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In Puerto Rico, the 'Natural Disaster' Is the US Government
Conscious of its own role in creating “disasters,” the U.S. must also tailor aid to local conditions, and to respond to an injured community with an appreciation of its history and foreseeable future.
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Democracy at Risk in These Perilous and Trumpian Times
We are living through the most dangerous challenge to the free government of the United States that anyone alive has encountered. What happens next is up to you and me.
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May Your Mercy Be Upon Us
Despite the thanklessness of the times, we offer Gerald Fleming's Thanksgiving Prayer For America , which he wrote following last year's election. Appearing in Vox Populi , it seeks to bless all comers in the unlikely name of unity. Though it insists "we were not put on Your earth for metaphor" -...
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Costa Rica Runs Entirely on Renewable Energy for 300 Days
The Central American nation has emerged as an global environmental leader, with its frequent 100 percent renewable energy streaks and its 2021 goal of becoming carbon neutral—a deadline set a decade ago.
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To Stop Keystone XL, 8,000 People in Just 24 Hours Make 'Promise to Protect'
"TransCanada has many hurdles still ahead on Keystone XL, and if they ever run out, thousands of people have promised to be the biggest one."
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The Garbage Gods Do It Again
Twitter has fun Oh man. Another Thanksgiving in dark times that don't inspire gratitude. Some are offering solicitous tips to a corrosively divided nation: For deplorables, a laughably inappropriate overture from Roy Moore fan Sean Hannity - "Dr. Hannity is back! Need advice on how to deal with you...
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The Big Threat Now Is Citizens’ Lost Hope for Real Democracy
We must challenge faulty assumptions about democracy as if our life depended on it—because it does.
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A Partisanship Of The Heart: Interior Measures Towards A Re-Visioning Of Capitalism’s Imperium Of Death
We human beings, as a species, have arrived at a profound point of demarcation: paradigm shift or perish.
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Constitutional Law 101: It's Our Freedom of Speech and We're Exercising It, You Dimwit
Talk about doubling down: A Texas woman threatened and arrested by a sketchy Repub sheriff affronted by her straight-talking truck decal - FUCK TRUMP AND FUCK YOU FOR VOTING FOR HIM - has not only added the sheriff's name to her roadside missive, but is considering filing a civil rights suit...
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Do Riot In Your Country
Pussy Riot. All photos from Saatchi Gallery Honoring the tenacity of creative resistance, even in the most onerous and repressive political climate, comes " Art Riot: Post-Soviet Actionism, " a London exhibit of Russian protest art over the last 25 years. The launch of the show at the Saatchi...
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