AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce California experiences drought conditions again. Do you plan to capture excess water , when flooding arrives? Can you count on reserves today to last rears. Uncertainty is an opportunity for innovation !

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/feb/21/california-drought-february-rain-snow-pack-sierra

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Why is Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, different from USA? They’re using Samba, the school of Marguera, as a protest against Bolsanaro’s intolerance. In the name of Jesus of the favela, they are speaking up to the prophets of intolerance. The People are United!

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/feb/21/dance-protest-rio-de-janeiro-carnival-parade-against-bolsonaro-intolerance-photo-essay

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce The Colorado River supplies water to 40 million people. Monitoring its evaporation isn’t sufficient. Utah is concerned about loss of snow cover and the direct correlation to increased Carbon Emissions. Why not embark on a path to understanding & teaching conservation & Carbon Emissions reductions? Why not keep some fossil fuel subsidies, as Corporations transition now to renewables? Do we have a choice?

http://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2020/02/20/climate-change-has-stolen-more-than-billion-tons-water-wests-most-vital-river/

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Obstruction of Justice is a serious offense. Roger Stone’s conduct transcends Party Politics & is a threat to our Democracy. He deserves punishment!

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/public-safety/roger-stone-sentence-due-thursday-in-federal-court/2020/02/19/2e01bfc8-4c38-11ea-9b5c-eac5b16dafaa_story.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Utah to pass Legislation that protects its citizens from polluted air trapped in the valleys. They’re aware poor air quality comes from Carbon Emissions and want to preserve their air quality. It’s good for the ski industry & it’s good for peopke. We don’t want to be the like the Himalayas or the Pyrenees, losing snow cover? Why won’t all the States consider the affect of pollution on people?

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/feb/19/utah-republicans-climate-crisis-plan

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Politics as usual is unacceptable, if we continue on our path we’ll have a 6 th extinction. What happens to our children & grandchildren, if we do nothing? Flooding is a natural occurrence and many insurance companies will not reimburse you. Can you afford to move & pay for another home? If no, will you change your politics?

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/feb/18/world-leaders-urged-to-step-back-from-precipice-of-ecological-ruin-aoe

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Healthcare economists weigh in positively for the ACA, current Medicare & Medicaid free of block grants & work requirements. Corporations should not have a tax break when providing healthcare. It’s a cost of business. Drug pricing is too high & they’re not investing in R & D ! Go back to 1989 rule no public advertising. It’s a start.

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/17/upshot/health-system-economists-survey.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Healthcare workers across the Country are seeking to Unionize 👍 For $15/hr min wage & affordable healthcare. They need a Workers Bill of Rights and Unions that support Labors needs. Healthcare needs professionals and proper staffing to help both patients and staff to thrive

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/feb/17/hospital-healthcare-workers-unions-wages-conditions

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Assisted Living & rehabilitation centers require a standard of care that prevents abuse of the elderly. For profit institutions remain understaffed and because of their low wages it is difficult to attract more employees . A major commitment by both houses of Congress is needed to help all citizens obtain proper care. When treating patients or working with the homeless or the incarcerated, for profit doesn’t work.

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/14/health/assisted-living-staffing.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce There are dire consequences to air pollution. New Delhi has the worst pollution on the Planet. New York has some of the least polluted days @38 Parts per Million. We work to clean our air, we’ll improve people’s health and put many people in constructive good paying jobs. We’ll also be mitigating Carbon Emissions.

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/12/02/climate/air-pollution-compare-ar-ul.html