Gadzooks! +Upworthy picked up GIRL IN A TREE, our little protest song about a local shopping mall development on Bainbridge Island. Pinching myself. Visit http://livingbainbridge.org and sign the petition. #nomallsprawl
13 Reasons You Should NEVER Move to Bainbridge Island. ATT3007619. At first glance, Bainbridge Island appears to be a fantastic place to live. It has beautiful scenery, great schools, low crime, friendly people, and it's only a short ferry ride from Seattle. It's no wonder so many people want to ...
In the department of creative protest tactics, residents in the Seattle suburb of Bainbridge Island are raising their voices in song to stop a shopping mall developer from building a large Walgreens, and have made a fun crowdsourced music video to promote their boycott campaign.
UPDATE: HOW TO UPLOAD: 1. Post your clip to YouTube or Facebook and email a link to firstname.lastname@example.org. I will send you an invitation to the Dropbox. 2. Follow the link in your email to "Join" the Dropbox folder and upload your file!
For the first time in history, an independent crew is taking control of a NASA satellite and running a crowdfunded mission. They're doing it all from a makeshift mission control center in an abandoned McDonald’s in Mountain View, California, using old radio parts from eBay and a salvaged flat screen TV. “If I could come up…
What? Insurance companies are now suing cities for not acting quickly enough to mitigate the effects of climate change? Local pols everywhere take note: if you don't have a climate change mitigation plan in place, your town may not only be uninsurable, you might also be liable for insurance claims stemming from floods, wildfires, and other climate disasters. This shit just got real.
Climate change lawsuits: Farmers Insurance filed class action lawsuit last month against nearly 200 communities in the Chicago area for failing to prepare for flooding. The suits argue towns should have known climate change would produce more flooding.
Leif Utne is a social media evangelist, journalist, activist and musician. As VP of Community Development at Zanby,
he helps bring this unique community software platform to the world of
mission-driven businesses, nonprofits, and governments. Utne is a board
member of The UpTake, an award-winning online video citizen journalism network. He lives on Bainbridge Island, near Seattle.
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