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Monday, November 14, 2011

Anti Wage-Slavery, Pro-Freedom Quotations Of The Week 733-735

Stop us if you've heard this one before: long commutes are bad for your health. Some of the strongest recent findings in behavioral science have focused on the perils of a long ride to work. People with a lengthy commute show an increased amount of stress, get worse sleep, and experience decreased social interaction. A commute of 45 minutes carries such a cost to well-being that economists have found you have to earn 20 percent more to make the trip worth it. Length alone isn't the source of the problem: stress rises with a commute's variability, and for transit riders it rises with the unpredictability and overcrowding of a bus or train.
Your Commute is Slowly Killing You

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, a higher percentage of Americans is living in extreme poverty than they have ever measured before.
Extreme Poverty Is Now at Record Levels -- 19 Statistics About the Poor That Will Absolutely Astound You
Michael Snyder
November 8, 2011

Solar is now cost-effective. Here comes the sun, if we’re willing to let it in.
 Published: November 6, 2011


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