Monthly Archives: May 2015

Yet another billionaire misanthrope to add to the lsit of usual suspects…

…every state must have there one or two, or several. http://articles.latimes.com/2012/oct/02/business/la-fi-hiltzik-20121003 "The most influential billionaire in America is Peter G. Peterson. The son of Greek immigrants, Peterson, 86, served as Commerce secretary under President Nixon, then became chairman and chief

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For the “It’s the Stupid Economy” chapter(s)…

Without a push for real economic Democracy, that indeed tries to ensure some sort of "relatively equal" outcomes for the vast majority of "We the people…", then political Democracy will more and more become the sham false advertising campaigns of

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RFK quote from the 1968 campaign

“Few men are willing to brave the disapproval of their fellows, the censure of their colleagues, the wrath of society. Moral courage is a rarer commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence. Yet it is the one essential, vital,

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Another must read from Common Dreams…

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2015/05/21/only-america-false-dichotomy-between-movement-building-and-electoral-politics

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Nothing about this should be surprising, but it still helps explain the title of the “It’s The Stupid Economy” chapter…

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/05/21/gift-multi-national-corporations-senate-pushes-fast-track-forwardA representative quote: Environmental, labor, food safety, public health, and digital rights groups oppose Fast Track on the grounds that it forces Congress to abdicate its policy-making responsibility while greasing the skids for secretly negotiated, corporate-friendly, rights-trampling trade pacts like

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Freewrite “p’BD’DiA” collaborative model…

There is so much that needs to be thought through. My "Citizen Candidacy" is to be a petrie dish for a quick and rapid evolutinary widespread collaborative and sharing model for building a new social, economic, and political Democracy in

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Crowdfunding sites…

http://www.crowdcrux.com/crowdfunding-website-best/ https://www.wrike.com/blog/26-top-crowdfunding-sites-by-niche/ Sites for cause and activism: Causes.com Their cut: Nothing. Causes runs on ad revenue. A 4% transaction fee still applies. Perks: Free analytics to perfect your campaign along the way. Caveats: Must be a registered 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4)

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On Chemical Killing of Monarch butterflies… A familiar site and more for “Democracy and the Food Supply” chapter(s)…

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2014/05/19/monarch-butterfly-milkweed.aspx http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/article/food-how-altered.html https://csrspreadscience.wordpress.com/2015/04/14/the-opposite-of-roundup-ready-monarch-butterflies-in-the-age-of-gmos/ https://secure.nrdconline.org/site/Advocacy;jsessionid=F25127361BB703FBF6940F14E862582B.app337a?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=3743&autologin=true&s_src=EMOMONPETBGD0515NLNA&utm_source=alert&utm_medium=text1&utm_campaign=email

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Probably a link that has shown up before…

…but this is a good site to check on intermittently: http://www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2015/05/nsa-and-courts?fsrc=rss "About Democracy in America Thoughts and opinions on America’s kinetic brand of politics. The blog is named after Alexis de Tocqueville’s study of American politics and society" http://mediamatters.org/research/oped/ is

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So maybe this site…

http://theantimedia.org/ (which I failed to link to in my last post) needs to be scrutinized critically and may have some bogus content- so does all of MSM and most other content generators…

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