One of the root causes of poverty is our education system's inability to accommodate the differing learning styles and needs of our instant gratification generation. Rote teaching methods do not inspire, capture the imagination or hold the attention of students today and high school drop out rates are a concern. To link this to poverty, … Continue reading Our Instant Gratification Generation
A new set of behaviors is forcing a rethink of old, ossified ideas about cold-blooded capitalism. We are seeing the emergence of a structure best described as The Impact Economy. This is not some bubble-driven phenomenon, but a recalibration of supply and demand based on a more accurate system of measures that internalizes externalities and prioritizes … Continue reading Capitalism Evolves as Our Values Evolve – Herein Lies its Brilliance
Larry Lessig - Professor of Law at Stanford Law School presents arguments for limited control to the creator and then advocates to "let that content live freely for people to develop and transform as they want." He draws his arguments from his interpretation of the original intent of the Constitution of the United States and … Continue reading Do Intellectual Property Rights Hinder Creativity or Protect the Creator?