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About eslkevin

I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, and Kuwait over the past 4 decades.

They Are Watching You : The National Security State and the U.S.-Mexican Border


Sometimes you really do need a map if you want to know where you are.  In 2008, the ACLU issued just such a map of this country and it’s like nothing ever seen before.  Titled “the Constitution-Free Zone of the United States,” … Continue reading

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Federal government stands to make $127 million dollars — in profit! — off of student loans over the next decade


Kevin, Money might not grow on trees, but apparently it can grow on students’ backs. Last week, the Congressional Budget Office reports that the federal government stands to make $127 million dollars — in profit! — off of student loans … Continue reading

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“Jimmy Carter’s Conservation Rap”


Dear friend,  In honor of Earth Day, American Family Voices is releasing “Jimmy Carter’s Conservation Rap,” a short rap song featuring excerpts from the president’s 1979 “Crisis of Confidence” speech, wherein he outlined some pretty ambitious goals for fuel conservation. … Continue reading

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Popular Antidepressant May Promote Breast Cancer & The Breast Cancer Industry Is Deceiving Women


Popular Antidepressant May Promote Breast Cancer Even worse, it’s frequently prescribed to the most at-risk group: women in their 40s and 50s. Action Alert! The Breast Cancer Industry Is Deceiving WomenAre regular mammograms doing more harm than good? Let’s take a … Continue reading

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My Pepsi and the Rain Forest


Apr 23 at 7:01 AM The rainforest is being bulldozed for palm oil.  PepsiCo could help stop it right now — and the pressure on it just got a lot more intense. Demand PepsiCo adopt a responsible palm oil policy. Kevin, … Continue reading

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What Rookies Have and Veterans Lose -


What Rookies Have and Veterans Lose – #7118   Ferry Disaster: 3 Ways Any Captain Can Sink His Ship New Blog fromRon Hutchcraft It was awful. That Korean ferry rolling into the sea. Then disappearing beneath the waves. Filled with … Continue reading

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Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is at your congressman’s door


Friends, I want to make sure that you saw my email last week about our petition asking President Obama to reject the “Fast Track” and bring Congress into the conversation about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).   Click here to sign our … Continue reading

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Career Curveballs: Embrace Change or Become Stagnant–Richard Branson


  Career Curveballs: Embrace Change or Become Stagnant   Richard Branson in linkedin.com   This post is part of a series in which LinkedIn Influencers share how they turned setbacks into success. Read all their stories here. If you are running … Continue reading

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Do the right things! Dear President Obama,


Do the right things! Dear President Obama,.

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Do the right things! Dear President Obama,


Dear President Obama, You have a historic opportunity to save Alaska’s Chukchi and Beaufort — our Polar Bear Seas — from looming oil development and environmental disaster, while helping guide America toward a clean energy future. A federal court recently … Continue reading

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