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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, 2013. In June, 2015, the combined views on her articles, diaries and quick link contributions topped one million. She was particularly happy that her article about Bree Newsome removing the Confederate flag was the one that put her past the million mark. Her art in a wide variety of media can be seen on her YouTube video, "Visionary Artist Meryl Ann Butler on Creativity and Joy" at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcGs2r_66QE A NYC native, her response to 9-11 was to pen an invitation to healing through creativity, entitled, "90-Minute Quilts: 15+ Projects You Can Stitch in an Afternoon" (Krause 2006), which is a bestseller in the craft field. The sequel, MORE 90-Minute Quilts: 20+ Quick and Easy Projects With Triangles and Squares was released in April, 2011. Her popular video, How to Stitch a Quilt in 90 Minutes with Meryl Ann Butler can be seen at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PrShGOQaJQ8 She has been active in a number of international, arts-related projects as a citizen diplomat, and was arts advisor to Baltimore's CIUSSR (Center for Improving US-Soviet Relations), 1987-89. She made two trips to the former USSR in 1987 and 1988 to speak to artists, craftpeople and fashion designers on the topic of utilizing the arts as a tool for global wellbeing. She created the historical "First US-Soviet Children's Peace Quilt Exchange Project" in 1987-88, which was the first time a reciprocal quilt was given to the US from the former USSR. Her artwork is in collections across the globe. Meryl Ann is a founding member of The Labyrinth Society and has been building labyrinths since 1992. She publishes an annual article about the topic on OpEdNews on World Labyrinth Day, the first Saturday in May. OpEdNews Senior Editor Joan Brunwasser interviewed Meryl Ann in "Beyond Surviving: How to Thrive in Challenging Times" at https://www.opednews.com/articles/Beyond-Surviving--How-to-by-Joan-Brunwasser-Anxiety_Appreciation_Coronavirus_Creativity-200318-988.html Find out more about Meryl Ann's artistic life in "OEN Managing Ed, Meryl Ann Butler, Featured on the Other Side of the Byline" at https://www.opednews.com/Quicklink/OEN-Managing-Ed-Meryl-Ann-in-Life_Arts-Artistic_Artists_Quilt-170917-615.html On Feb 11, 2017, Senior Editor Joan Brunwasser interviewed Meryl Ann in Pink Power: Sister March, Norfolk, VA at http://www.opednews.com/articles/Pink-Power-Sister-March--by-Joan-Brunwasser-p*ssy-Hats-170212-681.html "Creativity and Healing: The Work of Meryl Ann Butler" by Burl Hall is at http://www.opednews.com/articles/Creativity-and-Healing--T-by-Burl-Hall-130414-18.html Burl and Merry Hall interviewed Meryl Ann on their BlogTalk radio show, "Envision This," at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/envision-this/2013/04/11/meryl-ann-butler-art-as-a-medicine-for-the-soul Archived articles www.opednews.com/author/author1820.html Older archived articles, from before May 2005 are here.

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Dan Price, Founder & CEO of Gravity Payments, From FlickrPhotos
(13 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, August 17, 2021
CEO Ridiculed for Raising Minimum Wage to $70K Has the Last Laugh Six years ago, Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price discovered one of his employees was working a second job to make ends meet. His response? He gave her, and ultimately everyone in the company a raise to $70,000 per year. He paid for it by dropping his own $1.1 million salary to $70,000.
Series: Good Deeds (7 Articles, 287711 views)
Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski, MD, PhD, saves terminally ill kids., From ImagesAttr
(36 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, June 13, 2011
The Bizarre Theft of Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski's Miracle Cancer Cure "Burzynski, the Movie" is the story of Dr. Stanislaw R. Burzynski, a physician/scientist who has baffled--and apparently terrified--the American cancer industry by his ability to cure "incurable" cancers consistently, inspiring the FDA's 14-year campaign of harassment against him, and the bizarre, ethically compromised actions of the National Cancer Institute, resulting in the theft of his patent.
Series: Health & Wellbeing (15 Articles, 84960 views)
Bayou Corne Sinkhole Sept. 27, 2012., From ImagesAttr
(15 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, September 29, 2012
Mysterious Bayou Sinkhole Continues to Cave In: Radiation, Hydrocarbons Detected A new cave-in has been discovered at the mysterious sinkhole at Bayou Corne, near Napoleonville, LA. Volatile Organic Chemicals have been detected and hydrocarbons in the sink hole sludge are dangerously elevated.
Series: Bayou Corne Sinkhole (23 Articles, 150111 views)
20120728 064 Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, From FlickrPhotos
(16 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 29, 2020
Tips for Avoiding Coronavirus Vital information about the coronavirus and how to avoid getting it was originally credited as being from Johns Hopkins, and while further inquery indicates that it may not be from that particular source, it has valuable info and has been posted by doctors on other medical websites.
