Education Exodus: Students are Fleeing the U.S. for Free Higher Education Abroad

October 7th, 2016

By Carolanne Wright

Contributing writer for Wake Up World

“Rising student-loan debt is an economic emergency. Forty million people are dealing with $1.2 trillion in outstanding student debt. It’s stopping young people from buying homes, from buying cars and from starting small businesses. We need to take action.” ~ Senator Elizabeth Warren

There’s a mass migration happening in the U.S. — one where students are moving to greener educational pastures abroad. Take Hunter Newsome. At the last minute, he chose to ditch an opportunity to study at the University of California, Davis and instead headed off to Estonia to earn his bachelors. He saves more than $10K per year in tuition, and will finish his degree in three years instead of four. Chelsea Workman is another student fed up with the cost of education in America. She left Ohio State University in the middle of her sophomore year to complete her degree in Germany — where education is free, even for foreigners. And Germany isn’t unique with its free education system; over 44 countries offer it as well, including Argentina, Denmark, Slovenia, Greece, Kenya, Morocco, Egypt, Uruguay, Scotland and Turkey.

This all begs the question: Why are Americans saddled with such astronomically high student debt when other countries seem to manage without it?

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Turmeric: Better Than Aspirin for Heart Disease Prevention?

October 6th, 2016

By Sayer Ji

Contributing writer for Wake Up World

In a day and age where people identify heart disease prevention strategies with consuming what are essentially toxic chemicals like aspirin and statin drugs, it is refreshing to see clinical research being done on the powerful cardio-protective properties of time-tested and much safer spices.

A compelling new study published in the Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism has found that a daily dose of a novel form of turmeric extract (curcumin) significantly improved the functional state of the blood vessels of healthy adults within two months.

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Respect Nature – Don’t Bite The Hand That Feeds

October 6th, 2016

By Wes Annac

Guest writer for Wake Up World

We shouldn’t underestimate nature — it could easily take this planet back. Not only do I think we should respect it, I think we should revere it.

Nature is sacred, and it’s alarming that humans are so unwilling to give it even a shred of respect given all that it’s done for us. Instead we prioritize maintaining the civilization we’ve built on top of it. But nature is not here for us to plunder in any way we please; it is life itself, and living in harmony with nature helps all life prosper — and help us prosper. But as far as humanity is concerned, it’s been misunderstood, misused and abused for far too long. And we’re biting the hand the feeds…

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These Bug-Out Bag and Everyday Carry Items are (99%) Free!

October 6th, 2016

By Dan F. Sullivan

Guest writer for Wake Up World

A myth that continues to propagate among newbie preppers is that you need a lot of money to get started. Not true, and the culprit for that misconception is that everyone is so focused on tools, gear and a stockpile. Sure, knives, multi-tools, even the smallest lighter comes at a price.

But what if I told you that some of the items that go into your survival bags (whether it’s bug-out bag, INCH bag, get-home bag and even your everyday carry) are completely FREE? OK, so I’m playing a little dirty — you already have some of these things at home — but who cares, right? The main thing is that you include them in your survival bags…

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Clean Your Toilets Naturally with DIY Toilet Bombs

October 5th, 2016

By Gaye Levy

Contributing writer for Wake Up World

Do you know anyone that likes to clean toilets? Not me, that’s for sure. On the other hand, proper sanitation is very high up on my list of priorities so having a spotless bathroom is more than just a nicety, it is a must.

One of my goals this past year has been to create a chemical-free home, using only natural ingredients for basic home cleaning and personal care tasks. Many I have already shared with you and some are a work in progress. My latest success, though, is DIY toilet bombs.

First off, let me say that this is not a joke. Toilet bombs are fizzy little balls of baking soda and citric acid that are combined with a bit of water and optionally, some essential oils to keep toilet bowls sparkling with a minimum of effort.

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The Awakening Will Continue Regardless of This Year’s Election

October 5th, 2016

By Tim Bryant

Guest writer for Wake Up World

Every four years the public gets all riled up over the outcome of the presidential election, projecting all their expectations and visions for a better tomorrow on to a candidate in the hopes that they will swoop in and save the day. However, the reality is that the outcome of the presidential election has little to no effect on the direction of the country anymore. That’s not to say that minor cards don’t get shuffled around the deck, but the overall structure of the system stays intact and the train keeps on chugging.

Herein lies the problem: the game being played is rigged, and has developed steadily over time, yet people are still waiting for a single candidate or administration from within that flawed design to come in and clean it all up. This is a paradigm that many just refuse to break away from, despite it being obvious and not plausible whatsoever. People simply do not understand that the problem is the system; so continuing to think change is going to come from some savior within the system is naïve at best.

