Can Moving Your Money Make a Difference? Stacy Mitchell on KALW

Date: 22 Feb 2010 | posted in: Banking | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Stacy Mitchell, senior researcher for ILSR, joins Rick Hoffstetter, the President and CEO of Lighthouse Bank to discuss the national Move Your Money campaign on KALW in San Francisco.

The "Move Your Money" movement calls on people to take their deposits out of the big banks and put them in smaller banks that work at the community level. How much money would have to move to significantly bolster the small banks? 

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Listen: Cooperating for Community Renewable Energy

Date: 2 Nov 2009 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

By creating decentralized, community-based renewable energy projects, tapping into the existing grid, and applying new smart grid technology, communities can maximize the economic returns of renewable energy production.… Read More

David Morris speaks on the Challenge of Going Green in a Recession

Date: 27 Apr 2009 | posted in: Energy, From the Desk of David Morris, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On Sunday, April 26, David Morris addressed a crowd hosted by the DFL Education Foundation, on the challenges of developing renewable energy in a time of economic turmoil.  His remarks follow:

I appreciate the opportunity to speak to this distinguished audience this evening.  My charge is to address the question, “Can We Be Green in a Recession?”  Or as the teaser for this meeting puts it, can we be green without green?

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