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PERSPECTIVES: Packing the Court? Reform is Better than Revolution

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“We agree with our esteemed Advisory Board member Rinaldo  Brutoco, President of the World Business Academy, our longtime Partner.  The Supreme Court does need  overhauling. In truth, Mitch McConnell has done most of the recent court-packing, with seating over 200 young judges, many unqualified to the appellate courts, as well as helping Donald get his 3 appointees to the Supreme Court.  To save the Court’s reputation, reforms will now be needed.  We favor term limits and many of the proposals of Pete Buttigieg and others.

~Hazel Henderson, Editor“

By Rinaldo S. Brutoco

World Business Academy website

What does it mean to “pack the court”? Despite popular misconceptions, the first “court packing” occurred in 1801 when Federalist John Adams stayed up all night signing dozens of judicial appointments in order to pack the entire Federal judiciary so that his successor, Thomas Jefferson, couldn’t appoint any. Many significant “court packing” incidents occurred from then through the Civil War (it went from nine Justices to ten in 1863, then back to nine in 1869), until 1937 when Franklin Delano Roosevelt sought to expand the Court to 15 Justices.  Continue reading…

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Maintaining Momentum to COP26 for the Net-Zero Transition

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“Ethical Markets is proud to partner with Climate Action in this weeklong Sustainable Innovation Forum. All sessions will be recorded and available on-demand. Meanwhile send in your questions, as we have, particularly for Day 5 on Friday on Agriculture and Land. We can all learn a lot from these discussions! Enjoy!

~Hazel Henderson, Editor “

16 – 20 November 2020 | Live Online Daily | 2:30-5:30 PM CET / 1:30-4:30 PM GMT

COP26 has been delayed. Environmental diplomacy put on hold. We cannot postpone the climate emergency. Momentum on climate action must be maintained.

2020 was meant to usher in a decade of action in our fight against the climate crisis. Governments and businesses were poised to raise their ambition but instead have been fighting a difference crisis – the global pandemic.

As economies begin to rebuild, sectors reopen and society returns the decisions governments and businesses make today and the industries we support will decide the future we create.

Over the past decade the Sustainable Innovation Forum has been used as a platform by the United Nations, Heads of State, Government Ministers, Climate Experts and Chief Executives, to communicate leadership, raise ambition and forge stronger relationships between the public and private sectors.

Climate Action has curated a thoroughly researched and validated programme aligned to the key trends and challenges we face in our collective fight against climate change. The programme is design to build momentum on climate action ahead of COP26 in 2021.

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Re-watch available

If you missed any of the 4 days of the Source of Wonder then click on the videos to re-play the event.

See the time codes in the video description under each video to watch a specific speaker on that day.

We are currently working on making the individual video contributions public to everyone, so don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel so you would be notified when we release a new video!

The Source of Wonder is hosted by Masami & Hiroo Saionji of the Goi Peace Foundation and Ervin Laszlo of the Club of Budapest – the three co-initiators of the Fuji Declaration.

Check out our Facebook event page for more information!

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Future of Black America | EthicalMarkets.com

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Future of Black America

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For Immediate Release

November 6, 2020

UNESCO will host a Futures Literacy Lab focusing on the Future of Black America, taking place from 10 November 2020 – 12 November 2020, online through a virtual platform.

Since 2012, UNESCO as a global laboratory of ideas has been pioneering efforts to overcome ‘poverty-of-the-imagination’ and empower people everywhere to grasp the power of images of the future. Futures Literacy Labs, are a practical, field-tested approach that deploys action-learning to cultivate the capacity of participants to source and use images of the future. FLLs enable participants to become futures literate, to be able to ask new questions about the future of Black America, and to be ready to build Futures Literacy in their communities.

This Futures Literacy Lab was initiated by the African American Future Society (Yul Anderson) with the UNESCO Futures Literacy team (Riel Miller and Kwamou Eva Feukeu) the International Monetary Fund (economist Sandile Hlatshwayo); and Black Professionals in International Affairs (BPIA). This Lab has been codesigned and will be facilitated by participatory futurists Dr Lonny Brooks (Afrorithms) and Dr Claire Nelson (The Futures Forum). Please see the attached invitation for details of the event. Please note that the Lab will take place entirely via the Internet using a telepresence platform. You will need a functioning internet connection, computer, microphone and camera. Please make sure you can be present all three days and we look forward to your participation.

For Additional information Contact:

Yul Anderson, [email protected] , Kwamou Eva Feukeu [email protected] AND Sandile Hlatshwayo [email protected]

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UNESCO’s Management of Social Transformations (MOST) Programme is a unique driver for advancing holistic capacity-building initiatives on social transformations and for building bridges between social scientific knowledge, public policies and society. With decades of experience in fostering future studies and as a global laboratory of ideas, UNESCO’s Futures Literacy initiative is premised on the idea that in an open, non-deterministic and complex emergent world, actions intended to direct societal development must incorporate a range of different ways of using the future. In other words, without more advanced approaches to using the future, there is a significant risk of excessive reliance on past models of industrialization, urbanisation, and economic growth; and the illusion that tomorrow can be engineered according to a technically determined blueprint.

FL seeks to build people’s capacity to discern and make sense of complex emergence, and Futures Literacy Laboratories (FLL) are innovative learning-by-doing processes, with a proven track record from around the world, for achieving three outcomes. First, participants start a learning voyage, becoming acquainted with the different reasons and methods for imagining the future. They become more futures literate. Second, by exposing the assumptions that shape images of the future participants in a Lab are able to ask new questions about an important topic, like the future of Black America. Such new questions, rethinking the nature of the problems and discovering the boundaries that define inside the box thinking from outside-the-box, have direct implications for policy, strategy and decision-makers. And third, running FLL provides detailed insights into the sources of what people imagine and why, thereby enabling a better understanding of the origins of people’s fears and hopes.

In practical terms FLL invite people to share what they know, and since no one knows the future we all begin the same and depend on our imaginations to invent images of tomorrow. The lab involves plenary sessions and working together in smaller breakout groups with peer facilitators who will guide participants through the collective intelligence knowledge creation process, allowing us to take advantage of our ability to negotiate shared meaning. The process is custom designed to enable participants to discover and specify, by moving from tacit to explicit and from conventional to newly invented, the anticipatory assumptions and related narratives they use to perceive and act in the present. By inventing, expressing, and testing their imaginations participants become better able to use-the-future.

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