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Check this out: A 13 year old kid is standing up to the Oil and Gas Industry

What a powerful letter written by 13-year old Xiuhtezcatl Martinez about the abuse and bullying he has received from the Oil and Gas Industry because he is speaking out against fracking … Continue reading

September 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Check this out: From Factory Farm to Organic Icon

A great reason to be proud of my homestate Georgia! There are so many problems with farming in the United States. Aside from the pesticides, antibiotics, horrible living conditions and … Continue reading

September 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Finally Change for Domestic Workers, Though Delayed

You may have heard that the government finally agreed to include domestic workers in the minimum wage and overtime compensation laws. Why it took this long I have NO idea. … Continue reading

September 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Black Hair

This article (link below) invokes so much rage in me! As one commenter rightly said, “Little boys told they can’t wear their hair long, even a kid who was growing … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Progressive Policies for Women in India

  Fantastic news out of India for women! First is the Food Security Bill, which promises a major expansion of subsidized grains (to take effect in 2014). One clause of … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Policewomen in Afghanistan

This just blows my mind. In a country as ANCIENT/devoutly religious in their views as Afghanistan, you find policewomen. I would love to read more personal stories from these women … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

{eternal dilemma}

September 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Suggested Internet Reading

Rainy rainy pueblo. But heading to autumn in Georgia next week! I’ve been behind on my reading and I finally caught back up this past week. So I’m dumping a whole … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Check this out: “Midway” Film about the Great Garbage Patch

Ah humans. So superior to the Mother Earth which puts up with us. Photographer Chris Jordan is doing a fantastic work on Midway Island in the Pacific. It’s so easy … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · 5 Comments

Check this out: What’s Really Happening in Syria

What I hate about the general media is that it does not do a good job of explaining the whole picture. We get a snippet of an event or decision … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Check this out: The Banality of Systemic Evil

These people are heros. I enjoyed Peter Ludlow’s article explaining why the “W” generation, as he calls us, has a correct moral compass. It really makes me sad that so … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Liberty Bottle Works

Who doesn’t love to buy a product made in their home country and created in a zero waste manufacturing facility? Liberty Bottle Works is the only metal bottle manufacturer in … Continue reading

September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Small Permaculture Garden in Asheville, NC

What an inspiration! Completed on 1/6th of an acre and a small budget, this shows that really anyone can transform a desolate area into a productive and healthy plot of … Continue reading

September 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Suggested Internet Reading

I’m heading to the States soon and hope to be welcomed by this view! I’ve accumulated lots and lots of articles this week. Enjoy!

September 20, 2013 · 2 Comments
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