High Unemployment and Farming

The stories of the great depression still seem far away for most of us in North America, sure there are housing foreclosures, but breadlines?Rising alcoholism? Families sharing houses? Is this North America?

Economic Realities for Communities

Will this recession force communities to take responsibility for their own survival? Some Background On the economic front we are in the middle of what some dare to call a “rally” amid a recessionary mindset, but this news today should check some of that enthusiasm: Canada’s economic headache is set to explode into an agonizing […]

The Social Reality of Outsourcing

While corporations in America look to keeping their bottom line in the black – few of the consumers (as we’ve been reduced to) wandering around their local WalMart in a retail induced stupor realize or care how reliant North America has become of outsourced labor and factory work – and what the implications fo the […]