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New Ideas, New Possibilities

Festival of Dangerous Ideas, including the future of newspapers, streamed live from Sydney, Australia

Lawrence Morgan

**Festival of Dangerous Ideas from Sydney, Australia** The festival is streamed live from Sydney. You may click on the current streaming, which is indicated with an "arrow". One of the current panelists is Alan Rusbridger, the Managing Editor of the Australian Guardian. He also has a separate talk, which is ...

Day 3 of the African Summit

Lawrence Morgan

http://www2.ljworld.com/users/photos/2014/aug/07/277305/ **Day 3. A review of the results of the African summit will come in a few days** Ebrahima Mbowe from The Gambia and I will give a brief review of what we have heard and thought about from the days of the African summit. First, several articles. *What is ...

Day 2 of the African Summit at the Whitehouse

Lawrence Morgan

http://www2.ljworld.com/users/photos/2014/aug/06/277276/ *President Obama greets young Africans to the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders* **Day 2 of the Africa Summit** President Obama gives a toast: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/reliable-source/wp/2014/08/05/full-transcript-president-obama-toasts-the-african-dignitaries-and-guests/ Clarence Page (Chicago Tribune) gives his view on the Africa Summit: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/page/ct-africa-summit-free-speech-economic-development--20140806-column.html Here is an article which just appeared on the internet from the ...

Day 1 (Monday) of the African Summit

Lawrence Morgan

http://www2.ljworld.com/users/photos/2014/aug/05/277233/ *President Jacob Zuma of South Africa* **Leaders of African states, and protestors, show up for the African summit** There is not too much detail available from today's first meeting of the African summit. I have instead cited several articles which give an overall picture of what has happened today. ...

The day before the African summit

Lawrence Morgan

http://www2.ljworld.com/users/photos/2014/aug/04/277207/ *A member of the Army's 3rd infantry regiment holds the Cameroon flag ready as he prepares for the visit of the Cameroon president* **Most leaders from Africa come to the summit in Washington, D.C.** The following announcement, with detailed information, is from the White House today. http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/08/01/record-conference-call-us-africa-leaders-summit This stunning ...

The African Summit begins!

Lawrence Morgan

http://www2.ljworld.com/users/photos/2014/aug/03/277188/ **African summit includes almost all the leaders of Africa** The first session opens in Washington, D.C., on Monday ( tomorrow). I want to wish each of the participants all the best of luck in sharing this information with others in each of their countries, and I especially hope that ...

Live- Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower - from Slooh Observatory

Lawrence Morgan

http://www2.ljworld.com/users/photos/2014/jul/29/276966/ **Live from Prescott Observatory in Arizona** Here is the delta aquarids meteor shower! http://live.slooh.com/stadium/live/delta-aquarids-meteor-shower

Mandela Day - July 18, 2014

Lawrence Morgan

http://www2.ljworld.com/users/photos/2014/jul/18/276510/ **Today is Mandela's birthday.** It's hard to believe that so much time has gone by from the day when Africa's great leader died. Every year, I have celebrated this day with articles and pictures. I post today an article from New Vision, Uganda's leading daily newspaper. http://www.newvision.co.ug/news/657733-world-celebrates-mandela-day-since-icon-s-death.html It is ...

Good bye to Brazil ... they did a great job hosting the World Cup! - and - it's time Americans learned more about the rest of the world

Lawrence Morgan

http://www2.ljworld.com/users/photos/2014/jul/14/276359/ **Brazil takes on a new role in the South American hemisphere** Unfortunately, most Americans know very little about the real Brazil - how much of the country, for example, was built with slave labor. They also know very little about Brazil as it exists today. There should be a ...

No inexpensive online education at KU

Lawrence Morgan

http://www2.ljworld.com/users/photos/2014/jun/16/275224/ **Starbucks helps their employees with an education** The following article in today's New York Times (June 15th, 2014) suggests that Starbucks has a great idea for helping to get an education: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/16/us/starbucks-to-provide-free-college-education-to-thousands-of-workers.html?hp&_r=0 But guess where it's taking place - Arizona State University. Even though I (and I'm certain others, ...

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