Taking coffee seriously - November 2002
- (my blog post from Friday, November 22, 2002)
Coffee Measure Tests Berkeleys Taste for Fair Trade
Local coffee shops won out over small Central American farmers as voters overwhelmingly rejected the closely watched Fair Trade coffee initiative. Me...
- Jul 18, 2014 - #politics #business #activism #local #beverage #coffee #environment #moronism
Toledo Blade's UglyTruthToledo Coverage - Summer 2014
- Toledo Photo Gallery
#toledo - #media - #home - #business - #politics - #activism
- Jul 05, 2014
Earth Day 2014
- April 22, 2014
When environmentalists proclaimed the first Earth Day, on this date in 1970, the air was filled with doomsday predictions. At the initial rallies to mark the day, people warned of overpopulation, a denuded planet, hundreds of mil...
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- May 27, 2014 - #climate #activism #politics #moronism #blog_jr
Another mass littering event - balloon release
- Another example of human stupidity. Anti-nature, anti-environment.
The Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota plans to release 60,000 balloons. The group claims that the balloon release is eco-friendly. Imbeciles. They are regurgitating propaganda from t...
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- Mar 28, 2014 - #activism #environment #nature #politics #moronism #blog_jr
Occupy Toledo Info - 2011
- (posted at ToledoTalk.com in October 2011.)
Occupy Toledo formed on September 28, 2011.
29 people attended the first meeting on September 30.
The Revolution Collective will ...
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- Mar 21, 2014 - #OccupyCleveland #toledo #activism #occupytoledo #blog_jr
- Some possible ideas for community involvement:
Toledo urban sketchers group
Gardening on vacant lots
Building a wood-fired brick oven to bake bread and other foods
#toledo - #activism - #todo - #blog_jr
- Mar 03, 2014
2014 Knight News Challenge - Ideas for Strengthening the Internet
Project ideas need to answer the question:
"How can we strengthen the Internet for free expression and innovation?"
Deadline for idea submissions is Mar 18, 2014.
My idea is not mine. I nominate the IndieWeb.
- Mar 03, 2014 - #media #opensource #activism #indieweb #event #blog_jr
NY Times editor, Bill Keller, leaves for non-profit media org
- Bill Keller, a columnist at The New York Times and its former executive editor, will leave the paper to become editor in chief of The Marshall Project, a nonprofit journalism start-up focused on the American criminal justice system.
The website, sc...
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- Feb 10, 2014 - #media #activism #startup
Only 5 days till Clemson's flying trash season begins
It is interesting how it's legal to litter if the litter goes up. But the problem is, that legalized litter eventually falls down.
Throw a small piece of plastic out the window of your vehicle with the police ...
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- Oct 29, 2013 - #moronism #environment #nature #activism #blog_jr
Toledo Low Power FM Radio Project
- September 2013 - Toledo City Paper - Good Morning Lucas County - "Local radio station planning to hit Toledo's airwaves"
"The only criterion that we set early on is that we want this radio outlet to give a voice to underrepresented perspectives. Tho...
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- Sep 17, 2013 - #toledo #activism #media #radio #lpfm #blog_jr
It's not altruistic. It's business. Faking concern for profit.
"It's not personal. It's business."
"It's not altruistic. It's business."
Fake concern for profit. Or profit from fake concern.
But invest in personality coaches so that you don't crack up with laughter when explaining your f...
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- Sep 02, 2013 - #advertising #marketing #politics #activism #moronism #blog_jr