Jason Mark and Kevin Danaher

Kevin Danaher is a cofounder of the human-rights group Global Exchange. Jason Mark sits on the organization's board of directors. They are the coauthors of Insurrection: Citizen Challenges to Corporate Power. This article originally appeared in the group's winter newsletter.

With big biz jumping on the green bandwagon, should activists cheer or jeer?

“The test of a first-rate intelligence,” F. Scott Fitzgerald once wrote, “is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.” It’s time for greens to co-opt corporations. …