Technology map of Where to Invade Next a Michael Moore documentary

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1-2-3 Tech./Strat. to be considered in early project design phase
1-2-3 Tech./Strat. to be considered in mid-project design phase
1-2-3 Tech./Strat. to be considered in final project design phase

Basic / Recommended / Ambitious: Degree to wich the strategy or technology is recommended for adoption

(Recommendations are only for general guidance and will depend on actual projects)

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Criminal and prison system

Basic
1-2-3Do not criminalize drug use (1:03:00)
1-2-3Don´t strip the right to vote to convicts/ex convicts (1:06:28)
1-2-3Don´t exploit convicts economically (1:07:00)
1-2-3

Have prisoners be the first to vote (1:08:35)

1-2-3Let inmates retain their dignity (and train this to law enforcement personnel) (1:09:19)
1-2-3Don´t allow the death penalty (1:09:51)
1-2-3

Teach prisoners to be good neighbors, especially by the time they´re released (1:11:05)

1-2-3

Offer inmates flexibility with the dress code (1:11:32)

1-2-3

Offer certain prisoners more options than staying at a confined prison (1:11:35)

1-2-3

Offer flexibility on how inmates can decorate their spaces (1:11:58)

1-2-3

Allow inmates to be the only ones to have a key to their rooms (1:12:00)

1-2-3

Allow inmates to undertake various activities (watch TV, swim, go fishing, etc.) (1:12:11)

1-2-3

Allow prisoners (including murderers) to work in the kitchen and use sharp knives (1:12:40)

1-2-3

Offer inmates big and fun ketchup/mustard dispensers (1:13:02)

1-2-3

Have few guards (1:13:14)

1-2-3

Allow guards and inmates to mingle (1:13:30)

1-2-3

Main punishment: take the inmate´s freedom (1:13:35). Don´t apply cruel or unusual punishment (1:14:08)

1-2-3

Apply principles of rehabilitation, not revenge (1:11:24) and have the prisoners notice it (1:13:47)

1-2-3

Show love and affection & take care of each other (1:14:18)

1-2-3

Experiment with prisons that act as possible role models (1:15:00)

1-2-3

Reward prisoners for good behaviour (1:15:02)

1-2-3

Create for new inmates a fun, original and music filled orientation video (with guards singing and playing instruments) (1:15:24)

1-2-3

Present art works in the prison (for example: braille art) (1:16:35)

1-2-3

Offer a safe prison environment for everyone (1:17:12), don´t allow inmates to be physically abused (1:19:54)

1-2-3

Use quality and warm construction materials (for example: wood) (1:17:42)

1-2-3

Equip each prisoner cell/room with its own shower, TV, refrigerator, fan, etc. (1:17:33)

1-2-3

Allow prisoners to persue hobbies (art, etc.) and study (university courses, etc.) (1:17:50)

1-2-3

Invite political candidates to election debates at the prisons (1:18:18)

1-2-3

Equip the prison with a quality library (1:18:47), recording studio (and record label), laundry, pantry...

1-2-3

Have guards act friendly, smile, support (1:19:03)

1-2-3

Guards don´t carry guns (1:19:31)

1-2-3

Have male and female guards (1:19:34)

1-2-3

Have guards try to resolve any conflicts with inmates through dialog (1:19:36)

1-2-3

Have guards gain inmate´s respect and trust (1:19:43)

1-2-3

Give everyone a fair trial and sentence (1:22:00)

1-2-3

Make 21 years become the longest possible prison sentence (1:24:40)

Education policy

Basic
1-2-3

Don´t whitewash history (56:48)

1-2-3

Don´t forget history (add widespread small/large memorials) (57:30)

1-2-3

Acknowledge own history, including the mistakes (59:08)

1-2-3Minimal or no homework (32:04)
1-2-3Teach multiple languages (34:10)
1-2-3No standardized tests (35:00)
1-2-3Illegal for school to charge tuition (37:20) (rich parents ensure public schools are great)
1-2-3

All schools are equal. Local school is best school option (37:00)

1-2-3No multiple choice exams (34:35)
1-2-3

3 to 4 hours school / day (includes lunch time) (33:25)

1-2-3

Think ways (especially education officials) to improve education, look abroad too (31:36)

