Having lived in a area of Brooklyn where I was the minority by far was a real eye opener and an experience I am deeply grateful for. Studying with people from all over the world and learning about their cultures is another one. All the issues we have are interconnected and the more I Iearn, … Continue reading Equality – A long way to go
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKFyrLk2rz8 Bringing Democracy back to the Workplace - For more information, go here
A report that's part of the Next System Project - a project that tries to find systemic alternatives to the current system - compares the US to scandinavian countries that have a social democratic system. Below is a great infographic and if you want to read more on it, here's the full report: Social Democracy - Paper by … Continue reading Is Social Democracy the Solution?
Politics are everywhere and they aren't left at the door of the UN building. But this quote stuck "The UN was not created to make mankind heaven, but to save humanity from hell." And I am thankful that this many countries regularly get together and make commitments and decide on guidelines for the greater good. As faulted as they may be.
What does politics have to do with sustainability? Everything. Our government is what regulates what's right and wrong. It decides if and how we have to recycle. It determines how much we have to pay for our medical care. It stipulates who we are allowed to marry. Nevertheless politics to most of us is something … Continue reading Polit Film Festival Innsbruck
Why I call myself Sustainability Nerd? Because sustainability covers everything I am interested in. It is such a complex concept that after looking at all the buzzwords below it appears to be utopian and unachievable. Which is what makes it sound so tremendously appealing to me. The hopeless optimist in me wants to know how to … Continue reading Sustainability