As a fourth generation shrimper and an environmental activist on the Texas gulf coast,I have gone on hunger fasts to protect the seas that my community of fishermen depend upon.I know how far I would go to be heard.To have a voice.To push for justice
A fully fledged federal Europe may seem like "political science fiction" today but will soon become reality for all European Union countries whether inside or outside the euro, Jose Manuel Barroso has said.
One of the last nails into the coffin containing my illusion that governments care about protecting the well-being of people occurred following the horrendous tsunami of Dec. 26, 2004. I buried the illusion a few years later.
The most puzzling part of the investment business is seeing how the vast and largely economically illiterate masses interpret any given piece of news.
The most despicable group of political gangsters in America want to destroy this site, and everything it stands for. Who are they? The neoconservatives.
Bitcoin. Everybody’s talking about it. What’s true, and what’s hype?
Bill Gross's latest monthly letter is out, and the title is There Will Be Haircuts.
Glenn Greenwald does a fantastic 25 min interview with Moyers, where he gets to elaborate on some great liberty-minded ideas. He also points out the flaws in a society ruled/controlled by fear.
“When the next phase of the disaster comes, they will come for you“
If you could make anything you want, what would it be? That's the challenge 3D printing poses to consumers.
This is always reassuring. SocGen strategist Albert Edwards remains an ultra-bear, and predicts everything will go to hell.
One does suppose that in the end, most things in life are one's personal interpretation;
No more fascinating a story of a man during Hitler’s rise to power than that of Erik Jan Hanussen, a man whose psychic abilities catapulted him and Hitler in the public eye.
“The reason whistleblowers speak up is because they care.” Bad things happen when good people fail to act, says Margaret Heffernan. At TEDxDanubia, she explores the crucial role of whistleblowers, despite the sometimes high costs paid for uncovering
Pot magazine High Times held its annual Cannabis Cup this past weekend in Denver.
Constitution Obsolete, Get Drones Up There! (In the sky)
Several years ago, I composed an article entitled "Darth Greenspan" in which I compared former Federal Reserve Chairman, Alan Greenspan to Hollywood’s greatest villain Darth Vader bringing attention to his early adherence to a gold based currency ...
To be in denial of reality is always a weakness, and it is there I place many others when it comes to the subject of violence. Violence – it can be aggressive…and it can be non-aggressive (truly defensive).
The next gen TV technology is already here, and it is called the 4K technology.
The controversy between heirloom and hybrid seeds came up recently and the preference for heirloom seeds has been stated on this forum as well. It comes up pretty much anytime prepper growers get together.
Until recently Tunisia was considered to be a minor league and relatively underexplored venue in Africa’s rapidly expanding oil & gas scene. This situation has quickly changed with new bid rounds and forced relinquishments creating an opportunity
It was refeshing to hear Cynthia Mckinney's message of peace and unique perspective on current events at Atlanta Music Liberty Fest.
Bitcoin is a powerful, game-changing crypto currency that may literally change the world.
No doubt exists that North Korea’s recent belligerent and irresponsible rhetoric is kinda scary.
This talk was delivered to the Alabama state convention of Young Americans for Liberty in Auburn, Alabama, on April 6, 2013.
Obama showed on his Middle East trip to power of direct presidential involvement. He should employ that same sort of diplomacy toward Pyongyang.
Bitcoins have been much in the news lately.
"On today's show, Mike talks with Troy Smith and Rob Nash in-studio. Smith is the owner of Brite Ideas in Austin, Texas, and Nash is the founder of AustinAquaponics.com.
I mark the change in weather by rotating my music selection: there are bands for the winter, and bands for summer and fall, but there’s a certain je ne sais quoi about spring air that demands reciprocating its freshness.