As a New-York-raised Puerto Rican I began to appreciate Puerto Rico's abundant land that gave so many fruits and food items that I only saw in supermarkets back in the Bronx when I first visited my home island at the age of 16.
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The facts of population growth, economic growth, environmental degradation, and human reliance on the natural world make sustainability politics, technology and management inevitable.
We have placed abusive CEOs on pedestals, glorifying their excessive wealth, multiple mansions, mega-yachts, and luxurious private jets. For years we have revered and thus empowered these people.
It's one thing when the desert is bereft of water, but the marshlands? The nation's agricultural leader? Major cities? Whole continents? And this is only the beginning.
The idea that capitalism is the most efficient economic system is complete and utter malarkey.
McCain and Obama are at polar opposites on the matter of energy; the issue of fossil / nuclear energy versus green energy could well be the uniquely different determining factor in November.
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