Posts Tagged ‘affordable’

Amazon to Fund Affordable Housing Projects While Driving Up Home Prices

Amazon, the multinational online retail corporation owned by billionaire Jeff Bezos, is pledging to fund $2 billion worth of affordable housing projects in three United States cities after driving up home prices and rents. This week, Amazon executives said they would be pledging $2 billion to build affordable housing projects across the suburbs of Seattle, […]

American Communities Are Installing Affordable Municipal Broadband — Is Yours?

American Communities Are Installing Affordable Municipal Broadband — Is Yours? Activist Post / Activist Post By B.N. Frank A group of telecom experts who call themselves “The Irregulators” are among the many organizations that have filed lawsuits against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for failing to protect Americans from the telecom industry. The good news […]

How Some Of America’s Richest Towns Fight Affordable Housing

Above photo: Ashana Cunningham, center, lives with her wife, India Cunningham, and her three children — Ansoneya Mitchener, 15; Robert Hallums, 12, right; and Brandon Mitchener, 9 — in a three-bedroom apartment in a Bridgeport shelter. Cloe Poisson, special to ProPublica. Separated by design. In southwest Connecticut, the gap between rich and poor is wider […]

A caring NZ woman helping people smile again with affordable dentures faces 7 charges by the uncaring Min Of Health

A clear case in my opinion of disgruntled dentists being denied their bloated profits. Their prices are so high people just can’t afford them. It’s why they head off to other countries to get their dental work done, the fares & treatment still costing less than local charges. Covid’s put paid to that of course. […]

EC’s Schinas promises ‘affordable and equitable’ access to COVID-19 vaccine

The vice president of the European Commission has reassured citizens that the rollout of a future coronavirus vaccine will be fair and well organised, and admitted the frustration felt within the EU executive at the chaos in healthcare at the beginning of the pandemic. Margaritis Schinas, the commissioner responsible for ‘Promoting Our European Way of […]

Rebel Cities 4: In Warsaw, “Rights To The City” Means Clean Air And Affordable Homes

Rebel Cities 4: In Warsaw, “Rights To The City” Means Clean Air And Affordable Homes Above Photo: From Occupy.com This is Part 4 in a series about Radical Municipalism looking at ways people worldwide are organizing in their cities to build power from the bottom up. Read Part 1 (Brazil), Part 2 (Rojava) and Part 3 (Chiapas). “We fight for a […]

Putin wants his super-limo affordable to middle class

It’s crucial to make the vehicles from the ‘Kortezh’ (‘Motorcade’) line “affordable not only for the wealthy but people of any income, including middle earners,” Putin explained on Friday during a meeting with Sergey Chemezov, the CEO of the state corporation Rostec, which participated in the design of the limo fleet. Putin had already tried […]

UnFairbnb – How online rental platforms use the EU to defeat cities’ affordable housing measures

By Corporate Europe Observatory: Cities like Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin and Paris have hit the headlines with their attempts to reign in giant rental platforms a la AirBnB, and concerns about the impact of the model are increasing in many other cities. In response to an intensifying squeeze of housing markets and spiralling rental costs […]

Scientists create human-sheep chimera with hopes of affordable organ transplants

The scientific breakthrough could potentially save the lives of thousands of people who are in a dire need of vital organ transplants. While many patients die before they move up to the top of a queue, organs grown inside a sheep, like a pancreas, can not only save a life but also cure a […]

Affordable Housing Movement Rises From Foreclosure Crisis

In late September, activists staged actions in 45 cities to draw attention to predatory rent practices and vast cuts to Housing and Urban Development funding. “Renters Week of Action” was partially inspired by a report put out by the Right to the City Alliance (RTC) highlighting solutions to the problems tenants now face after the […]

The Most Affordable Way to Remove Fluoride from Tap Water

The dangers of drinking water that contains high levels of fluoride are well known. Some of the known side effects of drinking water that contains fluoride are dental fluorosis, reduced intelligence in children and a damaged nervous system. Buying a water purification system that removes fluoride can get really pricey. A lot of us are […]

