Likening the economic system to a computer operating system, Barnes (cofounder and former president of Working Assets
Long Distance) suggests that Capitalism 2.
Peter Barnes, co-founder of Working Assets
Long Distance and Credit Card Services, and writer for Newsweek and the New York Times, says capitalism needs an upgrade.
Each year, the phone and credit card company Working Assets
donates to nonprofit groups a portion of its customers' payments.
The Leave My Child Alone campaign, coordinated by Working Assets
, The Mainstreet Moms and the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, built a coalition site where parents can create opt-out letters to mail to their superintendents.
Given the fact that the Rainbow card and Working Assets
card are also MBNA cards, I was left wondering which company would best reflect our values and spend our money more wisely.
Employees of Working Assets
long distance telephone service have donated money to plant 5,100 trees in AMERICAN FORESTS' Trees for Tigers project.
Approximately 22,000 of these were on behalf of the Working Assets
voter registration campaign.
long-distance and cellular-phone service donates 1 percent of its customers' monthly bills to nonprofit groups.
One of the goals of the group is to create reliability-focused programs at the PIMA International Management Conference each summer Our name expresses the contribution the critical support function of maintenance contributes to the bottom line of our capital-intensive industry, first, through reducing costs, second, through increasing plant capacity, and finally, through extending the life of our working assets
, a San Francisco-based organization dedicated to political change, set out to create a radically distinct path for social activism.
On April 3 I interviewed Deborah Caldwell-Stone, deputy director of the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom, on Working Assets
Radio, and the interview illustrated the problem.
The company currently offering Ben & Jerry's ice cream coupons in every customer billing: Working Assets