Today I received, what I consider to be an important message from Sam Volkering. War. By definition it’s an act of aggression by a country against another. You don’t need to look far today for examples. It’s pretty safe to assume Russia and the Ukraine are at war by that definition, even if they haven’t […]
Michael Shuman, an attorney, economist, and small business expert, is the Vice President for Enterprise Development for the Training and Development Corporation, based in Bucksport, Maine. In Part 1 of this candid interview, Mr. Shuman talks about RE-building local communities in a world of diminishing energy resources like oil and natural gas. He explains how […]
In Colombia, local rural communities are facing the negative socio-economic and environmental consequences of increasing mining activities. Farmers lost their land and have to find other jobs. The money the government earns from the mining is hardly invested in the development of the country. Cordaid is a global development organization whose mission is to create […]
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Verizon is trying to force its employees to relocate, taking good jobs out of your community. Verizon wants to send local jobs to other parts of the country and even overseas.
ASEEM MALHOTRA: Well, I think the first thing to say, Emma, looking at the bigger picture, is that we have had an epidemic of misinformation on diets and health, which has caused an epidemic of ill health. Because of …. And warning labels should be …
But these same experts added that the Zika epidemic, as well as the related spread of a disease called dengue that is sickening as many as 100 million people a year and killing thousands, should be interpreted as warnings. Over the coming decades …