Activism

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Is Occupy Wall Street Really About CSR?

Since the movement began, people have discussed goals/themes/demands of Occupy Wall Street and have found little clarity. In some ways this is the essence of the movement, but in an effort to define everything, many people assume it’s the anger of the common person directed towards banks for manipulating their money and tanking the economy. […]

October 21st

Dylan Ratigan on “Platinum Citizenship”

In his new article at HuffPo, Dylan Ratigan condenses all of our political and financial issues into one coherent, true story, under the title of “Platinum Citizenship.”

Dylan’s on a crusade for his newest project, the “Get Money Out” movement, which is advocating and pushing for a constitutional amendment to remove money from politics once and for all. Go learn more, and if you like what you read, show your support, at http://www.getmoneyout.com/ — since I signed it this weekend, it’s passed the the 200,000 signature mark — with lots of room to grow!

October 17th

Using Augmented Reality to Promote Environmental Awareness

If you haven’t heard of augmented reality (AR), you will. It’s a way to use electronic devices to create three-dimensional experiences that insert the viewer into the action. Advertisers have been using it for years to allow consumers to “insert” themselves into video games or allow them to see three-dimensional holographic type views of products […]

February 23rd

San Francisco Attempting to Ban Happy Meal Toys

Most Americans are aware of the fact that San Francisco is known as one of the more progressive towns in the Unites States. In attempt to uphold that title, policy makers in the city are hoping to get mayor Gavin Newsom on board as they attempt to ban toys in Happy Meals in order to […]

October 5th

Vote With Your Dollar; It’s That Simple

I stumbled upon this image the other day and was grateful for the reminder. We may not always have time to participate in the latest cause or campaign, but we do have one very powerful tool to affect social change… our consumer dollar. How we spend our money speaks volumes about our beliefs and values. […]

August 19th