BREAKING: Nancy Pelosi just came out against Fast Track

After more than 180,000 DFA and CREDO members signed a petition to Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi — and thousands more flooded her phone lines — the former Speaker of the House told an assembly of union workers on Wednesday: “No on Fast Track… out of the question.” This amazing news, first reported …

Givelocity Launches on #GivingTuesday

Givelocity Launches on #GivingTuesday — Launched just yesterday, the crowdfunding platform Givelocity wants to make donating a monthly occurrence. A crowdfunding platform with a unique twist, the site hopes to change the way people donate to charities and think about giving back in general. We profile the newcomer.After Crowd Votes, Obama …

#OCCUPYWALLSTREET: Occupied. OWS Updates for the Week of July 12

GET THIS FROM A FRIEND? SUBSCRIBE SHARE:  DebtFair, an initiative led by Occupy Museums, has just sent a letter to a number of art school deans, asking them to come up with an alternative to debt-funded, high-cost art education. The letter was partially provoked by the recent doubling in interest rates …

Victories for the Commons, the Renewable Energy Holy Grail, and more

Victories for the Commons, the Renewable Energy Holy Grail, and more   Friend on Facebook Follow on Twitter Forward to a Friend ILSR provides innovative strategies and timely information to support environmentally sound and equitable community development. Like what we do? Please consider supporting our work.  Community Self-Reliance in the News Should …

A Safe and a Shotgun or Publicly-owned Banks? The Battle of Cyprus

A Safe and a Shotgun or Publicly-owned Banks? The Battle of Cyprus Posted on March 21, 2013 by Ellen Brown If these worries become really serious, . . . [s]mall savers will take their money out of banks and resort to household safes and a shotgun. – Martin Hutchinson on the attempted EU raid on …

Greentech Media’s Solar Newsletter | Mar 18, 2013

March 18, 2013 LATEST NEWS: Abengoa Solar, BrightSource Partner on World’s Biggest CSP Power Tower Project  Herman K. Trabish – March 18, 2013 Provided financing can be arranged Suntech Update: Huge Chinese Solar Firm Defaults  Eric Wesoff – March 18, 2013 Once the world’s largest solar manufacturer, now just one …