Germany: Left-leaning pols form group to spur establishment — 4 atoms

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Germany: Left-leaning pols form group to spur establishment One of Germany’s most prominent left-wing politicians is leading a new movement launched Tuesday with the aim of reviving the fortunes of the country’s ailing left by attracting like-minded people across party lines. https://ift.tt/2NM6e4k

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Explosions heard near Syria’s Hama: SANA — SuMaC Post! Co. 2

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Several explosions were heard in Syria’s Hama countryside, Syrian state media said on Tuesday.

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NASA finds Super Typhoon Jebi undergoing eyewall replacement — Satoshi Nakamoto Blog

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[ad_1] IMAGE: On Aug. 31 at 8:20 a.m. EDT (1220 UTC) NASA’s Aqua satellite found the coldest temperatures of the strongest thunderstorms (yellow) in Super Typhoon Jebi were as cold as or… view more Credit: Credits: NRL/NASA The tropical cyclone known as Jebi has intensified into a super typhoon and NASA’s Terra satellite found it was […]

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Westerham Wanderers tow the line for local school funds — Oxted and District Gazette

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EIGHT members of the Westerham Club, affectionately known as the Westerham Wanderers, are taking to the tow path of the River Thames on Saturday, September 8 for a 50km hike to raise money for the town’s Churchill CE Primary School. Led by local businessmen Ray Barr who last year walked from Westerham to Canterbury, bringing […]

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Warren Buffetts, real and fake — Helytimes

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These dudes started a fake Warren Buffett account on a bet, and within a few days it was retweeted by Peggy Noonan, Kanye, etc. Impressed with how generic and bland the advice was. The worship of Buffett as an oracle is not just a US phenomenon. If anything it may be stronger in Asia. In […]

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Why We Will Miss John McCain — FixPnyx

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Demosthenes, a statesman in ancient Greece, was once asked what to do about the decline of Athens. His response was simple: “Do not do what you are doing now.” This, more than anything else, is why I think we will miss John McCain. Today, a grateful nation said goodbye to John McCain—the sailor, Senator, and […]

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Henry Arnhold, Patriarch of a Storied Banking Family, Dies at 96 by EMILY FLITTER — Jonathan Offt

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By EMILY FLITTER After his family fled Nazi Germany, he helped re-establish its business, dating to 1864, in New York. He also had a hand in rebuilding his native Dresden. Published: August 29, 2018 at 10:11AM from NYT https://ift.tt/2NuDk8L

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How Hurricane Katrina survivors turned into fierce advocates for reproductive rights — For Your Society

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By Jeremy Deaton Thirteen years ago, Hurricane Katrina stole the lives of more than 1,800 Americans and plunged New Orleans into pandemonium. Locals marked the storm’s anniversary by looking to the past, reflecting on its legacy and honoring those who were lost. Some, however, also looked to the years ahead with the knowledge that rising […]

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Difference — SarutaValentine

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As I cherish these things that I have, I feel for others who don’t. I wish there was a way that I could give to them, but I can’t. Because of these circumstances I found myself bound by happenstance. I don’t want this blog to be entirely dedicated to me, I want to speak of […]

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Economic Resilience Initiative Instructor (20 hr/wk), Greenbridge Career Center at YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish — Entry Level Jobs for Social Impact

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Fields: job training, women’s rights, poverty, homeless, racial justice | Location: Seattle, Washington | Deadline: Until filled

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Imo State Women Gets Trapped In Flood While On Their Way To Support State Governor — NAIJAROKO

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Millions of Afghans Face Risks of Drought Related Displacement — Russia News Now

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Politics & Elections Deporting US Citizens: Trump’s New Fascistic Use of Law Economy & Labor The Devil’s in the Details: NAFTA Puts Trump in a Political Pickle Human Rights Audience and Authority in the UK Asylum-Seeking Process Politics & Elections Trump’s Disapproval Hits Record High After Manafort and Cohen News Economy & Labor Trump Proposes […]

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Abuse In Autism Treatment Needs More Coverage (Originally Published July 8th 2018) — Mentally Speaking

