With great sadness (and general nervousness about what comes next) we say goodbye to our extended summer intern Carolyn Ramsden today. To commemorate Carolyn’s time here, we have established a modest poetry contest soliciting works that honor Carolyn and her role at Chelsea Green. By all accounts the contest was poorly publicized and underfunded, but below is the sole and winning entry: A Haiku for Carolyn
Who will follow up
With this important project?
Let’s ask the intern.
G’bye Carolyn. We will miss you!
In response to one of the nation’s darkest labor-history chapters, Congress passed a law in 1894 making the first Monday of every September “Labor Day,” to pay tribute and honor the achievements and contributions of American workers. While the passing of the law helped to improve conditions, standards, and relations there was still work to…Read More
When it comes to economic development programs, most people are quick to hang their hat on the incentive rack. It’s shiny and big and full of promise. Yet, the stark reality is almost all programs of that nature miss the mark on actually creating sustainable growth. Rather than focus efforts on wooing new companies to…Read More
The economy is a complex, evolving system, and that’s an empowering thought: it means that every one of us can play a part in shaping its evolution. When it comes to understanding economics you may be familiar with classic texts like Adam Smith’s, but don’t view that as the be-all-end-all, lest you get stuck in…Read More
If you’re anything like us, this might be one of your favorite days of the year. To help you celebrate as only a book-lover can (with a stack of tomes in your favorite reading nook), we’ve rounded up a few Chelsea Green faves – from bestsellers to staff favorites to brand new, just hit the…Read More