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Both Left and Right Must Join to Counter DT’s Attacks on the Press

Making thinly veiled threats to beat up journalists is NOT humor… Laughing off threatening behavior as “humor” is creating a culture where the behavior is permissible and excused. Put your glasses back on! We should be able to join across sides to protect First Amendment freedoms.

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ACLU Turns Activist: Notes From a Training Livestreamed to 200,000 People

“She sculpted the mist, willing a life into existence. And I love this country for allowing that to be possible…There is no story of ours that is disconnected from the American story. But lately I’ve begun to feel like an outsider.”

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New Uses for CO2? Elkington’s Latest Out-Front Thinking

If we can turn CO2 into a valuable asset instead of a climate-change accelerant/pollutant, that could be world-changing. And there’s no reason it can’t be possible. I’ve known for years about turning wastes into input.

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Let’s Have Some Fun with a Stillborn Nuke: A Contest

The Washington Post reports that the never-finished, never-operated Bellefonte Nuclear Power Plant, in Hollywood, Alabama is for sale at the bargain-basement price of $36.4 million. It has cost more than $5 billion to build as much of it as Tennessee Valley

Posted in Branding, Energy & Sustainability, Frugality/Frugal Fun, Green Living/Green Lifestyles, Green Marketing, Innovation, Socially Responsible Investing, Technology, Uncategorized Tagged with: , , , ,

When the Right Thing ISN’T the Right Thing—And How to Do it Better

As we enter into the 2016 campaign, the mantra would be “you can’t trust the Democrats; they betrayed us and they will betray us again.” And this time, they’d be correct…The consequences would include 12 to 20 years of Republican presidents with veto-proof Congressional majorities.

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Cautiously Optimistic about #COP21

6 reasons why the big Paris climate change conference known as #COP21 may actually accomplish some real change.

Posted in Activism, Corporate Social Responsibility, Demographics/Psychographics, Eco-friendly, Energy & Sustainability, Entrepreneurship, Environment, language, Marketing Trends/News, Politics, Social and Economic Justice, Socially Responsible Investing, Technology Tagged with: , , , ,

Environmental and Social Change Business Bill of Rights—Your Feedback, Please

We, the people of Planet Earth, hereby declare that every nation and the planet as a whole have certain inalienable rights, including Life, Sufficiency, Peace, and Planetary Balance. To these ends, we call upon the governments of the world, at all levels, to establish these rights through mandating the following policies

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Game-Changer: Unilever Considering Becoming Certified B Corp

show the entire business world that corporations don’t have to be rapacious; they don’t have to put short-term gain above the earth and its citizens (human and otherwise). It could even provide major leverage to overturn the body of corporation law that says corporations are legally required to put short-term profit ahead of all other considerations.

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Consumers Reward Green Businesses—Now, More than Ever

Consumers flock to companies that actively support companies with a clear environmental agenda…67 percent would like to make purchasing decisions based on social responsibility…

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Carrotmob: Support Fair-Trade Coffee, Transported by Wind

So the real challenge is not to prove that they can use wind-powered ships, but that they can compete effectively using a modern wind-powered shipping fleet.

This of course could have a huge impact on the entire cargo shipping industry, if it can be done effectively and inexpensively enough to transport many different types of items.

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