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Coca-Cola and Nestle Seek to Privatize Worlds Second Largest Aquifer
Environment  (tags: privatization of water, Guarani Aquifer, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina, Coca Cola, Nestle, water is life )

- 11 days ago -
Named for the indigenous Guarani people, the worlds second largest aquifer lies beneath parts of Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Argentina and it may soon fall under private corporate control.
For International Women Day - Today I Rise
World  (tags: International Women's day, women, poem, today I rise )

- 12 days ago -
This Beautiful Short Film Is Like a Love Poem For Your Heart and Soul. Sorry I got it on a day late but no less moving to watch.
Income Inequality and Neoliberalism Are Destroying Our Economy Richard Wolff   video
Business  (tags: economics, Dr. Wolff, depression, tax scam, tax cuts, October 2018 )

- 13 days ago -
Be prepared people, not only in the US, but around the world, for this last tax scam to go into full effect starting Oct 2018. Many economist are expecting a Great Depression once again. Many people have not crawled out of 2008 yet.
Why Today Is a Sad Milestone for Minimum-Wage Workers
Business  (tags: federal minimum wage, workers falling behind, inequality, tax scam )

- 18 days ago -
It took 41 days for federal minimum-wage workers to catch up to what they made in 2009.
Top 10 Signs the U.S. Is the Most Corrupt Nation in the World
World  (tags: USA corruption, big donors, bribery, most corrupt Nation in the world )

- 18 days ago -
American democracy is being corrupted out of existence.
It Is Not Mass Incarceration It Is Targeted
Business  (tags: incarceration, correctional facilities, institutional racism, targeted racism, Eddie Conway )

- 20 days ago -
Prisons are not correctional facilities because they have no interest in correcting anything; the multibillion-dollar prison industry is interested in profits, and institutional racism keeps the money flowing.
A Fairer World May Mean More Modest Dreams
Environment  (tags: modest dreams, agriculture, enough for all, fairer world )

- 28 days ago -
Basically live simply so other can simply live. Article touches on how our agriculture needs to change, waste needs to stop, because at this rate we need 2 to 6 Earths to remain just the way we are and for many that is not a good place.
Millions of Americans Are Among the Poorest People in the World
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: poverty in America, world poverty, no opportunity, needy Americans )

- 30 days ago -
While third-world villagers may not have the opportunities available in the U.S. those very opportunities are becoming less and less available to the neediest Americans. People in power will not do anything about it.
Since Standing Rock 56 Bills Have Been Introduced in 30 States to Restrict Protests
World  (tags: journalists, Standing Rock, activists, authoritarian, more laws )

- 32 days ago -
In the year since the last activists were evicted, the crackdown on journalists and activists has only intensified.
Ban Military Style Assault Weapons and Large Capacity Magazines Now
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Military Assault Rifles, petition, shootings, school, large capacity magazines, ban military style weapons )

- 33 days ago -
Our schools must be havens for learning where students can feel safe and not have to worry about being gunned down in their own classrooms or on the playground. Military-style assault weapons are weapons of war and have no place in our communities.
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