Banking For the Rest of Us

Date: 1 Apr 2012 | posted in: Banking, Media Coverage | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In this cover story for Sojourners Magazine, Stacy Mitchell writes that there is remarkably little evidence to support the idea that bigger banks are superior. They have come to dominate, not because they are more efficient or offer better services, but because they have rigged government policy in their own favor. It’s time for a new set of rules—banking policies for the 99 percent.… Read More

ILSR’s John Farrell Discusses How Solar Can Compete With Utilities

Date: 26 Mar 2012 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States, Media Coverage | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Minnesota Public Radio, March 26, 2012 In this article, ILSR Senior Researcher John Farrell discusses how the coming of cheap solar may change everything. Most Americans think clean energy is futuristic — a good idea some day, but not practical … Read More

Is ‘Buy Local’ Enough?

Date: 23 Mar 2012 | posted in: Media Coverage, Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Publisher’s Weekly, March 23, 2012 Like the Austin Independent Business Alliance, begun by Steve Bercu, co-owner of BookPeople, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, many early shop-local initiatives were started to keep Borders out. In Austin, Borders attempt … Read More

The Cotton Conundrum

Date: 17 Mar 2012 | posted in: Media Coverage, Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Andrew Sullivan’s The Dish, March 16, 2012 Pamela Ravasio wonders if we are designating our land resources appropriately: [T]he plantations of the three largest cotton growers – the US, China and India – alone account for 50 million acres, 42% of … Read More

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