The 1980s were a time of global consciousness and a willingness of individuals to take responsibility for others. It was a time of global events to raise awareness and funds for people in need. It started with Live Aid and continued with Sport Aid, Hands Across America, Canada’s Northern Lights and The First Earth Run. It was an incredible time when people removed responsibility from policymakers and took action themselves – individually and collectively.
The movement started with music – Live Aid, Tears Are Not Enough, We Are the World, Do They Know It’s Christmas?
But I believed people could do more than listen to music and make donations – they could actively engage in the cause.
‘I Ran the World’ is my story about that time – how the world demanded change and delivered ...Read More