Can a high school change a continent? Last week I had the opportunity to speak with a man who says "Yes it can!" Fred Swaniker is the co-founder of the African Leadership Academy, a new boarding school in Johannesburg.
As the new edition of my book No Logo comes out, it feels like a 'movement moment' once again. A new wave of exciting climate justice activism is underway in the lead up to the UN climate summit in Copenhagen.
The idea that the nations of the world would cede sovereignty over their economies to permit a global greenhouse gas cap-and-trade policy was misguided fantasy that is hopefully now laid to rest. So how do we move forward?
The decision to allow Web addresses to be written completely in non-Latin alphabets isn't just a huge deal for most of Asia, the Middle East and wide swaths of the rest of the world. It's a huge deal for Americans.
There are certainly many alternatives for purchasing products with greater ethical standards. But let's face it -- parents are busy, disposable incomes are tight, children need stimulation, time is money, and this is America.
We need to start imagining and preparing for a global, coordinated economic transformation on the scale of a world war -- not only to restore jobs, but to restore means of making a sustainable living to everyone on Earth.
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has been raking in the awards for its international tobacco smuggling investigation. Now it's targeting the lobbying effort to influence the treaty on climate change.
Diverse companies can be much better and more creative, much more profitable and able to succeed globally, only if they are aware and conscious of all we bring in preconceived notions of who others are.
It's increasingly difficult to find gifts in a global world where Tiffany's opened stores throughout Italy and, on the other hand, local NYC and online shopping centers worldwide provide you with everything Italian.