Victory: Google kicks ALEC to the curb

Hi there—Over the past year, MoveOn member Marisol Garcia from Phoenix, AZ, has campaigned hard to get Google off the board of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the organization behind some of the worst pieces of legislation to come out in recent years, including “stand your ground” laws.    Earlier …

Further corroding trust and confidence in government and government officials, another senior government official takes his turn through the highly lucrative revolving door onto Wall Street

Further corroding trust and confidence in government and government officials, another senior government official takes his turn through the highly lucrative revolving door onto Wall Street:Former Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), who stunningly lost a recent primary election largely due to his cozy ties to Wall Street, has landed …

One Spark 2014 Dates and Changes

One Spark 2014 Dates and Changes Thanks to everyone who supported the world’s first crowdfunding festival, One Spark 2013 was a huge success! It is on the heels of our banner inaugural year that we announce the dates for 2014 and some key changes that will ensure that One Spark …

GMI RATINGS: Snoozing Boards Can Stunt Your Stocks

June 6, 2013 Snoozing Boards Can Stunt Your Stocks  (MotleyFool, 6/5/13) “Entrenched boards can lead to company-stunting problems. CEOs are overcompensated, risk is poorly addressed or managed, new consumer trends are missed, stagnant bureaucracies petrify, and terrible disasters like the financial crisis happen. The beauty of a system with checks and …

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY COALITION: 16th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO + Forum

SUSTAINABLE  ENERGY  COALITION 6930 Carroll Avenue, #340; Takoma Park, MD 20912 301-270-6477 x.11; fax: 301-270-4291 [email protected]; http://www.eesi.org/expo2013 twitter hashtag: #dcenergyexpo     MARK  YOUR  CALENDAR  AND  PLAN  TO  ATTEND!   16th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO + Forum   Efficiency + Renewables = Economic & National Security!   Cannon House Office Building – Caucus …

Sen. Warren’s big move taking on Big Banks

In less than two months, government student loan interest rates are set to double, and most politicians are turning a blind eye—except for Senator Elizabeth Warren.  Young people saddled with student loan debt have been hit hard enough by the recession. They’re struggling to find jobs and pay the rent—let alone stow …

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Your Inbox: Occupied. OWS Updates for the Week of May 2

GET THIS FROM A FRIEND? SUBSCRIBE SHARE:    The May Day celebrations here in NYC were full of joy!   To give you just a taste of what transpired, many Occupiers helped organize andtook part in a Free University in Cooper Square Park, outside of Cooper Union, the art school besieged by their …

The Role of UN Women in Empowering Women Worldwide

The Women’s Foreign Policy Group cordially invites you to join us for a special luncheon The Role of UN Women in Empowering Women Worldwide Hon. Michelle Bachelet Under-Secretary-General for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women Thursday, April 28, 2011, 1 p.m. United Nations Delegates Dining Room New York, NY …