World Pulse: Your Voices Were Heard!

Jay Owen Global Citizen

US Appoints Special Envoy to DRC View this email in your browser Donate | Subscribe We did it! Congolese Women Influence US Foreign Policy Your Voices Were Heard! In January, World Pulse and the Maman Shujaa Hero Women of the Democratic Republic of Congo asked you to sign a petition calling for …

Sen. Warren’s big move taking on Big Banks

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

In less than two months, government student loan interest rates are set to double, and most politicians are turning a blind eye—except for Senator Elizabeth Warren.  Young people saddled with student loan debt have been hit hard enough by the recession. They’re struggling to find jobs and pay the rent—let alone stow …

We did it — Europe just banned bee-killing pesticides!!

Jay Owen Global Citizen

We did it — Europe just banned bee-killing pesticides!! Mega-corporations like Bayer threw everything they had at this, but people-power, science and good governance came out on top!! Bee “die in” at Bayer’s headquarters, Cologne Vanessa Amaral-Rogers from the specialist conservation organisation Buglife, says: “It was a close vote, but thanks …

FOCUS: Bill Black | The Plan to Enrich the World’s Wealthy

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

Reader Supported News | 20 February 13 It’s Live on the HomePage Now: Reader Supported News CHALLENGING RSN’ERS TO FINISH THIS FUNDRAISER QUICKLY: We need a grand total of 189 donations @$30. It does not have to drag, we can and we will run shorter fundraising drives. I am challenging …

Tell the SEC: Don’t let corporations hide their political spending

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News

The U.S. Supreme Court’s disastrous Citizens United v. FEC ruling has allowed corporate CEOs to unleash a torrent of secret corporate spending into our political system. Indefensibly, CEOs are able to keep both the public and their own shareholders in the dark about the use of company funds for political …

Occupied. S17 Updates for the Week of September 12

kristy Reforming Global Finance, Global Citizen

The timing couldn’t possibly be better in the final days before our S17 anniversary for the 99% and Occupy Wall Street to be able to declare a big victory. After an escalating week-long #OccupyHotNCrusty campaign in response to a serious labor dispute, workers announced both sides had reached an agreement …

Mission Africa — 3000 Miles in an Electric Car: or, Xavier Chevrin Is Manlier Than You

Ethical Markets Greentech

Mission Africa — 3000 Miles in an Electric Car: or, Xavier Chevrin Is Manlier Than You Posted: 27 May 2012 03:00 AM PDT Filed under: Energy News   Nissan’s Electric Leaf Becomes a Van: The e-NV200 Posted: 27 May 2012 03:00 AM PDT Filed under: Energy News   Reminder: Enter to Win …

50 Attorneys General vs. Citizens United

kristy SRI/ESG News

Two years ago, the Supreme Court decided that big corporations and the super rich have a “right” to spend unlimited amounts of money in our elections. The Justices that supported this ridiculous decision just expected states to fall in line behind the ruling and abandon their campaign finance laws, but …

A petition to The United States House of Representatives, The United States Senate and President Barack Obama

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance, Community Development Solutions

“Forgiving the student loan debt of all Americans will have an immediate stimulative effect on our economy.  With the stroke of the President’s pen, millions of Americans would suddenly have hundreds, or in some cases, thousands of extra dollars in their pockets each and every month with which to spend …