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Deep Democracy: Can it Help Solve the 'Wicked Problems We Face Today'?
New report says an empowered citizenry could help make food sovereignty—a food system of, for, and by the people—practical and real
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"Oh My God, They Use You As Target Practice." Literally.
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Satan 1, Jesus 0
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Arguing for Faster Internet, Obama Goes to Bat for Municipal Broadband
President says "enough is enough" when it comes to the large telecom companies blocking cities from starting their own, locally-controlled networks
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The Research Is In: Regulations Alone Won’t Save Us From Climate Disaster
We are convinced that any serious attempt to address climate change means that a large portion of the natural gas , oil and coal currently locked underground must remain unexploited. Unfortunately, rather than aggressively deploying renewable energy resources, the Obama administration has opted to...
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Island States Throw Off the Heavy Yoke of Fossil Fuels
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts - The Caribbean nation of St. Kitts and Nevis, on a quest to become the world’s first sustainable island state, has taken a giant leap in its programme to cut energy costs. Last week, the government broke ground to construct the country’s second solar farm, and Prime Minister...
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Sharia Law Comes To England: Hide Your Infidel Children, Pets and Jam
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Striking Populist Tone, Mainstream Dems Push Robin Hood Tax Plan
Economist hails plan as "a move towards establishing a 21st century structure for financial markets."
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What Happened in Vermont: Implications of the Pullback from Single Payer
Gov. Peter Shumlin’s Dec. 17, 2014, announcement that he would not press forward with Vermont’s Green Mountain Care (GMC) reform arose from political calculus rather than fiscal necessity. GMC had veered away from a true single payer design over the past three years, forfeiting some potential cost...
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How’s a Busy Mom Supposed to Find the Time to Protest Guantánamo?
This is how it starts. I am sitting on the floor in the living room. My son Seamus — a two-and-a-half-year-old — is cuddled in my lap. I am talking to my sister on the phone and then, suddenly, I am covered in vomit. “Ah, Kate. I am going to have to call you back. Seamus just hurled all over me.” I...
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