Economy

Pope Francis Tells the Truth: ‘Many Powerful People Want War’

Pope Francis Tells the Truth: ‘Many Powerful People Want War’

In Vatican city Monday, May 11th, Pope Francis was quoted as saying, “Why do many powerful people not want peace? Because they live off war: the arms industry”. The incredible honest comment was made in response to a question asked by one of the 7,000 children attending the audience organized by Peace Factory. Pope Francis […]

LA Rent Is So High This School District Is Building Apartments For Teachers

LA Rent Is So High This School District Is Building Apartments For Teachers

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself,” infamously stated John Dewey. And for anyone who has ever known or had a favorite teacher, they are aware that ‘to teach’ is to do more than just outline lesson plans or grade papers, it is to actively participate in an individual’s maturation from young child to […]

Chipotle Just Stopped Serving Genetically Modified Food!

Chipotle Just Stopped Serving Genetically Modified Food!

With many alternative media sites raising awareness about the ill effects caused by genetically modified crops (including environmental damage, increased use of herbicides on the ‘Roundup Ready’ crops, and still-to-be understood adverse health effects posed to humans), consumers have begun to pull their support from fast food joints like McDonalds, and instead seek healthier, more […]

Are You A Slave To The System? This Haunting Cartoon Might Cause You To Think Twice

Are You A Slave To The System? This Haunting Cartoon Might Cause You To Think Twice

In this sobering cartoon, the world of work in our society is addressed. With zero commentary, it is shown how people live day-to-day stuck in their formed habits and routines, using each other to accomplish tasks like mechanical functions. People become ‘things’, such as support for clothes, a taxi, or a signal for traffic. The film features […]

City of Vancouver Pledges To Run On 100% Renewable Energy!

City of Vancouver Pledges To Run On 100% Renewable Energy!

Great news! The city of Vancouver (population 600,000+) is now the largest city to commit to running on 100% renewable energy. Their goal is to use only green energy sources for electricity, heating, cooling, and transportation. Last Friday in Vancouver, British Columbia, the city council approved Mayor Gregor Robertson’s motion to commit the city “to […]