Posts Tagged by Water
|October 3, 2014||Posted by Staff under Inequality / Concentration, Land Disputes|
One man can impose his vision of The Good on thousands of others, many of whom feel rescued, a few feel things are out of control.
|September 14, 2014||Posted by Fred E. Foldvary, PhD under Editorials|
We use water once and throw it away. Why? Water is perfect for using over and over again, with just a little cleansing.
|March 27, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental, Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
If you got water for free and owned lots of land and wielded lots of power, would you bother to conserve or stay traditional?
|December 23, 2013||Posted by Staff under Environmental, Health|
People drink water yet frackers get to contaminate it with government approval. Is that why you pay taxes? To raise your risk of cancer or mutation?
|May 28, 2012||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
A Regulatory Tide Sinks Pools by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor, 28 May 2012 Thousands of swimming pools throughout the USA will shut down, and many spas, clubs and resorts will have to close also. It seems odd for the […]
|April 29, 2011||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Haiti’s Landlords and Absentee Government The land and my machete are my president In beautiful tropical lands that should be paradise, landlessness gets hazardous to ones health. We trim, blend, and append two 2011 articles from (1) IRIN, Apr 26, […]
|May 27, 2010||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
The largest program of its kind in the world Brazil’s scheme to tackle poverty A form of family income support, known as Bolsa Familia, costs only 0.4% of GDP and reaches 25% of the population. May the next step be […]
|May 26, 2010||Posted by Hanno T. Beck under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Guess which tax gets singled out? City profits on tax lien misery You hate to see somebody lose their home. But do you want to pay their taxes for them? Thats the choice we have in the current system, until […]
|April 22, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Resource Rights and Human Rights Subsidies skew our reality and impoverish others Much of the world lives in poverty, under subsidies, without rights, and with corruption. Yet there is an antidote that everyone could promote — the land ethic. We […]
|December 3, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Remembrances From Movements Past This Land Is Your Land Do we have to lose income in order to fund government services? Not if we hearken to our past. This 2009 article is from Miller-McCune, Oct 21, on venerable reformer Henry […]
|July 16, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Taking Shorter Showers Doesn’t Cut It Why Personal Change Does Not Equal Political Change People who pat themselves on the back for their lifestyle might yet have more to do. And to do it might need a positive vision. This […]
|March 24, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Humanity’s values and choices yield harsh consequences Pets kill, frogs and birds disappear, yet China cleanses H2O What is our prevailing attitude toward nature? Is it linked to our ownership of land? If we were to share land rent among […]
|March 18, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Maine Town Stands Up to Corporations New Law for Local Self-Governance Ends Corporate Personhood Corporations oldest and perhaps most valuable favor from the state is limited liability (why theyre called limiteds in GB). A limit on liability is sort of […]
|February 25, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Artificial light traps animals, PFCs distort hormones Green Roundup — As beavers return to cities, gas cap works Read on about reasons to despair and reasons to cheer. Of course, if we used geonomics, wed both have to pay for […]
|January 31, 2009||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Poor farmers who buy basic tech become entrepreneurs The Old Ways of Ending Poverty Are Not Working More than 350,000 people have moved out of poverty thanks to the products they’ve bought from KickStart. Their water pumps and other products […]