9to5 Colorado Fights For Renter’s Rights, Affordable Housing

Above photo: From @9to5colorado on Twitter. 9to5 Colorado Leaders and Partner Organizations Take Action for Renters’ Rights & Affordable Housing Denver Metro Area leaders fight for Renter’s Rights and the Preservation of Affordable Housing as part of National Renter’s Week of Action Colorado – Community members from Denver, Aurora, Westminster, and Commerce City came together to […]

10 super affordable survival items you can stock up on NOW without breaking your wallet

(Natural News) Canned goods, flashlights, a first aid kit, and drinking water — if you have these in a survival situation, you’re good, right? Yes, probably — but add just a few more items to your survival arsenal and you can go from surviving to actually thriving, even during an emergency. These 10 items are not only […]

Dirtbags Make Affordable Health Insurance Impossible

By Phillip Marlowe I wanted to weigh in on the Health Care bill, but like most normal people out here in the real world, I got a little tied up with personal day-to-day BS to write much. But let me tell you a few things anyone can see without the media drivel. First off, “pre-existing conditions” includes […]

McDonald’s french fries are doused with extremely toxic chemical to kill aphids that cause discoloration

(NaturalNews) If you’ve ever wondered how McDonald’s manages to make its french fries look so “appealingly” consistent in color, the answer is likely to make you never want to eat them again. It turns out that the reason the fast food giant is able to serve fries that look almost unnaturally perfect has […]

Health Basics: Which public school breakfast and lunch foods do NOT cause cancer, diabetes and obesity?

(NaturalNews) “School food sucks;” the kids will tell you. Not only does the quality leave a lot to be desired these days, but the taste has even gone downhill. Even the salads and vegetables at public schools have been grown in nutrient-deprived soil loaded with toxic fertilizers, and watered with toxic fluoridated water, […]

Health Basics: Which public school breakfast and lunch foods do NOT cause cancer, diabetes and obesity?

(NaturalNews) “School food sucks;” the kids will tell you. Not only does the quality leave a lot to be desired these days, but the taste has even gone downhill. Even the salads and vegetables at public schools have been grown in nutrient-deprived soil loaded with toxic fertilizers, and watered with toxic fluoridated water, […]

Health Basics: Which public school breakfast and lunch foods do NOT cause cancer, diabetes and obesity?

(NaturalNews) “School food sucks;” the kids will tell you. Not only does the quality leave a lot to be desired these days, but the taste has even gone downhill. Even the salads and vegetables at public schools have been grown in nutrient-deprived soil loaded with toxic fertilizers, and watered with toxic fluoridated water, […]

Health Basics: Which public school breakfast and lunch foods do NOT cause cancer, diabetes and obesity?

(NaturalNews) “School food sucks;” the kids will tell you. Not only does the quality leave a lot to be desired these days, but the taste has even gone downhill. Even the salads and vegetables at public schools have been grown in nutrient-deprived soil loaded with toxic fertilizers, and watered with toxic fluoridated water, […]

Cuba Impression

Print Friendly Above Photo: From PopularResistance.org. Changes are happening and the Cubans are trying to figure out how to accommodate them within a socialist framework As I prepared for my recent November trip to Cuba I thought back to my many memories of my first visit in the spring of 1970. Having left teaching in […]

What The Pharmaceutical Industry & Your Doctor Don’t Tell You About Depression

Before starting off, it’s important to mention that yes, some individuals suffer more than others when it comes to depression, and people do need assistance to climb out of these dark places. There is no denying that in this article, what is being challenged is the disease-model of depression, and how it may not be […]

Chicago Restricts Drones: Who’s Next?

Chicago media outlets are reporting that drones have been banned from most of Chicago’s skies and cannot fly over you or your property without your permission. The text of the ordinance, however, makes exceptions for police that will require eternal vigilance. Local legislative action around drones began in U.S. cities in early 2013 with the public demand […]

100+ Monsanto Employees Crash Presentation On GE Crops & Pesticides

Print Friendly Above Photo: From Centerforfoodsafety.org. On Oct 14th, I presented the findings of our Pesticides in Paradise report on the island of Moloka‘i. At around 5:45 PM, about 15 minutes before the presentation was going to start, 100+ Monsanto employees, all dressed in neon yellow shirts, arrived. As I stared at the long line of workers, […]

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