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Must-read article on approaches to money in politics

The debate over corporate power and money in politics is beginning to generate some significant light – good analysis, integral thinking, creativity – as well as heat – passion, slogans, quick response. If both of these forces of nature can synerg…

20th Anniversary of a Co-Intelligent Journalistic Breakthrough

This month, July 2011, is the 20th anniversary of one of the most remarkable journalistic initiatives I’ve ever seen — an innovation so cutting-edge that even the innovators did not recognize its world-shaking potential. In July 1991, MACLEAN’S m…

Thoughts and resources on Wikileaks

The emergence of the Wikileaks phenomenon is a game-changer of the sort I highlighted in “Are we ready to change the Game yet?” http://bit.ly/bwGTJO. The unfolding Wikileaks saga is generating an increasingly novel playing field — remarkably diff…

The Conversational Commons

The phrase “the commons” refers to domains and resources that belong to or affect the whole of a community. The “conversational commons” then embraces everything that supports or makes possible the enjoyable and productive conversations of a commu…

Social Systems and Transformational Change

Transformational change depends primarily on changing social systems. A social system — an economic or political system, for example — is how a society is organized. It is a pervasive and powerful pattern of social arrangements that shapes peopl…

Public Conversation, the News Media, and Us

US media are abuzz with the controversy over health care reform and disruptions of so-called “town hall meetings”. News media could contribute to the health of democracy far more by giving at least equal time to * the many instances in which high …

Macroscopic Journalism?

I just had another fascinating conversation with Peggy Holman http://opencirclecompany.com, author of THE CHANGE HANDBOOK http://thechangehandbook.com who has been working with journalists for about 8 years in a project called Journalism that Matt…