Tag: poverty

Poverty as a Weapon of Mass Destruction and the Economic Policies That Loaded the Chamber

Poverty as a Weapon of Mass Destruction and the Economic Policies That Loaded the Chamber

Christina Sarich, Staff Writer Waking Times 80% of the entire world population lives on less than $10 a day. Even if you live in a country where a gallon of gasoline doesn’t cost around $3.50, and a McDonald’s ‘Happy’ Meal – one of the worst and most nutritionally deficient, but arguably, cheapest meals around – costs about $5, […]

10 Reasons Canada Needs to Rethink the Tar Sands

10 Reasons Canada Needs to Rethink the Tar Sands

Kevin Grandia, DeSmogBlog Waking Times As a Canadian it blows my mind that we can have the second largest deposits of oil in the world, but our government remains billions in debt and one in seven Canadian children live in poverty. I feel like we are being played for fools here in Canada, because foreign owned […]

Been Down So Long…

Been Down So Long…

Soren Dreier, Contributing Writer Waking Times It seems to be increasingly obvious on a daily basis that the western society is getting divided into: Those who have and those who don’t. The West is rolling time back to its feudalistic roots, and the gap between the rich and poor is widening disproportionately, something we are […]

By February 26, 2013 5 Comments Read More →
Healthiest Foods Out of Reach For The Majority of The Population

Healthiest Foods Out of Reach For The Majority of The Population

Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease Waking Times To say that the cost of healthy living is out of reach for most people would be an understatement. Low to middle-class subsets of the population have difficulty affording their own rent and mortgage payments let alone clean organic and unprocessed foods. Nutritionally sound chemical-free diets have achieved many […]

By December 6, 2012 15 Comments Read More →
Grassroots Community Disaster Relief in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy

Grassroots Community Disaster Relief in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy

Laura Gottesdiener, Waging Nonviolence Contributor Waking Times I’m not sure when I realized that we were in the middle of a full-blown disaster. Maybe it was when I saw the outline of a National Guard soldier hanging off the side of a hummer on a blackened strip of Rockaway Boulevard. Perhaps it was when I […]

By November 3, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
In the Presence of Suffering

In the Presence of Suffering

Charlie Veitch The Love Police  Suffering creates empathy and tolerance. It is mostly through suffering that we experience the fissures and limits of knowledge, of coping. Through the pain of loss or grief we see that every single human being on the planet is capable of despair, and in this mutual despair, we understand concepts […]

By June 28, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
Is Junk Food For The Poor Better Than Nothing?

Is Junk Food For The Poor Better Than Nothing?

Tania Melkonian Waking Times Anyone behind me in line at the supermarket check-out would think me uncharitable.  The cashier asks,‘Would you like to donate a meal to the X house for the poor?’  Naturally, it is deliberate that her script obliges that any answer other than an enthusiastic ‘Oh, yes please! I would love nothing more!’ renders […]

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DMT – The Inner Path to Other Worlds

DMT – The Inner Path to Other Worlds

Video – DMT is a psychoactive chemical produced by the human body and by many plants that causes intense visions and can induce its users to quickly enter a completely different “world.”

By October 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
The Impact of Voting Within the Confines of Society

The Impact of Voting Within the Confines of Society

Video - Russell Brand and Lawrence O’Donnell discuss the impact that voting lacks within the current structure of the political system and society.

By October 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Could You Give Like This Man?

Could You Give Like This Man?

Video – Research suggests that not only is giving good for you—your health, your happiness, and your sense of purpose—but gift-giving activates the good things that people do to heal a wounded world.

By October 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Has Ghana Become the World’s Toxic Dumping Ground?

Has Ghana Become the World’s Toxic Dumping Ground?

Video – A new study has identified the Agbobloshie dumping yard in Ghana’s capital Accra as the place which poses the highest toxic threat to human life.

By October 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
How the 7 Chakras Influence Our Lives

How the 7 Chakras Influence Our Lives

Meme – There are 7 energy centers called chakras in the human body, with each corresponding to a specific aspect of human behavior and development.

By October 20, 2014 2 Comments Read More →

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Dodging the Tuition Debt Bullet

Dodging the Tuition Debt Bullet

Anna Hunt – Student tuition debt is astronomical in the US, and Germany announces free higher ed for all…

By October 11, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Where the Warrior Comes In: Authenticity vs. Manipulation

Where the Warrior Comes In: Authenticity vs. Manipulation

Ida Lawrence, Contributor Waking Times At this moment in time, as we stand on the precipice of devolution or evolution, what does ‘pay attention’ mean to us? Our hearts seek wisdom and courage, and the justified faith that attention can bring. We came into this, so is attention the price of being born… an obligation? […]

A Call To Hearts Lifting to the Higher Self

A Call To Hearts Lifting to the Higher Self

Dr. Stewart Bitkoff, Contributor Waking Times When are we going to stop thinking in terms of religion, country, tribe, town, neighborhood, planet, business and I. When will we begin to think in terms of humanity and helping all people reach higher? Yes. It is natural to think about self, but when are we going to […]

By October 7, 2014 7 Comments Read More →
Inducing Higher Intelligence and Heightened Senses with Gamma Brain Waves

Inducing Higher Intelligence and Heightened Senses with Gamma Brain Waves

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times Brainwave entrainment is a way to train the brain to synchronize to a certain frequency, such as gamma, beta, delta, theta and alpha. Each frequency matches a certain state of consciousness. For example, delta is the brainwave dominant while in an unconscious state such as sleeping; while theta and […]

Dangers of Smart Meters Extend Beyond Radiation Exposure

Dangers of Smart Meters Extend Beyond Radiation Exposure

Waking Times The electro-magnetic radiation given off by smart meters has become a health concern for many, but, millions of people worldwide whose homes have been outfitted with these devices must also be aware of the dangers of overheating and malfunction. Recently, there have been an extraordinary number of smart meter-related fires reported all over […]