Category Archives: Social

Apocalypse cancelled! – International Politics and Society

Apocalypse cancelled!
International Politics and Society
Read this article in German. The German Social Democratic Party (SPD) has embraced its mission of shaping the digital revolution. Rightly so, as digitalisation will fundamentally change the economy and society. It affects classical social democratic

Putting profits above society may seem logical for corporations, but is it self-defeating? – The Independent


The Independent
Putting profits above society may seem logical for corporations, but is it self-defeating?
The Independent
Average pay is still below pre-2008 crisis levels, while CEO wages have increased by more than 15 per cent. James Moore considers whether there is any room for social responsibility in the corporate world, or if we should just ditch the spiel on values.

Social Calendar for the week of Nov. 18 – Sun Sentinel


Sun Sentinel
Social Calendar for the week of Nov. 18
Sun Sentinel
Red Feather Society Cocktail Reception to benefit Town of Palm Beach United Way: 6 p.m. Findlay Galleries, 165 Worth Ave., Palm Beach. 561-655-1919, palmbeachunitedway.org. TUESDAY, NOV. 27. Business and Professional Breakfast to benefit Town of …

Social Sources and Perils of the Trump Presidency – The American Interest


The American Interest
Social Sources and Perils of the Trump Presidency
The American Interest
Social norms—the rules for how to treat other people or act in public, established and enforced by one's group or the broader society—are a major part of a larger set of formal and informal institutions that shape behavior. Over the past two

Our social care workforce is dedicated to making an impact – The Guardian


The Guardian
Our social care workforce is dedicated to making an impact
The Guardian
We all know the backdrop against which we are operating: massive challenges confront us, whether that's the sector's significant funding restrictions, fragile care markets, the sustainability of our under-recognised and under-rewarded workforce, or the

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Film to be screened in Keene challenges societal perceptions of ‘intelligence’ – The Keene Sentinel


The Keene Sentinel
Film to be screened in Keene challenges societal perceptions of 'intelligence'
The Keene Sentinel
… Shaheed and Naomie Monplaisir — as they navigate work, school and their social lives. Through the lens of their experiences, the film takes a broader look at societal understanding of intelligence and the history of intelligence testing in the

Don’t blame social media for austerity’s ills, parliament told – The Guardian


The Guardian
Don't blame social media for austerity's ills, parliament told
The Guardian
Taking evidence on the effects of social media on young people's health, the Commons science and technology committee was told by the mental health campaigner Natasha Devon that “in focusing so much on social media … we can sometimes take our eye …

Wegmans Ranks No. 1 on Harris/Finn Societal ROI Index – Winsight Grocery Business

Wegmans Ranks No. 1 on Harris/Finn Societal ROI Index
Winsight Grocery Business
Wegmans Food Markets has earned yet another accolade for its corporate stewardship and corresponding public perception of its impact on society as the top-ranked company on a new 2018 Societal Return on Investment (ROI) Index. Nabbing a score of 85 …

Democratize Social Media Before It Destroys Our Society – Paste Magazine


Paste Magazine
Democratize Social Media Before It Destroys Our Society
Paste Magazine
“Now the death of god combined with the perfection of the image has brought us to a whole new state of expectation. We are the image. We are the viewer and the viewed. There is no other distracting presence. And that image has all the godly powers. It

Career changers in social care: ‘They have life experience and empathy’ – The Guardian


The Guardian
Career changers in social care: 'They have life experience and empathy'
The Guardian
Such recruits account for up to 40% of entrants to social work postgraduate training programmes and come from a variety of backgrounds – this autumn, according to course leaders, an undertaker and a singer and dancer are among those who have chosen …