Sustainable Community Development
ASBC reports Governor Jerry Brown signs Benefit Corporations into law to spur job creation in California.
Carbon War Room brokers billion dollar plan to retro fit commercial property.
The Sustainable Economies Law Center invites you to discuss policies cities can adopt to help residents share and support each other.
The State Department assigned an important environmental impact study of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline to Cardno Entrix, a company with financial ties to the pipeline operator.
John Feffer of Foreign Policy in Focus analyzes the administrations turn around on the environment in The Ungreening of Obama.
Two German ships cross the fabled Northwest Passage, as Artic ice retreats.
Democracy and Corporate Accountability
In Why Not Occupy Newsrooms, David Carr reminds us that big banks aren’t the only corporations paying outsized executive bonuses for cutting staff, over charging consumers and running their businesses into the ground.
Gar Alperovitz argues that the current political deadlock in the face of stagnation and financial crisis may be setting the stage for “evolutionary reconstruction” of the American economic system.
In another example of corporate governance run amuck, News Corps shareowners try in vain to overthrow the board.
Find out how Maryland is using Genuine Progress Indicators to measure how policy decisions made today may affect future generations.
John Fullerton refutes Ken Rogroff arguing for thoughtful Financial Transactions Tax legislation to be presented in the United States Congress, following the lead of the European Commission.
The Core Principles Group, led by Neva Goodwin, Allen White, and Richard Rosen, has released ten Core Principles of a New Economy.
November 3rd, Washington D.C., Stand in Solidarity with the National Nurses United at the US Treasury in support of a Financial Transaction Tax.
November 5th, “Remember, Remember the fifth of November” is Bank Transfer Day Join thousands of Americans and move your money from a too big to fail Wall Street bank to a local bank of credit union. Find out how to Move your Money.
November 6th, Tar Sands Day of Action: Watch Mark Ruffalo invite Wall Street Occupiers to join him in Washington D.C. on Nov. 6 to encircle the White House to Stop the Keystone Pipeline.
November 9th, National Teach-in Day – How the 1% Crashed the Economy (And What the 99% Can Do About It) . For the first time in a long time, we’re having a national conversation about why 1% of the country is doing so well, while 99% get squeezed. Rebuild the Dream is organizing a national round of teach-ins on Nov 9th.
November 17th, National Day of Action for the 99% Rallying millions of people to speak out on the jobs crisis in our country – this national day of action will engage a broad array of national, state and local organizations joining with activists and occupiers in their communities to speak out for the 99% … for jobs, for justice and for making Wall Street Pay.