BREAKING: Nancy Pelosi just came out against Fast Track

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

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

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

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

Jay Owen Global Citizen

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

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

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

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

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

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

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 …

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

Bankers Anonymous – join the five-step programme to help all bankers quit their addiction to gambling on food. Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Dear  Hazel Brilliant news – last week, Barclays announced that it is going to stop speculating on food! This is a big breakthrough for …

Solar News: ITC Makes Unanimous Decision on Chinese Cell & Modules

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity

Renewable Energy Industry Weighs In On Obama Victory by Vince Font, Contributor | November 7, 2012 | With the 2012 election over and President Barack Obama’s re-election secured, U.S.-based renewable energy producers are already looking ahead to what they expect will be four more years of continued support for their …

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 …