Movie Review: Greenwashers

Movie Review: Greenwashers

We all want to “do good by doing right.” We don’t throw garbage on the ground. We recycle. We buy enviro-friendly cleaning products. We…wait, what’s that you say? My bottle of dish soap with the cute little duck on the label isn’t...
The Simpsons bring microfinance to the mainstream

The Simpsons bring microfinance to the mainstream

For those of us who are in the business of disseminating information, a coup like the one realized a few months ago comes along very rarely. Here we are, heads down, hard at work to bring stories about social enterprise to a broader audience, and out of nowhere, The...
Movie Review: Greenwashers

Wall Street: Greed never sleeps

Industrial espionage is rampant. Embittered unions face off with corporations, and “America has become a second-rate superpower.” Welcome to 1985, as seen through the eyes of Oliver Stone. Wall Street is a fast-paced tour of mid-80s New York, complete with squash...
Greedy Deficit: A review of Capitalism – A Love Story

Greedy Deficit: A review of Capitalism – A Love Story

Hand it to Michael Moore to make a movie like Capitalism: A Love Story. His career since the late 1980s has been chock-full of provocative documentaries that are suitable for rousing conversation or heated argument (depending on how you like to communicate). That is...
Movie Review: Greenwashers

Avatar: A call to action for social enterprise

I’m probably the last person on the planet to see James Cameron’s mega-blockbuster, Avatar, though I’m sure I won’t be the last to write about it. (A quick Google search for “avatar review” returned 204 million results.) I won’t delve into its technological...

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