Over the years, the amount of young people who are willing to raise their voice about the issues that concern us all has increased. Be it politics, economy, social justice, or ecology, Gen Z has just as much of a say as any of us. And although some might think that’s irresponsible, the fact […]
Author: Peter Medley
What is a Free Society?
This essay is deeply influenced by my research over the past three years focusing on the articles, lectures, and books authored by Roberto Mangabeira Unger. It is necessary to pay an intellectual debt to his theories and vision of the future as over the years they have been one of the primary drivers of my […]
The Top Twelve Grand Challenges Facing Society Today
Last year, the Society for Social Work and Research Conference in Washington, DC, the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW) unveiled its 12 Grand Challenges for Social Work with a bold call to action to help solve the toughest problems facing our society today. When we reflect and take inventory of our […]
What is Wrong with Society Today?
Quite frequently the question is raised as to what has gone wrong with our society today, what has caused the problems, and what can be done to correct them? When almost daily we hear of school shootings, drug busts, rapes, robberies, and people being threatened, it is no wonder that people are questioning the ills […]