Monthly Archives: January 2015

A Really Good Article about the heart, or lack there-of, of the rabid sycophants…

…of the obscenely concentrated wealth that the last four decades of voodoo economics has left us to try and deal with. http://www.commondreams.org/views/2015/01/29/dark-money-destroying-our-world-not-just-our-politics written by Wenonah Hauter (who) is the executive director of the consumer advocacy group Food & Water Watch.

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A guy to check out, and eventually post about…

…I googled him as I was reading about a guy who I really like and allegations that he has plagiarized and lied… I don’t care about that, really… unless he steals from me, you know. Anyway: Neil Postman was an

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From another favorite compiler site…

http://www.truth-out.org/ comes this close to home account of the reality of having a Murdoch anointed "Brave New Fox Newsian" figurehead in the governor’s mansion and a rabid tea drenched Republican statehouse: http://truth-out.org/buzzflash/commentary/swing-state-ohio-is-plunging-ever-deeper-into-the-fossil-and-nuke-abyss Read it and weep…

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Yet another guy to contact…

I have read him before on this same Web Site, which is one of the best progressive (for lack of a better catch all term) compilers of content that I have found. Although are many others… Anyway: Robert Koehler is

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Where specialized search for “Progressive grassroots organizations” leads…

From the Stanford University Press blog, I guess, is a review of Dana R. Fisher’s Activism, Inc. How the Outaourcing of Grassroots Campaigns is Strangling Progressive Politics in Americahttp://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=8743 Buy it at http://www.allbookstores.com/book/compare/0804752176 A quote from one of the reviews:

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This should be required reading for all prospective students and members of a “pBDDiA” movement…

First, here is the googlebooks link to Francis Moore Lappe’s 2005 book Democracy’s Edge Choosing To Save Our Country By Bringing Democracy To Life.And, if checking that out just a little bit grabs you like it did me then go

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Toward a New, Fully Inclusive, Democratic Progressive Populist Movement in the U.S.A….

…An alliance of what groups, people, organizations? Anti globalization with their "Free Trade Agreements" that in effect protect the corporate extractive profit seeking rights of a tiny wealthy segment of the worlds people at the expense of the fundamental human

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The Economy, some quotes, and who knows what…

"The 1 percenters who demonize the poor have always followed Hitler’s strategy of the big lie: the bigger the lie, the more it will be believed." from William T. Vollmans http://washingtonspectator.org/wheel-capitalism/ which is basically a review/profile of Hand to Mouth:

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For the economy chapter, a young turks video…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfFZcY9ssu4

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Obviously this issue is gaining momentum…

"Marijuana Policy Project and Vote Hemp are two organizations that are working tirelessly with the public and our lawmakers to change the laws and regulations surrounding cannabis. To learn more about how these groups are making a difference and to

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