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Monthly Archives: March 2013


This Is What Happens When Congress Is for Sale

This Is What Happens When Congress Is for Sale. “First it was the gun manufacturers, who, in 2005 got Senator Larry Craig to attach the “Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act” to a funding bill. That bill made it…

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Water scarcity and the common good: Christiana Z. Peppard – the anthropo.scene

Water scarcity and the common good: Christiana Z. Peppard – the anthropo.scene. Reposted from Jeremy Schmidt..

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Australia: Closing The Gap With Water Allocation – Strategic Indigenous Reserves – Indigenous People’s Right To The Commercial Use And Management Of Water – Policy Position – Indigenous Peoples Issues and Resources

Australia: Closing The Gap With Water Allocation – Strategic Indigenous Reserves – Indigenous People’s Right To The Commercial Use And Management Of Water – Policy Position – Indigenous Peoples Issues and Resources.

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David Schindler on the closing of the Experimental Lakes Area

David Schindler on the closing of the Experimental Lakes Area. Worth listening to..

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Banned TED Talk: Nick Hanauer – “Rich people don’t create jobs” | anakegoodall

Thanks to Anake Goodall for posting this. Via Business Insider: “As the war over income inequality wages on, super-rich Seattle entrepreneur Nick Hanauer has been raising the hackles of his fellow 1-percenters, espousing the contrarian argument that rich people don’t…

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ACHP Adopts Plan to Support the United Nations

Share news on LinkedIn | LinkedIn.  Posted by Milford Wayne Donaldson on March 20, 2013 at 03:45 PM EDT The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) formally endorsed a plan to support the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples…

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Budget 2013: Welcome to workfare for First Nations in Canada | rabble.ca

Budget 2013: Welcome to workfare for First Nations in Canada | rabble.ca. Great piece

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ENOUGHNESS: Restoring Balance to the Economy – YouTube

ENOUGHNESS: Restoring Balance to the Economy – YouTube. So simple. But it requires the will to let go – of fear, of greed, and of false and limiting beliefs.

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World Environment News – Climate needs less U.N. talking, more market action: EU draft – Planet Ark

World Environment News – Climate needs less U.N. talking, more market action: EU draft – Planet Ark. Totally wrong approach… Market-driven ideology got us into this, market-driven ideology will not get us out.  What is needed is a major change…

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Biodiversity, water and natural resource management – Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Biodiversity, water and natural resource management – Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. “Price it right, use it well”. From the perspective of market logic, this is the only feasible solution to the looming shortages of fresh water on the…

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