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Not a Fairytale: Americas First Public Food Forest
Hungry? Just head over to the park. Seattles new food forest aims to be an edible wilderness. Seattles vision of an urban food oasis is going forward. A seven-acre plot of land in the citys Beacon Hill neighborhood will be planted with hundreds of different kinds of edibles
Meet The New Boss: You
What do coffee growers in Ethiopia, hardware store owners in America, and Basque entrepreneurs have in common? For one thing, many of them belong to cooperatives. By pooling their money and resources, and voting democratically on how those resources will be used, they can compete in business and reinvest the benefits in their communities.
The Limitations of Positive Thinking
Positive thinking is so firmly enshrined in our culture that knocking it is a little like attacking motherhood or apple pie. Many persons swear by positive thinking and quite a few have been helped by it. Nevertheless, it is not a very effective tool and can be downright harmful in some cases. There are much better ways to get the benefits that positive thinking allegedly provides.
10 Keys to Happier Living
Action for Happiness has developed the 10 Keys to Happier Living based on a review of the latest scientific research relating to happiness. Everyones path to happiness is different, but the research suggests these Ten Keys consistently tend to have a positive impact on peoples overall happiness and well-being.
The Relationship Between Gifts & Community
Wherever I go and ask people what is missing from their lives, the most common answer (if they are not impoverished or seriously ill) is "community." What happened to community, and why dont we have it any more? There are many reasons the layout of suburbia, the disappearance of public space, the automobile and the television, the high mobility of people and jobs and, if you trace the "whys" a few levels down, they all implicate the money system.
Reddit Busted Censoring Alternative Media
Washingtons Blog August 31, 2013 Its bad enough that the governmentcensors and manipulatessocial media. ButReddit,Facebook, Digg, Youtube and other social media siteshave long censored content as well. For example, Facebookpays low-wage foreign workers to delete certain content based upon a censorship list. For example, Facebook deletes accounts created by ...
Is The Government Stockpiling Iodine In Preparation for Fukushima Meltdown?
Following the revelation that The Department of Health and Human Services has ordered 14 million doses of potassium iodide to be available by no later then the first of February, it is easy to see that the same federal government responsible for silently raising the allowable limits of radiation in the food supply and turning off key radiation counters positioned in ...
Underwater Footage Reveals Melting Sea Star Epidemic
Newly released underwater footage from the Pacific Northwest reveals the true extent of the melting sea star epidemic currently spreading along the west coast of North America. Dead/Dying seastars in West Seattle (with opening footage to show same site last year) from Laura James on Vimeo. Following the discovery of melting Sunflower sea stars off the coast of ...
Leaked Documents: NSA Actively Infiltrating Online Privacy Apps
The National Security Agency has an active campaign to penetrate and destroy popular online privacy tools. A number of leaked documentsreveal that average citizens can block NSA surveillance with a popular application called TOR, or the Onion Browser. TOR is a free application that bounces communications through a distributed network of relays around the world, ...
Top Security Expert: Treating EVERYONE Like a Potential Terrorist Weakens Our Ability to Protect America
Washingtons Blog August 16, 2013 Bruce Schneier is aninternationally-recognizedsecurity expertwho regularly writes forCNN,Wiredand other publications. Schneiers blog was just listed by Time asone of the 25 best blogsin the world. Schneiertrounced the former head of the TSA(87% to 13%) in a recent debate on airport security hosted by the Economist. ...