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Bank Of America Names Women’s Economic Ventures As Neighborhood Champion For Their Support Of Women And Minority-Owned Businesses In Ventura And Santa Barbara

Bank Of America Names Women’s Economic Ventures As Neighborhood Champion For Their Support Of Women And Minority-Owned Businesses In Ventura And Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara and Ventura, Calif. – Programs that help close wealth gaps by supporting women and minority-led businesses will be able to scale, helping even more underrepresented entrepreneurs along the central coast through a multi-year grant from Bank of America. Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) has been named as the 2021 Bank of America Neighborhood Champion for its work in Ventura and Santa […]

VCCCD Board of Trustees Passes Resolution on Climate Change and Sustainability

VCCCD Board of Trustees Passes Resolution on Climate Change and Sustainability

Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) Board of Trustees approved aResolution in Support of Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability during its April 8, 2019 Board meeting. The resolution commended the colleges’ current efforts and outlined the Board’s support of future initiatives to positively impact sustainability and climate change. The Board believes students, employees, and community members […]

Tesla battery, subsidy and sustainability fantasies    

Tesla battery, subsidy and sustainability fantasies    

. By Paul Driessen More subsidies from exhausted California taxpayers cannot compensate for hard realities The first justification was that internal combustion engines polluted too much. But emissions steadily declined, and today’s cars emit about 3% of what their predecessors did. Then it was oil imports: electric vehicles (EVs) would reduce foreign dependency and balance of […]

Sustainability: Higher Education’s New Fundamentalism

Sustainability: Higher Education’s New Fundamentalism

“Sustainability” is a key idea on college campuses in the United States and the rest of the Western world. To many, sustainability is just a new name for environmentalism. But the word has come to mean something much larger: an ideology that demands new limits on economic, political, and intellectual freedom as the price that […]

Keeping the poor impoverished

Keeping the poor impoverished

By Paul Driessen Callous eco-imperialists use lies, scare stories to deny poor countries better living standards We are just now entering the age of industrialization, newly elected President Rodrigo Duterte said recently, explaining why the Philippines will not ratify the Paris climate accords. “Now that we’re developing, you will impose a limit? That’s absurd. It’s being […]

Smelling blood in the political water

Smelling blood in the political water

What happened on Oahu didn’t stay on Oahu

What happened on Oahu didn’t stay on Oahu

Washington’s despotic lawlessness

Washington’s despotic lawlessness

Banning fossil fuel benefits

Banning fossil fuel benefits

Does their abysmal grasp of energy and economics make Hillary and Bernie unfit to govern? “Natural gas is a good, cheap alternative to fossil fuels,” former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi famously intoned. (Psssst. Ms. Nancy, natural gas is a fossil fuel.) “If I thought there was any evidence that drilling could save people […]

Economic Literacy 101

Economic Literacy 101
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