Archive | January, 2016

Are we more equal now than ever?

Many of us, now and through history, have fought for a more equal world.  The suffragettes, the civil rights movement and in recent years the Occupy movement. There have been successes but it’s often been frustrating:  we know that 85 or so mega-billionaires still own more than 50% of the entire world population.  And yet, […]

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Life in Kibera, with James Maebo [PODCAST]

Listen to Jack Butler talk with James Maebo here:   Talking with James Maebo was both inspiring and disheartening. James is director of Global One Foundation, who are building schools in Kibera, probably Africa’s 2nd largest urban slum. Seeing people be resourceful when they don’t have many resources is inspiring. Seeing poeple devote their lives […]

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