HUD Wants to Outlaw Living in RVs and Tiny Homes

April 2, 2016 at 5:18 am

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development – which ironically was founded to end poverty and racial injustice in housing –  proposed a law last month that would make living in a recreational vehicle – and potentially a tiny home – illegal.

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You can help prevent this proposal from becoming law by sending comments to regulations.gov by April 11!!

Amazonian Tribe Holds Government Officials Hostage After Oil Spill

March 10, 2016 at 3:03 am

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An indigenous Amazonian tribe in Peru seized a grounded military helicopter and kidnapped eight public officials last Sunday, after two recent oil spills on their ancestral land.

The “Wampis” are holding the officials hostage until the government agrees to clean up their polluted land and rivers.

Hostages include three employees of Petroperu (the state-owned energy company responsible for the spills) four officials with the OEFA (Peru’s version of the American EPA) and one official from the Energy and Mines Ministry.