|Five ways to make your dollars make sense|
Yes! - 2/15/2012.By Michael Shuman – Americans’ long-term savings in stocks, bonds, pension, life insurance, and mutual funds total about $30 trillion. But not even 1 percent of these savings touches local small businesses, the source of half the economy’s jobs and output. Is it possible to beat Wall Street’s 5 percent long-term performance by investing in your community? The answer is a resounding yes!
|Turn Gold Into Environmental Justice|
MOFGA Announcements - 2/14/2012.Be in solidarity with Salvadoran communities resisting attempts of Canadian and US mining companies to extract gold from Salvadorans' hills.
|An old gardener discovers rhubarb|
Bangor Daily News - 2/14/2012.By Reeser Manley – Each year in Marjorie’s Garden, I like to grow something new. For 2012, rhubarb is the chosen crop, narrowly beating out another perennial vegetable, asparagus. I’m wondering, why this sudden interest in perennial vegetable crops? My only experience with rhubarb is the dessert that gives it the nickname of “pie plant”, so I don’t know if I even like the unadulterated taste of those bright red stems.