Thanks to the Roberts Court, Corporations Have More Constitutional Rights Than Actual People

  Thanks to the Roberts Court, Corporations Have More Constitutional Rights Than Actual People   William Greider – The Nation   The big media talk a lot about stalemate in Congress, but they are missing the real story. While representative democracy is dysfunctional, the Supreme Court has taken over with …

The Wiser.org website was officially closed on April 22nd 2014 – Earth Day.

Dear Wiser.org friends, members and supporters, The Wiser.org website was officially closed on April 22nd 2014 – Earth Day. We are so grateful to everyone who has been part of this incredible journey towards a more just and sustainable world. We thank you for all your messages and well wishes sent after …

PositiveMoney: The Gap Between the Rich and the Rest of Us

  The gap between the very richest and the rest of us has increased continuously over the last thirty years. Did you know that top 10% of population earns on average 6 times more than the bottom 90%? Many factors contribute to this growing gap, but one of the most significant is least understood: the …

ScienceDaily: Social amoebae travel with a posse: Tiny single-celled organisms have amazingly complicated social lives

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Social amoebae travel with a posse: Tiny single-celled organisms have amazingly complicated social lives Natural affinities — unrecognized until now — may have set stage for life to ignite Mini-monsters of the forest floor Ice-free Arctic winters could explain amplified warming during Pliocene Large Gulf dead …

Leonardo ENERGY report | The impact of energy-saving installations in European homes on the life cycle cost

The impact of energy-saving installations in European homes on the life cycle cost Dear Colleague, The energy-saving measures most often applied in homes relate to better insulation of the outer shell. Nevertheless, other technologies and installations can drastically drive down the energy consumption of a home. These include, amongst others, …

Why Is Finance So Big?

Why Is Finance So Big? Posted: 29 Feb 2012 01:29 PM PST By James Kwak This is a chart from ?The Quiet Coup,? an article that we wrote for The Atlantic three years ago next month. Many people have noted that the financial sector has been getting bigger over the …