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Jeremy Rifkin

Jeremy RifkinBorn: 26-Jan-1945 [1]
Birthplace: Denver, CO

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Foundation on Economic Trends


[1] Anne Becher and Joseph Richey, American Environmental Leaders: From Colonial Times to the Present (2008). But many sources list his birth year as 1943.

Father: Milton Rifkin (plastics manufacturer)
Mother: Vivette Ravel Rifkin (founder, Educational Tape Recording for the Blind)
Wife: (wife #1, div.)
Wife: Carol Grunewald (wife #2, m. 13-May-1990)

    University: BA Economics, University of Pennsylvania (1967)
    University: MA International Affairs, Tufts University (1968)

    Foundation on Economic Trends President
    Greenhouse Crisis Foundation President
    Beyond Beef Coalition President
    International Forum on Globalization Associate

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The World According to Monsanto (17-Feb-2008) · Himself
    Escape from Suburbia: Beyond the American Dream (16-Sep-2007) · Himself

Author of books:
Who Should Play God? The Artificial Creation of Life and What It Means for the Future of the Human Race (1977, nonfiction)
Own Your Own Job: Economic Democracy for Working Americans (1977, nonfiction)
The North Will Rise Again: Pensions, Politics and Power in the 1980s (1978, nonfiction)
The Emerging Order: God in the Age of Scarcity (1979, nonfiction)
Entropy: A New World View (1980, nonfiction)
Algeny (1983, nonfiction)
Declaration of a Heretic (1985, nonfiction)
Time Wars: The Primary Conflict in Human History (1989, nonfiction)
Biosphere Politics: A Cultural Odyssey from the Middle Ages to the New Age (1991, nonfiction)
Voting Green: Your Complete Environmental Guide to Making Political Choices in the 1990s (1992, politics)
Beyond Beef: The Rise and Fall of the Cattle Culture (1992)
The End of Work: The Decline of the Global Labor Force and the Dawn of the Post-Market Era (1995, nonfiction)
The Biotech Century: Harnessing the Gene and Remaking the World (1998, nonfiction)
The Age of Access: The New Culture of Hypercapitalism, Where All of Life Is a Paid-For Experience (2000, nonfiction)
The Hydrogen Economy: The Creation of the Worldwide Energy Web and the Redistribution of Power on Earth (2002, energy)
The European Dream: How Europe's Vision of the Future is Quietly Eclipsing the American Dream (2004, nonfiction)
The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis (2009, nonfiction)
The Third Industrial Revolution: How Lateral Power Is Transforming Energy, the Economy, and the World (2011, nonfiction)


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