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Stop Consuming. Now.

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The End of the American Dream

As described by Kurt Anderson, we've been living in the 80s for close to thirty years. We've taken a childlike approach to life, where we celebrate and party, turning a blind eye to the problems and crisis related to economic shifts. And, like a child, when things don't work they way we want, we throw a tantrum - an eloquent allusion to the town halls being held all across our country.

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frog Partners with PopTech for Social Innovation Fellows Program

Today was the kick off of PopTech 2009: America Reimagined, the renowned ideas summit and unique innovation network dedicated to accelerating the positive impact of world-changing people, projects, and ideas.

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Pop!Tech - Design for Social Innovation

I'm reflecting on the first session from Poptech, and what promises to be the most intimate - a group panel discussion with William Drenttel, Sheila Kennedy, Kevin McSpadden, John Bielenberg, and Emily Pilloton, and an audience of fewer than thirty. The discussion wound its way around a loose theme of Designing for Social Innovation, but what stood out for me are the following main points: