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Under Betsy DeVos, private schools in Florida received $1 BILLION in grants with NO OVERSIGHT! Talk about sounding swampy.  / AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM        (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

While Betsy DeVos does away with protections for our country’s children, and continues to push forward on her billionaire’s mission to leave the world a better place for herself when she dies, the Orlando-Sentinel has done an explosive bit of.

Bays and estuaries are more than just places where our rivers flow into the Gulf of Mexico. They are vital habitats where many important aquatic species reproduce, grow, and thrive.

Bays and estuaries are more than just places where our rivers flow into the Gulf of Mexico. They are vital habitats where many important aquatic species reproduce, grow, and thrive.

The Über-Lie  Post Carbon Institute  The 500 lb. gorilla sitting in the middle of the room being completely ignored by everyone is grinning, picking his teeth, and sharpening his claws. We're going to have to actually address the issue of infinite growth within a finite world soon, because it will not wait for us to get around to it.

The Über-Lie Post Carbon Institute The 500 lb. gorilla sitting in the middle of the room being completely ignored by everyone is grinning, picking his teeth, and sharpening his claws. We're going to have to actually address the issue of infinite growth within a finite world soon, because it will not wait for us to get around to it.

Trump Versus the Media: This Could End Badly – Resilience  It's not looking good folks, and it seems to promise that it will get worse before it can get better. The time for local organizations to build and support the cooperative economies developing in their area is now.

Trump Versus the Media: This Could End Badly - Resilience

Can we create a durable future? - Resilience  The economic and ecological structures that we are trying to maintain, cannot be continued indefinitely. The point is rapidly approaching where we will have to come up with new designs to meet the new realities that we face. This time, we should aim for something durable and meant to last far into the future.

Can we create a durable future?

The Science Is In: Greater Equality Makes Societies Healthier - Evonomics  Doe anyone else remember the old the old commercial about; You can pay me now, or you can pay me later. If you cut taxes and the social safety net, you will have to increase spending to treat all of the social ills the tax cuts and reduced spending have created. You're still going to spend the money.

The Science Is In: Greater Equality Makes Societies Healthier and Richer - Evonomics

Why is recovery taking so long—and who’s to blame? | Economic Policy Institute  "By far the biggest drag on growth throughout the recovery from the Great Recession has been the fiscal policy forced upon us by Republican lawmakers in Congress and austerity-minded state legislatures and governors."  The price we continue to pay for Conservative 'political correctness.'

We are enduring one of the slowest economic recoveries in recent history, and the pace can be entirely explained by the fiscal austerity imposed by Republican members of Congress and also legislators and governors at the state level.

All Money Should be Used for Public Good – Resilience  An interesting plan for building a participatory economy.

All Money Should be Used for Public Good – Resilience An interesting plan for building a participatory economy.

It’s easy to see now that a country where only wealthy white men could vote was not a democracy. For some of us, it’s equally obvious that the system we have now—where a candidate who loses by 2.9 million votes is declared the winner, due to an archaic structure designed to preserve the power of slaveholders; where voter suppression removes voters from the rolls or simply leaves their votes uncounted; where vast disparities of wealth allow a handful of billionaires  to alter the course of…

Trump’s Inauguration and the Legitimacy Fetish

The F-35 Is Not Too Big to Fail  It is time to end this long running swindle. If an acceptable operating version of the aircraft cannot be produced after 25 years of testing, what hope is there that this Defense contractor con job will ever be ready for the roles it is supposed to play.

The F-35 Is Not Too Big to Fail It is time to end this long running swindle. If an acceptable operating version of the aircraft cannot be produced after 25 years of testing, what hope is there that this Defense contractor con job will ever be ready for the roles it is supposed to play.

Tell Congress: Stop the Islamophobic Attacks on BDS and Its Supporters.

US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation

This City Found a Way to Get Everyone Involved in Urban Planning    A working example of participatory planning and development.

This City Found a Way to Get Everyone Involved in Urban Planning A working example of participatory planning and development.

Greenstein: Harsh House GOP Budget Resolution Asks Most from Those Who Have Least | Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Greenstein: Harsh House GOP Budget Resolution Asks Most from Those Who Have Least

Some people seem to think this photo of Sweden's deputy leader is trolling Trump  Good. I believe it's time for the rest of the world to enact a carbon tax within their own nations and then apply the tax to anything coming from America.

Some people seem to think this photo of Sweden’s deputy leader is trolling Trump

Some people seem to think this photo of Sweden's deputy leader is trolling Trump Good. I believe it's time for the rest of the world to enact a carbon tax within their own nations and then apply the tax to anything coming from America.

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