Social Sciences


10 Ways to Start Eating Local Foods

By Molly Watson, About.com Guide Eating locally has many benefits. But how can you get started? Here are 10 ways to get started buying and eating locally. 1. Learn What’s In Season Knowing what’s in season in your region will help you know what to expect at farmers markets and help you know which items at other markets and stores might be from local or regional sources (and which ones most definitely are not!). Regional Seasonality Guides Produce Seasons 2. Shop at Farmers Markets Shopping at farmers markets that feature locally grown products is a fun, easy way to increase […]


Why Socialism?

By Albert Einstein From Monthly Review, New York, May, 1949. Is it advisable for one who is not an expert on economic and social issues to express views on the subject of socialism? I believe for a number of reasons that it is. Let us first consider the question from the point of view of scientific knowledge. It might appear that there are no essential methodological differences between astronomy and economics: scientists in both fields attempt to discover laws of general acceptability for a circumscribed group of phenomena in order to make the interconnection of these phenomena as clearly understandable […]


GIS Popularized in Belize

7NewsBelize Wed, January 18, 2012 “Key to strategic business decisions”, that’s how Total Business Solutions, the driving force behind the introduction of GIS into Belize is describing the technology that some experts say is fundamental to the narrowing of the gap between first and third world countries. In Belize, a lack of up to date and relevant data has been highlighted as a major obstacle to sustainable development. That’s why TBSL HAS partnered with Esri, the World’s leader in GIS software and data to bring awareness to as many Belizean professionals, private and public organizations of the value of the […]