Drucker Institute mulls starting “long-termism movement; seeks guidance on whether to participate in forum on topic

A common view of economic theorists and political activists is that public companies respond to pressure for ever-rising quarterly earnings with management decisions that underweight the corporation’s impact on long-term ...

Can “The Age of Empathy” help us achieve rules change?

British-based philosopher and sociologist Roman Krznaric advises Oxfam and the United Nations on the nature of “empathy,” and in a blog-essay “Six Habits of Highly Empathetic People” he provides some ...

Politically independent college students favor structural reforms to reduce partisanship, N.C. poll finds

If the opinions of a sample of U.S. college students are to be trusted, American politics will need to become decidedly less partisan in the decades ahead.   That’s according to ...

RC-DC will feature responsible ‘hackathon’ to gather corporate social and environmental performance data

A new effort to make open — and free to the public — environmental, social and governance records of U.S. and global corporations will launch at Rules Change-The DC Gathering. ...

We can change the rules of the economy, Robert Reich says in documentary “Inequality for All”

“Inequality for All, ” a 90-minute  documentary featuring former Labor Secretary Robert Reich, is framed within a lecture hall at the University of California Berkeley. Here we see Reich lecturing ...

Story of Solutions

Annie Leonard using “rules change” framing

Annie Leonard, originator of the “Story of Stuff” series of policy videos, is using the “change the rules of the game” frame to describe her latest work. “Just like a ...

Gar Alperovitz notes growing mainstream interest in serious proposals for changing how capitalism works

In a post on his blog, Economist Gar Alperovitz describes his surprise at the growing amount of mainstream interest in changing how capitalism works. He describes it in the context ...

Mainstream media’s carrying of AP story showing most Americans face periodic economic struggle elevates debate

Newspapers across American who take The Associated Press are carrying an AP story based on census data and interviews with poverty-research experts by the ubiquitous wire service. “Four out of ...

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