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Uruguay Becomes World’s First to Legalize Marijuana

By: Elizabeth Renter, Natural Society. In the US, we celebrated when Colorado and Washington legalized the recreational use of marijuana. Now in Uruguay, marijuana advocates across the entire country are in celebration as they became the first in the world to legalize the possession and sale of marijuana nationwide. While critics are angry to see the continued chipping […]

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In Defence of Conspiracy Theories

By: James Kennedy, jameskennedystuff.com. There is much snobbish dismissal of so called ‘conspiracy theories’ from the scientific, political, academic & journalistic community. I argue that conspiracy theories are a valid & necessary contribution to the discussion of certain events & deserve just as much credibility as those of the ‘experts’. I say this as someone […]

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First they came for the Roma: is history repeating itself for the forgotten victims of the Holocaust?

By: Sophie McAdam, True Activist. ´Gypsy scum. Thieving tinkers. Workshy beggars. Child stealers´. A worrying program of ethnic cleansing is being carried out by governments across Europe. But while six centuries of negative stereotyping persists, who will defend Roma from further persecution? Something nasty is happening across the pond. In what looks increasingly like a […]

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Parents Fined for Not Sending Ritz Crackers in Kids’ Lunch

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. In effort to ensure that every child receives nourishing food at school, the Manitoba Government’s Early Learning and Child Care lunch program implemented regulations for Canada’s families and their schoolchildren. The problem is that few understand what a balanced diet is, shown by the shocking example that follows. Because school […]

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Costa Rica ‘Accidentally’ Legalizes Gay Marriage

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Even if it was not premeditated, a bill passed for equal rights is a win nonetheless. This is what recently happened in Costa Rica, the nation deemed the ‘happiest in the world’, and now for more reason than previously thought. While over a dozen of other nations have already legalized […]

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City Uproots Couple’s 17-year-old Front Yard Garden

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. It’s gotten to the point that having a trimmed, suburban yard is more important than investing in functional, sustainable living methods. For Hermine Rickets and husband, Tom Carroll, whom live in Miami, Florida, it was a shocking fine that presented this fact. For the past 17 years, the couple has […]

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Hawaii’s Big Island bans biotech companies, GMO crops

The governing council for Hawaii (or Big) Island Tuesday banned biotech companies from operating on the island while barring growth of genetically modified organisms. The Hawaii County Council approved Bill 113 by a vote of 6-3, which would mandate a possible 30 days in jail and up to a $1,000 fine for any violator of […]

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Are TED Talks Now Against Alternative Health?

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. In case you haven’t heard, it seems TED (recently criticized as joining Monsanto’s GMO agenda) no longer supports any talks regarding GMOs, food as medicine, or even the subject of how food can help prevent behavioral disorders in children. In a recently written letter (that can be found here), TEDx […]

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