Event: Innovative Solutions to Money in Politics

Sightline Daily

Next Thursday, join our executive director Alan Durning to discuss how unfettered money has changed the political landscape and what Oregonians can do to make sure their voices are heard. Money by Tracy O used under CC BY-SA 2.0

Should Home Egg Farmers Vacinate Against Avian Flu?

Green Prophet

And I bet in other locales too –– places too busy with political reform and uprisings to take stock of the problem. Everyone hates needles, but don’t be a chicken if you want to vaccinate them against the new avian flu.

2011 84

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Citizens Re-United?

Sightline Daily

To most people, the whole system has long seemed rigged by the rich and powerful, and hope for reform is close to nil. People of all political stripes loathe Citizens United. Reformers in Washington are gathering signatures on a citizens’ initiative to do the same.

2014 113

Social contract

Green (Living) Review

Hereunder the representation of the idea of Rousseau found on Wikipedia and other sources: Of The Social Contract, Or Principles of Political Right (Du contrat social ou Principes du droit politique) (1762) by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, is the book in which Rousseau theorized about the best way in which to set up a political community in the face of the problems of commercial society which he had already identified in his Discourse on Inequality (1754).

2014 105

The Gulf Co-op Council is a European Union Arab-style

Green Prophet

GCC is a political and economic alliance between Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar and Saudi Arabia (KSA). Members differ over the pace and extent of political reform.

2012 85

The G-Word

Sightline Daily

Political analyst Andrew Levison, who works for the Democratic Strategist , summarizes in one sentence a recent set of public-opinion studies concerning attitudes toward government: “The level of anger, cynicism and disgust is almost impossible to overstate.”.

2014 94

A Call for a Green Enlightenment

The Green Changemakers

The principles of the 18th century Enlightenment, especially universalism, liberty and sympathy, prompted the great reforms of the 19th and 20th centuries from which we now benefit.

2008 52