success story

Lots of best practices here for any community. (For comparison, the average Oregon high school has 5 times as many kids drop out, and kids who drop out tend to die 10 years younger on average.) “Oregon school success story: … Continue reading

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Governance Guidelines

I realized that once I stopped saying that the six governance guidelines were about ‘healthy democracy’ and are about ‘healthy community’, or if I don’t say what they are about at all, then more people are into them. Here they … Continue reading

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The definition of ‘democracy’: Aristotle

Collective Agency is a workplace democracy; the way people want their city or village to be, is how we are here in our workplace. Lately I’ve been working to define democracy, since I’d like it to be a concept and … Continue reading

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“Have you commanded the morning since your days began?” “Can you hunt the prey for the lion?”

I like the questions that come up in hearing someone talk passionately about something, I like learning and asking and thinking thoughts that I had not thought before, and wondering, and exploring. And so when I see a quote like … Continue reading

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