AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce How Greenland is coping with open waters . Documentary sponsored by the David & Lucille Packard Foundation. How to cope with our Flooding shore lines !

http://www.theguardian.com/news/ng-interactive/2019/dec/02/open-water-lives-of-three-greenlanders-climate-crisis

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce The plight of Labor today. It can be Bright using Clean Slate Laws.

Labor has lost wage gains and power over the last 50yrs. The Clean Slate is a collection of Laws, reestablishing Labor’s rights. Our future can be right with a Labor friendly Administration. Vote for change, that helps all of us and restores upward Mobility. Unionize! … More AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce The plight of Labor today. It can be Bright using Clean Slate Laws.

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Pasteur of Dr Martin Luther King’s church runs for the Senate on Democratic ticket. Great move for Georgia politics. Based on the Senate make up, he’ll do what’s right and practical for the People. Make no mistake, unlike his counterparts, he’ll work in the best interests of his constituents. Vote overwhelmingly for him!

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/30/us/raphael-warnock-ebenezer-baptist-georgia-senate.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Want to overcome opioid addiction, start building Dulcimers, like they’re doing in Appalachia. These stringed instruments have grant money for coal miners out work and into opioid recovery. Though there may be other projects, accomplishing this task has been rewarding and profitable. What can your town develop to keep people busy at a craft, art or trade? Save lives & be creative.

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/03/arts/design/kentucky-opioid-recovery-luthiery.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Regulation is keeping micro grids off grid. However, one California tribe using solar power and storage batteries, supplied gas & food to 10,000 when the Pacific Gas company cut power during fire storms. Why can’t most go off grid? Regulation should keep pace with technology keeping people safe & informed! The energy becomes less expensive with common sense regulations.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-solutions/2020/01/01/amid-shut-off-woes-beacon-energy/

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce The loss of small town newspapers is everybody’s loss. We need to hear & share in the success & failures in our Community. A local newspaper, can unite us!

http://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/21/us/local-news-lost-stories.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce A Community in Orlando Florida grew its own food. Any one can subsidize industrial food with some home grown fruits & vegetables. It’s good for Community & relationships

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/dec/19/i-didnt-buy-any-food-for-a-year-and-im-healthier-than-ive-ever-been

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Southern Poverty Law Center has been following the Black American group for years labeling them anti Semitic. Why are we allowing racist groups to be weaponized? Why do we allow domestic abusers to have guns?The data exists to restrict weapons to known people with violent behavior, yet we allow them weapons. Who will Save Our Lives & the lives of Police? Legislation needed to decrease murder by guns

http://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/11/nyregion/david-anderson-francine-graham-jersey-city.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Healing in the “hood” & creating safe spaces for trauma victims. Bay Area Gun violence Dow 30% because of one woman & now many who come together to help each other. There’s the RYSE Center in Richmond & Nationally, Crime Survivors for Service. Be involved. Help yourself & help others

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/dec/09/gun-violence-richmond-bay-area-healing

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Time to be humane, #NoNewJails if we weren’t warehousing our kids, tacking on usurious fines, kids could receive counseling, do Community Service & check in with Court appointed officers. It would be cheaper and we could replace Rikers with affordable housing. Say No to DeBlasio

http://www.theguardian.com/cities/2019/dec/09/rikers-20-inside-the-battle-to-build-four-new-prisons-in-new-york-city