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Exploding Trains


Since 2008 there has been a shocking 4,000% increase in rail shipments of toxic and highly flammable Bakken crude oil across the United States1– putting 25 million Americans who live near the rail routes in the path of poorly designed … Continue reading

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Governor Jerry Brown: “What Happens in Here, Doesn’t Stay Here”


Published by Tom Hayden and the Peace & Justice Resource Center, The Democracy Journal is a reader-supported journal of original thoughts on peace, justice and green energy. The Democracy Journal is read by activists, organizers, and advocates in 60 communities across … Continue reading

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ENDING ALL WAR: An Idea Whose Time Has Come — For Our Children And All Future Generations


ENDING ALL WAR: An Idea Whose Time Has Come — For Our Children And All Future Generations from: http://www.worldbeyondwar.org/ending-war/ By David Swanson and David Hartsough with input from George Lakey, Jan Passion, Mike Ferner, Colleen Kelly, Ruth Benn, Leah Bolger, Nathan … Continue reading

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Watch World Beyond War director David Swanson oppose the latest U.S. war on U.S. television here


Watch World Beyond War director David Swanson oppose the latest U.S. war on U.S. television here. If you’re in the U.S. join our friends at RootsAction and Win Without War in registering your opposition here and here. If you’re in England join our … Continue reading

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Over 12 years of military intervention in Afghanistan and Iraq have shown us that U.S. military force is not an effective means of fighting terrorism. Recent analyses show that U.S. airstrikes in Iraq have not degraded ISIS


War: End it, don’t mend it. Share this action on Facebook Share this action on Twitter The United States has launched the first attacks of a new, long-term war in Iraq and Syria. We need to say “no” — loudly, … Continue reading

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biotech corporation fought a breast cancer survivor in court — and won the right to profit off human genes that could save the lives of millions living with cancer


An Australian court just ruled breast cancer genes can be patented. This could set a global precedent giving corporations the right to control human genes that could save lives. Can you tell Myriad Genetics to drop its patent? Kevin, A biotech … Continue reading

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Another Collection of our Favorite Stories from Across all of WordPress


Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 5 by Mark Armstrong We’re back with another collection of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress! You can find our past collections here — and you can follow Longreads on WordPress.comfor more daily reading … Continue reading

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Thought for Today–and for your own Growth


AMY GOODMAN: I wanted to turn to another piece that you wrote, Murtaza, “Why the Islamic State is Not Really Islamic,” which refers to a letter that has been signed by many Muslims. Can you explain who has written this … Continue reading

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Kseniya Simonova – Sand Animation (Україна має талант / Ukraine’s Got Talent)


This is some of the best performance art I have experienced.  She is a magician with sand and music–cutting to the soul.–kas by Shirley Castillo Vanderau on Facebook In the semi-final of «Ukraine’s got talent», Kseniya Simonova was going to perform a … Continue reading

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“War Has Failed Miserably” but USA keeps Doubling Down on Bombings and War–instead of investing in Other Options


After Civilian Deaths, Human Rights Watch Says U.S. Strikes on Syria May Violate Laws of War “War Has Failed Miserably”: Could U.S. Strikes Unite Extremists at Odds in Syria? TOPICS Syria, Iraq GUESTS Raed Jarrar, Iraqi-American blogger and political analyst. … Continue reading

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