I admit to being just a tad wary when a corporation embraces openness because how zealously they normally protect their intellectually property, and, in some cases, claim as their own that which is the product of nature. Read more »
From my favorite online video series: "Inspired by the Hoovervilles of the Great Depression artists and activists take down a fence, transforming a vacant lot (owned by JPMorgan Chase Bank) into a living, temporary village. Read more »
In 2002, media entrepreneur Stan Stalnaker published Hub Culture: The Next Wave of Urban Consumers and launched the organization Hub Culture to provide a meeting places for the global urban communities described in the book. Read more »
Here in the United States, we’ve recently celebrated Thanksgiving and Hannukah and are looking forward to Christmas, all of which are times when families gather together (parents, grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins, close friends) f. Read more »
This interview with Angelica Navarro (starts at 46:00), Bolivia's chief climate negotiator, shows in poignant fashion the rift between developed and developing nations over climate change.
For some, this rift is old news. Read more »
I've never heard of Raj Patel until now thanks to some kind soul on Twitter. Look for his book The Value of Nothing in early January. I expect we'll be hearing a lot more from Raj with its release. Read more »