Simon Kuznets, who in 1937 created the GDP + GNP metric stated “the welfare of a nation can scarcely be inferred from a measurement of national income as defined by the GDP”. He never intended a limited single industry metric to be used by nations how it is today
This years Global Eye Contact Gathering is coming up, coordinated by The Liberators International, we’ll be proudly running the flash-mob in London. want to join in and help spread greater connection around the World
Here’s the thing. there is one issue at the root of almost every societal issue. just one. if changed it would transform homelessness, poverty, excess stress, our outdated schooling system, work-life balance, loneliness, crime rates, mental health, inadequate fire safety standards.. everything you can think of
Thank you to Revive Social who have generously offered to let us use their plugin for free, to aid in relaunching our website focallocal.org, and our mission to reshape a friendlier, happier and safer world through Positive Action!
Congratulations everyone! we’ve reached the Alpha-Launch of both;
the Brighter Tomorrow Map – for helping folk who are homeless around the world
the Positive Action Gathering Map – to build a Global Movement of people meeting to make where they live happier, friendlier and bring more peace into the world
May’s edition of the Focallocal Kindness and Fun Things Auction is here to bring you unique and unusual experiences and bargains, and a whole lot of fun to support good causes. This month 50% will be going to support Cause Corps and 50% to support the long awaited launch of our community’s Brighter Tomorrow Map
It’s as if most bloggers, media and news sites have reached a point where they’ve realised there really is no down-side in misrepresenting, or simply inventing facts to support their stories. If it agrees with their beliefs most readers will share it anyway, and those who do call it out only increases the attention they get ..and of course in turn their profits…
We’ve been working on this resource map for 1.5 years now and it’s close to launch. This Hack-Day is to finally finish it, and promote it so it can begin helping those on the streets all around the World.
The map is called the ‘Brighter Tomorrow’s Map’ and it lists all the resources available to people who are living on the streets, with a focus on reducing the barrier between the public who want to do something to help, and those who are living on the streets around the World.
Want to know more about your community, where the Positive Action Movement began, and why? grab a nice drink and a snack, and enjoy reading the story of the road to creating our Positive Action Community
The January Kindness Auction is over ..and it was a HUGE success, we raised £177.50 in total, with half going to support our positive action projects, and half going to support a small charity, The Equality Trust, as chosen by the most successful Positive Action Auctioneer Aoifie, whose diet and healthy living advice raised £51