Agenda 21

Sunday, July 27, 2014 2:00 am

Local government work provides a wide array of services to the public, from maintaining the education system to delivering utilities and managing public property. How many local government employees are there, and what segment of the workforce do they represent?

Labour to 'respect people's wishes' and seek control of Walsall Council

Deputy group leader Mohammed Nazir said they were 'obliged' to launch a bid to run the authority after holding half the seats. It comes after Chris Jones was elected to represent the Birchills-Leamore ward in the vote following the death of Tim Oliver, boosting Labour's number to 30 out of 60.

Thanks, now go home – Part Two

In Part One, I facetiously suggested we call county retirees “resident tourists.” Part Two is an overall look at the county’s tourism.

Africa: The GMO Debate – What to Consider

[Fahamu]The debate around Genetically Modified Organisms has been characterized by lack of information and understanding of the complexities around biotechnology. Any state must undertake careful consideration about potential benefits and risks before deciding to introduce GMOs into the country.

Agenda 21 and District 11

NILES – Berrien County Commissioner Jim Curran is touting his role as a steward of county resources, including its money.

Fed up!

Her link to a group at an armed Nevada protest puts Peggy Littleton at the anti-fed forefront by J. Adrian Stanley The crisis hasn't happened here. Not yet anyway, El Paso County Commissioner Peggy Littleton says.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

“A much larger and more dangerous movement”: Right-wing militias thrive post-Bundy — and the media won’t talk about it

Cliven Bundy wasn't a one-off. New report shows far-right militias are growing, and more fear of home-grown terror

Countdown Continues to 2014 Edinburgh International Culture Summit

Special closing performance by Ladysmith Black Mambazo (PRWeb July 22, 2014) Read the full story at

Lieutenant Governor candidate Ron Nehring visits Siskiyou County

California Republican Lieutenant Governor hopeful Ron Nehring came to Yreka on Saturday, building up support at the regional summer meeting of the Siskiyou County Republican Women Federated.

UN’s sweeping sustainable development goals aim to fix everything — on paper

End global hunger and all forms of malnutrition and poverty by 2030, along with all urban slums around the world.  Halve the number of deaths from road traffic accidents globally (an estimated 1.24 million in 2010, according to the World Health Organization) by the same date—and “reduce levels of violence and halve related death rates everywhere” by then too. Make sure that the income of the …