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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
by PolyConundrum
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
by staff
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
by staff
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
by PolyConundrum
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
by InnerSelf
by Sarah McLean. If you find yourself time and again in relationships that make you feel unlovable, then you’re probably short on self-love. I had......Read More
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
by PolyConundrum
Report writing duo challenges the report that they helped write.  The report has been misused to imply that the amount of global warming to date is......Read More
by PolyConundrum
Americans have been quick to sport bumper stickers that say "Support Our Troops", but talk is cheap and so are bumper stickers. But the litmus test......Read More
by PolyConundrum
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
by InnerSelf
by Mark Liponis, M.D. There are two types of people: Hunters and Farmers. Why are there two types of metabolisms that need two different diets? The......Read More
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
by InnerSelf
by Joyce Vissell. Several years ago my beloved husband of 40 years came very close to death. Yes, we are very grateful that he survived. Also I am......Read More
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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by Denise Linn. Have you ever walked into an empty room and immediately sensed that the atmosphere was laced with tension? You may have had no idea what occurred there prior to your arrival, yet you somehow knew that it was something unpleasant. By contrast... Read More...
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by Cissi Williams. I know that it may be tempting sometimes to give up when Life just seems to be too tough, but the moment we give up, our inner life-energy starts to drain away and it then becomes even harder to move through Life’s challenging times. Instead we have to... Read More...
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In today’s China, the philosopher Confucius is back. To mark his 2,565th birthday this September, the nation’s President, Xi Jinping, paid homage to the sage at an international conference convened for the occasion. Read More...
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by Wayne Teasdale. I have come to believe that people living on the street have a lot to offer us: profound insights gleaned as we process our experiences with them. Although they are not intentionally our teachers and most likely don't realize the insight into life they offer, they can offer us deep understandings about life. Read More...
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by Carl Greer PhD, PsyD. If you dream often, write down all your dreams and choose to work with the one you feel most intrigued or moved by. If you rarely dream, or can only remember a few images or snippets of a dream, work with whatever you recall of the dream because it may contain valuable information for you. Read More...
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Placebos are sham treatments that work even though they lack an active ingredient. Pills made of sugar or corn starch have improved Parkinson’s disease, anxiety and pain. Now research suggests placebos may be as good as real drugs for treating depression... Read More...
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Misinformation is on the rise. Whatever else one might conclude about self-government, it’s at risk when citizens don’t know something but think they know...
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The paradox of race in contemporary America, laid bare by the election and then reelection of Barack Obama, is the wide divide between racial...
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At the end of my sustainability economics course in 2007, students were challenging me to end 20 years of professional fence-sitting. My whiteboard showed...
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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has her work cut out for her if she hopes to change the culture at the world’s most important...
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Disasters linked to climate change could cost insurance companies billions of dollars, but a new survey finds that many of them − particularly in the...
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New research suggests that global emission reduction targets are achievable if China and the US – the world’s worst emitters of greenhouse gases − work...
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It’s no secret that yoga can aid mental well-being. What is more, it can help soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, according to new...
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In the time that it will take you to read this article, millions of your body’s cells will have died via a self-destruct mechanism...
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by Alan Cohen. Ho’oponopo teaches that if we intend to make changes in the outer world, we must first restore balance and clarity in...
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A recent survey suggests that yoga can be a substantial help for people with bipolar disorder, though the practice isn’t without risks. “There is...
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by Peter Bane. Bo­tanicals can be incorporated into wines, cor­dials or teas, used in cooking and made into tinctures or salves. Some are applied...
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by Martha Burge. Graphic images on TV, the stench of exhaust fumes, fluorescent lighting, office temperatures that are too hot or too cold, or...
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