“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” –Margaret Mead
|By: desavanlaarhoven Tuesday October 19, 2010 2:02 pm|
|By: desavanlaarhoven Friday September 24, 2010 7:30 am|
If you had a magic wand, and you could wave it and create a world full of light, love, justice and peace, when do you think you would choose to use it? Would you get around to it as soon as you were done with your education? Would you do it once you found the right job? Would you think about doing it “someday”? Of course not.
|By: desavanlaarhoven Friday September 10, 2010 1:56 pm|
In the mythology of many of the native peoples on Earth, there is a prophesy that when the Earth is most in peril, a spider woman will weave a web connecting people with one another in order for them to do what has to be done to save the world.
|By: nrdcactionfund Monday August 30, 2010 8:56 am|
This is the sixth article in a continuing series by the NRDC Action Fund on the environmental stances of candidates in key races around the country.
|By: Heather Taylor-Miesle NRDC Action Fund Thursday August 26, 2010 10:10 am|
I worked on Capitol Hill for a long time, and I do not consider myself naive about the inner workings of Washington. But even I was surprised by two revelations this week exposing the amount of money the oil industry is spending to buy political influence.
|By: nrdcactionfund Wednesday August 25, 2010 9:15 am|
Today, we examine Ohio’s 1st Congressional District, which encompasses Cincinnati and parts of nearby suburbs. Cincinnati is home to the Reds, but in the House it’s represented by the self-described “raging moderate,” Democrat Steve Driehaus. A longtime member of the Ohio legislature, in 2008, Driehaus won election to the House seat his father unsuccessfully sought 40 years ago. This November he is being challenged by former Republican Congressman Steve Chabot, whom Driehaus unseated in 2008 despite being outspent by nearly $1 million.
|By: nrdcactionfund Tuesday August 24, 2010 8:47 am|
This is the second article in a continuing series by the NRDC Action Fund on the environmental stances of candidates in key races around the country.
|By: SumofChange Thursday April 29, 2010 10:05 am|
Short video clip discussing Green Jobs and how they fit in America’s future. From a panel at the Pennsylvania Progressive Summit (paprogressivesummit.org). For more videos of the summit, go to sumofchange.com/paprog
|By: 7434be Tuesday March 23, 2010 12:38 am|
Clean energy is a hot topic. Nissan is rolling out 5000 of its Nissan Leaf’s this year. 100% electric vehicle. The green economy is here.
|By: Spotlight Thursday April 9, 2009 6:55 am|
Spotlight On Poverty And Opportunity presents a webcast on the White House Middle Class Task Force Working Families. The featured guest is Jared Bernstein who heads the task force and is the Chief Economist and Economic Advisor to the Vice President. He is interviewed by “Spotlight’s” Mary Jo Walsh, former anchor at the ABC affiliate in Washington, DC.