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Nick Stumo-Langer

About Nick Stumo-Langer

Nick Stumo-Langer is the Communications Manager for the Institute for Local Self-Reliance working with all five initiatives.

Living on multiple forms of social media, he operates and manages ILSR’s Facebook and Twitter profiles as well as pitches our reports and experts for reporters. A 2015 grad of St. Olaf College, Nick is a native of White Bear Lake, MN.


Phone Number: 612-844-1330

Email: stumolanger@ilsr.org

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Article, ILSR Press Room filed under Independent Business | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Jan 15, 2017

Amazon is creating 100,000 U.S. jobs, but at what cost?

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/amazon-is-creating-100000-u-s-jobs-but-at-what-cost/

USA Today – January 15, 2017 by Jon Swartz SAN FRANCISCO — Amazon may have raised the bar very high on jobs-creation ambitions in tech — it pledged Thursday to add 100,000 full-time jobs in the USA by mid-2018. But at what cost? The e-commerce behemoth, which employs 306,800 in full- and part-time jobs worldwide, said the positions are… Continue reading

Article, ILSR Press Room filed under Independent Business | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Jan 14, 2017

Something else Amazon delivers

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/something-else-amazon-delivers/

Crain’s Chicago Business – January 14, 2017 by Brigid Sweeney Amazon is shouting from the rooftops that robots and drones aren’t taking over anytime soon. The e-commerce giant is embarking on a (human) hiring spree, both here and across the country, as it races to build out the network of warehouses that enable same-day and… Continue reading

Article, ILSR Press Room filed under Independent Business | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Jan 13, 2017

Those 100,000 New Amazon Jobs Might Not Be Good For Everyone

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/those-100000-new-amazon-jobs-might-not-be-good-for-everyone/

BuzzFeed News – January 13, 2017 by Caroline O’Donovan President-elect Donald Trump was quick to take part of the credit for Amazon’s announcement this week that it will create 100,000 new jobs in the US in the next 18 months. …   “Many of these jobs will be low-paid, short-term, and have high turnover. Some… Continue reading

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Featured Article filed under Composting, Waste to Wealth | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Jan 13, 2017

Official Agendas Available, Fourth National Cultivating Community Composting Forum

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/agenda-fourth-national-cultivating-community-composting-forum/

In collaboration with the US Composting Council (USCC) and BioCycle, the Institute for Local Self-Reliance is releasing the agenda for the Fourth National Cultivating Community Composting Forum from January 23rd-24th to be held in conjunction with the USCC’s International Conference and Trade Show, COMPOST2017, in Los Angeles. These events will bring together composters to network, share best practices,… Continue reading

Article, ILSR Press Room filed under Independent Business | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Jan 13, 2017

Amazon to add more than 100,000 jobs in U.S. hiring spree

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/amazon-to-add-more-than-100000-jobs-in-u-s-hiring-spree/

Reuters Wire Service – January 12, 2017 by Jeffrey Dastin and Emily Stephenson Republished (with slight variations) in: CNBC, Newsweek, Daily Mail UK, Yahoo! Finance, Yahoo! News, New Hampshire Union Leader, New Hampshire.com, Netscape News, Strategy Business Group, & Gadgets 360. Amazon.com Inc on Thursday said it will create more than 100,000 jobs in the United… Continue reading

Featured Article, ILSR Press Room filed under Independent Business | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Jan 12, 2017

Response to Amazon’s Jobs Announcement, January 2017

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/response-to-amazons-jobs-announcement-january-2017/

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, Jan. 12 Contact: Nick Stumo-Langer, stumolanger@ilsr.org, 612-844-1330   Statement on Amazon’s Jobs Announcement Amazon is Causing More Job Losses than Gains, and It’s Lowering Wages WASHINGTON, D.C. – Stacy Mitchell, co-director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, and co-author of the recent report, “Amazon’s Stranglehold: How the Company’s Tightening Grip is Stifling Competition,… Continue reading

Featured Article, Resource filed under The Public Good | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Jan 12, 2017

The Perils of Privatization – Episode 9 of the Building Local Power Podcast

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/the-perils-of-privatization-episode-9-of-the-building-local-power-podcast/

Welcome to episode nine of the Building Local Power podcast. For full transcript of the podcast click here. In this episode, Chris Mitchell, the director of our Community Broadband Networks initiative, interviews David Morris, a co-founder of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and the director of the Public Good initiative. The two discuss the climate surrounding privatization… Continue reading

Article, Resource filed under Composting, Mid-Atlantic Recycling & Economic Development, Waste to Wealth, Zero Waste & Economic Development | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Jan 11, 2017

IREX Scholars’ Exit Interview – International Community Composting

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/irex-scholars/

Between mid-August and early December the Institute for Local Self-Reliance hosted two International Research and Exchange (IREX) fellows. To celebrate our fellows’ work with us, ILSR co-founder Neil Seldman interview both Md. Monirul Islam (from Bangladesh) and Wisdom Nyondoh (from Malawi) about their path to ILSR and their experience learning about composting during the fall…. Continue reading

Article filed under Energy | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Jan 9, 2017

Energy Democracy Media Roundup – week of January 9, 2017

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/energy-democracy-media-roundup-week-of-january-9-2017/

This week in Energy Democracy news: GreenTech Media ranked the states most friendly to solar, the fight for proper valuation of solar energy continues in Montana and Maine, and Iowa’s latest energy plan promotes the vast potential of renewable energy of all stripes in their state. Featured Stories: Beyond Sharing Report — Part 1: Benefits… Continue reading

Featured Article filed under Composting, Mid-Atlantic Recycling & Economic Development, Stop Incineration, Waste to Wealth, Zero Waste & Economic Development | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Jan 9, 2017

Waste to Wealth, 2016 in Review

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/waste-to-wealth-2016-in-review/

Now that 2016 is firmly in the rearview mirror, we are looking back at some of the great work that we did in our Waste to Wealth initiative during the year. We’ve broken down some of our top content into the two active categories of our initiative: Composting Makes Sense & Recycling, Economic Development, and Zero… Continue reading