John Harrington on Money, Investing and Democracy

harringtoncol200Investor John C. Harrington, author of The Challenge to Power: Money, Investing and Democracy, speaks about the potential and limitations of socially responsible investment strategies, the foibles of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the need for big picture strategies. Harrington is the founder of Harrington Investments and a cofounder of Working Assets and Progressive Asset Management.

This program also includes excerpts from interview with Robert Monks and recent protests over forest devastation by Victoria’s Secret. Jay Mankita sings his new song, The Barons of Walmart.

The Challenge to Power: Money, Investing and Democracy (2005, Chelsea Green Press).

About Bill Baue

Bill Baue is Co-Director of Sea Change Media, a non-profit that makes connections in the shift to social, environmental, and economic sustainability. He co-hosts/produces Sea Change Radio, a nationally syndicated show that podcasts globally.