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The Ascendant and Necessary Transition to a New Economy
Even Forbes is jumping on the bandwagon of the “sharing economy” with a recent article on AirBnB. This closely follows Van Jones’s CNN article about the “sharing economy,” but the push to transform our broken economy isn’t just about sharing, though; it isn’t even just about renewable energy,...
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Our Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign's Math Is Sound
Christian Parenti checks the math of the growing fossil fuel divestment movement on college campuses in his piece, "Problems with the Math: Is 350's Carbon Divestment Campaign Complete?," published recently at Common Dreams . While his critique on the strategy behind this historic effort is...
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California Sues 20 Companies For Toys With Unlawful Amounts of Lead
California Attorney General Jerry Brown has sued 20 companies, including Mattel Inc. and Toys R Us, accusing them of selling toys that contain unlawful amounts of lead and failing to warn the public of the health dangers. Brown's lawsuit, filed Monday in Alameda County Superior Court, alleges that...
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