Monthly Archives: May 2014

Kirsten


Kevin, When I was a little girl, my grandmother, Polly Noonan, was tirelessly organizing women into a political force. Her stories and her passion inspired me to make a difference. Yet more than a century after the first woman took … Continue reading

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“Abbott and his political allies can launch all the disgusting, desperate attacks they like — but a ‘Defeat Davis’ website and ‘Abortion Barbie’ posters aren’t going to bring me down” says Wendy Davis


Dear Kevin, Abbott and his political allies can launch all the disgusting, desperate attacks they like — but a “Defeat Davis” website and “Abortion Barbie” posters aren’t going to bring me down. I’ve faced struggles in my life. Like millions of … Continue reading

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The Kochs Media Plans for America


May 29 at 8:23 AM   Kevin — Some other things I’ve read this week: Karl Taro Greenfield on cultural literacy in the social media era, Ann Friedman on hashtags and journalism, Rob Wile on the likely growth of solar energy in America, and Jonathan Chait on Chamber of … Continue reading

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We’re urgently organizing activist beekeepers to attend the meeting and speak out.


In just 48 hours, one of the biggest sellers of bee-killing poisions will hold its annual shareholder meeting. We can’t let the pesticide industry be the only voice in the room when the company discusses what to do — so we’re urgently … Continue reading

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20 years later, the fates of two men are still entangled in the FBI’s faulty hair analysis from all those years ago


National Whistleblowers Center3238 P Street NWWashington, D.C. 20007http://www.whistleblowers.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FBI Crime Lab Whistleblower Featured on “The System with Joe Berlinger”     Episode 3: Flawed ForensicsPremieres Sunday June 1st at 9E/6PCheck the schedule for local times and … Continue reading

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Waging an All-Out War on our Arctic Region?


  Dear Kevin, Help us protect the Arctic RefugeYour $15 gift will help ensure the Porcupine caribou herd always has a place to birth their calves. I wanted to make sure you saw this because it’s incredible, the sorts of … Continue reading

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More than 80 million people expected to be in need of humanitarian assistance in 2014


Story” width=”404″ height=”39″ border=”0″ /> “MISS CATHY LOST EVERYTHING SAVING MY WORLD.”One year ago, a massive tornado tore through an Oklahoma child care center and started pulling 4-year-old Aria into the sky. Meet the brave child care worker who acted … Continue reading

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I have trouble defining what copyright means to me and to the laws of the world


  Dear Friend, We have some good news to share: there’s now clear evidence that voluntary initiatives can be an effective means of addressing piracy – and promote legal online distribution channels that reward creativity. Yesterday, the Center for Copyright … Continue reading

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Dear Teachers Worldwide, The 3 Things YOU Absolutely Must Know Before Signing On


The 3 Things YOU Absolutely Must Know Before Signing On If you were able to know just 3 things about an International school before signing a contract, what would those 3 things be, assuming, that is, you’ll be provided with … Continue reading

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Please, Congress, pass the bipartisan reauthorization of the Workforce Investment Act.


About | Facebook | Twitter Do you remember what your job looked like in 1998? Despite changing technology and workplace environments, the federal legislation that helps provide workforce training hasn’t been updated since then. Especially in a time of economic challenges, job training and … Continue reading

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