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Why Gluten Sensitivity Is Probably Fake
Business  (tags: Gluten sensitivity, business, consumers, economy, finance, humans, marketing, money, society )

Lone
- 2 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Gluten-free food is on the rise, and the industry is already expected to be worth 15 billion dollars by 2016. But experts say only 1% of Americans have disorders like Celiac Disease specifically called by gluten. So what gives?
Australia Becomes First Developed Nation to Repeal Carbon Tax
Business  (tags: money, tax, carbon tax, Australia, business, corruption, environment, climate change, politics, economy, energy, government )

Michael
- 4 days ago - online.wsj.com
CANBERRA, Australia--After almost a decade of heated political debate, Australia has become the world's first developed nation to repeal carbon laws that put a price on greenhouse-gas emissions.
U.S. Senate Panel Boosts Funding for Israel's Iron Dome
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israel, congress, Obama, government, ethics, politics, military, war, news, economy )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - rawstory.com
The funding is part of the administration's request of $3.1 billion for military assistance to Israel, the world's largest beneficiary of US foreign aid. The measure still has to be approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee and the full Senate.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Africa Bring Electricity to 50 Million People for the First Time
World  (tags: AFRICA, develoment, electricity, society, poverty, economy, society, worldpolitics )

Cal
- 7 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Right now, there's a new bill in the Senate--the Energize Africa Act--that will help Africa bring electricity to 50 million people for the first time. We need t
TAKE ACTION NOW! Declare a Public Health Emergency in Detroit
Health & Wellness  (tags: protection, health, government, WATER, economy, public safetyethics )

Cal
- 7 days ago - turnthewateron.dailykos.com
The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department is shutting off water at thousands of Detroit residences each week, even if their account debt was incurred by previous owners. That means families don't have water to drink, wash their hands or flush their toilet
Addressing Global Warming Is An Economic Necessity
Business  (tags: business, economy, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment, money, oil, tar sands, oil sands, Suzuki. Harper, Abbott, Canada, energy, climate change, global warming, environment, politics, oil )

Michael
- 10 days ago - davidsuzuki.org
Those who don't outright deny the existence of human-caused global warming often argue we can't or shouldn't do anything about it because it would be too costly.
Punished By Axe: Bonded Labour in India's Brick Kilns
Offbeat  (tags: slavery, violence, economy, India )

Ray
- 11 days ago - bbc.co.uk
India's economy is the 10th largest in the world, but millions of the country's workers are thought to be held in conditions little better than slavery. One man's story - which some may find disturbing - illustrates the extreme violence that some labourer
'US Allies Begin to Question Value of Relationships With Washington'
Offbeat  (tags: Banking, Conflict, Economy, Europe, Finance, Germany, Human rights, Intelligence, Politics, USA )

Ray
- 11 days ago - rt.com
The alliance of countries that have lock-stepped and marched behind the US for so long is falling apart now, and the situation with US spying on Germany only confirms this trend, Caleb Maupin from International Action Center told RT.
How to Measure An Economy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: class warfare, economy )

TomCat
- 15 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment. 2nd attempt to upload.
TransCanada Donation to Ontario Town Comes With 'No Comment' Condition
Business  (tags: TransCanada, donation, Ontario. Mattawa. condition, co comment, business, corruption, economy, energy, environment, ethics, finance, farming, humans, investing, money, society )

Lone
- 17 days ago - thestar.com
A $30,000 donation by TransCanada Corp. to the Northern Ontario town of Mattawa comes with a condition attached -- an apparent vow of silence on TransCanada's business activities.
Paul Krugman: We're on a Road to Nowhere
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, congress, republicans, federal highway trust fund, propaganda, economy, politics, Krugman )

Lynn
- 18 days ago - alternet.org
Yet the combination of anti-tax ideology and deficit hysteria (itself mostly whipped up in an attempt to bully President Obama into spending cuts) means that we're letting our highways, and our future, erode away.
12 of the Most Inhumane American Presidents
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, presidential qualities, healthcare, economy, ethics, social security, Lincoln, Nixon, Reagan, Clinton, GW Bush, Carter, Grant, Obama, FD Roosevelt )

Lynn
- 18 days ago - alternet.org
For all the gravity with which the presidency is written about, assessments of presidents are often at least partly based on fluff more suitable for Hollywood than Washington.
Save Our Farms and Rare Wetland From Mega-Development
Business  (tags: Margaret Atwood, petition, farms water, Midhurst, ontario, rural, agricultural landbusiness, corporate, economy, environment, finance, government, investors, money, politics )

Lone
- 18 days ago - change.org
The Midhurst Secondary Plan proposes to turn a small, rural community of 3,500 people into a small city of almost 30,000! At stake are the local farms on prime agricultural land
6 Costly Habits That Are Destroying Your Savings
Business  (tags: finances, habits, savings, strategist, consumers, debt, economy, finance, humans, money )

Lone
- 19 days ago - ca.finance.yahoo.com
You might be a master strategist when it comes to mapping out your savings - but Julius Caesar was master strategist at one time, too. And look how it ended for him.
How the South Is Becoming a Solid Band of Poverty: One in Three Live in Poor Neighborhoods
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, society, usa, the south, culture, economy, americans, education, government, politics, usa )

Cal
- 19 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
In the South, more than 30percent live in high poverty areas, which have at least 20percent of residents living below the federal poverty line--More than 25percent of the country - 77million Americans - lives in high poverty areas
 

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