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Bring Back the Dollar Days

One of the ugly consequences of America’s foreclosure crisis is the abandoned homes that are scarring our cities.  Once proud cities like Cleveland and Detroit, which in the past symbolized America’s industrial might, are turning into ghost towns, their neighborhoods ...

FrankenYum

One thing you can say about the green movement is that in some ways, it has matured.  Take the case of Stuart Brand, to some the patriarch of the environmental movement.  Forty years ago, Brand, the author of the classic ...

A Danish Perspective

Yesterday I attended a talk given by USA Ambassador Friis Petersen of Denmark at UCLA's CIBER (Center for International Business and Research).  Ambassador Petersen was in Los Angeles for the day and somehow UCLA was fortunate enough to get a ...

Jersey Boys and the Election Hangover

The mini-midterm elections have come and gone, which means I am not turning on the TV today (except for Dr. Nancy at 9am, I’m a convert!), because all the chatter of what this election means will drive me mad.  So ...

Powered by Local

Everyone is on the renewable energy bandwagon.  Supposed visionaries like T. Boone Pickens preached about using wind in the nation’s heartland to provide electricity for the United States’ major population centers.  Here’s the problem:  massively sized projects such as Pickens’ ...

Why I Can’t Watch MSNBC

I miss Bobbie Batista. Remember her? Bobbie Battista was one of the early 1990s CNN reporters who looked like a washed up (literally) model that I imagined Ted Turner had scoped out, shoved news releases into their hands, and barked, “Read”!  Saturday ...

A Main Water Problem

Journalists, and yes, of course, bloggers, are up in arms over the recent water main problems in Los Angeles.  Drive somewhere in our City of Angels, see a road dug up, and chances are a water main has burst, sending ...

Gov. Schwarzenegger is following us on Twitter!

Okay, so we're sure it's an intern in Arnold Schwarzenegger's office that found GGP and decided to follow us Twitter, but nevertheless, it's exciting for us!  His office follows about 104,000 other Twitter users, but it seems the word on GreenGoPost is ...

Renewing Armenia

Right now the Armenian-American community, and much of the Armenian diaspora in general, is up in arms over the new protocols in the works between the Armenian and Turkish governments.  The history between the Armenians and Turks is a tortured ...

Guerrillas in the Midst

Activism.  Activist.  They are words that many people love to shout out.  To me, they often give me the creeps.   How many times have you heard someone say, "I don't eat THIS" or "I don't buy THAT" or "I don't do ...
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