Monthly Archives: May 2012

DOMA Ruled Unconstitutional

Married gay couples face a fiscal double standard in America: they pay more taxes than married straight couples and a survivor only gets a portion of social security benefits when their partner dies if signed as a beneficiary whereas a … Continue reading

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Homemade Sandalwood Deodorant and Pepermint Toothpaste Recipes

Most people would be shocked to find out about the toxic ingredients in commercial toothpaste and deodorant products. We take many of the products we use daily for granted, and never stop to think that these products may be harming … Continue reading

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“The banks–hard to believe in a time when we’re facing a banking crisis that many of the banks created–are still the most powerful lobby on Capitol Hill. And they frankly OWN THE PLACE.” – SENATOR Dick Durbin

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The Water Wars … Coming Soon to a City Near You

The continued commodification and privatization of public water resources ensures that they will be in private hands in the future, and that the process of making decisions regarding them will be based on their profitability.  The humanitarian crisis that is … Continue reading

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The Food of the Gods

Did you know that money grows on trees?  No kidding!  It’s not just a cynical retort used by misers.  Ancient Aztecs used cacao beans as currency and even had a deity, Ek Chuah, who presided over both cacao and trade.  … Continue reading

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Death and the Skeptic

“The world began when I was born and the world is mine to win.” —Badger Clark As much as the anthropocentric arrogance and subjectivity of the above statement contradict obvious facts, it could be said that every mind is a … Continue reading

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Iceland Forgives Entire Population of Mortgage Debt!

The government of Iceland has forgiven the mortgage debt for much of its population. This nation chose a very different way of stopping the crisis from the rest of European countries. It decided to hear the requests of the population … Continue reading

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