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First off I would like to invite you to check out this link. This is beyond disturbing and unacceptable. And above all, abusive to autistic children, or ANYONE for that matter. https://abcnews.go.com/Health/electric-shock-therapy-special-students-treatment-torment/story?id=56238582 Another disturbing thing I discovered recently is the ABA is using autistic babies for research testing the same way dogs or small pets […]

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Fundraising for farmers & communities battling the crippling #drought is going from strength to strength at prisons in the Central West where over $15,000 has been raised by staff & inmates through initiatives including morning barbecues, an inmate concert & sausage sizzle.pic.twitter.com/nbfrXWnlpI — Site Title

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Fundraising for farmers & communities battling the crippling #drought is going from strength to strength at prisons in the Central West where over $15,000 has been raised by staff & inmates through initiatives including morning barbecues, an inmate concert & sausage sizzle. pic.twitter.com/nbfrXWnlpI Fundraising for farmers & communities battling the crippling #drought is going from […]

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Do we need another planet to colonize? — Archy Worldys

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Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku theorizes a possible future in which digital versions of humans are being beamed to other planets. The American theoretical physicist Michio Kaku says that one day the earth will become inhospitable, so we must look for ways to survive. Photo: AFP He said the laws of physics clearly showed that humans […]

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Brexit news: EU boss warns bloc MUST strike deal with UK or risk financial RUIN if no deal | UK | News | Express.co.uk — 61chrissterry

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The revelation has led to the admission that Brussels has no “plan B” to cope with the chaos of the UK exiting the EU without a deal. A deficit of up to £12.7billion a year could result from the UK’s departure from the EU next March, influential German commissioner Mr Oettinger was forced to admit. […]

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Birdsong — subtext

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“All life is a foreign country” –Jack Kerouac All my life my tongue could not curl about the words spoken here— my teeth cut my cheek as I stumbled over simple words, simple ideas. I was silenced in simple misunderstandings, in fear of the wrong word spoken too loudly, too softly, or not […]

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Hail damage and farming in the summer of 2018 — Coyote Gulch

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From Westword (Linnea Covington): For micro farms like Lost Creek Farm, devastating storms can easily put them out of business, since crop insurance isn’t available for the small producers you usually see at farmers’ markets. The reason it’s so hard for these family plots to get insurance comes down to numbers and policies that center […]

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Sheehan Adopt-a-Family Project sponsors computer lab for foster kids — SCNG

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Founder Melissa Sheehan-Clarkson, who runs Melissa’s Mutt Hutt — a dog walking and pet sitting company — said although the experience through the foundation brought joy to those who could least afford a holiday, she wanted to do more.

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Lyceum Theatre Temporary Part-time Manager Position — GULL LAKE | Saskatchewan

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The Gull Lake Lyceum Theatre is inviting interested persons to submit their resumes for a temporary part-time relief manager position. This position will cover some of the regular Manager duties, while she is on brief medical leave. Training will be provided well in advance to the starting date. The position will involve working a minimum […]

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năm dài tháng rộng| hopega — Mười hai li kem tuyết

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em về rồi, yoongi ơi «Chúng ta từng nghĩ rằng ‘mãi mãi’ là rất lâu, nên chúng ta mới hứa sẽ bên nhau mãi mãi.» ———— Jung Hoseok ngồi thẳng lưng trong căn lều của doanh trại, bên cạnh là ánh đèn bàn mờ nhạt và những tiếng côn trùng kêu rả rích đến khó […]

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A View of the Soldier, A View of the State: Alexander Somerville’s Letters from Ireland during the Famine of 1847. — thought press — GLOBAL1.BLOG

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Victorian era travelogues fulfilled a demand among the British middle classes for accounts of Ireland from “reliable” narrators, as opposed to the unreliable Irish themselves. The British reading public’s fascination with the state of John Bull’s other island was coupled with a distrust of the Irish ability tell the truth. The upshot of these […] via […]

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Famine in the land — ShannonBuchbach — GLOBAL1.BLOG

