Published on Mar 17, 2014 It's no secret that an opposition to sustainable living exists. Earlier this year, Texas state brought several SWAT teams to a sustainable community and threatened to shut it down. Each one of the community members were initially handcuffed at gunpoint. It was called "The Garden of Eden Community," and was totally self sustainable. You can read more about that here http://www.collective-evolution.com/2.... This time, it's Robin Speronis that's come under fire. She lives off the grid in Florida, completely independent of the city's water and electric system. A few weeks ago, officials ruled her off-grid home illegal. Officials cited the International Property Maintenance Code http://publicecodes.cyberregs.com/ico..., which mandates that homes be connected to an electricity grid and a running water source. That's just like saying our dependency on corporations isn't even a choice. The battle to live without most utilities has been ongoing for Robin, the self-sufficient woman has lived for more than a year and a half using solar energy, a propane camping stove and rain water.
Read the full story here - http://bit.ly/2wFdKo2 With roughly 1.5 million Floridians initially without electricity from the damage inflicted on Florida’s energy infrastructure, many in the Sunshine State are now questioning why it’s so difficult for people to utilize solar energy. The simple answer is that one of the major electrical suppliers in the state – Florida Power and Light (FPL) – has utilized a massive lobbying campaign, directed at state lawmakers, to create legal barriers to disallow people from powering their own homes with solar panels without being subject to power companies. Read the full story here - http://bit.ly/2wFdKo2 Do you feel it's worth supporting more content like this on a regular basis? Monthly Pledges $5.00 a month pledge here - http://bit.ly/2xGVBqS $10.00 a month Pledge - http://bit.ly/2wcztaa $15.00 a month Pledge - http://bit.ly/2gjOX6z $25.00 a month Pledge - http://bit.ly/2wXiCZL Live Streaming - Weekly Q & A and Week in Reviews - Sundays Youtube 4:00 Pst. On Youtube here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCry87-V7BI0gIdqWHOwPHag Daily Streaming On Twitch - https://www.twitch.tv/studionewsnetwork Ways to help me get the message out there: https://www.paypal.me/StudioNewsNetwork One time contribution - http://bit.ly/2vlDpXf Stay in touch with me if I get "disappeared" from YouTube https://studionewsnetwork.com/ https://twitter.com/StudioNewsNet Email us Talkconnections@gmail.com SNN Disclosure - http://bit.ly/2vGiFEW Jon Masters is not an attorney and any advice by himself or studio news network should be considered nonlegal advice and or coaching on what works.
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Alan Barron, a teacher in Michigan, was suspended for teaching kids about Jim Crow racial segregation laws and showing his history class a video that explained blackface. An assistant principle was offended by the video and suspended the teacher of 36 years, who was only a few weeks away from retiring. The Resident discusses. Visit The Resident at http://www.theresident.net Find RT America in your area: http://rt.com/where-to-watch/ Or watch us online: http://rt.com/on-air/rt-america-air/ Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTAmerica Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_America