Pope Francis Criticizes Capitalism

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“Pope Francis on Thursday urged the downtrodden to change the world economic order, denouncing a “new colonialism” by agencies that impose austerity programs and calling for the poor to have the “sacred rights” of labor, lodging and land.”

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Apple Doesn’t Want You To Know They Use This Amazingly Bold Tax Evasion Technique

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Reposted from Addicting Info.

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Apple, the most profitable company of its kind in the United States, has been dodging taxes in a somewhat interesting way — by declaring subsidiary companies that are “stateless” and saying that they don’t have to pay taxes to any country. While their scheme is, in actuality, much more complicated than that, it demonstrates the basic premise of their tax avoidance setup — gall.

And in cheating both the United States and other nations this way, Apple has profited by billions.  Nelson D. Schwartz and Charles Duhigg of The New York Times report,

The investigation is expected to set up a potentially explosive confrontation between a bipartisan group of lawmakers and Timothy D. Cook, Apple’s chief executive, at a public hearing on Tuesday.

Congressional investigators found that some of Apple’s subsidiaries had no employees and were largely run by top officials from the company’s…

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So you’re not perfect? Neither is anyone else!
Ladies, stop comparing yourselves to the women on the cover of magazines. No one looks that perfect!

 

On Nature and Money…

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Photo Courtesy of Grant Simon Rogers

“Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise we cannot eat money.” ~Cree Indian Proverb

On Thrift…

“I believe that thrift is essential to well-ordered living.” ~John D. Rockefeller

Stop Using Feminine Hygiene Products!

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Odor in the vaginal area is a common problem for women, and it is neither unusual nor something to be ashamed of. But feminine hygiene companies have capitalized on the shame women feel about this problem by offering products that are advertised as perfect remedies for odor. The problem is that the products we are told will eliminate odor actually perpetuate the problem- and doctors know it. In fact many doctors and OB/GYN’s are telling their female patients the truth about these products, and are offering them safe, healthy alternatives that actually work far better. These alternatives respect the female body and its natural balance. As you’ll see in this article, when we respect nature and our place within it, we find better ways of dealing with our concerns.

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