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My last two posts have been focused on digging into the Bible so I thought I may as well continue the theme. I still have vivid memories from childhood and adolescence of asking God to open His Word up to me. I was hungry to go beyond a surface level understanding, but didn’t know how […] […]

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Des centaines de milliers de personnes tournent le dos à la crise — Nouvelles Du Monde — GLOBAL1.BLOG

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Au Venezuela, de plus en plus de personnes fuient la faim, la violence et l’oppression politique de ce pays d’Amérique du Sud autrefois riche. La vague de réfugiés pourrait plonger toute la région dans une crise profonde. Pedro était sur la route pendant un mois. Avec rien d’autre que les vêtements sur son dos et […] […]

via Des centaines de milliers de personnes tournent le dos à la crise — Nouvelles Du Monde — GLOBAL1.BLOG

 

7 years ago : Somalia’s famine reaches into Mogadishu — Le journal du peintre : painting news by Michel Briat — GLOBAL1.BLOG

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The UN first declared a famine in July 2011 in Somalia’s Southern Bakool and Lower Shabelle. Somalia’s famine killed 260 000 people. http://lejournaldupeintre.wordpress.com/ http://www.lestableauxdupeintre.wordpress.com http://www.twitter.com/michelbriat http://michelbriat.wixsite.com/painting-news-briat – – – – – – – – via 7 years ago : Somalia’s famine reaches into Mogadishu — Le journal du peintre : painting news by Michel Briat

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Mini Reviews: Nory Ryan’s Song and Maggie’s Door by Patricia Reilly Giff — Apt Reader — GLOBAL1.BLOG

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I was going to write a post to review my thoughts on Nory Ryan’s Song and Maggie’s Door by Patricia Reilly Giff. But I don’t quite know what to say about either one of them. So I’m just going to have a general discussion about them. The two books are companion novels. They tell the […] […]

via Mini Reviews: Nory Ryan’s Song and Maggie’s Door by Patricia Reilly Giff — Apt Reader — GLOBAL1.BLOG

 

Le virus Ebola frappe dans la zone de conflit — Nouvelles Du Monde — GLOBAL1.BLOG

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GEOPOLIS – Tous les observateurs s’accordent sur le fait que la reprise du virus Ebola en RDC est particulièrement préoccupante. Parce que cette fois, le virus apparaît dans l’est du pays, près de la ville de Beni au Nord-Kivu. La région est au cœur d’un conflit entre l’armée régulière et les rebelles. Au plus tard […] […]

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Inspiring Faith: Joseph — John the United Methodist — GLOBAL1.BLOG

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Genesis 45:1-12 It turns out that the saints of old are not too different from us. We have heard “Sunday School” versions of the saints. Today, the saint who inspires our faith is not too different from us. We’ve heard the story of the multi-colored coat that Joseph received from his father, Jacob. But we […] […]

via Inspiring Faith: Joseph — John the United Methodist — GLOBAL1.BLOG

 

The Great Famine — Peto’s People — GLOBAL1.BLOG

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The Great Famine or the Great Hunger was a period of mass starvation, disease, and emigration in Ireland between 1845 and 1849. During the famine, about one million people died and a million more emigrated from Ireland, causing the island’s population to fall by between 20% and 25%. The famine and its effects permanently changed […] […]

via The Great Famine — Peto’s People — GLOBAL1.BLOG

 

condamné en appel, le maire de Dakar n’abandonne pas l’élection présidentielle — Nouvelles Du Monde — GLOBAL1.BLOG

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GEOPOLIS – Le maire de Dakar, Khalifa Sall, a été condamné en appel le 31 août 2018 à cinq ans de prison pour “escroquerie”. Cependant, ce rival du chef de l’Etat Macky Sall n’abandonne pas la présidentielle sénégalaise. Le même jour, un autre candidat, Karim Wade, condamné pour enrichissement personnel et exclu des listes électorales, […] […]

via condamné en appel, le maire de Dakar n’abandonne pas l’élection présidentielle — Nouvelles Du Monde — GLOBAL1.BLOG

 

