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 House will reinstate the child tax credit, if they can also extend the tax breaks for Corporations. Once again, the poor and middle class get to pay for all the programs coming out of the Federal Government. It’s, too bad, they couldn’t pass the For the Families Act and get universal PreK schooling. With … More TheVoiceOfJoyce Why does the House GOP and one Democrat believe eliminating child poverty is wrong?
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/dec/06/canada-leads-calls-to-reverse-nature-loss-as-cop15-opens-in-montreal Humanity has become a weapon of mass extinction and governments must end the “orgy of destruction”, the UN secretary general, António Guterres, has said at the beginning of the biodiversity Cop15. “We are out of harmony with nature. In fact, we are playing an entirely different song. Around the world, for hundreds of years, … More TheVoiceOfJoyce Talk start in Montreal today to preserve the Earth’s biodiversity. The objective, an agreement by all nations to preserve 30% of our land and sea mass by 2030 to assure citizens have food and water and maintain 1.5 degrees Celsius. It’s a target for our survival?
Unfortunately, unless Section 230 of the Communication Decency Act is revised, no Social Media Platform is legally responsible for content on their site. In fact, the Social Media model is based on limited content moderation and the sale of our data and predictive behavior to 3 rd Parties. Unless, we want to abrogate all control … More TheVoiceOfJoyce Of all the Social Media Platforms, Facebook has the worst record of content moderation.
The Chinook Salmon are disappearing and whole tribes in the Yukon , who depended on Salmon for their food and heritage are in despair. They’re forced to purchase frozen salmon from Alaska and eat chum. Their culture is at risk. To avoid extinction, their now breeding salmon. Let’s hope they’re successful, they’re culture and our … More TheVoiceOfJoyce Over fishing, warmer climate, glacial melting, have caused Yukon salmon to disappear and it will have devastating consequences for their eco systems.
I digress , this article is about a small business owner wanting to give jobs to a person who had previously been in jail. They make good workers. Though it’s, sad to learn, 70% of the prison population is illiterate! How is this possible? Employers need people who can read and write. Perhaps, instead of … More TheVoiceOfJoyce There are 10 million jobs available. Interesting statistic, how can unemployment be low when there are so many empty job? Why aren’t these jobs being filled?
While megabucks are going to new buildings, the Postgraduates and doctoral students are living in their cars. Our homelessness population is composed of intelligent people, making less then $28,000 a year, doing research in prestigious schools? That’s not acceptable. Add their strike to the 1000’s at Starbucks, Amazon, Trader Joe’s and potentially the RailRoads. How … More TheVoiceOfJoyce Three weeks of strikes are bringing scientific Labs and some construction to a halt on California campuses.
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?
The USA can model Legislation after European Law. The GDPR is just getting started and is protecting peoples privacy, by fining internet companies who disclose personal information. The fines are adding to Billions collected for the Country suing. America can also change Section 230 of the CommunicationsDecency Act. This article is about Google, the other … More TheVoiceOfJoyce Our privacy is not private. Our searches, even of a private nature, can be shared with Law Enforcement and other third parties. Do you want to own your data? If yes, lobby Congress to change our privacy laws on the internet platforms. Do you want to decide who sees your data, or do you want an algorithm to decide?
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.