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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
    Pump (12-Sep-2014) · Himself
    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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