By Ted Wachtel There are possibilities for a new reality. Unlike the chaotic exchange of tweets and press releases that leaves everyone feeling angry about public misdeeds, a restorative justice approach—whether formal or informal—provides a calmer, more thoughtful environment. The people who themselves were affected by the incident get to participate directly in the decision-making. A […]
West Philadelphia High School was the worst. Suspensions and expulsions didn’t stop the frequent fights and fire setting. The good news is that “restorative practices” came to West Philadelphia. To learn more, watch the video below or read the the text version.
Decades ago, Congressman Alvin O’Konski warned that most lawmakers “are bought, sold, signed, sealed and delivered.” It’s nothing new. To end corruption, we must build a new reality. To learn more, watch the video below or read the text version.
“A theory of everyone” asserts that we get better results if authorities, in every setting, engage stakeholders with more voice and choice, in exchange for taking more responsibility. To learn more, watch the video below or read the text version.
The Green Bay Packer football team will never leave town, because it’s the only professional team owned by its fans—a prototype for a new reality in major league sports. To learn more, watch the video below or read the text version.