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The Perfect Storm – Grow Local or Grow Hungry?

The Perfect Storm – Grow Local or Grow Hungry?













Jamie Lee, Contributor
Waking Times

Most of us who live in the United States have always assumed that our food would be available in abundance at our commercial grocery stores at affordable prices, at least for the past three generations. Most have never spent a thought about what they would … More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed

7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed













Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest
Waking Times

From birth, virtually all of us have been brainwashed through various outlets that encourage materialism, ego, subservience, control and conformity. But where do the origins of mind control begin and what can we do about it?

1. Religion

As children, the brainwashing begins … More

April 9, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
5 Videos Showing How Fracking Can Make Water Flammable

5 Videos Showing How Fracking Can Make Water Flammable













Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
Waking Times

Public awareness of the risks and dangers of hydraulic gas-fracturing, or Fracking, is growing daily, but not nearly as fast as the practice itself is. Across the world, fracking is creating a massive new energy boom and investors are pouring money into energy companies … More

April 8, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More
Toxic Combo of Roundup and Fertilizers Blamed for Tens of Thousands of Deaths

Toxic Combo of Roundup and Fertilizers Blamed for Tens of Thousands of Deaths













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

The public’s appreciation of the toxicity of glyphosate—the active ingredient in Monsanto’s broad-spectrum herbicide Roundup—is still limited, despite highly damning research being published.

The fact that Monsanto marketed Roundup as “environmentally friendly” and “biodegradable” probably has a lot to do with this general lack of insight.… More

April 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
Meet The US Government’s Number One Medical Cannabis Recipient

Meet The US Government’s Number One Medical Cannabis Recipient













Marco Torres, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

The U.S. Government Declared Cannabis As Having No Medical Use Yet Have Given One Man Over 130,000 Cannabis Cigarettes Since 1983 For Bone Cancer

The U.S. Government has flipped more than their lid when it comes to getting their facts straight on Cannabis use. … More

April 7, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
There Is No Doubting The Health Benefits of Cannabis

There Is No Doubting The Health Benefits of Cannabis













Marco Torres, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

The question is no longer which disease cannabis can cure, but which disease can’t it cure? A study published in Nature Reviews-Cancerprovides an historic and detailed explanation about how THC and natural cannabinoids counteract cancer, but preserve normal cells.

The study by Manuel More

April 4, 2014 | By | 11 Replies More
Beyond Left & Right: Escaping the Matrix

Beyond Left & Right: Escaping the Matrix













Richard K. Moore, New Dawn
Waking Times

The defining dramatic moment in the film The Matrix occurs just after Morpheus invites Neo to choose between a red pill and a blue pill. The red pill promises “the truth, nothing more.” Neo takes the red pill and awakes to reality – … More

April 3, 2014 | By | 7 Replies More
The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Fluoride is a poisonous substance added to many municipal water supplies across the US, Canada, and elsewhere without the permission of the residents. Is there a model that communities can follow to remove it from their water supply? The short answer to this question is yesMore

April 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
The Cashless Society Almost Here And With Some Very Sinister Implications

The Cashless Society Almost Here And With Some Very Sinister Implications













Patrick Henningsen, New Dawn
Waking Times

Among the long list of items bundled by consensus reality merchants under the banner of ‘conspiracy theory’, is a world without cash – where technocrats rule over the populace, and everything and anything is exchanged via plastic and RFID chips.

In this sterile and … More

March 28, 2014 | By | 20 Replies More
Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason

Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

The Internet awakening has given birth to a worldwide multitude of people that are disengaging from the programmed paradigm created for us, and awakening to the reality of the dangers we face. The web has supplied a platform for writers to take a crack … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Do You Believe In Medical Conspiracy Theories?

Do You Believe In Medical Conspiracy Theories?













Daisy Luther, Contributor
Waking Times

Do you believe in “medical conspiracy theories”? If so, you are in good company.

According to a survey undertaken by professors at the University of Chicago, more than half of all Americans believe in one or more so-called “medical conspiracy theories”. Of course, most … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 6 Replies More
Spying, Prying & Lying: The Rise of Global Digital Surveillance

Spying, Prying & Lying: The Rise of Global Digital Surveillance













Patrick Henningsen, New Dawn
Waking Times

“Books have been written about [US] President Eisenhower’s famous farewell warning in 1961 about the ‘military-industrial complex,’ and what he described as its ‘unwarranted influence.’ But an even greater leviathan today, one that the public knows little about, is the ‘intelligence-industrial complex.’”
– Michael … More

March 25, 2014 | By | Reply More
Stop Dreaming, Accept ‘What is’, and Enter Your True Reality

Stop Dreaming, Accept ‘What is’, and Enter Your True Reality













Alen Mischael Vukelić, Contributor
Waking Times

Whatever path you choose, be it spiritual, scientific, non-spiritual, realistic, surrealistic, sooner or later, you ‘ll have to face it, that nothing turns out the way you want it to be. Can you do something about it – or should you just accept … More

March 22, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More
The Venezuela Gambit – Engineered Portal to Latin America?

The Venezuela Gambit – Engineered Portal to Latin America?













