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Central Vermont: “YES!” On Communications Union District

[Community] Central Vermont: “YES!” On Communications Union District by Lisa Gonzalez Posted April 20, 2018 We recently learned that a group of communities in central Vermont had decided to ask voters if they should form a communications union district to...

Turn Prisons Into Colleges

[Justice] Turn Prisons Into Colleges By Elizabeth Hinton Posted April 16, 2018 Imagine if prisons looked like the grounds of universities. Instead of languishing in cells, incarcerated people sat in classrooms and learned about climate science or poetry — just like...

What if People Owned the Banks, Instead of Wall Street?

[Community] What if People Owned the Banks, Instead of Wall Street? by Jimmy Tobias Posted April 11, 2018 When Craig Brandt marched into the City Council chambers in Oakland, California, in the summer of 2015, he was furious about fraud. The long-time local attorney...

The Bayer-Monsanto Merger Is Bad News for the Planet

[Community] The Bayer-Monsanto Merger Is Bad News for the Planet by Ellen Brown Posted April 9, 2018 Global food control has nearly been achieved, by reducing seed diversity and establishing proprietary control with GMO seeds distributed by only a few transnational...

Transforming the way municipalities collect and spend their money

[Community] Transforming the way municipalities collect and spend their money by Oscar Perry Abello Posted April 5, 2018 It’s no surprise that Malia Cohen worries about what local public dollars are doing. As a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, the...

Money Creation — What The World Thinks

[Community] Money Creation — What The World Thinks by Stan Jourdan Posted April 4, 2018 A recent survey covering 20 countries concludes that only 20% of the population is aware that money creation is being largely managed by the private banking sector and 13%...

Benefits of a Public Bank for Cities and Municipalities

[Economic] Benefits of a Public Bank for Cities and Municipalities by Mike Krauss, Steve Snyder and Nancy Goldner Posted March 25, 2018 The American people in cities and communities throughout our nation need a strong local banking industry, free of the destructive...

How to Maintain an Alkaline Diet and Recipes for You

[Community] How to Maintain an Alkaline Diet and Recipes for You by Karen Reed Posted March 24, 2018 Nowadays there are so many different kinds of diets available. And they all have their good points and bad points. However, there is no better diet than the alkaline...

Field Trip To Oklahoma’s Lake Region Electric Cooperative

[Community] Field Trip To Oklahoma’s Lake Region Electric Cooperative by Hannah Trostle Posted March 24, 2018 Several rural communities have high-speed Internet service in Oklahoma, thanks to the hard work of the local electric cooperative. Headquartered in...

Time To Eliminate Your Wall Street Tax?

[Community] Time To Eliminate Your Wall Street Tax? By Rudy Avizius Posted March 22, 2018 Most homeowners can relate to this. Let’s suppose that you have taken out a mortgage for $100,000. By the time you have completed paying off your mortgage, it will probably have...

Five Tools To Connect And Trade Directly With Your Neighbors

[Community] Five Tools To Connect And Trade Directly With Your Neighbors by Derrick Broze Posted March 15, 2018 Part of the goal of publishing Counter Markets is to know how to thrive without being dependent on the current rigged and unsustainable system. Our focus is...

Stephen Hawking, explorer of the universe, dead at 76

[Community] Stephen Hawking, explorer of the universe, dead at 76 By Nsikan Akpan Posted March 15, 2018 Stephen Hawking, the brilliant theoretical physicist whose theories shaped the universe as we know it, died early Wednesday morning, on the birthday of Albert...

Stopping the Big Money Takeover of US Elections and Government

[Political] Stopping the Big Money Takeover of US Elections and Government By Jeff Clements Posted March 11, 2018 “A prescription for disaster.” That’s how opponents described a 2017 Ohio ballot initiative in their television ads, claiming the law...

Thought Police for the 21st Century

[Media] Thought Police for the 21st Century by Chris Hedges Posted March 10, 2018 The abolition of net neutrality and the use of algorithms by Facebook, Google, YouTube and Twitter to divert readers and viewers from progressive, left-wing and anti-war sites, along...

Evictionland

[Community] Evictionland By Joseph Williams Posted March 6, 2018 My trip from the middle class into the ranks of the homeless began with a ticket of sorts. I came home one afternoon in 2013 from another fruitless job search to find a summons taped to the front door of...

