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Moving Forward – 12.04.17

Download this episode (right click and save) Vince Emanuele talks about the importance of organizational vision and structure.  He also dives into things that work and do not work for organizing.  This clip is from his show on The Progressive Radio Network titled Meditations and Molotovs which airs every Monday at 2:00 pm eastern time. Link to Rob’s website: robmovesforward.wordpress.com   Link to Rob’s new …

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Just 90 companies are to blame for most climate change, this ‘carbon accountant’ says

Last month, geographer Richard Heede received a subpoena from Representative Lamar Smith (R-TX), chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Smith, a climate change doubter, became concerned when the attorneys general of several states launched investigations into whether ExxonMobil had committed fraud by sowing doubts about climate change even as its own scientists knew it …

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Ambrose Evans-Pritchard – IMF admits disastrous love affair with the euro and apologises for the immolation of Greece

The International Monetary Fund’s top staff misled their own board, made a series of calamitous misjudgments in Greece, became euphoric cheerleaders for the euro project, ignored warning signs of impending crisis, and collectively failed to grasp an elemental concept of currency theory.  This is the lacerating verdict of the IMF’s top watchdog on the fund’s tangled political role in the …

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Peter Stone – Koch brothers convene donor retreat as dark money spending set to soar

The billionaire Koch brothers are set to convene one of their famed retreats this weekend for several hundred of their fellow super-rich conservatives in Palm Springs, California, as observers forecast a record year for secret donations, dubbed dark money, to Koch-backed groups and other outfits from the NRA to the League of Conservation Voters. “Given the trends we’re seeing, we wouldn’t be …

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Cole Mellino – Third U.S. City Goes 100% Renewable

Aspen is one of three U.S. cities to run on 100 percent renewable energy as of today, according to city officials. The Colorado mountain town is best known for its posh ski resorts, but this beautiful town also has established itself as a leader in environmental stewardship. The city had been using about 75 to 80 percent renewable energy until Thursday …