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DeSmogBlog: The Big Waffle? New Report Exposes Corporations That Try to Split the Difference on Global Warming

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We hear a lot about the Koch brothers. And before them, we heard a lot about ExxonMobil.

In other words, we all know the names of the corporations, and the corporate leaders, who have sought to undermine public understanding about global warming—for instance, by supporting think tanks that misrepresent the science . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: The Big Waffle? New Report Exposes Corporations That Try to Split the Difference on Global Warming

Art Threat: Managing Public Art – An interview with the Bryan Newson of Vancouver’s Public Art Program

Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas ‘Abundance Fenced’

Bryan Newson is the Manager of the City of Vancouver’s Public Art Program. He and his staff have been responsible for bringing you everything from Ken Lum’s Monument for East Vancouver to Rodney Graham’s Aerodynamic Forms in Space, and hundreds more. I met with Bryan a few weeks . . . → Read More: Art Threat: Managing Public Art – An interview with the Bryan Newson of Vancouver’s Public Art Program

Drive-by Planet: Ouch! Nike launches ‘Black and Tan’ trainers ahead of St Patricks Day

Limited edition Nike SB Dunk Low trainers were rolled out recently to a bit of an outcry.

Nike unveiled the new trainers ahead of this years St Patrick’s Day. The name chosen by Nike for the trainers – “Black and Tan” -is beer themed, evoking a pint of Guinness mixed with pale ale.

Maybe . . . → Read More: Drive-by Planet: Ouch! Nike launches ‘Black and Tan’ trainers ahead of St Patricks Day

The Ghost of Black Friday Past

Riot gear: what the well-dressed shopper is wearing in Florida these days, courtesy of newly-minted blogger “Left Over”, who also happens to be a long-lost, recently re-discovered meat space friend of mine. (I love the Internets.) You know her as commenter “cityprole” — hop on over and welcome her to the ‘sphere!

. . . → Read More: The Ghost of Black Friday Past