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Questions for Class Discussion- Nov 3 2011


1) What are the similarities between movements and a campaign? How have these two ideas changed over time and, in Rorty’s opinion, what elements are the “intellectual’s” holding onto that are slowing down this change in ideologies? 2) An important quality that … Continue reading

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Reading Questions


In Campaigns and Movements, Richard Rorty talks about Irving Howe;s view on the differences between a movement and a campaign. How does he say each is different? Would Howe consider the Occupy Wall Street protests around the world the beginnings … Continue reading

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Questions for this week’s readings


1.)     Social entrepreneurs have gained an increased recognition and more people are capable of addressing social problems in this day and age.  What changes have been made to coordinate this positive shift? 2.)     What forced Kiva into expanding their operations … Continue reading

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Preguntas


1.  How instrumental are 0% interest loans to the success of Kiva? What would happen if interest bearing loans were created? 2.  According to “Campaigns and Movements,” “membership in a movement requires the ability to see particular campaigns for particular … Continue reading

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How does Kiva check what their entrepreneurs spend their money on?


How do you think Kiva checks on its entrepreneurs in order to ensure they do not spend money on illegitimate and unethical businesses, such as cock-fighting and other bloodsport, which Kiva has been accused of in the past? How would … Continue reading

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Brain Teasers


I figured I would pop these two up here before anyone else gets them! 1.  In the Kiva Case Study, how does Number 8 from Exhibit 5 relate to Odeke’s blog, “Is there a point helping Africa?” 2.  How would … Continue reading

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Three questions


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