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America’s food industry is getting a makeover. The driver? Millennials.

As Millennials age and replace the Baby Boomers as the food industry’s main consumers, a new American diet that rejects processed foods is becoming increasingly popular and shifting the current supply chain. At present, only 15 percent of U.S. farmable land is devoted to growing the fruits, legumes, and greens that this generation is hungry for,…

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Turns Out Money Does Buy Happiness and Here’s How

  By Heather Callaghan, Editor “New research is challenging the age-old adage that money can’t buy happiness,” says a recent press release about a new study on the psychology of money habits. To be clear, it is not material possessions that impart this happiness, not a chance. Once you understand what money really is – only a…

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Man’s Blessing Box a Food Pantry For the Hungry You Can Replicate

By Heather Callaghan, Editor The concepts of Little Free Pantries and Blessing Boxes are finally starting to blossom across the country. That’s good news for those who like to lend a helping hand – and great news for those who need it. Similar to “Free Libraries,” the concept is simple. A cabinet with a window is placed on a…

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Colonialism In Tanzania: Big Ag Invades Another Desperate Country

By Brandon Turbeville As the Western establishment continues to try and crush Syria, Venezuela, Iran and the Philippines, the empire is setting its sights on a new target which is receiving itself less attention: Tanzania. Although not in the form of bombs and sanctions (yet), the G8 is moving to force Tanzania to accept GMOs and patented seeds…

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Now Just Five Men Own Almost as Much Wealth as Half the World’s Population

By Paul Buchheit Last year it was 8 men, then down to 6, and now almost 5. While Americans fixate on Trump, the super-rich are absconding with our wealth, and the plague of inequality continues to grow. An analysis of 2016 data found that the poorest five deciles of the world population own about $410 billion in total wealth. As of 06/08/17, the…

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“It Should Be Illegal to Be a Stay at Home Mom” – Mainstream Media

  By Cassius Kamarampi (Era of Wisdom) A well known Australian journalist recently had the audacity to say it should be illegal to be a stay at home mother. The headline reads: “Sarrah Le Marquand: It should be illegal to be a stay-at-home mum.” Her article starts off emphasizing the authority of “data or analysis,” saying: “It’s…

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Haircuts for the Homeless: The Latest Public Menace

By Brittany Hunter There is something especially immoral about a government that punishes a person for giving back to their community. Unfortunately, this cruel trend is becoming all too common, as one Tucson resident is now learning firsthand. Stranger than Fiction When local news spread about a cosmetology student being investigated for giving free haircuts to…

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Greek Farmers Fight Athens Police With Shepherd’s Crooks Over Austerity

By Heather Callaghan, Editor The tear gas, plexiglass riot shields and brute force of the Athens police brigades were no use in staving off more than a thousand angry people traveling from Crete to protest against tax hikes last week. While the austerity street clashes of Greece dropped out of the American consciousness for awhile, it…

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Parity Is The Answer To America’s Agricultural Crisis

By Brandon Turbeville Farming is, by nature, an up and down game, with so many variables going into the production of food that can drive both prices and production. Throughout American and, indeed, world history, agriculture has been susceptible to the climate, weather, human action, war, and economic policy. But, for all history, one thing…

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