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Entries by Steven Cohen from 07/2012

Sustainability and the Politics of Environmental Protection

| Posted 07.09.2012 | Green

I frequently make the argument that a more profitable economy is one based on sustainability principles: Minimal use of finite resources, minimal environmental impact during consumption and production, and maximum use of renewable and recycled resources.

Bain-Boating Romney: Obama Seeks to Define Mitt and Win the Independents

| Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

Despite the super PAC funding that will be used by the Republicans to define President Obama, it is difficult to change the image created by three years in the White House. Romney is not so fortunate.

Climate Change and the American Political Agenda

| Posted 07.23.2012 | Green

Climate has never been an easy issue for the American political system. We do much better with problems that have a geographic home, can be seen and felt, and have an immediate visible impact.

Has Obama Become Our Only Hope?

| Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics

It is true that the President found Washington even more hopeless than he imagined. It is true that politics and greed has made the President's job tougher. But he understands the nature of the challenge confronting America, and since Romney's coalition prevents Mitt from addressing these issues, Obama is America's only hope.