Discussing the Assemblies and Consensus of #OccupyWallStreet (2): Consensus is not Self-Management

Discussing the Assemblies and Consensus of #OccupyWallStreet (2): Consensus is not Self-Management Excerpted from Michael Albert: “In Greece and Spain, a single message predominated. It had nothing to do with analyses of capitalism or other analytic focuses. Instead, Greek and Spanish activists reported that they had massive assemblies in widespread …

Connecting the Dots: Saving PBS, NPR, the Internet and Democracy

A newsletter from FreePress Connecting the Dots: Saving PBS, NPR, the Internet and Democracy Most people don’t realize that prior to the 1970’s, there were no corporate lobbyists on K Street. But since that time, they have built an unprecedented web of power. And you can’t appease people who are …

As One Solar Thermal Project Dies, Another is Born

As One Solar Thermal Project Dies, Another is Born Solar Millennium cancels its 250 MW Ridgecrest trough project, while SolarReserve receives approval for its 150 MW Crossroads tower project. Sputnik? The 1837 Panic? In Search of Historical Analogies for Green Is it the Golden Age of Fuel Cells and Passive …