No one can deny the Tea Party has had an incredible influence on American politics. In this 2 part video, we delve into the main reasons their arguments don’t hold water.
The right wing calls it a grassroots awakening. Well…….grassroots groups usually don’t have millions in corporate sponsorships, so the Tea Party seems to me more like a mercenary army in a very unfunny war against the American people’s best interests.
At GreenBusinessOwner.com, we think there’s a better way than throwing temper tantrums whenever things don’t go our way, breaking things, and destroying the government.
It’s called sustainability. It benefits people, companies, the planet, and creates community. Everyone wins…except the Koch brothers and Exxon Mobil. Sorry guys, but you’ve had a good run. It’s time to wake up and smell what you’re shoveling.
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Scott Cooney (twitter: scottcooney) is an adjunct professor Sustainability in the MBA program at the University of Hawai'i, green business startup coach, author of Build a Green Small Business: Profitable Ways to Become an Ecopreneur (McGraw-Hill), and developer of the sustainability board game GBO Hawai'i. As a serial eco-entrepreneur who has started, grown and sold multiple green businesses, Scott believes that capitalism, true capitalism, can be a powerful force for change, but that our current version of capitalism is severely hampered by perverse subsidies and negative externalities that make unsustainable products less expensive than healthier alternatives. Scott is a vegetarian, an avid cyclist, and an organic gardener. Find Scott on Google Plus