MAWMonday Motivators 01/01/2017

Happy New Year! Last year, 2016 was a challenging year with some notable achievements sprinkled among big changes. My biggest challenge was learning to allow. Openness to the process and the opportunities that present themselves resulted in a path very different from that which I had envisioned at the beginning of the year. My yearly goal achievement percentage was down to 16%...
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The Need in Social Work Community Organizing: Responding to Oligarchy with Access & Math

#SWNext #SocialWorkNext #Oligarchy   The Nobel prize for Economics was announced Monday. It went to Angus Deaton for work highlighting the mechanisms that perpetuate the wealth gap between the rich and the poor. It reminded me of one of the most troubling moments ever as a social worker. I cringe when I hear another social worker state that they don't like Math, or w...
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Jimmy Carter Quotes & the Environmental Supports for Oligarchy

#SWNext #SocialWorkNext Jimmy’s Quote Oprah Winfrey asked former President Jimmy Carter whether he could be president today. His response was vintage Carter: instructive and thoughtful as well as frank. “We’ve become now an oligarchy instead of a democracy. And, I think that has been the worst damage to the basic moral and ethical standards of America’s political system th...
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