Jamie is the Program Director for UPSTREAM, a national non-profit dedicated to creating a healthy, sustainable and equitable society by addressing the root causes of environmental harm. The mission is to advance sustainability, end plastic pollution and reduce climate disruption through product-focused environmental policies. Since the consumption based economy appears to be hear for awhile, it is critical to find a way to do it sustainbly incorporating renewable energy into production, sustainable use practices incorporating reusability and recyclability, and infrastructure sufficient to keep materials moving through the economy rather than relying on continual extraction of virgin resources. He's also a frequent reader, regularly commenting as J.Rhodes, a Warwick resident, and you'll find him every afternoon teaching his kids how to play every sport ever invented. Know of one that we should be playing? Send me a note. Calvinball, so far, is the clear winner.
By J. Rhodes on October 31, 2014
Those advocating for a Constitutional Convention who are saying that there is no threat to human and civil rights ignore our history. The pledges of these reformers ring hollow to those involved in the fight to protect women’s reproductive health care decisions. By dismissing this concern, “So much for conventions as threats to civil rights” […]