by PolyConundrum
If the 1968 minimum wage grew with inflation, it would be $10.67 today. Unfortunately the federal minimum wage is a miserly $7.25.  According to......Read More
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Nine weeks ago, oil near a tar sands extraction site in Cold Lake, Alberta, Canada, began to leak and ooze from the ground. It is currently wending its......Read More
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Scientists are testing a new approach for gauging the amount of water stored in mountain snows – reservoirs that supply more than 75 percent of the......Read More
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Plant security is just one of several areas of minimal or absent government oversight that have come to light since the explosion. Fifteen people died......Read More
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The cleanup after the catastrophic nuclear accident two years ago at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan is not going well. Radioactive cooling water......Read More
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While some reforms have helped, Republicans in Congress have done everything they could to either stop or neutralize reform measures. So it's still the......Read More
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by PolyConundrum
The extended drought continues to choke the Western half of the country with water supply concerns rising in New Mexico and Texas as anxiety about......Read More
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To understand income, and thus economic inequality, one must understand just how it is occurring. Here is a prime example of how the intended system is......Read More
by Ernest Holmes
by Ernest Holmes. We do live in a spiritual universe, a universe that is intelligent and creative, and it is a thing of law and order. The universal......Read More
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by Peter Fairfield
by Peter Fairfield. As we get used to just being ourselves and being present, the path of our life widens and progresses. It's not that we don't......Read More
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by Alan Cohen
by Alan Cohen. One of the ways to recognize your talent and passion is to consider what other people have criticized you for. I had heard, “What you......Read More

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