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Journalism in the World of Citizens United: the Keith Olbermann Lesson

Teri Szucs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Teri Szucs

Keith Olbemann is not a fraud, and no one is objective. From "gotcha" questions to softball ones, from editing to news prioritization, humans are bias in nature. Reporters should never pretend otherwise.

What the Election Means (Or Doesn't) For Sustainability

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

For those of us who are working for a more sustainable, healthy, and profitable future for companies, communities, and our country, we should channel Martin Luther King, Jr. who once said, "We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."

Congress to Investigate Pentagon Comprehensive Test Program

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

On Thursday, October 21, five members of the House of Representatives, lead by Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (D-NY) asked the U.S. Government Accountabi...

Monsanto: The World's Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit - Part 10

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/30 When Forbes magazine declared Monsanto as the Company of the Year for 2009, millions of surprised people...

Rude Awakening

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

There's overwhelming evidence showing that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are unsafe. And there are plenty of sources for non-GMO corn.

PLU Codes Do Not Indicate Genetically Modified Produce

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Jeffrey Smith

No, the 5-digit PLU codes on produce do not tell you what is genetically modified or natural. These numbers, organized by the Produce Marketing Association, have nothing to do with you.

Weekly Mulch: When Will Our Water Be Clean?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger Ed. Note: The Mulch is participating in Blog Action Day 2010, an initiative led by Media Consortium member...

GE Salmon? Are You Out of Your Minds?!

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/242 To help stop GE salmon, please sign petitions to the food industry and Congress. Has the FDA gone compl...

An Interview With Phil Bereano: The Complex Ethics of Genetic Engineering

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

Philip Bereano is Professor Emeritus in the field of Technology and Public Policy at the University of Washington in Seattle. He has been an active and outspoken proponent of democratic social ethics in technology for decades.

Vilsack Mistakenly Pitched "GMOs-Feed-the-World" to an Audience of Experts--Oops

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

It is clear to the experts that the current generation of GMOs do not live up to the hype continuously broadcast by biotech companies and their promotional East Coast wing--the federal government.

Time for GE to Commit to Cleaning Up its Pollution in the Hudson River

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

GE can successfully clean up its mess and finally return a healthier Hudson River to millions of area residents. But if GE starts dragging its heels now, we will lose the momentum achieved over the past 18 months.

Monsanto: The World's Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit - Part 9

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/32 When Forbes magazine declared Monsanto as the Company of the Year for 2009, millions of surprised people...

Monsanto: The World's Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit - Part 8

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/36 When Forbes magazine declared Monsanto as the Company of the Year for 2009, millions of surprised people...

Monsanto: The World's Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit - Part 7

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/39 When Forbes magazine declared Monsanto as the Company of the Year for 2009, millions of surprised people...

Monsanto: The World's Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit - Part 6

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/43 When Forbes magazine declared Monsanto as the Company of the Year for 2009, millions of surprised people ...

Monsanto: The World's Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit - Part 5

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/45 When Forbes magazine declared Monsanto as the Company of the Year for 2009, millions of surprised people...

Monsanto: The World's Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit - Part 4

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/48 When Forbes magazine declared Monsanto as the Company of the Year for 2009, millions of surprised people...

Monsanto: The World's Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit - Part 3

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/52 When Forbes magazine declared Monsanto as the Company of the Year for 2009, millions of surprised people...

Tapping a Million Green Brains

Marc Stoiber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marc Stoiber

Mass collaboration in business was, until quite recently, a concept treated with suspicion. Today, we're seeing an explosion of collaboration that unabashedly taps the creative reservoir of the masses.

There's Just No Pleasing Some Robber Barons

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Game over, Wall Street has won big-time, and the Bush-Obama policy has made the financiers whole while largely ignoring the deep plight of the true victims of the economic collapse, the unemployed and the foreclosed.

Jeff Immelt, GE CEO: Resource-Rich Countries Don't Want To Be 'Colonized' By China

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

At a private dinner in Rome, General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt blasted China and took a shot at President Obama and the pending financial reform eff...

VAT and The Great Tax Swap

Pat Choate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pat Choate

My proposal herein is simple. Eliminate the existing U.S. personal and corporate income tax system altogether and replace it with a VAT -- a great tax swap of historic proportions.

Howcast Sells GE "Takeover" Ad of its YouTube Page in Big, Branded Vid Program (video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.07.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

LAS VEGAS -- Founded by three ex-Googlers, Howcast is the New York-based video production and distributor of "how to" videos on a wide range of su...

Jack Welch: Europe's Debt Crisis Will NOT Hurt America

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch was nothing if not optimistic in an interview with CNBC early Wednesday. Welch, appearing on "Squak Box," said ...

Obama's Speech: An Enormous Wasted Opportunity

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Tonight's speech was a real disappointment. How could Obama not use this opportunity to call on us to do some hard things? What's scary about the speech is that it almost could have been any president in the last four decades.