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Rob Kall is the host of the Rob Kall Bottom Up Radio Show, WNJC 1360, where he discusses how the bottom up mind and bottom up revolution are reaching different areas of the world, of life, of politics, business, society and anywhere else.
Rob is founder and site architect of opednews.com ranked among the top 200 blogs by technorati. The site is a very much bottom up site, with volunteers and members playing an integral in decision-making and crowd sourcing. The more bottom up an approach to the site I took, the more successful it became."
Rob offers consulting on new media, social media from his unique experience and perspective.
Rob is also writing a book about bottom up ideas and approaches.
Straight is Top Down
I'm on a tiny backwater island.. The roads are crazy. They go Up and down big hills, with wild twists and turns. Driving three miles takes 15-25 minutes. I tell the cab driver how scary these roads are. He replies, "We think that your giant expressways are scary.
And a realization slaps me in the face. Curving, winding, up and down roads are bottom up. Straight roads are top-down. The insight expands.
Embracing Bottom Up As a "Value" My talk at the Public Banking Institute's Conference
I gave a talk on June 2, 2013 at the Public Banking Institute's conference on the New Economy. It was titled Bottom Up Economics and I'd written it a month earlier. But after hearing some inspirational talks from preceding speakers, I re-wrote it and turned it into something more impromptu that I felt would better express my vision of bottom up as a revolution that is based on the values of bottom up ideas.
Interview Transcript: Marina Sitrin, Author Horizontalism Part 1
My interview with Marina Sitrin. It was an interview I avidly anticipated doing because of the knowledge she holds and the perspective she brings to the Occupy movement. She is the editor of Horizontalism: Voices of Popular Power in Argentina (2006) AK Press, published in numerous languages
An Occupy Wall Street Eyed Review of The Avengers Movie and the Future of Movies
I had to go see the movie, THE AVENGERS, in 3D Imax And it was entertaining.
But having been through the past year's Occupy Wall Street experience gave me new eyes.
And what those eyes viewed brought me to an epiphany. Superheroes serve the 1%. They serve the top down powers that are waging a massive war with the 99%-- we on the bottom.
Sunday, February 9, 2014 (0 views)
Top-Down, Centralized Thinking Is Destroying The World's Economies
The US real estate market went to hell when bankers centralized home financing. Before then, local bankers worked with people in their communities. The move to centralized, algorithm driven banking led to the massive increase in foreclosures and the collapse of the real estate market.
Now, French and German leaders Sarkozi and Merkel are calling for increasing the centralization of control of European economic policies