The power of Monsanto driving people to locally farm, commune, even produce their own money

The Monsanto Movement is gaining intense momentum  – and it’s not only against the monopolization and mono-culturing of food production. Hundreds of protesters came together today for Denver’s Millions Against Monsanto march; many of whom came to promote the values of self-sufficient communities. Groups like Avalon Organic Gardens & EcoVillage, a 100-member self-sufficient community in…

Colorado passes bill to allow undocumented immigrants to attend higher-ed institutions – a look at the economic impacts

Basic economics has largely led the debate on immigration reform in the US. Lawmakers and citizens frequently make the claim that undocumented immigrants’ access to public education drains the US economy.  But with the recent passing of Colorado’s ASSET Bill, legislation that allows undocumented immigrants to go to college for in-state tuition rates, a look at Brooking’s…