Revealed: oil giants help fund powerful police groups in top US cities

Investigation portrays fossil fuel industry as common enemy in struggle for racial and environmental justice in America Big corporations accused of driving environmental and health inequalities in black and brown communities through toxic and climate-changing pollution are also funding powerful police groups in major US cities, according to a new investigation. Related: Trump is using … Read more Revealed: oil giants help fund powerful police groups in top US cities

Verizon pulls ads from Facebook over inaction on hate speech

Company is the biggest yet to join growing movement, which includes Ben & Jerry’s and Patagonia, to boycott the social network Verizon is pulling its advertising from Instagram and Facebook, the biggest name so far in a growing movement to boycott the social network for not doing enough to stop hate speech on its platforms. … Read more Verizon pulls ads from Facebook over inaction on hate speech

Mapping Local Essentials: Being the Business that Grows, Sells, or Markets the Beans

Posted by MiriamEllis Image credit: Kenneth Leung, Michael Coghlan “Dried beans saw a more than 230% increase in demand and rice sales spiked by 166% in that same time.” – ABC How should a business operate now? Where is there work to be done? Economists are making stark predictions about the future of small businesses … Read more Mapping Local Essentials: Being the Business that Grows, Sells, or Markets the Beans

Brand Secrets for Standing Out in a Crowded World

These days, we live in a world of infinite supply… In just a few clicks, anyone can start a business. Anyone can create products, build an online store, publish ads, and reach an audience online. This means that every market is becoming flooded with businesses offering similar products, features, and solutions.  So to stand out … Read more Brand Secrets for Standing Out in a Crowded World