1. Reblogged from: veguntold
  2. ethelreds:

    nothing is impossible when the pirates of the caribbean theme plays in the background 

    Reblogged from: veguntold
  3. Reblogged from: elsie-h-effin
  4. Reblogged from: danieljlayton
  5. "Human beings don't have a right to water."

    stfueverything:

    Across the globe, Nestlé is pushing to privatize and control public water resources.

    Nestlé’s Chairman of the Board, Peter Brabeck, has explained his philosophy with “The one opinion, which I think is extreme, is represented by the NGOs, who bang on about declaring water a public right. That means as a human being you should have a right to water. That’s an extreme solution.”

    Since that quote has gotten widespread attention, Brabeck has backtracked, but his company has not. Around the world, Nestlé is bullying communities into giving up control of their water. It’s time we took a stand for public water sources.

    Tell Nestlé that we have a right to water. Stop locking up our resources!

    At the World Water Forum in 2000, Nestlé successfully lobbied to stop water from being declared a universal right — declaring open hunting season on our local water resources by the multinational corporations looking to control them. For Nestlé, this means billions of dollars in profits. For us, it means paying up to 2,000 percent more for drinking water because it comes from a plastic bottle.

    Now, in countries around the world, Nestlé is promoting bottled water as a status symbol. As it pumps out fresh water at high volume, water tables lower and local wells become degraded. Safe water becomes a privilege only affordable for the wealthy.

    In our story, clean water is a resource that should be available to all. It should be something we look after for the public good, to keep safe for generations, not something we pump out by billions of gallons to fuel short-term private profits. Nestlé thinks our opinion is “extreme”, but we have to make a stand for public resources. Please join us today in telling Nestlé that it’s not “extreme” to treat water like a public right.

    Tell Nestlé to start treating water like a public right, not a source for private profits!

     
     
     

     
    Sources and further reading:
    Nestlé: The Global Search for Liquid Gold, Urban Times, June 11th, 2013
    Bottled Water Costs 2000 Times As Much As Tap Water, Business Insider, July 12th, 2013
    Peter Brabeck discussion his philosophy about water rights

    Reblogged from: catwytch
  6. noshameinoursickness:

    pozitivitea:

    [ Recovery Blog ]

    recovery/mental-health/advice blog

    Reblogged from: elsie-h-effin
  7. sandrino-partyoffive:

mattmcguigan:


mattmcguigan:

how to make friends


I am both of them.

    sandrino-partyoffive:

    mattmcguigan:

    mattmcguigan:

    how to make friends

    I am both of them.

    Reblogged from: aconnormanning
  8. danieljlayton:

    nicolejanelle:

    septemberism94:

    dalyproof:

    Sure, kittens are cute and all..but what about the love and wisdom of old dogs?

    ^^^^^^

    OLD DOGS, every time.

    No question, they’re perfect.

    Reblogged from: danieljlayton
  9. hatin:

    why am i only motivated to sort my life out at 3am

    Reblogged from: catwytch
  10. sosa-parks:

    Everyday I’m like “today imma get my shit together” and by the end of the day I’m like “tomorrow is the day for real”

    Reblogged from: catwytch
  11. banderboucher:

    it’s not a sunday unless you completely waste it then feel really sad around 8pm

    Reblogged from: parafictional
  12. whatismgmt:

    Do u ever wanna punch urself in the face for procrastinating and ruining ur life

    Reblogged from: ketocami
  13. lovejustalittlebitharder:

    friendly reminder that if i have ever befriended you and have not spoken to you in a while it’s nothing you’ve done wrong it’s just because i’m a piece of shit at keeping in contact with people and i still love you okay good

    Reblogged from: catwytch
  14. I no longer have patience for certain things, not because I’ve become arrogant, but simply because I reached a point in my life where I do not want to waste more time with what displeases me or hurts me. I have no patience for cynicism, excessive criticism and demands of any nature. I lost the will to please those who do not like me, to love those who do not love me and to smile at those who do not want to smile at me. I no longer spend a single minute on those who lie or want to manipulate. I decided not to coexist anymore with pretense, hypocrisy, dishonesty and cheap praise. I do not tolerate selective erudition nor academic arrogance. I do not adjust either to popular gossiping. I hate conflict and comparisons. I believe in a world of opposites and that’s why I avoid people with rigid and inflexible personalities. In friendship I dislike the lack of loyalty and betrayal. I do not get along with those who do not know how to give a compliment or a word of encouragement. Exaggerations bore me and I have difficulty accepting those who do not like animals. And on top of everything I have no patience for anyone who does not deserve my patience.
    Meryl Streep (via thequietrabbit)
    Reblogged from: lithe-sadie
  15. Reblogged from: mrtimh
Next

Return to Rural

Paper theme built by Thomas