1-2-3Allow children to be children (36:40)
1-2-3

Teach music, art, poetry, civics, baking, singing, etc. (35:50)

1-2-3

Offer time to relax, enjoy life, find happiness, learn (35:27) enjoy life and socialize (40:17)

1-2-3

Teach to think and be critical (36:20)

1-2-3

Offer autonomy (i.e. 7 year olds commute in subway) (38:25)

1-2-3

Rich students share school with non rich and are friends (37:40)

1-2-3

Education is not a business, it´s student centered (37:58)

1-2-3

"You can be what ever you want" mean it. (39:00)

1-2-3

Teach to respect others and themselves (39:55)

1-2-3

Get opinion & implement (38:05) (i.e. architects ask students for ideas)

1-2-3Inspired by schools in Finland

Healthcare system

Basic
1-2-3

Offer free abortion (1:25:45)

1-2-3

Promote family planning (1:26:32)

1-2-3

Provide extensive reproductive health centers (1:25:54)

1-2-3

Offer a wide range of contraceptives (1:26:00)

1-2-3Offer free universal healthcare (1:08:57)

Higher education

Basic
1-2-3Free tuition (41:35)
1-2-3Offer quality education (42:37)
1-2-3

Offer wide range of courses (43:30)

1-2-3

Teach in languages that encourages foreigners to come (43:32)

1-2-3

Value education as a public good (43:45)

1-2-3

Active activism helps protect/promote the student´s interests (44:07)

Labor rights

Basic
1-2-3Have windows in your factories/workplace (48:25)
1-2-3Allow workers to have breaks (49:01)
1-2-3Work 36 hours a week and get paid for 40 (47:48)
1-2-3Offer decent pay (make 2nd job unnecessary) (49:06)
1-2-3Offer work hours that allow for work-life balance (49:28)
1-2-3Under universal healthcare system, allow workers to take doctor´s prescribed free 3 weeks stay at a spa (and take your kids with you and let them have massages too) (50:03)
1-2-3Include employees in the organization´s board (51:50)
1-2-3Companies ask workers how to improve & implement suggestions (52:40)
1-2-3Workers are not contacted while on vacation/outside work hours (53:50)
1-2-3Employees receive no emails outside work hours (implement software to block such emails) (53:40)
1-2-3Offer employees good general benefits
1-2-3Celebrate May Day (May 1st, Workers´ Day) (1:01:08)
1-2-3

Paid national holidays

1-2-3

Paid vacations

1-2-3

Paid maternity/paternity leave

1-2-3

Paid marriage/civil union leave

1-2-3Get 13th monthly paycheck
1-2-3

Unused vacation time gets rolled over to next year

1-2-3Allow for generous break/lunch break
1-2-3Allow to have strong union

Miscellaneous

Basic
1-2-3

Promote stem cell research (1:25:18)

1-2-3

Establish voting age to 16 years (1:25:22)

1-2-3

Have women be majority in parliament (1:25:26)

1-2-3

Encourage a non-gun-oriented general culture and education (1:21:39)

1-2-3

Respect people´s freedoms and current laws (in spite of big terrorist attacks) (1:22:59)

1-2-3Policemen don´t carry guns (1:23:02)
1-2-3

After a terrorist attack, stick together, open hearts more, promote more democracy & freedom of speech (1:23:35)

School meals

Basic
1-2-3

Monthly meeting with school chef, dietician, city and school officials to set menu (21:27)

1-2-3

No waiting in line for getting served (22:18)

1-2-3

Reusable dishes/cutlery used (22:23)

1-2-3

Offered choice of menus (25:44)

1-2-3

Organic food offered (25:44)

1-2-3

Menu (with nice design) shared in advance (25:44)

1-2-3

Allow for sharing of food (24:18) i.e. Icecream

1-2-3

Offer economical menu (25:26)

1-2-3

Chefs and staff bring food to students at tables (22:34)

1-2-3

1 hour lunch time (21:55)

1-2-3Offer healthy food, no junk food (24:00, 22:37, 21:15)
1-2-3

No vending machine with unhealthy food options (23:02)

1-2-3Water is main drink (22:05)
1-2-3

Offer variety (20:44) i.e. offer several cheese

1-2-3

Educate on eating, enjoying healthy food (21:55)

1-2-3

Educate on serving to each other (21:55)

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