When 90% of the World’s farmers are small farmers, why aren’t Nations promoting what works and give indigenous voices a chance to be heard? When Roosevelt wanted to understand desertification, he sent aides to the Sahara desert. He listened to people and gradually we reclaimed our land and resources. Now, the entire World is in … More TheVoiceOfJoyce The COP27 was dominated by the interests of major agricultural businesses, promoting pseudoscience, instead of solutions to world food scarcity and lack of biodiversity.
The Reverend Warnock won on his credentials and attracted moderate voters, as well. A win win for Georgia and the US Senate! http://www.nytimes.com/live/2022/12/07/us/georgia-senate-runoff ATLANTA — Senator Raphael Warnock defeated his Republican challenger, Herschel Walker, in a runoff election that capped a grueling and costly campaign, secured a 51-seat Democratic majority and gave the first Black … More TheVoiceOfJoyce It’s official, The Senator Raphael Warnock, will now serve a full 6 yr term, representing the State of Georgia, giving the US Senate a 51 seat majority.
Along with enacting a road to citizenship for DACA kids and TIPS citizens holding permanent status from persecution in their homeland, Congress must enact A National Voting Rights Law. They should pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Law before this term ends. Tomorrow, the Supreme Court hears Moore v Harper, giving the States legislatures exclusive … More TheVoiceOfJoyce The many dangers of the Independent State Legislature Theory (ISLT), before the Supreme Court 12/7/22. This is a test of our Democracy and the legitimate separation of powers, according to the Constitution.
The Swedish food coop fills the needs of many. Food is brought in from retailers and placed on shelves, similar to regular supermarkets. The difference? Fruits and vegetables may have a blemish, and other products may be short dated. All that’s available at a minimum 30% discount from supermarkets, would have gone to waste. Now … More TheVoiceOfJoyce Sweden has a 14% poverty problem and they’re solving it with nutritious food available in a grocery.
Lebanon has an excellent agricultural university and worked injunction with Middle Eastern farmers to develop Durum Wheat. It will be commercially available in Morocco next year. Durum wheat will become the mainstay of the community. It can be used to make pasta, pizza, pitta, puff pastry and bread. This new wheat (Jamal) is a cross … More TheVoiceOfJoyce In order to survive harsh climate conditions and Wars effecting wheat production , scientists have been experimenting with the preservation of Wheat.
Musk is staying he’ll aggressively eliminate hate speech and harmful violent content, with no concern to bottom line profits. We’ll see! Meanwhile, my Twitter space is a haven for Science and the truth on many subjects. @Grandmajsilver http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2022/dec/03/twitter-moderators-turn-to-automation-amid-a-reported-surge-in-hate-speech On child safety Irwin said Twitter had shifted toward automatically taking down tweets reported by trusted figures … More TheVoiceOfJoyce After talks with Macron, Musk is relying on AI and content moderation to take down all sites with content harmful to children.
The Sioux Indians are building greenhouses 8 ft underground and heating them with a geo thermal unit to 52 degrees Fahrenheit. The sun provides warmth and then heat is circulating at night. As the greenhouses are built, the Sioux communities are getting fresh vegetables, consisting of micro greens, Swiss shard potatoes and more. Now they’re … More TheVoiceOfJoyce Let’s talk sustainable farming inSouth Dakota food deserts.
4 Unions want better working conditions. They’re understaffed and over worked with out advanced scheduling. They want a schedule and 15 days of paid sick leave. Sounds fair. If one Union doesn’t agree to management terms , all 12 Unions strike in solidarity. Why should Congress intervene? Why doesn’t the NLRB have the power to … More TheVoiceOfJoyce Railroad workers are asking for basic rights to do their jobs. Why are those rights denied? What are 4 Unions asking?
If they strike, it’s inflationary. When Corporations raise prices, forcing people to forgo the necessities of life, that’s good business. Why isn’t Corporate unaccountability inflationary? Who is enforcing Corporate anti trust Laws and reigning in usurious profits? If Biden were pro labor, he’d let his chief prosecutor for the NLRB make a deal and not … More TheVoiceOfJoyce Once again, labor is not getting the benefits people require. The railroad workers have asked for paid sick leave and schedules of work. That’s not asking too much.
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2022/nov/27/jaron-lanier-tech-threat-humanity-twitter-social-media People survive by passing information between themselves,” Lanier, 61, told the Guardian in an interview. “We’re putting that fundamental quality of humanness through a process with an inherent incentive for corruption and degradation. The fundamental drama of this period is whether we can figure out how to survive properly with those elements or not.” … More TheVoiceOfJoyce An unregulated internet gives a vice to foreign disrupters, culture wars, disinformation, violence and misinformation. Based on the algorithms used our behavior is modified and hive thinking occurs. Many remain linked in their own silos, not necessarily of their own choosing. The internet, the algorithms are not neutral, people can be gradually radicalized. Foreign actors and bots are difficult to detect. Our data is sold to third parties and their unaccountable. At the very least, Section 230 of the Communication Decency Act must change to reflect the Social Media Platforms evolution. No longer is the internet merely a free exchange of ideas between friends and communities. In many instances our behavior is manipulated and an algorithm decides who hires us, who gives us insurance and determines, based on our online behavior, if we’re worthy of that mortgage or job? Do you want mathematics to determine or limit, your life choices? How will we move from silos, to cooperation with others to solve real life problems? Like relationships? Climate Adaptation? Maintenance and participation in our Democracy? As people we need balance in our lives. It can be work life boundaries and it can be social media interactions and actions to improve our communities, in the real world, off line!