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Why Are American Communities Dying?
By Tom Chatham Source: Project Chesapeake Most Americans who have been around for a while know life is nothing like it used to be. When someone wanted a job one was found with a little bit of searching. Today jobs … Continue reading
Posted in culture, Economics, Financial Crisis, Labor, Neoliberalism, Recession, society, Sociology, Work Tagged American Community, Corporations, Economic Collapse, Economics, Family-Owned Business, financial crisis, Government Jobs, local economies, Neoliberalism, recession, Small Business, Small Towns Leave a comment
5 Reasons why donations to the poor may bring bad results!
By John Hawthorne Source: Business Connect Does donating to poor countries actually help? Keep in mind there is a big difference between disaster response and longer term, more effective and sustainable development. Much of the time outside assistance and donations … Continue reading
The Globalisation of Bad Food and Poor Health: Sustainable Development or Sustainable Profits?
By Colin Todhunter Source: RINF The proportion of deaths due to cancer around the world increased from 12 percent in 1990 to 15 percent in 2013. Globally, cancer is already the second-leading cause of death after cardiovascular diseases. In India, government … Continue reading
Posted in Corporate Crime, culture, Economics, Environment, GMOs, Health, Science, society, State Crime Tagged Agribusiness, Birth Defects, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Diabetes, Factory Farms, Fast Food, Free Trade, GE Food, Global Food System, Globalisation, GMOs, Green Revolution, Junk Food, local economies, Local Foods, Localisation, Malnutrition, Monocrops, obesity, Pesticides, pollution, Processed Foods, Soil, TTIP Leave a comment
Back in the Belly of the Beast
Those who spend their lives within the belly of the beast see mostly the insides of the belly. Traveling outside the beast gives one a better idea of what the beast looks like and the impact of its actions on … Continue reading
Posted in consciousness, culture, Economics, education Tagged culture, local economies, Nicaragua, tourism, vacation 2 Comments