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Tyson Foods closing 3 plants in Iowa, NY, NM

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods Inc. says it’s closing three U.S. plants, employing a total 950 workers, which have struggled financially as the company’s product needs have changed. 119 more words

National

HuffPost: How the Koch Brothers Are Bringing Their Ideas to High School Students

The fabulously wealthy Koch brothers have developed a plan to teach their libertarian ideas to high school students. It is sort of like tobacco companies teaching students that smoking is good for you. 117 more words

Education Industry

Martial Law And A Would Be King (Video)

(N.Morgan) When Senator Barack Obama told his adoring followers that when he became president in 2008 he would “fundamentally” transform America, he meant it with every fiber of his being. 549 more words

Politics

TOP TEN THINGS TO EXPECT FROM SONA (STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS)

Manila, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles) - On Monday, July 28, President Aquino will deliver his 5th State of the Nation Address (SONA), the Philippine equivalent of the U.S. 229 more words

International

The oddly shaped carrot

By Dan Johnson

 

A group of English councils has proposed a ‘Tesco tax’ asking government for new powers to tax large supermarkets in a ‘modest’ effort to re-circulate supermarket spending into local communities. 595 more words

"Fundamental Miscalculation"

The BBC’s Environment Analyst Roger Harrabin was talking on the radio last week about a report which the UK government has been strangely reluctant to give much publicity, the reason being that it admits energy generation from biomass could emit, under some circumstances, even more CO2 than coal-fired power stations. 201 more words

Climate

In a Normal Economy..

In a normal economy, with a stable currency, people have to produce something before they can become a demand, (they have to have something before they can trade it for something. 103 more words

Economics