Please Just Talk to Me
by Ivan March

Tech Meets Political Activism in Catalonia Meet PARLEM. PARLEM, ‘Let’s Talk’ in Catalan, is an app. But unlike tremendously useful and popular apps like CandyCrush and AngryBirds, PARLEM is one of those pesky online platforms that is trying to bring about societal cohesion. At a time when functions like superimposing dog features onto your face, […]

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Activist Acupuncture
by Antonis Schwarz & Ivan March

The only thing more alarming than the election of Trump and the manifestation of Brexit, is how many similar political fiascos are being tacked onto these two oft-quoted events. The rise of Marine Le Pen, the entrance of the far-right AfD party into the German parliament, the police brutality in Catalonia, Theresa May reminiscing about running […]

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Why We Do What We Do
by Ivan March

INSERT-GENERIC-BUT-GOOD-SOUNDING-SOCIETAL-OBJECTIVE-HERE Vision. Mission. Strategy. Five-year plan. Ten-year plan. Theory of change. All terms that outline a way to achieve one or more goals under conditions of uncertainty. There are currently thousands of philanthropic foundations around the world. Thousands of visions, thousands of missions, thousands of strategies, thousands of plans. After a while, most of these […]

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What’s more? Thinking beyond impact investing
by Antonis Schwarz

Impact Investing, an investment “into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate a measurable, beneficial social or environmental impact alongside a financial return”[1] is being hyped right now.

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