A new tribute site is up and running to honor the life’s work of Dame Anita Roddick, who died earlier this year. Roddick made socially-responsible business hip, engaging, and effective. Aside from a fun slide show from the I Am An Activist event, you can also download a short PDF to help awaken the inner […]Read More..
An interesting commentary in the Christian Science Monitor, and reprinted at CommonDreams, calls for spending the next trillion dollars (equal to the amount we’re likely to spend on the Iraq War) for the good of humanity. Here’s a sample: “Let’s allocate another trillion dollars—but this time for the good of all humanity and all species. […]Read More..
Naomi Wolf continues her media tour, including an appearance on FOX News’ The O’Reilly Factor (minus Bill O’Reilly—he must have been intimidated and called for a stand-in) and a lengthy Q&A on AlterNet with site founder Don Hazen. The interview covers a wide range of territory, but some of the best discussion about her New […]Read More..
With the term “locavore” being the new word of the year, you might think that folks at the US Ag Department could take a hint. But, apparently not as evident in a recent story in The Nation by David E. Gumpert, a columnist with BusinessWeek.com, who writes about health and business, and also tracks food […]Read More..
Chelsea Green author Hazel Henderson is one of the leading voices in redefining how nations measure progress, and is a driving force behind the Beyond GDP international conference in Brussels. Below is an op-ed of Hazel’s that outlines the problems, and shortcomings, of using the gross domestic product as the standard for how “healthy” a […]Read More..
It’s that time of year again and the folks at the New Oxford American Dictionary have announced their “word of the year” and this year ….. “locavore” is it! Congratulations are in order to Chelsea Green author Jessica Prentice (Full Moon Feast) who is one of four women to coin the phrase (actually they use […]Read More..
Once again Project Censored has carved out its list of top stories the mainstream media missed, and topping the list are issues relating to Bush’s push for military rule, the loss of habeas corpus, a move toward martial law in the United States, and much, much more. To read the details of each item on […]Read More..
I always love a good laugh in the morning, and the comments section, and the overall post, of Mark Finkelstein on his blog Newsbusters (exposing and combating liberal media bias – now there’s a laugh right there) is well worth the read. He, and his fellow travelers, bash those amongst us who have the temerity […]Read More..
Just as I was about to write up a quick post thanking the courageous women at CODEPINK for distributing End of America (incredible to say that in one sentence—courageous to distribute a book?) to all the US Senators. A CODEPINK member had already given a copy to her own senator, John Testor of Montana. Tester’s […]Read More..
Just when you are led to believe that we might have this global warming issue licked, or at least within grasp of a response, along comes those who know a helluva lot more than us average folks to remind us just how disastrous the future may be for (and get this) not our children, or […]Read More..