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Banking On Our Country

[Economic] Banking On Our Country by Frank Sanitate Posted July 17, 2017 Public Bank advocates are ready to help Santa Barbara County take a deeper look at the Public Banking Solution. Officials are eager to find a realistic way to deal with their budget short-fall....

Genetically Modified Bread Given Green Light by Vatican

[Community] Genetically Modified Bread Given Green Light by Vatican By Julian Rose Posted July 15, 2017 In what will surely to be considered a highly controversial statement, Vatican cardinal Robert Sarah, has stated that Catholic priests can use genetically modified...

Net Neutrality Is About Much More Than the Internet

[Community] Net Neutrality Is About Much More Than the Internet By John Nichols Posted July 14, 2017 Will the voice of the people be drowned out by a flood of corporate cash? Because our lives are now so digital, and because they are becoming so automated, the fight...

Independent Internet At Serious Risk

[Community] Independent Internet At Serious Risk by Battle For The Internet Posted July 12, 2107 Right now, new FCC Chairman and former Verizon lawyer Ajit Pai has a plan to destroy net neutrality and give big cable companies immense control over what we see and do...

Wild Bees Can Help Honey Bees—How Your Yard Can Support Them

[Spirit] Wild Bees Can Help Honey Bees—How Your Yard Can Support Them By Lori Panico Posted July 6, 2017 Although farmers have come to rely on imported honey bees, wild pollinators are hardier. By now we’ve all heard that domesticated honeybee populations continue to...

This beer kills pipelines

[Community] This beer kills pipelines By Rob Hopkins Posted July 5, 2017 The TransCanada pipeline (called Energy East) is intended to transport oil from the tar sands in Alberta to St. John in New Brunswick, a route of 6,400km across Canada. Once built, 1.1 million...

3 Things to Remember on Independence Day

[Community] 3 Things to Remember on Independence Day by Ryan McMaken Posted July 4, 2017 It’s difficult to say what most Americans commemorate or celebrate on Independence Day nowadays. Many appear to focus on some vague notion of “America.” Others...

We’ve Lost All Sense of the Common Good

[Community] We’ve Lost All Sense of the Common Good By Charles Hugh Smith Posted July 1, 2017 The only way to rebuild a Common Good is to radically decentralize political, financial and media concentrations of ownership and power. The theory of American civics...

Leaked NSA Malware Is Helping Hijack Computers Around the World

[Community] Leaked NSA Malware Is Helping Hijack Computers Around the World by Sam Biddle Posted June 3, 2017 In mid-April, an arsenal of powerful software tools apparently designed by the NSA to infect and control Windows computers was leaked by an entity known only...

Why Is Sleep Important to Growing Children?

[Community] Why Is Sleep Important to Growing Children? by Karen Reed Posted June 2, 2017 Every human being needs some type of sleep. In fact, every creature on the Earth needs some type of sleep. We all function on different levels. When it comes to children, it...

Nine Key Political Propositions for Building the Commons

[Community] Nine Key Political Propositions for Building the Commons by Martin O’Shaughnessy Posted May 26, 2017 Although the politics of the common builds on the tradition of 19th century socialist associationism and 20th century workers’ councils, it can no longer...

8 Ways Technology Is Improving Your Health

[Community] 8 Ways Technology Is Improving Your Health by Karen Reed Posted May 25, 2017 We hear all the time about how technology is bad for us. Since the introduction of computers, we spend more time sitting at a desk than moving around at work. We have created this...

The NSA’s leaked Windows hack caused more damage than just WannaCry

[Community] The NSA’s leaked Windows hack caused more damage than just WannaCry by Russell Brandom Posted May 19, 2017 mWhen the ShadowBrokers first published the code for EternalBlue — an NSA exploit targeting Windows’ file-sharing protocol — researchers knew it was...

Torching the Modern-Day Library of Alexandria

[Community] Torching the Modern-Day Library of Alexandria by James Somers Posted May 1, 2017 You were going to get one-click access to the full text of nearly every book that’s ever been published. Books still in print you’d have to pay for, but everything else—a...

A Bank Even a Socialist Could Love

[Community] A Bank Even a Socialist Could Love By David Dayen Posted April 21, 2017 Wall Street banks have used shady financial instruments to extract billions from unsuspecting localities, helping devastate places like Jefferson County, Ala. Making the wrong bet with...

