Monthly Archives: July 2016

We Can’t Bomb Our Way to Better Schools


“From the left and the right, policy proposals are flying fast and furious. It is an election year, after all. But one topic is completely off the agenda from both sides of the party line: decreasing military spending…”

Rivera Sun
Published in: Sand Mountain Reporter, Common Dreams, Chicago Activism, Pagosa Daily Post, Counterpunch
Date: August 1,2,2016
592 Words

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Who Will Speak for the Voiceless?


“The forest sways in ripples of green. Wind sends the dappled sunlight sparkling through the branches. These are the things we forget in the heat of the political season. There are few politicians who will speak on behalf of all people . . .”

Rivera Sun
Published in: Joplin Independent, Counterpunch, Rivera Sun’s Blog, Grassroots Press, Sierra County Prospect
Date: July 30, August 1,3,2016
799 Words

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What We Wear: Another Way to “Vote”

Andrew Moss2

“For more than two decades, more and more Americans have become aware of the exploitation and violence associated with much of the globalized garment industry producing more than 95 percent of our clothes.”

Andrew Moss
Published in: Common Dreams, Transcend Media Service, Odessa American, The Citizen, Counterpunch
Date: July 30, August 1,2016
756 Words

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“Recently I have had the great privilege to work with some of the 1,000 Mandela Washington Fellows, a select group of young sub-Saharan African leaders ages 25-35 placed for six weeks at about 40 universities around the US.”

Tom H. Hastings
Published in: Counterpunch, World Beyond War, Portland State University, Transcend Media Service, Chicago Activism, The Trendy Newspaper, Quick News Update, The Russophile
Date: July 29,August 1,2016
601 Words

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