Archive for Daniel Brook

Pocket Peter Marris—Loss and (Social) Change

Back in the mid-1990s there was a flurry of activity in the area of using Bowlbian attachment theory as a theory of social change. In 1996 sociologist Peter Marris released his book entitled The Politics of Uncertainty—Attachment in Private and Public Life. In that same year an edited volume was released entitled The Politics of […]

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COMMENT: Liberals Suck, Conservatives Are Morons … Any Questions? (part I of II)

I wanted to title this blog post “Liberals Are from Mars, Conservatives Are from Venus,” but then I thought I would unintentionally offend John Gray and the work he does in the area of relationships. I settled on “Liberals Suck, Conservatives Are Morons.” OK, let’s try this: “Liberal Suckies Are from the Planet Suckius, Conservative […]

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US Banks: A Modern Frankenstein’s Monster Representing Both Problem and Solution

During the course of  a rather spirited email exchange on the topic of the current Occupy protests, a philanthropy colleague of mine simply and firmly stated: “US banks nuked our economy.” My colleague made this statement as a way of saying that this core truth was to a large extent animating the Occupy protests. (Witness […]

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Quick Look: Charts Show Growing Rich-Poor Gap

Quick Look: Separate but unequal: Charts show growing rich-poor gap – Yahoo! News. by Zachary Roth This a quick follow-up to my February 18th, 2011, post wherein I comment on a news article entitled, How the Middle Class Became the Underclass. The growing income gap is a topic that we have been tracking for some time now. […]

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Comment on: How the middle class became the underclass

Comment on: How the middle class became the underclass by Annalyn Censky, staff reporter, CNNMoney, February 16, 2011 As many of you know, our Foundation brought Daniel Brook to Albuquerque to speak as a part of the Foundation’s Roll Your Own Lecture (RYOL) Series. For more on Daniel’s RYOL Lecture, see my posts of July […]

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