Archive for June, 2016

Rotarians Reflect on Culture of “Consumerism”

Jun 30, 2016 No Comments by

We are a consumer society and it is bred into us from our earliest memories.  We get gifts from Grandma, toys from a jovial stranger at Christmas, acquisitions from stores with toys stacked to the ceiling.  From the moment we can talk, we learn to demand: “I want, I want, I want…”  It’s the American […]

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Ecology Florida Signs Letter Asking for Session to Ban Assault Weapons

Jun 23, 2016 No Comments by

The League of Women Voters together with the Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence has written to the governor requesting a special session to ban possession of semi-automatic assault weapons. Ecology Florida is in support of this call and is joining the letter. For more information on this measure, please read the letter in its entirety […]

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Food Recalls Threaten Our Food Safety

Jun 07, 2016 No Comments by

General Mills has issued a recall on nearly 10 million units of flour. See the recall notice here. Why do large scale food safety recalls keep happening and what can we do to protect ourselves and our families?   The main cause is the industrial food system, which is the system behind nearly every corporate grocery chain, […]

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