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Politics is the practice and theory of influencing other people on a civic or individual level.

More narrowly, it refers to achieving and exercising positions of governance — organized control over a human community, particularly a state.

A variety of methods are employed in politics, which include promoting its own political views among people, negotiation with other political subjects, making laws, and exercising force, including warfare against adversaries.

Politics is exercised on a wide range of social levels, from clans and tribes of traditional societies, through modern local governmentscompanies and institutions up to sovereign states, to international level.

political system is a framework which defines acceptable political methods within a given society.

Modern political discourse focuses on democracy and the relationship between people and politics. It is thought of as the way we “choose government officials and make decisions about public policy“.

Have politicians succeeded? 

ref. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Politics

Political Integrity?

som93The importance of being politically informed

1) Social movements and government policy on efforts

2) The recognition of decision-making processes of policymakers

3)  The recognition that stakeholders can add significant value to these processes

4) Using policy dialogues to support evidence-informed policymaking

5) Outputs produced and follow-up activities undertaken to support action

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 Economic development, in the material sense, and the welfare of the society and environment. Social responsibility means sustaining the equilibrium between the two. It pertains not only to business organizations but also to everyone whose any action impacts the environment.

This responsibility can be passive, by avoiding engaging in socially harmful acts, or active, by performing activities that directly advance social goals.

ref. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_responsibility