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US debt visualized: Stacked in 100 dollar bills @ 15 Trillion Dollars - Equal to US GDP 2011

US debt visualized: Stacked in 100 dollar bills @ 15 Trillion Dollars - Equal to US GDP 2011

Téléchargement du cours de sciences de l'ingénieur Entretien avec Benoît THEVARD / Ingénieur conseil en génie énergétique A l'occasion du premier anniversaire de la catastrophe nucléaire de Fukushima, Bizi ! et la Fondation Manu Robles-Arangiz organisent cette fin de semaine quatre conférences publiques au sujet de l'énergie et du climat (dont deux ce samedi)* et appellent à un rassemblement ce dimanche**. A cette occasion, nous avons rencontré Benoît Thévard, ingénieur-conseil en génie énergétique, qui animait jeudi une conférence à Ainhice-Mongelos sur le thème “Un avenir sans pétrole”. Pourquoi avez-vous choisi de vous investir sur les enjeux liés à la fin inéluctable du pétrole ? Avant de devenir ingénieur en génie énergétique, je travaillais dans le secteur aéronautique à Toulouse. Quels sont les thèmes que vous abordez dans votre conférence “Un avenir sans pétrole” ? Elle se découpe en trois parties. Nous ne pourrons donc pas garder notre mode de vie actuel ? Il est certain que ça ne peut pas continuer comme ça ! Julien MARCHIONE

50 Economic Numbers From 2011 That Are Almost Too Crazy To Believe Even though most Americans have become very frustrated with this economy, the reality is that the vast majority of them still have no idea just how bad our economic decline has been or how much trouble we are going to be in if we don't make dramatic changes immediately. If we do not educate the American people about how deathly ill the U.S. economy has become, then they will just keep falling for the same old lies that our politicians keep telling them. Just "tweaking" things here and there is not going to fix this economy. At this time of the year, a lot of families get together, and in most homes the conversation usually gets around to politics at some point. The following are 50 economic numbers from 2011 that are almost too crazy to believe.... #1 A staggering 48 percent of all Americans are either considered to be "low income" or are living in poverty. #4 The average amount of time that a worker stays unemployed in the United States is now over 40 weeks. #17 The U.S.

Laughing Squid What's really in the food? The A to Z of the food industry's most evil ingredients (NaturalNews) Ever wonder what's really in the food sold at grocery stores around the world? People keep asking me, "What ingredients should I avoid?" So I put together a short list that covers all the most toxic and disease-promoting ingredients in the food supply. These are the substances causing cancer, diabetes, heart disease and leading to tens of billions of dollars in unnecessary health care costs across America (and around the world). If you want to stay healthy and out of the hospital, read ingredients labels and make sure you avoid all these ingredients: Acrylamides - Toxic, cancer-causing chemicals formed in foods when carbohydrates are exposed to high heat (baking, frying, grilling). Aspartame - Chemical sweetener that causes neurological disorders, seizures, blurred vision and migraine headaches. Autolyzed Proteins - Highly processed form of protein containing free glutamate and used to mimic the taste-enhancer chemical MSG. Casein - Milk proteins. Read NaturalNews.

The Cleverest Air Force dumped ashes of more troops’ remains in Va. landfill than acknowledged The Air Force had maintained that it could not estimate how many troops might have had their remains sent to a landfill. The practice was revealed last month by The Washington Post, which was able to document a single case of a soldier whose partial remains were sent to the King George County landfill in Virginia. The new data, for the first time, show the scope of what has become an embarrassing episode for vaunted Dover Air Base, the main port of entry for America’s war dead. The landfill disposals were never formally authorized under military policies or regulations. Air Force and Pentagon officials said last month that determining how many remains went to the landfill would require searching through the records of more than 6,300 troops whose remains have passed through the mortuary since 2001. “It would require a massive effort and time to recall records and research individually,” Jo Ann Rooney, the Pentagon’s acting undersecretary for personnel, wrote in a Nov. 22 letter to Rep.

Association pour le maintien d'une agriculture paysanne Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Panier provenant d'une récolte encadrée par une AMAP Une association pour le maintien d'une agriculture paysanne, ou AMAP, est, en France, un partenariat de proximité entre un groupe de consommateurs et une exploitation locale (généralement une ferme), débouchant sur un partage de récolte régulier (le plus souvent hebdomadaire) composée des produits de la ferme. L'AMAP est un contrat solidaire, basé sur un engagement financier des consommateurs, qui paient à l’avance la totalité de leur consommation sur une période définie. Principes[modifier | modifier le code] Une AMAP est : pour le consommateur, des aliments frais, de saison, souvent biologiques, produits à partir de variétés végétales ou races animales de terroir ou anciennes ;un prix équitable pour les deux partenaires. Une telle association est considérée comme participant de l'économie solidaire, selon les critères suivants : Les AMAP ont également les ambitions suivantes : Localisme

Foreclosed homes, empty lots are next 'Occupy' targets Rachel Maddow reports on an offshoot of the Occupy movement dedicated to defending struggling Americans for foreclosure and eviction. By Miranda Leitsinger, Staff Writer, NBC News ‘Occupy’ protesters and housing rights activists are planning to help families resist eviction from foreclosed homes and take control of vacant properties in some 25 U.S. cities on Tuesday, an effort aimed at focusing attention on the ongoing housing crisis and giving the movement a new focus after the dismantling of many of its encampments. The protesters have been crafting proposals – often quietly to prevent police from learning about their intentions beforehand -- to defend families facing eviction or return others home. "It’s part of a national day of action that we hope will kick off a wave of defenses and home re-occupations,” Max Berger, 26, told the Occupy Wall Street General Assembly late Thursday while requesting $6,400 in funding to buy tools for the project.