Save the bay Campaign

About the Campaign Link @ http://www.savesfbay.org/about-campaign Why are plastic bags bad for the Bay? Plastic bags pollute our waters, smother wetlands and entangle and kill animals. In fact, approximately one million plastic bags pollute San Francisco Bay each year. Bay trash flows into the ocean to join the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, an area estimated at [...]

‘We haven’t had a shortage of demands and solutions. We’ve had a shortage of mass movements.’

‘We haven’t had a shortage of demands and solutions. We’ve had a shortage of mass movements.’ Link @ http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/we-havent-had-a-shortage-of-demands-and-solutions-weve-had-a-shortage-of-mass-movements/2011/08/25/gIQAqE6aIL_blog.html Posted by Ezra Klein at 03:09 PM ET, 10/03/2011 Ask union types who the smartest labor organizer is and they’re likely to point you towards former-SEIU organizer Stephen Lerner, who planned the legendary Justice for Jsanitor campaign. [...]

How Occupy Wall Street could succeed

How Occupy Wall Street could succeed Link @ http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/how-occupy-wall-street-could-succeed/2011/10/03/gIQABaLtIL_blog.html?tid=sm_twitter_washingtonpost Posted by Suzy Khimm at 05:26 PM ET, 10/03/2011 (AP)First, the movement would have to attract institutional support, garnering both a broad coalition and a specific agenda. So far, its objectives have remained hazy. “Labor, lefty Democrats . . . mainstream people associated one way or another with the Democratic [...]

Occupy Wall Street: A Globalist Op Designed to Destroy Efforts to End the Fed

Occupy Wall Street: A Globalist Op Designed to Destroy Efforts to End the Fed Link @ http://www.infowars.com/occupy-wall-street-a-globalist-op-designed-to-destroy-efforts-to-end-the-fed/ Kurt Nimmo Infowars.com October 2, 2011 A couple days after the initial launch of the Occupy Wall Street protests, Infowars.com received an email taking us to task for attributing the movement to Anonymous, the activist hacker group. How [...]

China: US currency bill would have repercussions

China: US currency bill would have repercussions By SCOTT McDONALD – Associated Press | AP – 7 hrs ago Link @ http://news.yahoo.com/china-us-currency-bill-repercussions-090135830.html   BEIJING (AP) — China stepped up its criticism Tuesday of a proposed U.S. law to punish countries with artificially low currencies, saying there would be serious repercussions for the world’s two biggest economies if it is [...]

“Occupy Wall Street” Gaining Momentum; Unions Pledge Support

“Occupy Wall Street” Gaining Momentum; Unions Pledge Support By Slate V Staff  | Posted Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at 2:10 PM ET     Occupy Wall Street is trending as the growing nonviolent protest garners national attention. The movement began on September 17 as a response to a call from Adbusters to protest corporate greed, bailouts, [...]

Parents Charged $500 For Lemonade Violation

Parents Charged $500 For Lemonade Violation by NPR STAFF LINK @ http://www.npr.org/2011/06/18/137265777/parents-charged-500-for-lemonade-violation?ft=1&f=1001 RObby Comment – there also is a podcast and transcript if you want to listen to the story or read it.  SCOTT SIMON, host: text size A A A June 18, 2011       Some children may have learned a little politics this week. A group of [...]

if this is true its scary – 38 states rigging voting rules for GOP http://www.suntimes.com/news/jackson/7617828-417/38-states-rigging-voting-rules-for-gop.html

38 states rigging voting rules for GOP Jesse Jackson jjackson@rainbowpush.org September 13, 2011 1:36AM Link @ http://www.suntimes.com/news/jackson/7617828-417/38-states-rigging-voting-rules-for-gop.html As the campaigns for the 2012 presidential election begin, Republicans are trying to rig the rules. In 38 states, they are pushing measures that will effectively lock millions of the young, the poor, the elderly and minorities out of the [...]

Micro loans and good chairities

http://www.unicef.org/   micro loans http://www.kiva.org/about/how   http://www.kivawalk.com/     micro loans http://www.accion.org/Page.aspx?pid=223 and http://www.accion.org/Page.aspx?pid=580&srcid=556     About Our Organization We invite you to explore the following pages to learn more about ACCION’s leadership – men and women at the forefront of the microfinance industry – whose energy and enthusiasm are behind our every effort in the fight [...]

Vipassana Meditation Courses In Prisons

Vipassana Meditation Courses In Prisons Link @ http://www.prison.dhamma.org/usprison.htm     Prison Courses in the United States Vipassana courses have been held in three U.S. correctional facilities: the W.E. Donaldson Correctional Facility, a level 6 maximum-security state prison in Bessemer, Alabama, near Birmingham; the San Francisco Jail; and the North Rehabilitation Facility (N.R.F.), which was minimum-security [...]

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