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Alexi Arango: Teaching solar to take a quantum-dot leap

by Andrew Leonard. Grist is proud to present the Change Gang—profiles of people who are leading change on the ground toward a more sustainable society and a greener planet. Some we’ve written about before; some are new to our pages. Some you’ll have heard of; most you probably won’t. Show More Summary

Justin Maxson: An Appalachian trailblazer for sustainability

by Andrew Leonard. Grist is proud to present the Change Gang—profiles of people who are leading change on the ground toward a more sustainable society and a greener planet. Some we’ve written about before; some are new to our pages. Some you’ll have heard of; most you probably won’t. Show More Summary

Karen Luken: A one-woman waste management authority

by Andrew Leonard. Grist is proud to present the Change Gang—profiles of people who are leading change on the ground toward a more sustainable society and a greener planet. Some we’ve written about before; some are new to our pages. Some you’ll have heard of; most you probably won’t. Show More Summary

ASQ Member Videos on Quality, Their Careers, and Their Lives

As mentioned in Monday’s post with Podcast #131 (Paul Borawski, CEO of the American Society for Quality), ASQ had a contest where members could submit videos about the impact of Quality on their careers and lives. The page for their “YouQ” contest is hosted within Facebook, which means many of you won’t be able to [...]

(Prolifer)ations 11-29-11

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli We welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillstanek.com. At the Abolitionist Society of Oklahoma, Brian Biggs encourages religious pro-lifers not to shy away from using religious arguments for the pro-life position. [...]

Rue Mapp: Black and green and web all over

by Andrew Leonard. Grist is proud to present the Change Gang—profiles of people who are leading change on the ground toward a more sustainable society and a greener planet. Some we’ve written about before; some are new to our pages. Some you’ll have heard of; most you probably won’t. Show More Summary

Ted Forstmann: a financier the 99 pct could admire

The buyout pioneer, dead at 71, was a hard-nosed “barbarian at the gate.” But he re-engineered companies, not just their finances, and disliked junk bonds. And while Forstmann made society pages, he also donated much of his fortune. His was the kind of greed that can be good.

House’s collaboration cart puts community planning on the street

by Andrew Leonard. Grist is proud to present the Change Gang—profiles of people who are leading change on the ground toward a more sustainable society and a greener planet. Some we’ve written about before; some are new to our pages. Some you’ll have heard of; most you probably won’t. Show More Summary

Daryl Peveto’s Photos of American Nomads

We’ve developed a bit of a fascination, here at Flavorpill, with communities that live on the margins of society — Irish travelers, modern-day British gypsies. So we’ve spent quite a while paging through photographer, videographer, and visual journalist Daryl Peveto’s American Nomads series, which we discovered via Booooooom. Inspired by the concept of the American Dream, [...]

When Is One Million Fans on Facebook Worth More Than A Million Bucks?

Answer:  When they are engaged and ready to take action for you! Earlier this month. the Humane Society of United States reached 1 million fans on its Facebook Page.   Says Carie Lewis, director of Emerging for the HSUS, “Although we prefer not to focus on numbers as a measurement of social media success, one [...]

Tower Heist Acclaim Reveals Hollywood Racism

By Guest Contributor Caroline Heldman, cross-posted from The Society Pages Tower Heist (2011), the new movie starring Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy, is the latest installment in blatantly racist movie-making. Stiller plays a high-end condo manager in Manhattan who bails out a local criminal (Murphy) to steal a stash of cash that one of the wealthy condo residents swindled…

Grassroots pesticide fighter takes on the big polluters

by Andrew Leonard. Grist is proud to present the Change Gang—profiles of people who are leading change on the ground toward a more sustainable society and a greener planet. Some we’ve written about before; some are new to our pages. Some you’ll have heard of; most you probably won’t. Show More Summary

Smiley Bun has a Super Smiley

"Field trip to the farmer's market? Hooray!" :) This super smiley, adorable bun is Brittany. She's an adoptable with the Humane Society of Western Montana in Missoula, MT. Read more about Brittany on her Petfinder page here. Good luck little...

Common Crawl Foundation Announces 5 Billion Page Web Index, Available for Free

A freely accessible index of 5 billion web pages, their page rank, their link graphs and other metadata, hosted on Amazon EC2, was announced today by the Common Crawl Foundation. "It is crucial [in] our information-based society that...Show More Summary

Humane Society reaches 1 million Facebook fans

The Humane Society of the United States recently crossed the 1 million fan milestone on Facebook, and now the group is asking its fans for 1 million reasons why they love their pets. Fans can go to the society's Facebook page and fill in their story and submit a photo, under the

Tough little buddy

Fluffy bun: "I'm scared." Loplet: "Don't worry, stand behind me, grrrrr." :P This adorable bonded pair is up for adoption with the Georgia House Rabbit Society in Marietta, GA. Read more about them on their Petfinder page here. Good luck...

Drain-eye shaman puts sensors in New York’s sewers

by Andrew Leonard. Grist is proud to present the Change Gang—profiles of people who are leading change on the ground toward a more sustainable society and a greener planet. Some we’ve written about before; some are new to our pages. Some you’ll have heard of; most you probably won’t. Show More Summary

Now, the American Cancer Society is Just Lying…

The other night, the American Cancer Society put out yet another note on their Facebook page trying to defend their actions in rejecting an atheist National Team. It’s full of lies. First, their message: We want to apologize to all … Continue reading ?

A Christian Terrorist Thought Experiment

Last week, Matt Duss took to the pages of NRO to accuse Robert Spencer and David Horowitz of “Islamophobia” and ask that they essentially be ejected from polite society. Both Robert and David have responded ably, but the entire exchange...Show More Summary

Michael Santos: Let Kozlowski Out of Prison!

3 years agoNews : Huffington Post

Justice cannot be measured solely with the turning of calendar pages. An enlightened society such as ours does every citizen a disservice when it inflicts the iron hand more characteristic of Draco.

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