but we are actually all winds
ever more than before
even ever more than before 
towards future 
and redeeming laughters
and happiest laughters
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“If you want to free a society, just give them internet access. Because people, the young guys, you know, are all going to go out and see biased media, see the truth about other nations and their own nation and they’re going to be able to contribute and collaborate together.”
“Only a sustainable private sector will be able to provide the jobs needed by the rapidly expanding population. And only a sustainable private sector will generate the revenues required to provide basic services. Despite the current situation, the Palestinian private sector continues to function, though its growth is highly restricted. But until a political solution can be found and the restrictions lifted, the high rises in Ramallah will be nothing more than a vision of what might be possible across West Bank and Gaza. But what a possibility that could be. I want to bring my son back to see that someday.”

Peering through a hole in the wall: A vision of a future Palestinian economy  John Nasir, World Bank

Through global and regional competition, and today’s investment and its culture, then tradition (nepotism and corruption) and conflict - 

how to build (with sweat) something (really) private business and sustainable? 

We kind of know that that’s the question of ‘what needs to come first’ - and we know what should come first won’t arrive until we achieve ‘next’ thing. But we can’t think further from there. 

July 25, 2012, 11:22am  0 notes