Mon, Feb 27th: Occupy Our Food Supply

Occupy Our Food Supply is a global day of action, with an event in NYC. There is a listing for it at occupywallst.org: here. Monday, February 27, 2012 Occupy Our Food Supply In NYC: Seed Exchange at the NY Stock Exchange 11:30AM – Assemble at the Stock Exchange 12:00PM – Seed Exchange at Liberty Square […]

Today! Transfer your funds to a credit union! 10/20 is a special day for Occupy Wall Street

See our post at Peace Couple for information and links on how to celebrate International Credit Union Day with the folks at Occupy Wall Street. Today, October 20, 2011, move your money – savings account, checking account, etc. – to a credit union instead of a megabank. It’s easy! Moving your own money is a […]

“Eco Ego” Shop in Copenhagen (via Ecobeth)

IW: There is a store like this in Bohemia called Greener Country. While in Copenhagen recently, aside from seeing the wind turbines, I searched out and found this wonderful store called EcoEgo. It sells a multiplicity of eco-friendly products, many of which are from the States. The owner took the time to show me a […]

Is the SEC Covering Up Wall Street Crimes?

h/t Roger Snyder For the past two decades, according to a whistle-blower at the SEC who recently came forward to Congress, the agency has been systematically destroying records of its preliminary investigations once they are closed. By whitewashing the files of some of the nation’s worst financial criminals, the SEC has kept an entire generation […]

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Building Green: Good for Planet, The Wallet and The Bottom Line

Building Green: Good for Planet, The Wallet and The Bottom Line. That’s because a home with significant green features and efficiency can command as much as 30% over a traditional home – and sell in as little as one third the time. For sellers in a depressed housing market, that’s an impressive ROI for adding […]

How to Liberate America from Wall Street Rule

The dominant story of the current political debate is that the government is broke. We can’t afford to pay for public services, put people to work, or service the public debt. Yet as a nation, we are awash in money. A defective system of money, banking, and finance just puts it in the wrong places. […]

Map Shows New York City Rooftops’ Potential for Solar Power

Two-thirds of New York City’s rooftops are suitable for solar panels and could jointly generate enough energy to meet half the city’s demand for electricity at peak periods, according to a new, highly detailed interactive map to be made public on Thursday. via Map Shows New York City Rooftops’ Potential for Solar Power – NYTimes.com.

Is SEC reporting the key to solving the mortgage crisis?

I don’t believe that we will have an economic recovery until we resolve the mortgage crisis.  The media may have moved on to congressional body parts, but the mortgage crisis is still very real and the engine of financial entropy.  In discussions with foreclosure attorneys for the banks, it seems clear to all parties involved […]

Deputies and Movers Show Up at Bank of America to Seize Assets | Common Dreams

IW:  this is becoming more common. We should have just re-possessed them in 2008 instead of giving them our TARP money. Collier court documents show that they bought a house in Golden Gate from the bank for $165,000 in 2009. They paid cash, no mortgage. But somehow the bank and its attorney, the David J. […]

Are You Right for a CSA? Tips for buying into Community Supported Agriculture (via Food Freedom)

Becoming a CSA member (Community Supported Agriculture) is an increasingly popular way to buy local, seasonal produce directly from a farmer. With a CSA, you buy “shares” from a farmer that you pay for up front to cover the anticipated costs of the farm operation. In return, you get a box of fresh vegetables that […]

The Human Cost of Not Conserving (via Autonomie Project’s Blog)

Imagine sitting around the dinner table with your family. You are laughing, and sharing the day’s events. You help yourself to a serving of mashed potatoes. You descend back into a comfortable sitting position and pick up your fork. Just as the cold steel of the fork touches your mouth, the door slams open and a wave of […]

Building with Reclaimed Materials Video

In this funny and insightful talk from TEDxHouston, builder Dan Phillips tours us through a dozen homes he’s built in Texas using recycled and reclaimed materials in wildly creative ways. Brilliant, low-tech design details will refresh your own creative drive. Dan Phillips builds homes out of recycled and reclaimed materials in Huntsville, Texas.

PA Green Party Demand Termination of Marcellus Shale Gas Drilling

Whereas Marcellus shale natural gas is not a transitional fuel, but an impediment to a clean energy policy that conserves energy and develops solar, wind, geothermal, micro hydro and other renewable technologies, and Whereas methane (CH4) a greenhouse gas and the principal component of natural gas is more harmful than carbon dioxide (CO2), and Whereas […]

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