Posts tagged ‘capitalism’

The 6 words that summarize why American-style bare-knuckle capitalism is doomed

This is not from The Onion, but from yesterday’s business section of the San Francisco Chronicle: I’m trying to find the right analogy to wrap my…

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Is Google making the world wiser?

Just in time for the unfurling of Google’s mysterious barge, a 50-foot-tall, 250-foot-long shipping container structure that looks to be a sort of floating technology theme…

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Spanish Moss: Music Meets Mobilization

After my article about putting the Heat on Chevron this summer got published this weekend in Yes Magazine and Common Dreams, I got a Facebook message…

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Chevron touts big oil profits = past. Cyclists generate people power = future. Bike the Math rocks!

Well, there couldn’t be a better symbolism of yesterday’s shareholder meeting at Chevron’s San Ramon headquarters than today’s headliner in the business section of the San…

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Don’t just count the carbon, BIKE THE MATH!

If you’re in the Bay Area and want to do something exciting, fun, and meaningful to voice your concerns about climate change and the fossil fuel…

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Eco triptych: Compost giveaway, corporate breakaway, and climate rideaway, in a day around the bay

Last Saturday was one of those days on the calendar that seems to magically attract all the cool happenings around town. Usually with multiple invitations on…

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Sharing for Profit – I’m not Buying it Anymore

Reading about The Unstoppable Rise Of The Share Economy in Forbes Magazine, I get a strange feeling in my belly. There is, on one hand, the…

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My Interview with Bill McKibben

Last Saturday I found myself sitting across the table from Bill McKibben on the outdoor patio of a San Francisco pub, interviewing him about the modern…

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Six extraordinary people who are giving voice to the voiceless and hope to the hopeless

The 2012 Goldman Environmental Prize recipients: photo courtesy Goldman Environmental Prize Africa: Ikal Angelei, Kenya Asia: Ma Jun, China Europe: Evgenia Chirikova, Russia Islands & Island…

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The Start of a Revolution

January 3, 2012: California becomes the sixth state to adopt law that allows the formation of corporations whose main purpose isn’t to make money. A day…

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