We Are the Parasite

[Community] We Are the Parasite By James Hunter Posted April 20, 2017 The human race has become a parasite that is killing its host. The host is Gaia. This is the central political fact of our times. Two important political ramifications derive from the above fact....

What a State-Owned Bank Can Do for New Jersey

[Community] What a State-Owned Bank Can Do for New Jersey by Ellen Brown Posted April 15, 2017 Consider the possibilities, for example, for funding infrastructure. Like most states today, New Jersey suffers from serious budget problems, limiting its ability to make...

Get to Know the BATS: Teachers Fighting Privatization

[Community] Get to Know the BATS: Teachers Fighting Privatization By Marla Kilfoyle and Melissa Tomlinson Posted April 15, 2017 With the appointment of billionaire school privatization advocate Betsy DeVos to US Secretary of Education, the fight for education justice...

Real Freedom Through Food and Water Self-Sufficiency

[Community] Real Freedom Through Food and Water Self-Sufficiency by Paul A. Phillips Posted April 6, 2017 In recent years a number of practical, innovative methodologies for cultivating and harvesting food and water have arisen. These small setups have allowed...

Small Acts of Scientific Civil Disobedience

[Community] Small Acts of Scientific Civil Disobedience by Margaret Beaton Posted April 3, 2017 Big science publications put important peer-reviewed research behind expensive paywalls. But some scientists have found creative ways around them. Traditionally, scientists...

Humans Made the Banana Perfect—But Soon, It’ll Be Gone

[Community]  Humans Made the Banana Perfect—But Soon, It’ll Be Gone by Rob Dunn Posted April 1, 2017 No this is not an April Fools story. On a plate, a single banana seems whimsical—yellow and sweet, contained in its own easy-to-open peel. It is a charming breakfast...

The Agroecological Alternative to Global Capitalism

[Community] The Agroecological Alternative to Global Capitalism By Colin Todhunter Posted March 22, 2017 The very foundation of the GMO agritech sector is based on a fraud. The sector and the wider transnational agribusiness cartel to which it belongs have also...

Fukushima: a Lurking Global Catastrophe?

[Community] Fukushima: a Lurking Global Catastrophe? by Robert Hunziker Posted March 5, 2017 Year over year, ever since 2011, the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown grows worse and worse, an ugly testimonial to the inherent danger of generating electricity via nuclear...

“Dark Forces” Are Coming for Your Organic Food

[Community] “Dark Forces” Are Coming for Your Organic Food by Tom Philpott Posted February 25, 2017 Back in December, the Freedom Caucus released a “recommended list of regulations to remove.” Among its 228 targets—ranging from eliminating...

Confronted by Activist Moms, Monsanto CEO Lies to Shareholders

[Community] Confronted by Activist Moms, Monsanto CEO Lies to Shareholders by Christina Sarich Posted February 19, 2017 Two mothers from Moms Across America, Anne Temple and Zen Honeycutt, recently attended Monsanto’s stock holder meeting to address some important...

A Public Bank for Oakland: An Idea Whose Time is Coming

[Community]  A Public Bank for Oakland: An Idea Whose Time is Coming by JP Massar Posted January 15, 2017 Public banks are financial institutions owned by the people through their representative governments at city, county or state levels. Public banks differ from...

Defund DAPL Spreads Across Indian Country as Tribes Divest

[Community] Defund DAPL Spreads Across Indian Country as Tribes Divest by Frances Madeson Posted February 3, 2017 Like the call and response in Lakota ceremonial prayer songs, tribes are answering the Standing Rock’s Sioux plea for all of Indian Country to move its...

Solving the Student-Debt Crisis

[Community] Solving the Student-Debt Crisis By Malcolm Harris Posted January 9, 2017 The American student-debt system is so big and complex that there’s almost no aspect of it that the experts can agree on. Some commentators see a bubble overdue to burst: a trillion...

Vote with your wallet: be part of the solution, not the problem

[Community]  Vote with your wallet: be part of the solution, not the problem By Dimitrios Tsivrikos Posted January 1, 2017 Making consumers align their beliefs with their purchasing decisions is essential if we are to preserve the health of our planet and protect...

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