Thursday, December 13, 2012
Inspire Speakers Series
Join Phipps and Green Building Alliance (GBA) on the second Thursday of each month to hear from local and national sustainability experts as a participant in the Inspire Speakers Series. Special guests for the Dec. 13 talk is David Sobel (known as “The Father of Place-Based Education”). Refreshments will be provided and registrants are invited to tour Phipps one hour before the start of the talk. Registration required through GBA. $35 for Phipps and Green Building Alliance members, Tri-State Area School Study Council students, and other students with valid IDs; $50 for nonmembers. Register online at www.go-gba.org/inspirespeakersseries
The European Union (EU) ruled this week that Ireland must recover 14.6 billion in unpaid taxes from Apple granted by their government for more than 20 years in exchange for creating jobs in the country. Known as Corporate Inversion it has been hot topic during the presidential race. However the U.S. treasury warned the EU not to act as "a supra-national taxing authority" forcing American Companies to pay retroactively allowing them to claim deductions on their U.S. taxes.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Was Collin Kaepernick wrong to use the national anthem as a platform for public demonstration in support of the African American Community?