Monthly Archives: March 2015

Nestle Enjoys Unlimited Water Despite Sacramento Drought

Originally posted on The Most Revolutionary Act:
The city of Sacramento, in their fourth year of severe drought, continues to allow the Nestle water bottling plant to draw unlimited (estimated at up to 80 million gallons a year) from local…

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TPP vs. Democracy: Leaked Draft of Secretive Trade Deal Spells Out Plan for Corporate Power Grab

Originally posted on Raging Bull-shit:
WikiLeaks reveals negotiators planning to expand secret corporate tribunals by Sarah Lazare, staff writer at Common Dreams “With the veil of secrecy ripped back, finally everyone can see for themselves that the TPP would give multinational corporations…

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NE 116th Avenue, 1950

Originally posted on Vintage Portland:
Oregon is home to many archives, most rich with collections documenting Oregon’s history. In order to highlight some of these collections containing Portland-area images, Vintage Portland has invited photo submissions from other archives within the…

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Real unemployment is double the ‘official’ unemployment rate

Originally posted on Systemic Disorder:
How many people are really out of work? The answer is surprisingly difficult to ascertain. For reasons that are likely ideological at least in part, official unemployment figures greatly under-report the true number of people…

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A lesson about counterinsurgency that could change America’s future.

Originally posted on Fabius Maximus website:
Summary: As we move forward to a new round of interventions let’s take a moment to look backwards. What can we learn from our failed interventions since 9/11, and more generally from the scores…

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A rocky road lies ahead to a far smaller world population.

Originally posted on Fabius Maximus website:
Summary: We’re on our way to a far better world, one with a much smaller population. The world’s population will increase during the next 4 decades, and then begin a long steep drop. East…

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