Rhode Island Compost Conference Rescheduled

Rhode Island Compost Conference Rescheduled

The 2013 RI Compost Conference and Trade show  was postponed due to Winter Storm Nemo and has now been rescheduled.  It wlill take place on Friday March 22 at the Wildcat Center on Johnson & Wales Universitiey’s Harborside campus in Providence beginning at 8:30 AM.  Cost is $25.00 including a lunch prepared by Johnson & [...]

The Ecology/Economy Interface In 2013

The Ecology/Economy Interface In 2013

Had a very interesting morning, reading about the next economy and walking in the woods along the Seekonk. The reading was a mixed bag.  Some articles in the book “The Coming Transformation” edited by Kellart and Speth, an editorial in the Projo based on its long  series of articles on the economy (continuing its prescription [...]

The Real Pension Fund Dilemma in Rhode Island

The Real Pension Fund Dilemma in Rhode Island

Today on the news I heard that RI state pension funds had a return on investment of 1.5% in the last fiscal year.  Grew right along with the growth of the economy for the 1%.  Rest of us fell further behind. But what the pension fund really fell behind on was its expected growth, the [...]

Green Candidate Jill Stein Speaks in Providence

Green Candidate Jill Stein Speaks in Providence

Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein brings her Politics of Courage Tour to Local 121 in Providence at 4 PM on Thursday October 11. Dr Stein has been speaking to crowds all across the country, including providence on a rainy day this summer.  Her message of Green jobs, national security based on peace not the [...]