Tag Archives: pollution

People aren’t black and white, and the environmentalism movement isn’t all or nothing

One day there was no internet at work, so there was nothing much for the people in our office to do.  Somehow, the topic of vegetarianism came up, and I said to one of the Sergeants in our office that … Continue reading

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My ambitious Christmas goal

I, like No Impact Man, consider buying used to be the superior green shopping choice over buying organic or something like that. He and I think so (as if we sat down together to come to this conclusion) because a) … Continue reading

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Repower America

This is copy and pasted directly from an email I got.  Please sign! Friday is the last day to voice your opinion on whether the EPA — the Environmental Protection Agency — should regulate carbon dioxide pollution, the primary cause … Continue reading

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Every 33 seconds, an American child is born into poverty

I heard that statistic on Democracy Now this morning, along with several other disturbing statistics.  You can hear the full interview here.  The interview served to remind me that the plight of single mothers is not just the plight of single … Continue reading

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Ripping off other publications (with credit, so its not plagerism, right?)

I read this today on the Yes Magazine website.  I think it is worth reposting and spreading around. Has the cash economy swallowed up your life? Here are some ways to extract some of your time and “life energy” from … Continue reading

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