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How Did Prop 37 Fail?

Perhaps a bit buried amid the noise of the American Presidential election, that same night a number of significant initiatives were being voted on across the United States. One of them, California Proposition 37, would have required all genetically modified (GM) foods to carry a label. While in the end Prop 37 was defeated, it represents a significant moment for the future of the food industry. By Kyle Boulden

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Article by Kyle Boulden Perhaps a bit buried amid the noise of the American Presidential election, that same night a number of significant initiatives were being voted on across the United States. One of them, California Proposition 37, would have required all genetically modified (GM) foods to carry a label. While in the end Prop […]

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Water Resources and Sustainability

Water – without a doubt one of the most vital substances on the earth. This life-giving liquid is so important to humanity, and yet it is often treated with the same short-sightedness that plagues our handling of so many other resources. By Kyle Boulden

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Water – without a doubt one of the most vital substances on the earth. This life-giving liquid is so important to humanity, and yet it is often treated with the same short-sightedness that plagues our handling of so many other resources. Water is needed for people to drink, as habitat for plants and animals, to […]

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Why The West is in Decline

After 500 years of exponential divergence, the western civilization --United States is now coming to an inexorable decline or end, in a state of collapse. By Fiona Smith

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After 500 years of exponential divergence, the western civilization –United States is now coming to an inexorable decline or end, in a state of collapse. Western countries are the ones most heavily indebted to the developing world; in the case of the United States, debt is financed through inflation and by China. As a rising […]

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Putting Our Culture’s Decadence in Check

How we traded in our wisdom for mindless luxury.

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Our culture’s lack of wisdom is pulling us further and further away from the consequences of our way of life. We watch television and advertisements that tell us to live an increasingly decadent lifestyle and we happily oblige, indulging in harmful behavior and plundering the planet, covering our ears and eyes when we hear of […]

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Off With His Head!

Severing the head of the ego god: Wall Street

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John Perkins tells us of a Mayan prophecy that describes a time when a king who represents ego, and greed and exploitation, would have his head cut off by the hero twins; who represent the humans. He would then be replaced by a leader characterized by cooperation, compassion, and sustainability, and this would lead to […]

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Are We Already Living in the Apocalypse?

We may already be living in apocalyptic times, we just choose not to see it.

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Are we already living in the Apocalypse? Consider for a moment how we behave on an individual level: waiting until the last minute to finish homework, smoking cigarettes when we know they can kill us, only acting on it once we get ill, eating food we know makes us sick. So too do we behave […]

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