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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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Farm Freedom Group Defends Food Access in Maryland

By Betsy Nicholas And you can too… Fair Farms is a diverse group of farmers, restaurants, markets, nonprofits and public health organizations working together for healthy food, land, and waterways. One of our goals is ensuring access and availability of healthy foods in all parts of Maryland. Getting sustainably-grown foods from the farm to your family…

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Wyoming Moves to Ban Wind and Solar Power for Use by Electric Utilities

By Vic Bishop Wind and solar power are gaining ground around the globe as viable and economically sound alternatives to fossil fuels and nuclear energy. In the U.S., solar power now employs more people than any other energy industry, including oil, natural gas, and coal combined, proving that not only is clean energy good for the…

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Cannabis To Boost U.S. Economy By $44 Billion Within Next 3 Years

By Amanda Froelich New data estimates that by 2020, the U.S. cannabis industry will pump up to $44 billion annually into the country’s economy. In case you missed it, cannabis was the real winner of the 2016 U.S. Presidential election when eight states legalized the recreational use of the herb. With demand for cannabis increasing…

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How Americans Spent Their Money in the Last 75 Years — in One Simple Chart

(HM) Consumer spending makes up 70% of the United States economy. We all have bills to pay and mouths to feed, but what do Americans actually spend on? Here is a breakdown of how Americans spent their money in the last 75 years (click to enlarge). In the chart above, spending is broken into 12 categories:…

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First Urban “Agrihood” In America Feeds 2,000 Households For Free

By Amanda Froelich Have you ever contemplated the fact that humans are the only species on Earth that pays to live on the planet? This continues, despite the fact that there is presently more than enough resources to care for every citizen. As a matter of fact, enough food is produced around the world to…

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