Zen GardnerGuest
Waking Times

Previous attempts to overthrow the dynamic anti-Imperialist Hugo Chavez over a decade ago failed. Now that they have surgically removed Chavez, they’re feverishly back to their dirty tricks, activating their agents, moles and agent provocateurs ready and willing to act at the behest of … More

March 21, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
How to Reclaim Your Mind

How to Reclaim Your Mind













Jefferey Jaxen, Staff Writer
Waking Times

This is an important piece for those that wish to begin walking their true path in life. Many, including myself, fall victim to advertising, propaganda, and poor food choices that all cloud our true thoughts and beliefs. There are many systems in place to … More

March 20, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
The Dichotomy of Mainstream Media vs. the Alternative Media

The Dichotomy of Mainstream Media vs. the Alternative Media













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

What is truth? Not a simple question. Is it as you feel it to be? (Subjective truth). Is it based on what you perceive to be facts, uninfluenced by your feelings? (Objective truth). Is it only what your five senses confirm to be real? … More

March 20, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
False Freedom and Free Will

False Freedom and Free Will













PersonocratiaContributor
Waking Times 

Canadian citizens are guaranteed rights and privileges that the inhabitants of many other countries envy. Yet, with worsening working conditions, increasing taxation, crumbling public services, lowering food quality, and an ever-increasing national debt, my old rose-colored glasses cannot hide the truth anymore. Despite the six … More

March 20, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
8 Reasons Young Americans Don’t Fight Back: How the US Crushed Youth Resistance

8 Reasons Young Americans Don’t Fight Back: How the US Crushed Youth Resistance













Bruce E. Levine, AlterNet
Waking Times

Traditionally, young people have energized democratic movements. So it is a major coup for the ruling elite to have created societal institutions that have subdued young Americans and broken their spirit of resistance to domination.

Young Americans—even more so than older Americans—appear to have … More

March 19, 2014 | By | 9 Replies More
Can the World Feed China?

Can the World Feed China?













Lester Brown, EcoWatch
Waking Times

Overnight, China has become a leading world grain importer, set to buy a staggering 22 million tons in the 2013–14 trade year, according to the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture projections. As recently as 2006—just eight years ago—China had a grain surplus and was exporting More

March 18, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Utilities Desperate to Quash Dissent, Shut Off Activist Leader’s Electricity

Utilities Desperate to Quash Dissent, Shut Off Activist Leader’s Electricity













Josh del Sol, Guest
Waking Times

On the heels of Northeast Utilities admitting that smart meters are “irrational”, we’re seeing the wheels of reason and logic further come off the centralized energy cart(el).

In what is an illegal and thinly-veiled “psy-op” (psychological operation) attempting to stem the rising tide of … More

March 15, 2014 | By | 16 Replies More

Must Watch Videos

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields













Kevin Samson, Guest
Waking Times

Neuroscience has come under scrutiny for its involvement in an array of mind control initiatives and other ethically questionable research. But at least one neuroscientist from Sweden has gone on record to caution against the increasing dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on human beings … More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
On the Eve of Construction

On the Eve of Construction













Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

I love the sound of construction. I always have. Not the industrial sound from the kind of massive, offensive structures made with other-worldly looking machines, but the intentional, gentle kind. Small structures going up, improvements on homes, road repairs, even tending to gardens whether … More

April 13, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?

Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?













Brandon Baker, Eco Watch
Waking Times

Monsanto didn’t achieve $11.8 billion in sales and 404 facilities in 66 countries all on its own.

The company is valued at $60 billion in the marketplace with 525 million shares outstanding, but the three largest mutual fund shareholders, Vanguard, Fidelity and State Street, … More

April 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed

7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed













Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest
Waking Times

From birth, virtually all of us have been brainwashed through various outlets that encourage materialism, ego, subservience, control and conformity. But where do the origins of mind control begin and what can we do about it?

1. Religion

As children, the brainwashing begins … More

April 9, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
5 Videos Showing How Fracking Can Make Water Flammable

5 Videos Showing How Fracking Can Make Water Flammable













Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
Waking Times

Public awareness of the risks and dangers of hydraulic gas-fracturing, or Fracking, is growing daily, but not nearly as fast as the practice itself is. Across the world, fracking is creating a massive new energy boom and investors are pouring money into energy companies … More

April 8, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More

Activism Works

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Fluoride is a poisonous substance added to many municipal water supplies across the US, Canada, and elsewhere without the permission of the residents. Is there a model that communities can follow to remove it from their water supply? The short answer to this question is yesMore

April 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry

6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry













Martha Rosenberg, AlterNet
Waking Times

While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, breeding animals into mutants and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.

The horrors of factory farming are multifold. Treating animals like heads of lettuce—”forget it’s an animal” says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward … More

March 28, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason

Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

The Internet awakening has given birth to a worldwide multitude of people that are disengaging from the programmed paradigm created for us, and awakening to the reality of the dangers we face. The web has supplied a platform for writers to take a crack … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry

13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry













Heather Callaghan & Jeffrey Green, Guests
Waking Times

A major shift in the consciousness of food consumers is forcing the industry into a competitive race to become more natural.  The market is telling food producers that they no longer want so-called factory food because of its many harmful effects on … More

March 25, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken

American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

You may be aware that bees are dying in large numbers across the globe, courtesy of the ever-increasing presence of toxins in our environment. But did you know that the monarch butterfly is also becoming endangered, and for the same reason?

As reported by the New More

March 22, 2014 | By | Reply More