On June 21st, John Farrell delivered a webinar presentation discussing the findings of our most recent energy report, Choosing the Electric Avenue – Unlocking Savings, Emissions Reductions, and Community Benefits of Electric Vehicles. In this presentation, John details 6 reasons and six benefits of acting now to accelerate electric vehicle adoption, and two easy ways we… Continue reading
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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
The Deal Would Lessen Competition and Allow Amazon to Expand Its Dominance of Online Commerce FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday June 16, 2017 Contact: Nick Stumo-Langer, firstname.lastname@example.org, 612-844-1330 In response to Amazon’s announced acquisition of Whole Foods, Stacy Mitchell, co-director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) and co-author of Amazon’s Stranglehold, made the following statement: “Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods… Continue reading
In this week’s episode of Building Local Power, host Christopher Mitchell (of our Community Broadband Networks initiative) interviews ILSR co-founder David Morris about the history of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and why the message of local self-reliance is as relevant today as it was in the 1970s. This wide-ranging conversation takes in the role that… Continue reading
Microgrid Knowledge – June 12, 2017 Written by Elisa Wood Today’s microgrids don’t always include electric vehicles (EVs). And when EVs and microgrids are paired, it seems more an homage to the future than crucial to today. That will change, however, as consumers buy more EVs, and those EVs prove valuable not only as transportation… Continue reading
A report published by ILSR is recognized as “Best Antitrust and Small Business Article” as part of the annual Jerry S. Cohen Award for Antitrust Scholarship. Continue reading
San Francisco Chronicle – June 7, 2017 Written by Rachel Swan In a city where so much information is tweeted, emailed, Skyped or texted, thousands of people are getting left behind. There are kids who trudge to the library to find an Internet connection so they can do their homework. Mothers who have to choose… Continue reading
Morning Consult – June 1, 2017 Written by Mariam Baksh A University of Pennsylvania study questioning the financial viability of municipal-owned networks for high-speed internet access is drawing criticism from local activists. The dispute over how best to fund broadband networks in cities has proved a vexing problem for federal decision-makers. And the Penn study casts doubt on… Continue reading
This week in Building Local Power, we’re discussing how concentrated economic power responds to communities that are supporting their own local economies. Guest host Nick Stumo-Langer discusses how these corporations fight against local communities with a number of ILSR’s experts. He speaks with Stacy Mitchell, John Farrell, Christopher Mitchell, and Lisa Gonzalez in order to get… Continue reading
Baltimore Brew – May 30, 2017 Written by Neil Seldman Strewn in streets and alleys. Dumped in a landfill. Burned in an incinerator and, ultimately, inhaled by residents. About 20% of Baltimore’s residential trash is recycled. That’s extremely low compared to the 35% national average for cities. Some jurisdictions have achieved 50% and 60%. West… Continue reading
This week in Energy Democracy news: We take a look at an excellent piece of writing from Southeast Energy News on the powerful statement that 100% renewable commitments bring for cities in the southeast United States, a new renewable energy pricing is established in Missouri, and Minnesota leads the midwest in renewables. Featured Stories: Minnesota… Continue reading