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Free Trade or Fair Trade: That is the question

Free Trade or Fair Trade: That is the question

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Two important contributions to the discussion of free and fair trade and the nexus of trade and the environment are reviewed and summarized here. …

Governor Bill Richardson Speaks Out

Governor Bill Richardson Speaks Out

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New Mexico's Governor Bill Richardson speaks out on Arizona's immigration law. He outlines five proactive recommendations for the Obama Administration. …

Optimistically Speaking– The Straight Story

Optimistically Speaking– The Straight Story

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This week, I participated in a panel-discussion hosted by the United Nations University. Four research fellows espoused on the importance of "Safe Water Provisioning as the Key to Global Health." Yep, I agree. There were about 75 people in attendance, which is unfortunately reflective of the abundant indifference permeating populations…

Water, Money and Education

Water, Money and Education

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Where does water come from, and where does it go? For that matter, where does money come from, and where does it go? I often ponder these questions, resulting in a host of thoughts, because water and money are expansive and varied topics. For today’s musings, I consider the education…

Update on Life & Democracy in Burma

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Day to day life in Burma (Myanmar) is hard for most of the people. This 6-minute video gives a photo-journalistic account of life along the Irrawaddy River.

Water and the Lobbyist Culture

Water and the Lobbyist Culture

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OpEd piece on the role of lobbyists in American politics. …

Tinderbox in Burma (Myanmar)

Tinderbox in Burma (Myanmar)

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Conditions in Myanmar (Burma) are coming to a political and economic head. The ruling military oligarchy is moving quickly to consolidate economic power in advance of upcoming elections. There will likely be little political freedom even after elections. …

Proposed 28th Amendment

Proposed 28th Amendment

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In case you have not heard, there is a populist movement in the U.S. to amend the Constitution. For too long we have been too complacent about the workings of Congress. Many citizens had no idea that members of Congress can retire with the same pay after only 1…

Water Sustainability – Haiti Has Been Thirsty For Years

Water Sustainability – Haiti Has Been Thirsty For Years

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Until we actually walk in the shoes of another human being or culture, our perspective towards that person / society is filtered through our own experiences, opinions and perceptions. The trauma of Haiti and its people is beyond true understanding, especially when witnessing it via the media, while food, water…

Water Sustainability – Power, Poverty and Perception

Water Sustainability – Power, Poverty and Perception

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More people of wealth and wherewithal are waking up to the shared and common goal of preserving our planet, our species, and all living things. It is my view that privately held, socially conscious and engineered companies can energize change and bring solution and sustenance to the end user. In…

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