The World — The 50 year old poet — GLOBAL1.BLOG

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The World is such a small place yet is divided by colour and race. Religion and Ideology, not a good mix for sociology. Wars and famines are created to ensure that we are manipulated. Human Beings are disposable, once they become uncontrollable. Money is the true denominator. Greed the number one exterminator. via The World — […]

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Carbon Fuels Conquered Famine – But Green Policies Are Inviting It Again — Watts Up With That? — GLOBAL1.BLOG

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The Long War on Famine by Viv Forbes Famine has haunted humans for most of their history. In the days of the Pharaohs, whenever the Nile River failed to flood, Egypt starved. Joseph was called in and he organised stockpiling of grain for famine relief. Even mighty Rome suffered famines – in 436 BC thousands […] […]

via Carbon Fuels Conquered Famine – But Green Policies Are Inviting It Again — Watts Up With That? — GLOBAL1.BLOG

 

3 ways India can escape Trump sanctions for Russia S-400 missile deal — shinflaweraviationblog — GLOBAL1.BLOG

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Despite the convulsions that have marked US foreign policy during Donald Trump’s presidency, US-India relations appear to have survived relatively unscathed thus far. However, a spectre haunts the bilateral relationship – namely, the threat of US sanctions on India if its purchase of Russia’s S-400 strategic surface-to-air missile (SAM) system is successfully concluded. The challenge […] […]

via 3 ways India can escape Trump sanctions for Russia S-400 missile deal — shinflaweraviationblog — GLOBAL1.BLOG

 

Western countries urge calm after deadly Tripoli clashes — SANJAY SHAH — GLOBAL1.BLOG

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At least 39 people, including civilians, have died as rival militias battle in the capital Tripoli. from BBC News – World https://bbc.in/2LS311u via Western countries urge calm after deadly Tripoli clashes — SANJAY SHAH

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As Elections Approach, What Is the Risk of Russian Meddling? — BCNN1 WP — GLOBAL1.BLOG

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Nearly a year after Russian government hackers meddled in the 2016 U.S. election, researchers at cybersecurity firm Trend Micro zeroed in on a new sign of trouble: a group of suspect websites. The sites mimicked a portal used by U.S. senators and their staffs, with easy-to-miss discrepancies. Emails to Senate users urged them to reset […] […]

via As Elections Approach, What Is the Risk of Russian Meddling? — BCNN1 WP — GLOBAL1.BLOG

 

 

Medical Workers Face Great Danger at Gaza Protests — BCNN1 WP — GLOBAL1.BLOG

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Each Friday, volunteer medic Asmaa Qudih goes through a tense ritual: She prays, kisses her mother’s hand and packs a bag with medical supplies as she heads off to work at the weekly mass protests along Gaza’s border fence with Israel. Treating the wounded has become dangerous for Gaza’s emergency workers. In the past five […] […]

via Medical Workers Face Great Danger at Gaza Protests — BCNN1 WP — GLOBAL1.BLOG

 

Far-Right Groups Hope to Build Up German Support in Joint Protest — BCNN1 WP — GLOBAL1.BLOG

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Emboldened far-right activists in Germany hope to make a Saturday protest a pivotal event that brings clusters of nationalists — from lawmakers to Hitler-saluting skinheads — together as a nationwide anti-migrant movement to challenge the political establishment. Several groups scheduled rallies in the city of Chemnitz over the Aug. 26 killing there of a German […] […]

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And here I am…My Blog First Anniversary — Megha’s World — GLOBAL1.BLOG

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My role in society, or any artist or poet’s role, is to try and express what we all feel. Not to tell people how to feel. Not as a preacher, not as a leader, but as a reflection of us all. – John Lennon I’m feeling so excited and elated to finally reach the […] via […]

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Upside down world — Joshi Daniel Photography — GLOBAL1.BLOG

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An upside down GoPro self-portrait in a boat in Vizhinjam, Trivandrum, Kerala, India. Join me on: INSTAGRAM | TWITTER | FACEBOOK via Upside down world — Joshi Daniel Photography

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Place in the World — The Daily Post — GLOBAL1.BLOG

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Where do you belong? In the hustle and bustle of a big city or amongst friendly faces in a small town? For this week’s challenge, show us your place in the world. via Place in the World — The Daily Post

