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CUB Kicks off 2014 Community Outreach Season


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The CUB Policy Center is excited to announce the date for our fourth annual regional policy conference, Friday October 24th, 2014. Once again, the CUB Policy Conference will take place in Portland, OR, and feature insightful discussions and informative presentations from some of the Pacific Northwest’s leaders in the energy sector.

CUB Policy Conference this Friday, October 25th!The CUB Conference focuses on timely energy policy issues affecting Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. The agenda is specifically designed to educate utility analysts, policy analysts, attorneys, industry professionals, … Full Post >


Wind, demand response, energy storage: the Pacific Northwest has seen interest and experience in these key flexible resources increase significantly in recent years. With the CUB Policy Conference’s Flexible Resources panel at our third annual policy conference, “The Flexibility Challenge: Renewables, Efficiency, and Demand Response”, we intend to dive right in on the growth of capacity needs, the integration of flexible resources, and what our flexible future might look like.

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In Defense...continued

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But a participatory economy enjoys advantages in managing this trade off compared to capitalism. Most importantly, direct recognition of 'social serviceability' is a more powerful incentive to innovation in a participatory economy, which reduces the magnitude of the trade off since more innovation will occur in a participatory economy than in capitalism for the same speed of adjustments. Secondly, a participatory economy is better suited to allocating resources efficiently to research and development because R&D is largely a public good which is predictably under supplied in market economies but would not be in a participatory economy. Third, the only effective mechanism for providing material incentives for innovating enterprises in capitalism is to slow their spread, at the expense of...

Some Human Rights Links

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Organizations Working for Human Rights
The Africa Fund
Founded in 1966 by the American Committee on Africa, The Africa Fund works for a positive U.S. policy toward Africa and supports African human rights, democracy and development.
American Friends Service Committee
The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a Quaker organization which includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service.
Amnesty International

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.. St Lucie Chapter of National Federation of the Blind's monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 13 from 11 a.m . to noon at IRSC, 3209 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce.

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