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Greg Selkoe

Blog Entries by Greg Selkoe

Looking Toward the Future!

(0) Comments | Posted May 29, 2012 | 6:51 PM

Well it has been almost a year since I, Greg Selkoe, promised on this very blog that I would be launching my non-profit, the Future Boston Alliance, soon and that I would be blogging about the experience regularly... I am sorry that it's a little late but we finally launched,...

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Hey GQ I Guess Stereotypes Die Hard, Wicked Hard

(0) Comments | Posted August 26, 2011 | 5:27 PM

An Open Letter to GQ

Dear GQ,

Thank you for awarding Boston the distinction of worst dressed US city as part of your comedy issue this month. We here in the city of the Bean know how to take a joke and enjoyed GQ's good natured critique of...

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Urban Engines -- American Cities Must Grow

(0) Comments | Posted April 11, 2011 | 4:11 PM

My name is Greg Selkoe and I am an entrepreneur. This is a phrase I am proud of and no matter what the activity, whether it was when I worked at City Hall as an urban planner, started my own business, got involved in non-profit work, or neighborhood activism, it...

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(1) Comments | Posted October 20, 2010 | 10:20 AM

Some of you know I am launching a youth oriented entertainment cable network in 2011...Karmaloop TV I thought you might like to see a re-post of a column that was written by me regarding the future of cable and published in CableFax today. Edgy, creative, intelligent youth oriented programing...

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Death to Prop. 8!!!

(0) Comments | Posted August 5, 2010 | 7:00 PM

Yesterday Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker overturned California's Prop 8, a same-sex marriage ban voted in by Californians in 2008!

The matter is likely to go to the Supreme Court, so it's not settled yet, but it's a heartening result nonetheless! Still, the DOMA and way too many states'...

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Death to the DOMA!

(0) Comments | Posted July 23, 2010 | 4:12 PM

Earlier this month, Judge Joseph Tauro of the US District Court in Massachusetts struck down as unconstitutional Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (the DOMA), which section defines marriage as a legal union between a man and a woman for purposes of federal law. And, Judge Vaughn Walker's...

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BP Sucks!

(0) Comments | Posted July 20, 2010 | 2:37 PM

I have a new post coming but in the meantime...If you hate BP never fear there is a great way to express your rage!

Check out this Tshirt I designed...
it has the BP flower logo on the front with a skull in the middle and bp with...

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My Day at the Tea Party

(35) Comments | Posted June 28, 2010 | 12:33 PM

Here is the video I made of my day at the Tea Party in Boston.

Our good friend Sarah showed up in Boston this spring and I made this video of my pleasant and informative interactions with the many Tea Baggers that I interviewed that day for,...

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Grand Theft Auto 3: Rail City

(2) Comments | Posted May 27, 2010 | 11:27 AM

This is the last of my 3 part installment of posts entitled Grand Theft Auto. In this post I will discuss inner city public rail transportation and automobile use in urban settings. This is a subject that's near and dear to my heart. Ever since my grandfather took me on...

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Grand Theft Auto 2: San Autodreas-Highspeed Fail

(7) Comments | Posted March 23, 2010 | 10:55 AM

America, it is time to get serious about rail and stop getting our ass kicked by the rest of the world.

Trains are the transportation of the 21st century, but when it comes to America's rail system we are still stuck in the 19th century. China, Japan and Europe keep...

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Grand Theft Auto- Part 1

(0) Comments | Posted February 24, 2010 | 4:43 PM

What is the most overlooked key issue of our time? A nuclear Iran, America's failing education system, the need for better dental hygiene? The answer is no, no and no. Now I am not saying that these aren't important issues facing us, but there is one massive, destructive...

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Google in China

(4) Comments | Posted February 1, 2010 | 6:25 PM

As many of you have heard, Google is considering leaving the Chinese market. Yes, that's right; they would leave behind 1 billion plus people in the biggest and fastest growing consumer market on the planet. Google has been threatening to take off because they believe the Chinese government has been...

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Your Old Labels are Dead!

(0) Comments | Posted January 18, 2010 | 2:49 PM

I work in the fashion industry and in the past week I have spoken with 3 people hailing from the corporate or media world that wanted to talk about the "Urban" market. Urban is their euphemism for "African American Market" as if there was only one way black people would...

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Gay Marriage, Let the Apologies Begin

(12) Comments | Posted January 6, 2010 | 2:18 PM

It was a real bummer that even the Empire State couldn't get an equal marriage law on the books recently. It fills me with no shortage of pride that I live in the first state to grant equal and full marriage to gays and lesbians, and it is baffling to...

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