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Dr. Glen T. Martin – The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals: Global Schizophrenia

The UN Sustainable Development Summit last week projected a new set of 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) for the next 15 years to replace the 8 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that were in place from 2000 to 2015. The U.N. website tells us that the SDGs address five critical areas of “people, planet, prosperity, peace, and partnership.” U.N. Development program …

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Bruce Lesnick – Sanders and Lesser-Evilism: Is There No Line You Will Not Cross?

It is much easier to create a mess than to clean up afterwards. But clean up we must. In his piece for CounterPunch, The Sanders Paradox: a Brief for Bernie, William Kaufman constructs a veritable Augean Stables of illogic, sleight of hand and misrepresentations. His snarky argument in support of Sanders’ bid for the Democratic nomination could be summed up …

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Alasdair Macleod – The danger of eliminating cash

In the early days of central banking, one primary objective of the new system was to take ownership of the public’s gold, so that in a crisis the public would be unable to withdraw it. Gold was to be replaced by fiat cash which could be issued by the central bank at will. This removed from the public the power …

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John Scales Avery – The Coming Global Food Crisis

Population growth and fossil fuel use, seen on a time-scale of several thousand years. The dots are population estimates in millions from the US Census Bureau. Fossil fuel use appears as a spike-like curve, rising from almost nothing to a high value, and then falling again to almost nothing in the space of a few centuries. When the two curves …

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Amanda Froelich – Statistics says that by 2100, the human population will exceed 11.2 billion and will continue to rapidly increase. With this huge increase in numbers, it is important to educate and create awareness to prepare.

Is the world really overpopulated, or are humans just utilizing resources at an unsustainable rate in irresponsible fashion? Debate persists, but what is known is that by the year 2100, the population of humans on planet Earth is expected to be at an all-time high of 11.2 billion.  Reported by Upriser, the number of people on Earth is expected to grow …

The Globalists Are Racing to World War III Before the American Sheeple Wake Up By Joachim Hagopian

If you think the globalists are pushing pedal to the metal now, you’re absolutely right! Rapid acceleration toward their one world government has humanity on a fateful collision course to Armageddon. Just look at the unfolding events in 2015 so far with barely half the year over. The Charlie Hebdo attack in January came right after France moved to recognize a …

Food Security: a Hostage to Wall Street by COLIN TODHUNTER

In October of last year, World Food Day celebrated ‘Family Farming: Feeding the world, caring for the earth’. According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s website, the family farming theme was chosen to raise the profile of family farming and smallholder farmers. The aim was to focus world attention on the significant role of family farming in eradicating hunger …

Africa’s “Second Liberation” against Today’s Neo-Colonialism – Garikai Chengu

On Monday March 25, many African Government offices, businesses and banks grind to a halt in order to commemorate Africa Day. In schools up and down the continent, little children are taught that heroic Africans liberated the continent from racist white colonial regimes and various events and parades are held to celebrate the occasion. Colonialism in Africa is remembered as …

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The Gary Null Show – 04.30.15

Today, paying attention to pollutants in our air. What happens when a black site appears in the US exclusively for US citizens? Also, more on American exceptionalism and media perceptions concerning Nigeria. How organic farming can reverse agricultural problems.

Plus: Why climate science does not convince more people and how a new psychology might accelerate constructive climate action, with Per Espen Stoknes.

Qatar, China, Egypt, India and Nigeria “worst countries to work in” – with U.S. not far behind – Joe Quirke

The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has published a report that ranks countries according to how well they protect the rights of workers. The Global Rights Index gives each country in the world a score out of five, with zero designating a country in which labour rights are sacrosanct and five a country with no protections at all. Twenty-four countries …