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Archives for January 5, 2023

Budget-friendly CRM solutions for growing your business: A Full Guide

There’s no question that customer relationship management (CRM) software is essential for businesses of all sizes. But what’s often overlooked is the fact that CRM doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, there are a number of budget-friendly CRM solutions out there that can help you effectively manage your customer relationships – without breaking the […]

What do you need to become a personal stylist?

If you’ve ever dreamed of becoming a personal stylist, the good news is that it’s not as complicated as you may think. Of course, it takes hard work and dedication to make a successful career out of styling, but with the right tools and resources, you can make it happen.  In this blog post, we’ll […]

Cayman: The Opposition will not sanction Premier Panton’s invalid and ineffective Parliamentary Code of Conduct

Today, I have written to Premier Panton to advise that his proposed Parliamentary Code of Conduct falls short in two important respects. First, there are significant failures in process that violate the principles of good governance that the Premier claimed would characterise his government.  Secondly and more significantly in the long run, there are significant failures […]

UPDATE: McCarthy loses for a ninth time. 

Posted at 16:5016:50 Ninth vote confirmed No surprise there then – McCarthy loses for a ninth time.  Here we go again… US: McCarthy cuts speakership deal, votes to move in next ballot By Eric Mack From NEWSMAX Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., has made a major deal with key holdout votes, but the House voted 216-214 to […]

10 reasons why hydropower dams are a false climate solution

Not only does hydroelectric power fail to prevent catastrophic climate change, but it also renders countries more vulnerable to climate change while emitting significant amounts of methane, one of the worst greenhouse gases. By Josh Klemm and Eugene Simonov / Independent Media Institute A river is a spectacular living corridor that feeds forests, fisheries, coastal […]

Sustainability is not as new an idea as you might think—it’s more than 300 years old

Modern sustainability evolved from forest management of the 18th century, and its ancient roots go back even further. Could it help with today’s climate crisis and lumber shortage? By Erika Schelby / Independent Media Institute The proverb “necessity is the mother of invention” has roots that go back to Aesop’s fable “The Crow and the […]

As Cryptocurrency becomes mainstream, its carbon footprint can’t be ignored

As Bitcoin prices rise, so will the incentive to mine it, creating a feedback loop that spells trouble for the climate. By Robin Scher / Independent Media Institute For advocates of cryptocurrency, the promise of an economic future that is managed by a blockchain (a decentralized database that is shared among the nodes of a […]

Whales will save the World’s Climate—unless the military destroys them first

By Koohan Paik-Mander / Independent Media Institute The U.S. military is famous for being the single largest consumer of petroleum products in the world and the largest emitter of greenhouse gases. Its carbon emissions exceed those released by “more than 100 countries combined.” Now, with the Biden administration’s mandate to slash carbon emissions “at least in half by the end of […]

COP26: Climate pledges don’t match up with policies—or consumer behavior

The Glasgow Climate Pact kicks the climate can down the road. By Reynard Loki / Independent Media Institute After more than two weeks of negotiations during the United Nations COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, diplomats from almost 200 nations finally agreed on two major points: ramp up the fight against climate change and help […]

How Facebook’s quest for profits is paved on hate and lies

New revelations by a whistleblower prove that the world’s largest social media platform understands clearly its negative impact on society, but that profits are a greater lure than preserving democracy. By Sonali Kolhatkar / Independent Media Institute Facebook’s former employee Frances Haugen, in an interview on “60 Minutes,” explained to host Scott Pelley that the social media […]