Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Hidden Reason for Americans’ Shrinking Wealth

The wealthiest Americans have benefited from a surging stock market, but everyone else is still overexposed to the housing market Source: http://www.businessweek.com Have we learned? For me this is the surest sign that something has to change Can it change … Continue reading

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Maize Culture | Costa Rican Government Decrees Corn as Cultural Heritage

by Devon G. Peña – Environmental and Food Justice, 28 July 2014 Declaration includes traditions, agriculture, customs, ideas, flavors and colors TRANSGENIC PLANTINGS ARE UNRESOLVED THREAT We are all familiar with the idea that many ethnic and indigenous communities self-identify … Continue reading

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Juncker considers creating financial services tsar – FT.com

A new EU financial services tsar charged with regulating the City of London and ensuring financial stability in the region would be appointed in Brussels under new plans being considered by Jean-Claude Juncker, the incoming European Commission Source: http://www.ft.com The … Continue reading

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Ecuador Bans Bitcoin, Plans Own Digital Money

The National Assembly of Ecuador has created a new electronic currency, while banning bitcoin and other decentralized alternatives. Source: http://www.coindesk.com I got this information with the comment: The battle has begun…   I refer you to the website of my … Continue reading

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Investing in health through hygiene

An improvement in sanitation and cleanliness will eliminate much of the difference in malnutrition between India and the rest of the world, and across Indian States Source: http://www.thehindu.com Systemic Thinking that is… nothing can be seen in isolation. Everything is … Continue reading

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The Littlest Victims of Anti-Science Rhetoric

After all these years advocating for science, and hammering away at those who deny it, I’m surprised I can still be surprised at how bad anti-science can get. Yet here we are. Babies across the U.S. are suffering from horrific … Continue reading

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Waste water effluent contributes to the dissemination of CTX-M-15 in the natural environment

Source: jac.oxfordjournals.org   Remember the article: The five biggest threaths to Human Existence? N° 2 Threath:  Bioengineered pandemicPerhaps a Human Engineered one can suffice? http://theconversation.com/the-five-biggest-threats-to-human-existence-27053   Reading Fritjof Capra’s book "The Turning Point", chapter 5: The Biomedical Model, is very … Continue reading

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Monsanto in Mexico | Court rules against the Gene Giant in Yucatán

by Devon G. Peña – Environmental and Food Justice, 24 July 2014 Source: http://ejfood.blogspot.it/2014/07/monsanto-in-mexico-court-rules-against.html Mexican judge bans planting of GMO soy CROP SEEN AS THREAT TO HONEY BEE COLONIES According to reports appearing in the Mexican print media, a federal district court judge in Yucatán yesterday overturned a … Continue reading

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Common Dreams

Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community Source: http://www.commondreams.org I try to follow information from the most diverse worldviews possible… It’s my way of becoming aware of what is really happening in the World. So many things are kept … Continue reading

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« Le goût de l’autre » : la crise est une chance pour réinventer le lien nous dit Elena Lasida

Crise économique et financière, raréfaction des ressources naturelles, dérèglement climatique : le monde actuel vit de profondes mutations. Face à ce qui apparaît comme des entraves à notre dévelop… Source: nicolascordier.wordpress.com Nicolas Cordier is a dear Friend, and his ideas are … Continue reading

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