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Era of ‘Nice Little Green Grass’ Is Over as Calif. Imposes Strict Water Rules

Standing on dry grass in an area that would typically be covered by at least several feet of accumulated snow in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains on Wednesday, California Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday announced his approval of emergency measures, including mandatory water restrictions, designed to help the nation’s largest state cope with a drought that has been …

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A decisive turning point in the crisis of American imperialism

Yesterday was the deadline for countries to sign up as founding members of the China-backed Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). It will go down in history as marking a significant defeat for the global foreign policy and strategic objectives of United States imperialism. Against strenuous opposition from Washington, more than 40 countries have now indicated they want to be part …

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The Federal Reserve’s “Financial Airplane”. The Fed’s Economic “Assumptions”, “Falsified Data to Portray Growth”

After last week’s air tragedy, maybe a poor thought process but please stay with me.  Would you ever get on an airplane if there was no pilot?  Would you be confident of reaching your destination safely?  Of course not.  Whether you know it or not, you are living in an economic and financial “airplane” with Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen …

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‘Cow-Free Milk:’ A False Solution to Industry Agriculture

Sometimes technological advances come about to answer the wrong question. But what happens when you ask the right question but technology is the wrong tool? You get Muufri. If you don’t feel comfortable drinking milk from a cow but do feel comfortable drinking milk that a few guys made in the lab on summer vacation, then Muufri is for you. …

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The US is Pushing The World Towards Nuclear War

NATO countries are to all intents and purposes at war with Russia. The US knows it and Russia knows it too. Unfortunately, most of those living in NATO countries remain blissfully ignorant of this fact. The US initiated economic sanctions against Russia, has attacked its currency and has manipulated oil prices to devastate the Russian economy. It was behind the …

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Wendell Berry on Climate Change: To Save the Future, Live in the Present

I. [2013] So far as I am concerned, the future has no narrative. The future does not exist until it has become the past. To a very limited extent, prediction has worked. The sun, so far, has set and risen as we have expected it to do. And the world, I suppose, will predictably end, but all of its predicted …

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Less Meat, More Plants for Healthier People and Planet: Coalition

As a federal government panel prepares to hear testimony and then finalize an updated version of influential nutritional guidelines on Tuesday, a coalition of more than 100 organizations and prominent food and health experts have joined together by calling for more sustainable recommendations than previous versions by replacing diets heavy with meat products with ones containing more plant-based foods. Prepared …

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New GMO Wine Makes Promises Of No More Hangovers, But At What Cost?

Scientists at the University of Illinois have engineered a genetically modified yeast to enhance fermentation and eliminate byproducts that cause hangovers. The question is, how will altering natural yeast in fermentation processes affect the chemical constituents in wine once metabolized? Food scientists have been looking to incorporate additives consisting of a series of chelation compounds to wine to prevent it from looking, …

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The Natural Nurse And Dr. Z – 03.24.15

The Truth About Beauty, “Breaking the Rules……Why Being a Health Rebel is Key to Achieving Successful Transformation”

Joining us today is Kat James, the award-winning author and renowned transformation expert of “The Truth About Beauty.” Before becoming the natural health world’s premiere beauty-oriented health expert, —and, before that, one of the most quoted celebrity makeup experts of the nineties—Kat had a far deeper transformation that involved overcoming a 12-year, heroin-like addiction to food and a slew of other serious diseases. After healing herself of one issue after the other while dropping ten dress sizes and dramatically transforming her skin in the process, Kat spent nearly a decade gathering the science to validate the unusual approach she pieced together for her own health & vitality. Since then, she’s gone on to help thousands dramatically transform their lives and their looks as she did through her bestselling book, her national health columns, talk radio show, PBS special, and her acclaimed Total Transformation programs. You can learn more about her at www.InformedBeauty.com.

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Avaaz: The Lobbyist that Masquerades as Online Activism

In the digital era, activism has turned into clicktivism and Ricken Patel, founder of Avaaz.org has capitalized on the globalization of the world through the internet. Avaaz claims to be a “world in action” that brings the campaigning community together by empowering people through “decision-making worldwide”. Avaaz has given a “voice” to those who do not want to join in …