Let’s just get on and do it! Economics has nothing to do with changing the world. I’ve never heard a bigger bunch of crap in my life.
As 2013 draws to a close we have been thinking about measuring the achievements of the past year, inspired by the module on ‘measurement’ in the Masters in Social Innovation we’re working on in Austria. Read more
As Vaclav Havel in The Power of the Powerless, (originally published in Czechoslovakia in October 1978) argued: power often stifles creativity and ideas, and generally it is only those on the margins that have the space, sometimes the eccentricity, to think radically. Read more
In June we spent three weeks volunteering in Tanzania – you might have seen our other blogs or pictures on Facebook. In that time we came across a project that really touched our hearts that we are now supporting, and we’re hoping you might consider supporting it too. Read more
Peru is a beautiful country. Old Spanish architecture sitting proudly overlooking perfectly manicured town squares. A gentle and welcoming local people, adorned with brightly coloured cloth, whose eyes are perpetually lined with the crinkles of a smile.
If it wasn’t for the old stone ruins sitting on the hillsides, and the ever present images of Machu Picchu in the shop fronts of bookstores and tour companies, it would be hard to imagine that this world was previously governed by the once proud and powerful Inca nation. Read more