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Opioids: A Conjured Crisis

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack scolded the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine about opioid abuse on Friday. The institution is not doing enough to train its soon-to-be health professionals on an opioid abuse epidemic that claims thousands of … Continue reading

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Taking Care Of The 100 Percent

The story we would like to be able to tell is of a world that “works for 100 percent of humanity.” We’re not there. In fact, L. Hunter Lovins points out, “Humanity stands at the edge of a crumbling cliff.” … Continue reading

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Eastern Iowa Sustainability Lectures

Paul Deaton of Blog for Iowa will give a series of four public lectures about personal finance, the environment and nuclear abolition between April 19 and 24. If you are nearby, please consider attending one of these events: April 19, … Continue reading

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Why Population Growth Should Be Part Of Our National Conversation

Our current tax system is unsustainable. Legalized tax evasion allows corporations to be “persons” in the political influence arena, yet excuses them from paying “income” taxes along with the rest of us. Estimates of tax monies lost this way range … Continue reading

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