Our Deteriorating Environment: Is Anybody Listening?


“While the scientists have been doing their job in calling attention to the multiple ways in which environmental decline threatens the planet, we hear less and less from political leaders. Their focus is on the here-and-now—terrorism, jobs…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Tacoma Weekly, The Press-News, Grassroots Press, Mel Gurtov Blog, Chicago Activism, Transcend Media Service, Counterpunch, LA Progressive, Lassen County Times, Sierra County Prospect, Truthout, The Review
Date: August 5,6,8,10,12,23,24,2016
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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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“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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Refusing the “New Normal”


“It has been a rough few weeks, to say the least. Philando Castile, killed by police during a traffic stop, July 6, 2014. Dylan Noble, also killed by police during a traffic stop, July 14, 2016. Both unarmed…”

Laura Finley
Published in: The Review, LA Progressive, The Daily Press, The Orange Leader, Counterpunch, Sierra County Prospect, Tacoma Weekly
Date: July 18,20,21,22,August 5,2016
563 Words

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