“I’ll Do It” Spirit Cited At Advocate’s Memorial, Challenging Others To Serve Their Communities – Pete Earley

  (11-22-19) A close friend of long-time mental health advocate Betsy Greer urged those attending her memorial service yesterday to adopt Betsy’s “I’ll Do It” mantra. I noted Betsy’s death and tireless efforts to improve the lives of those with mental illnesses, primarily through the National Alliance on Mental Illness, in an earlier blog. Acting NAMIClick …

Sacha Baron Cohen Links the Decline of Democracy to the Rise of Social Media, “the Greatest Propaganda Machine in History” | Open Culture

Presenting a keynote address at an ADL conference, comedian Sacha Baron Cohen wasn't kidding around when he painted a bleak picture of our emerging world: 'Today ... demagogues appeal to our worst instincts. Conspiracy theories once confined to the fringe are going mainstream. Source: Sacha Baron Cohen Links the Decline of Democracy to the Rise …