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He’s My Bum

Oct 13, 2014
He’s My Bum

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Malala

Oct 13, 2014
Malala

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William Loren Katz: This Is What We Are Celebrating on Columbus Day. It’s Ghastly.

Oct 13, 2014
William Loren Katz: This Is What We Are Celebrating on Columbus Day. It’s Ghastly.

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Rev. Rick Cole’s Travels

Rev. Rick Cole’s Travels

“There’s a lot of suffering in this world that ordinary people don’t know
anything about.” – Sullivan in Sullivan’s Travels. Script by Preston Sturges
#revonthestreets

A front-page article on homelessness by writer Cynthia Hubert had an interesting word in the first sentence: impersonating. “On his fourth day of impersonating a homeless man, the Rev. Rick Cole...

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Sandra Steingraber: Pinkwashing: Fracking Company Teams Up With Susan G. Komen to ‘End Breast Cancer Forever’

Oct 8, 2014
Sandra Steingraber: Pinkwashing: Fracking Company Teams Up With Susan G. Komen to ‘End Breast Cancer Forever’

October 8, 2014 - What do you get when you cross a breast cancer charity with a frack job?

The answer is the image below, which, as I am writing, is going epidemically viral.

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Emily Schwartz Greco: The Obama administration is making it harder for Central Americans to get refugee status

Oct 8, 2014

Oct. 8, 2014 - Did you notice that all that fuss over those Central American kids who were crossing the U.S. border alone suddenly died down?

As recently as June, more than 10,000 children fleeing unchecked gang violence in El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala made it here over the course of a month. Then, a...

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Peter Hart: The Media’s New Climate Denial

Oct 8, 2014

Oct. 8, 2014 - What planet does Big Media think it’s living on?

Over 300,000 people filled the streets of New York City in September as part of the worldwide People’s Climate March, a stirring call for action on global warming.

But if you watched TV news that day, you may not have known it happened...

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Wendell Potter: Obamacare helps millions, but falls short in many ways

Oct 6, 2014

Oct. 6, 2014 - Although there is no shortage of critics of the Affordable Care Act — on the far left as well as the right — it’s hard to dispute that the law has benefited millions of Americans. And not just those who have become newly insured over the past year.

President Barack Obama...

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Nan Aron: By declining marriage equality case, SCOTUS misses chance to further bend the arc of history toward justice

Oct 6, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 6, 2014 - Alliance for Justice President Nan Aron released the following statement today concerning The Supreme Court deciding not to hear marriage equality cases:

It is disappointing that the Supreme Court declined to take any of the marriage equality cases decided by federal appeals courts. In 2013, in its decisions...

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Chad Griffin: Human Rights Campaign Calls on Federal Courts to Expedite All Pending Marriage Cases

Oct 6, 2014

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 – In light of today’s surprise announcement by the Supreme Court of the United States, declining to hear all pending marriage equality cases contending for certiorari review, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) called for emergency remedial action from all federal courts with pending marriage equality cases to address the ongoing...

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