Tweet Voters in Portland have for the umpteenth time stopped fluoridation of their water , not long after my water district voted to fund it here in Santa Clara County. I used to live in Portland and still visit regularly. The city relies on a famous-to-Portland protected watershed for its water supply, the Bull Run watershed near Mount Hood.
May 30, 2013 ( RT – Eric Draitser ) – The worldwide March Against Monsanto this past Saturday was no mere political demonstration. Rather, it was a worldwide mobilization against corporate greed, the assault on our health and environment, and the oppression of small farmers. As the diverse crowd gathered in New York City’s Union Square on an unseasonably cold and rainy Memorial Day weekend – just as they did in hundreds of cities around the world – it was clear that Monsanto and the issue of health and food sovereignty transcends political ideology.
The last thing a country in recession should do is raise taxes. Well, Spain is in a depression, not a recession yet the EU requires Spain to raise the VAT and lower pension benefits within a year . One year.
Please consider these Google-translated snips from the Libre Mercado report Wolfgang SchÃ¤uble supports Rajoy’s policies and Cites "impressive" Results of the Spanish reforms . SchÃ¤uble is convinced that "Spain has made enormous progress in recent years under the Government of Mariano Rajoy". So much so that now Spain "has a strong economy, reduced labor costs, has significantly increased its exports and has done a good job in restructuring its banking sector, also after the trial of the Troika"