This Is The Scientific Way To Win Any Argument (And Not Make Enemies)

[Spiritual] This Is The Scientific Way To Win Any Argument (And Not Make Enemies) By David Hoffeld Posted February 26, 2018 It’s not about the specific points you make, it’s all about how you position them. You’re in the middle of a heated discussion–or fine, let’s...

Next Stage Of Net Neutrality Conflict Begins

[Media] Next Stage Of Net Neutrality Conflict Begins By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Posted February 25, 2018 On Thursday, the FCC’s net neutrality rule was published in the Federal Register. This was the official start of the next phase of the campaign to protect...

Why Is It So Hard for Inmates to Sue Prisons?

[Justice] Why Is It So Hard for Inmates to Sue Prisons? by Jaeah Lee Posted February 24, 2018 Under the Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA), passed with overwhelming bipartisan support in 1996, prisoners who seek to file federal civil rights cases must first jump...

Monsanto Hiring Internet Trolls?

[Community] Monsanto Hiring Internet Trolls? by Heather Peirce Posted February 21, 2018 In the last several months, it has come to light that one of Monsanto’s strategies for dealing with its online reputation involves paying people to say positive things about...

This Tiny Mushroom Actually Kills Cancer Cells and Shrinks Tumors

[Spiritual] This Tiny Mushroom Actually Kills Cancer Cells and Shrinks Tumors By Cat Ebeling Posted February 19, 2018 Mushrooms—often overlooked as a boring filler for dishes or a nice addition to your stir fry. Mushrooms have some amazing attributes, however. We’ve...

How to Assess a Vendor’s Data Security

[Community] How to Assess a Vendor’s Data Security By Cooper Quintin and Soraya Okuda Posted February 17, 2018 Perhaps you’re an office manager tasked with setting up a new email system for your nonprofit, or maybe you’re a legal secretary for a small firm and...

California Is Pondering a New Kind of Bank

[Economic] California Is Pondering a New Kind of Bank by Kevin Drum Posted February 12, 2018 States can legalize marijuana all they want, but it’s still a federally prohibited Schedule I drug. This presents legal marijuana dealers with a problem: where do they keep...

This Weed Killer Is Wreaking Havoc on America’s Crops

[Community] This Weed Killer Is Wreaking Havoc on America’s Crops by Tom Philpott Posted February 10, 2018 When farmer Darvin Bentlage surveyed his southwestern Missouri soybean fields in August, he knew something was amiss in one of them. “I’ve been looking at...

Journeys

[Spiritual] Journeys by Rudy Avizius Posted February 9, 2018 Life takes everyone on journeys… The journeys may be spiritual or literal… As we journey, we grow… As you change, so does the world...

The Answer Is Economic Secession

[Political] The Answer Is Economic Secession by Derrick Broze Posted February 8, 2018 If we move beyond simply applying secession to nation-states ( i.e., how and by whom we are ruled) we can amplify the effectiveness of the strategy. Specifically, if we focus our...

Authentic Organic: Always The Best Choice

[Community] Authentic Organic: Always The Best Choice By Anne Ross Posted February 7, 2018 An ancient Roman philosopher once said, “The greatest wealth is health.” Choosing organically produced foods has always been, and continues to be, the best choice in nurturing...

Reimagine, Don’t Seize, the Means of Production

[Community] Reimagine, Don’t Seize, the Means of Production By Stacco Troncoso and Ann Marie Utratel Posted February 6, 2018 One of the most difficult systems to reimagine is global manufacturing. If we are producing offshore and at scale, ravaging the planet...

The Search for Meaning in Modern Life

[Spiritual] The Search for Meaning in Modern Life by Kingsley L. Dennis Posted February 3, 2018 We are manipulated by our mainstream medias at unprecedented levels, and constantly fed with a controlled flow of information. This process is the old mind of humanity,...

Can We Shut Down the Two-Party System?

[Political] Can We Shut Down the Two-Party System? by Jon Lott Posted February 3, 2018 The recent government shutdown is only the latest manifestation of the partisan logjam gripping America, and sure not to be the last. All the political rhetoric over the past few...

The Growing Movement To Create City-Run Public Banks

[Community] The Growing Movement To Create City-Run Public Banks By Adele Peters Posted January 24, 2018 As activists pressure governments to remove their deposits from banks that back bad policies, cities are considering a new option: become their own financial...

Busting Open the Chemtrail Denial Subterfuge

[Community] Busting Open the Chemtrail Denial Subterfuge By Julian Rose Posted January 23, 2018 As we swing into the New Year, many are going to be feeling more than a little impatient that the perpetrators of the toxic air-born emissions which create engineered...

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