Planet infected by humans “In the 24 hours since... — Posters For GOOD
Planet infected by humans “In the 24 hours since this time yesterday, over 200,000 acres of rainforest have been destroyed in our world. Fully 13 million tons of toxic chemicals have been released into our environment. Over 45,000 people have died from starvation, 38,000 of them children. And more than 130 plant and animal species have been driven to extinction by the actions of humans. And all this just since yesterday.” - Thom Hartmann
Food scarcity: the timebomb setting nation against nation
Food scarcity: the timebomb setting nation against nation "This situation is not going to go away," says Lester Brown, president of the Earth Policy Institute. He predicts ever increasing food prices, leading to political instability, spreading hunger and, unless governments act, a catastrophic breakdown in food. "Food is the new oil and land is the new gold," he says.
A dead cow washed ashore in Ystad, Sweden, on January 10, 2014. The carcasses of almost a dozen cows washed ashore in Denmark and Sweden, puzzling police in the Scandinavian countries. Since December 29, eight dead cows have been found by people strolling on beaches in southern Sweden and three in Denmark. All the animals had parts of their ears cut off. Investigators suspect this was done to remove the identification tags used to trace the cows. (AP Photo/TT News Agency, Johan Nilsson)
Tagg Romney eldest son of Mitt Romney bought voting machines in a swing state! Isn't that conflict of interest?! I bet Mitt Romney gave him the money to buy these machines! The repubs are really trying to steal this election anyway possible. What I don't understand is how they are allowed to get away with this?!
"The campaign to shift the economic narrative from businesses not creating jobs to workers not being good enough to deserve jobs continues. Sometimes it's wholly cynical. Other times it seems to be done with good intentions. But ultimately, however good the intentions, workers—whether currently employed or struggling to find jobs—are harmed when powerful people promote the idea that the big reason for unemployment lies in the deficiencies of unemployed people."