To understand the sheer scale of the Syrian refugee situation, here’s a picture of a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan

“SWAT Team Raids Home, Kills Man Over $2 Worth of Pot”

Image: http://www.motherjones.com The storm-troopers are at it again! And then they wonder why people are now gunning them down in the streets: SWAT Team Raids Home, Kills Man Over $2 Worth of Pot By Jay Syrmopoulos A Florida family seeks justice after their son, Jason Westcott, was killed by members of a SWAT team during … Continue reading “SWAT Team Raids Home, Kills Man Over $2 Worth of Pot”

Reclaim the Commons: Take Back the Grid

If these countries and cities in the US can get this done, why not the rest of us? We need to take back control of our individual/collective power and lives!

Anarchy! Self governing/sustaining communities!

The Most Revolutionary Act

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On average, Germany obtained 27.8%  of their electrical power from renewable sources in 2014, up from 6.2% in 2000. This contrasts with 13.2% renewably produced electricity in the US and 18% in the UK.

Writing in the October 22, 2014 Guardian , Kate Henderson, Chief Executive of the Town and Country Planning Association, attributes much of Germany’s success in greening their power supply to a growing grassroots movement to re-muncipalize power production. Since 2007, 170 German municipalities have bought back their grid from private power companies. This is in addition to 650 energy cooperatives owned by private individuals and cooperatives. Due to the innate inefficiency of power grids,* numerous communities have abandoned large regional grids for local distributed energy projects.

As Nick Rosen writes in Off the Grid, there’s no question that smaller, decentralized energy supply networks are cheaper and more efficient for consumers. Grids only developed because…

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Iran Deal • More About The Dollar Than Nuclear Threat ?

Concerned American Dad

I’m sure you’ve noticed by now, we’re in the “full-court-press” stage of gathering votes to pass a deal with Iran, even though the chief US negotiator, Secretary of State Kerry is not even privy to some of the secret side deals.

Even though Kerry does not have access to everything in the agreement he does know it has more to do with holding onto the last threads of US Dollar Reserve-Currency hegemony and the crumbling Petro-Dollar system. Somehow maybe under stress he let the cat out of the bag or shall we say: he let some bits of truth slip out.

Hear it straight from the horse’s mouth!

185 Billion Reasons Why The US Agreed To Nuclear Deal With Iran

Many have questioned just why President Obama was so keen to get the Iran nuclear deal done – apparently with almost no real concessions – in the face of allies home…

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