FUTURIST UPDATE: Year’s Best Stories about the Future

Futurist Update, Year-End Special   This year THE FUTURIST featured the writing of inventor Ray Kurzweil, management futurist Paul Saffo, science fiction author Brenda Cooper, environmentalist and MacAuthur Fellow Lester Brown, nanotechnology pioneer K. Eric Drexler and roboticist and TED fellow Rodney Brooks, among many other of today’s most creative …

Can America Rebuild Its Manufacturing Base on the Wings of the Green Economy?

Daily News Alert 08.10.12 The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire Can America Rebuild Its Manufacturing Base on the Wings of the Green Economy?   “? deniers still exist, fueled and funded by dirty energy profits. These people aren’t just on the other side of this debate. They’re on the other side …

Coalition of Investors Urges Senate To Support Clean Air Act Rule

Coalition of Investors Urges Senate To Support Clean Air Act Rule Letter To Senate Signed By 34 Investors With Over $200 Billion Under Management 6/11/2012 June 12, 2012///Bethesda, MD///A coalition of investors is calling on U.S Senators to uphold a recently established Environmental Protection Agency Clean Air Act Rule. The …

Webinar: The Importance of Manufacturing in America

Webinar: The Importance of Manufacturing in America Dear Friends, Join us for a webinar on April 11, 2012 on ‘The Importance of Manufacturing in America’. Learn about efforts at the federal and state level to encourage the resurgence of manufacturing in the U.S. as well programs that provide preferences for …

New York Times “The Materialist Fallacy” Misses the Point

New York Times “The Materialist Fallacy” Misses the Point By Kathleen Paylor, Chief Spiritual Officer, Conscious Capital, www.consciouscap.com David Brooks misses the point in his New York Times Op-Ed “The Materialist Fallacy” because he is referencing a context and a debate that also misses the point. Economic determinism is indeed …

Can Unions and the Renewables Stand Against the Attacks of Big Dirty Energy?

A publication from GreenTech Media Can Unions and the Renewables Stand Against the Attacks of Big Dirty Energy? United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard talks about the fight against the unions-renewables alliance to protect the environment and grow a future economy. Organized labor is again leading the defense of the nation’s …