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Vacation Philanthropy — Travel Itineraries — GLOBAL1.BLOG

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It is always a heart-rending sight when you see a mother with young children begging on the streets, or a father with a sign pleading for help while his family sits not too far away anxiously looking on. It must not be easy for either one of them to endure the harsh looks of ridicule […] […]

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CFP: “A Global Trecento: Objects, Artist, and Ideas Across Europe, the Mediterranean, and Beyond,” IMC Leeds, 2019 (Deadline 15 September 2018) — Medieval Art Research — GLOBAL1.BLOG

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Looking at the Trecento through the lens of current global paradigms and concerns in historical and art historical studies might seem hazardous, or even paradoxical and provocative at best. Very few other labels have the power to evoke both the glories, achievements and limitations of traditional ‘Western’, and namely Eurocentric, art history. As a matter […] […]

via CFP: “A Global Trecento: Objects, Artist, and Ideas Across Europe, the Mediterranean, and Beyond,” IMC Leeds, 2019 (Deadline 15 September 2018) — Medieval Art Research — GLOBAL1.BLOG

 

Algeria’s Bouteflika back from Geneva medical trip: presidency — SuMaC Post! Co. 2

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Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika returned home on Saturday after a six-day trip to Geneva for medical tests, the presidency said.

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CNG-PNG prices rise in Delhi-NCR, prices are effective from midnight — Themnnews

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The Joint Venture of Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL), GAIL (India) Limited, BPCL and Delhi’s NCT Government today announced the increase in the prices of LPG (PNG) supplied by CNG and pipes. The Joint Venture of Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL), GAIL (India) Limited, BPCL and Delhi’s NCT Government today announced the increase in the prices of […]

via CNG-PNG prices rise in Delhi-NCR, prices are effective from midnight — Themnnews

America erases its genocidal, war mongering history at the passing of its chief warriors — The Cross Pollinator

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Headline from CNN: Meghan McCain: “The America of John McCain has no need to be made great again because America was always great” Slavery and lynchings. Invading Latin American countries. Dropping the A-bomb. Raining bombs down on Iraqi women and children. Exterminating first people tribes. It’s all great because John McCain died.

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the sodapop speaker attaches to an empty plastic bottle to boost base performance — Redcube Creative

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the sodapop connects to its own carrying case or any other suitable plastic bottle, offering a compact portable wireless speaker with triple the volume and double the bass. The post the sodapop speaker attaches to an empty plastic bottle to boost base performance appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Burying the Living Wage Myth — Liberty is For The Win

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[T]here’s no more reason to believe that arbitrarily raising the minimum wage will elevate the poor to economic security than throwing them off of a building will teach them to fly.

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New story in Politics from Time: ‘He Made Me Better.’ George W. Bush Pays Tribute to Former Rival John McCain — The Richardsonian

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Former President George W. Bush paid tribute to his former rival John McCain at his funeral service Saturday at Washington National Cathedral. “For John and me, there was a personal journey,” he said. “Back in the day, he could frustrate me, and I know he’d say the same thing about me. But he also made […]

via New story in Politics from Time: ‘He Made Me Better.’ George W. Bush Pays Tribute to Former Rival John McCain — The Richardsonian

Our Eleventh Donation — Eat Love Give

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Just like that, another month has come and gone. We’ve been busy behind the scenes getting ready for some exciting giveaways, prepping for the upcoming Expo East show, continuing our ‘Merchant Spotlight’ feature and much, much more. And with each passing month comes another donation. For our eleventh donation, we have made a contribution to […]

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How Hurricane Katrina survivors turned into fierce advocates for reproductive rights — ThinkProgress

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By Jeremy Deaton Thirteen years ago, Hurricane Katrina stole the lives of more than 1,800 Americans and plunged New Orleans into pandemonium. Locals marked the storm’s anniversary by looking to the past, reflecting on its legacy and honoring those who were lost. Some, however, also looked to the years ahead with the knowledge that rising […]

via How Hurricane Katrina survivors turned into fierce advocates for reproductive rights — ThinkProgress