Revisionairies and Tooth Fairies

By: Sunday February 3, 2013 9:30 am

PBS last week aired “The Revisionaries,” a remarkable documentary about the hard-right, creationist Christian takeover of the Texas state school board and its impact on the nation’s school textbooks. Texas’ student population is so large that publishers often push the state’s choices on the rest of the nation. And what choices they are: the earth [...]

 

2011 Proxy Season: Social Investment at the Threshold

By: Thursday May 5, 2011 4:46 pm

Ernst & Young estimates in a new publication [pdf] that half of all shareholder proposals in 2011 will deal with environmental and social issues, and support for these proposals is growing. In fact, “83 percent of investors now believe environmental and social factors can have a significant impact on shareholder value over the long term.”

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