The system doesn’t want to produce change; it only looks to preserve itself to the benefit of those that control it. While voting might have some merit in certain instances, the hard truth is that voting is not what is going to solve our current problem, especially at the federal level, where it is run amok with infiltration and corruption. The only thing that is going to actually save the people at this point are the people.

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Stepping Out of the Ordinary… Giving Divine Magic a Chance

5th October, 2016

By Open

Contributing writer for Wake Up World

So often I find myself sitting on a park bench, in the middle of a city or close to an airport as I wait for my next connection. But I’m never bored. I’m simply fascinated by this story called ‘life’. What are all these people up to? Where are they heading? What are their aspirations and dreams? What gets them out of bed in a morning?

Sometimes someone will pass by who is really awake, not stuck in the “should do’s” and “have to do’s”. Sometimes they’re awake enough to feel my spirit engaging theirs. Their head will turn, just for a brief moment; our eyes will connect, a wry smile… “Yes I know you, you’re one of us. You’re one of those who looks through the moment, who feels it, who connects up the dots into the deeper meaning…”

Why live small?

Spiritual awakening – and living that way – is straightforward. It’s not easy, but it’s straightforward. It’s looking ‘out there’, watching, feeling and observing, yet connecting with the reflection and how that resonates inside of you. It’s trusting that this is what you’re supposed to get. And no matter how subtle, that if you give that new sense a chance, it will ignite your wildest dreams, be the answer to everything you’re truly searching for.

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The Truth About Cancer – The Ultimate Natural Health Symposium – Live, Online and FREE!

October 4th, 2016

By Andy Whiteley

Co-founder of Wake Up World

A history-making natural health event is coming soon – and this is your invitation to be a part of it!

No matter how safe and effective natural healing modalities are, no matter the number of lives they save, it doesn’t seem to change the “official” view. The media, medical establishment, and pharmaceutical giants refuse to engage in legitimate conversation about non-pharmaceutical medicine, and even actively campaign to prevent the knowledge or investigation of these valid therapies. In essence, they won’t do anything that upsets their their bottom line. Holistic health practitioners and doctors who have embraced natural techniques to save their patients are openly mocked. Some have had their reputations and their careers destroyed — but we all keep going, because it’s literally a matter of life and death.

Over the past 2 years, our friends at The Truth About Cancer have worked hard to bring you the most cutting-edge science and emerging natural health treatments that mainstream media simply won’t report, the highlight of which is a series of online summits that have brought our readers in contact with brilliant men and women at the top of their fields. Now, they’re taking the fight to prevent and beat cancer a step further, with the Ultimate Live Symposium to Fight Cancer, a FREE once-in-a-lifetime event that will give you access to a range of trailblazers in the field of natural cancer treatment and prevention.

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Fed Up With Money Influencing Politicians? Here’s How We Can Fight Back

October 4th, 2016

By Carolanne Wright

Contributing writer for Wake Up World

With the U.S. presidential election in full-swing, money in politics is a hot topic, as more people wake-up to the fact that our so-called representatives are beholden to big money and special interests. The Citizens United Supreme Court ruling in 2010 essentially opened the floodgates for political spending by corporations, unions and the wealthy, where unlimited amounts of money could be spent on political activities, as long as it happened independently of a candidate or party. This in turn resulted in a deluge of cash aimed at super PACs, which are only slightly independent of the candidates they support. Another ill-effect of the ruling is that much of the funding doesn’t need to be publicly disclosed — in other words, it’s “dark money.”

In truth, Citizens United is just the tip of the iceberg. If we truly want a government by and for the people, we need to address the entire problem, not just one highly publicized aspect. We also have to shift our thinking, from one of anger about corruption to a focus on empowerment. A small, but steady movement is underway doing just that, which has everyone, from Congressmen to average citizens and nonpartisan anti-corruption organizations, mobilizing — and making impressive strides.

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You’ve Already Arrived, Darling!

October 4th, 2016

By Lissa Rankin

Guest writer for Wake Up World

You are enough.

There. I said it. Breathe that in.

You are enough.

I can already hear your “Yeah, but’s”…

Yeah, but I haven’t figured out my life purpose.

Yeah, but I could be thinner.
Yeah, but I haven’t graduated from law school yet.
Yeah, but I’ve always wanted to write a book.
Yeah, but I’m not making as much money as I want to make.

Yeah, but… bullshit.

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