• The structures that once held the illusions of society in place appear to be at least beginning to turn to sand. And in this moment law, health, economy, tech, education and politics stand naked in the face of the storms each day seems to bring. Doctors are being asked to heal poverty, the law is asked to treat trauma, teachers are tasked to create “home” for their pupils who do not know the experience of such a thing.   Nora Bateson
  • It’s been a difficult year for many companies. Yet employee-owned businesses continue #PuttingEmployeesFirst despite hard times: keeping employees safe, protecting jobs, preserving and expanding benefits, prioritizing transparency and communication, giving back and more. ― Employee-Owned S Corporations of America (ESCA)
  • How do we work together? How do we talk together in ways that will open up our best capacities and our best gifts? My own feeling that I try to share again and again, is that when it comes to creating a multiracial, multiethnic, multireligious, democratic society, we are still a developing nation. ― Vincent Harding
  • Number of people in the world without electricity falls below one billion. Global access to electricity has been steadily rising in recent decades. In 1990 just over 71% of the world population had access; by 2016 this had risen to over 87%. “On any average *day* in the last 11 years there were 314,770 people who got access to electricity for the first time in their lives.” ― https://ourworldindata.org/number-of-people-in-the-world-without-electricity-access-falls-below-one-billion
  • The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.” ― Jane Addams