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Individual Initiative

Howard's Daily: The Human Thing

Philip K. Howard | Posted 05.17.2014 | Politics
Philip K. Howard

Modern culture is not friendly to individual initiative. The dramatic exceptions, such as Steve Jobs or others in technology, only prove the rule.

Hurricane Sandy and the Volunteer Impulse

Vivien Hoexter | Posted 01.08.2013 | Impact
Vivien Hoexter

Of course, I was giving money. We were all giving money. But the impulse to help, to get our hands dirty -- to somehow ease the suffering with our own labor -- is strong.