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

kristy Global Citizen, Wealth of Networks

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 …

Wealth For the Common Good: The Buffett Rule

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

Today, President Obama called for a new minimum tax rate for individuals making more than $1 million a year. The proposal is named the “Buffett Rule” after Warren Buffett who has repeatedly asked Congress and the President to raise millionaire tax rates. Our message is catching on! Warren Buffett is joined …

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

kristy Wealth of Networks

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

kristy Greentech

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 …