Wanted: Business as an honest environmental... →
An opinion article that adds to the issue of what I think is the ludicrous notion of corporate citizenship I touched on here and how corporations undermine democracy.
Previously Chapter 1: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 Chapter 2: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 Chapter 3: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 Chapter 4: 4.1, Song: Do What You Want – Bad Religion “That’s a little extreme.” “Not really, cats are devastating to wildlife.” “Doesn’t he have a right to life as any other creature?” “What individual has a right to live? Look around, you have the right to die I don’t...
The last people who should be in charge of our food supply or our social and...– Chris Hedges (via azspot)
Previously Chapter 1: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 Chapter 2: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 Chapter 3: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 Song: A Walk – Bad Religion The door slammed shut behind Oliver with a boom, before him stretched the signs of economic decay. A large monolithic automobile plant stood before him decorated with graffiti and broken windows. Shuttered shops lined the other side of the street....
Conservation is getting nowhere because it is incompatible with our Abrahamic...– Aldo Leopold
One of the penalties of an ecological education is that one lives alone in a...– Aldo Leopold
I was reading this article and the last sentence caught my eye. “Cities or states that make it a hassle or an embarrassment to be a corporate citizen won’t have any left.” OK, but citizens are generally people that care about their communities and want to see them succeed. They are people that are involved in politics and protest and vote. Citizens care about clean air, water and land. They...
$20,000 not enough to educate governor’s child →
“At the same time that the school to which Snyder sends his own child can’t make ends meet with funding of $20,000 per pupil, the governor recently pushed through and signed legislation that cuts per pupil public school funding by $370 per student, bringing state funding to $6,846 per student. Some schools could qualify for an additional $100 per student if they adopt what Snyder and GOP...
Previously Chapter 1: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 Chapter 2: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 Chapter 3: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 Dear Your Holiness – Bayside “That doesn’t change the fact it’s wrong and immoral.” “Based on what, the Bible? You believe stories from the Bronze and Iron Age and don’t think things have changed. When you go to the doctor do you forgo modern medicine and ask for ancient...
Previously Chapter 1: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 Chapter 2: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 Chapter 3: 3.1, 3.2 Song: Only Rain – Bad Religion “Watch it, boy.” “Fuck you, old man. Every time the church is given the choice between doing what is right and power, it always chooses power. Funny that.” “You’re just angry with God.” “No! I’m angry with you! You use your faith to justify ostracizing,...
Hansen speaks out against Keystone XL pipeline →
Dr. Hansen op-ed against US-Canada tar sands oil pipeline. The same pipeline that was shut down and quickly reopened after leaking for the 12th time in its first year of operation.
Republicans Demand Layoffs As Cure For Job Losses →
First off, we LOVE your YouTube LipDub. We’re big fans, and are inspired by your...– From Newsweek’s Facebook apology to Grand Rapids. Read more here: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504943_162-20068323-10391715.html (via thesunsetside)
Previously Chapter 1: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 Chapter 2: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 Chapter 3: 3.1 Song: Live Again (The Fall of Man) – Bad Religion The van ride lasted twenty minutes then Oliver was dragged out of the vehicle and down a flight of stairs. He was shoved into a chair and the hood was removed. The room was dimly lit, he sat before an oak table, across from him sat a white haired...
350 parts per million is what many scientists, climate experts, and progressive national governments are now saying is the safe upper limit for CO2 in our atmosphere. Accelerating arctic warming and other early climate impacts have led scientists to conclude that we are already above the safe zone at our current 388ppm, and that unless we are able to rapidly return to below 350 ppm this century,...
This month's charity - June 2011 →
Global Green is working to address some of the greatest challenges facing humanity. In the United States our work is primarily focused on >fighting global climate change through our green affordable housing initiatives, National Green Schools Initiative, national and regional green building policies, advocacy and education. Internationally, Global Green and its affiliates are working toward: ...
Book of the Month, June 2011
In Storms of My Grandchildren, Dr. James Hansen-the nation’s leading scientist on climate issues-speaks out for the first time with the full truth about global warming: The planet is hurtling even more rapidly than previously acknowledged to a climatic point of no return. Although the threat of human-caused climate change is now widely recognized, politicians have failed to connect policy...