Dr. Yossef Ben-Meir

Socrates in the Classroom and the Community Hall

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Socrates in the Classroom and the Community Hall

Dr. Yossef Ben-Meir

Socrates, I imagine, might well have found himself at home at a modern-day community meeting, during which local people discuss the socio-economic and environmental challenges they face and determine solutions to meet their needs, in order of priority.

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Implementing the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals

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After fifteen years of nations pursuing the Millennium Development Goals established by the United Nations, representatives of the member states, along with experts and private citizens, have defined Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to help set the course for the next fifteen years.

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How to Plant Morocco’s Billion Trees

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Now is the planting season.  As the Moroccan people do the best they can to plant trees and herbs that will enhance their future and bring food security, it is also worth asking a question.  How can farming families plant, adding value to their product according to their potential, thus overcoming subsistence practices that trap them in poverty?

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Participatory Stimulus

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The election results in Greece have again elevated the debate across Europe between proponents of austerity and stimulus.

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