Raphie Frank :: business artivist

Introducing “Trickle Up Economics” (aka “The One Song”)

Come on Pino We’re Going Home” courtesy of the absurdly talented Mattijn

RELATED WRITINGS (by Raphie Frank)
Pressure is Aggression to the Monkey in the Man
Trickle Up Economics, Conscious Capitalism & Co-Generation
Sophinette asks: Is Bono Fooling Us All? My response? NO!
The New Demand Economy : Watch out for Latinland
The Mathematics of Opportunity
Synchronicities of the Happily Converging Road
What’s Wrong With Profit?


Dear Ana,

It is not this person or that person that is sick but the entire way of the world. WE NEED BETTER OPTIONS and through business artivism I believe we can offer those options to people, not to everyone, but at least to some and that can have a dramatic effect on policy the world over, especially in a global economy trending ever and ever closer toward “diffused” rule by corporation .

Understand that and you’ll understand why I am embracing a a profit motive with respect to my business artivist approach. You see, Ana, profit motive provides a much-needed incentive for people to “do the right thing.”. The “average” person (we are ALL unique!) is so harried and scrambling just to earn a living wage that he or she has no time to think. Those who think and see the injustice all around often say “screw money!”

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July 2, 2006 Posted by | Business, Economics, Philosophy, Politics | 2 Comments

A Letter to Ashoka.org Re: Ana Crisan & Chris Gardiner


Dear Sir or Madam,

May I kindly draw your attention to this urgent call (see below) I received through one of my contacts in Toronto, Ana Crisan, being member of the international photo community, flickr.com, who herself lived on the streets of Toronto several years ago.

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July 2, 2006 Posted by | Business, Economics, Politics | 1 Comment


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