Strong US Majority Prefers Iran Deal says “Citizen Cabinet” Survey

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Trendspotting

Strong US Majority Prefers Iran Deal says “Citizen Cabinet” Survey   by Jim Lobe –  Via LobeLog, IPS Blogosphere*   Sixty-one percent of the American public prefers a deal permitting Iran to continue limited uranium enrichment and imposing intrusive inspections on its nuclear facilities in exchange for some sanctions relief, …

“IMF Reform: An Imperative for US Leadership – Nov 20 @ Carnegie Center

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

  This is a kind reminder that New Rules and the Heinrich Boell Foundation will be hosting a seminar on IMF Governance Reform this Wednesday at the Carnegie Center. We hope you can join us for this discussion and help us to move these critical reforms forward. Please see details below: IMF …

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

  Monday, September 30, 2013 #FTCDar2013 Preview: Why We’re Here  Why Are Extractive Industries Prone to Corruption? (Part III) #FTCDar2013 Preview: How Europe can set the standard on anti-money laundering rules  #FTCDar2013 Preview: Trade Crimes: Illicit Financial Flows from Wildlife to Weapons #FTCDar2013 Preview: Ending the Race to the Bottom: Finance in a …

Green Jobs Growth in the USA: Manufacturing Leads the Way, 3.1 Million Green jobs in November

kristy Green Prosperity

October 10, 2012 By Andrew Leave a Comment There were 3.1 million “green jobs” in the US as of November 2011. Green jobs are growing faster than overall job growth in the US. They pay well, and there’s an increasingly wide range of them accessible to Americans of every level …

‘Green’ Economy Is Real but Needs a Push, Study Suggests

kristy Green Prosperity

July 14, 2011, 8:28 am ‘Green’ Economy Is Real but Needs a Push, Study Suggests By JOANNA M. FOSTER Like so many buzz phrases, “green economy” is an expression that is generously tossed around with little regard for its meaning. In his State of the Union address in January, President …

Public Transit, Access to Jobs: Escaping Our “Exit Ramp” Economy

kristy Community Development Solutions

“Welcome to Citiwire.net! Leave it to the Brookings policy wonks and number crunchers to digitize Americans’ transit habits, metro by metro, for the first time. ‘Surprise’ bottom line: transit works when regions plan their land use, fund their systems. That means better access to jobs. Put another way: If you …