Sinkhole , August 1, 2013 (from flyover video), From ImagesAttr
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Relentless Bayou Corne Sinkhole Nearly 30 Times Original Size (UPDATED with Cave-In Video) Over a year after the largest sinkhole ever discovered appeared, the sinkhole is almost 30 times larger - large enough, in fact, to fit TWO Liberty Islands within it, and containment does not appear to be any closer.
Series: Bayou Corne Sinkhole (23 Articles, 150111 views)
Laughing Jesus. He had a better sense of humor than most realize., From ImagesAttr
(21 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, April 23, 2011
Sex, Love, and Jesus: A Few Surprises in the Easter Basket Revelations of some startling traditions and possibilities related to the Easter season.
Series: Spirituality & Religion (16 Articles, 55291 views)
From ImagesAttr
(24 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 28, 2009
2012: Armageddon or Quantum Leap? Gregg Braden's Answer-Fractal Time NY Times Bestselling author Gregg Braden offered a compelling presentation, Fractal Time: The Secret of 2012 and a New World Age on Friday evening, Feb. 27th , at the Agape International Spiritual Center.
Series: Quantum Sciences (8 Articles, 43415 views)
From ImagesAttr
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 28, 2009
California Fire Update: Station Fire 1:30 pm, Pacific Time 8-28-09 Roads closures and evacuations have begun for residents of La Canada Flintridge area near the Station Fire in the Angeles National Forest, in Los Angeles County.
Series: Fire! (7 Articles, 39192 views)
Adam-Troy Castro - Quora, From GoogleImages
(122 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, February 17, 2020
Why do liberals think Trump supporters are stupid? Author of 26 books, Adam-Troy Castro is a Hugo, Stoker, Nebula, World Fantasy Award Nominee, who posted this brilliant gem on Facebook, which quickly went mega-viral.
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Exploring Portland Labyrinths: An A-Mazing Journey Explore five beautiful labyrinths in the Portland area, and find a public labyrinth near you with the TLS Labyrinth Locator.
Series: Labyrinths and WLD #LabyrinthDay (16 Articles, 53459 views)
Sinkhole, Aug 6. LEAN via SouthWings flight, From MyPhotos
(32 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 17, 2012
Does Sudden Sinkhole Portend a Nuclear-sized Explosion? For many weeks, Corne and Grand Bayou residents warily noticed strange bubblings fron the watery depths, and they reported smelling burnt diesel fuel and sulfur. Then overnight, a sinkhole the size of three football fields appeared, swallowing scores of 100-foot tall cypress trees. The beginning of a Grade B monster flick? No: real life in Assumption Parish, Louisiana.
Series: Bayou Corne Sinkhole (23 Articles, 150111 views)
Mandala colored by Amy Schreiner from Genevieve's Mandalas: Adult Coloring Book, From ImagesAttr
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, August 1, 2016
Got Stress? Get Relief on National Coloring Day Politics got you down? Try a little meditative coloring, lower your stress, and emerge refreshed and ready to develop new creative problem-solving ideas!
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Artistic Coloring Books (2 Articles, 11799 views)
Bayou Corne Flyover 04.02.14 by On Wings of Care, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, August 3, 2014
Relentless Two-Year-Old Sinkhole Still Swallowing the Bayou August 3rd marks the 2-year anniversary of the discovery of the now-famous Bayou Corne sinkhole in Louisiana, the result of a Texas Brine salt dome failure. Ongoing work on the sinkhole gets halted regularly during increased levels of seismic activity. More than 350 people have been forced out of their homes since August 2012. The sinkhole continues to enlarge as it swallows more and more of the bayou environs.
Series: Bayou Corne Sinkhole (23 Articles, 150111 views)
Random Act of Kindness, From ImagesAttr
(22 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 25, 2012
"26 Random Acts of Kindness" Goes Viral Doing "Random Acts of Kindness" in response to the Newtown, CT killings strikes a chord as the idea goes viral.
Series: Positivity (13 Articles, 41300 views), Holiday Gifting (14 Articles, 34450 views), Good Deeds (7 Articles, 287711 views) (View All Series)
Flowchart for Happiness, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, January 1, 2012
Flowchart for a Happier, Healthier, More Productive New Year Studies show that happier people live longer, are healthier, and are better at problem solving. Use this flowchart to get happier in the New Year.
Series: Positivity (13 Articles, 41300 views), Holiday Gifting (14 Articles, 34450 views), Happiness (6 Articles, 17772 views) (View All Series)
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(11 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 17, 2009
2012: The End of the World? Or the Beginning? December 21st, 2012, is the end of the Aztec/Mayan calendar. Collisions with comets, conflagration, and cataclysms are predicted. A host of non-doomsday, positive thinkers and artisans to explore the mysteries of 2012.
PA voting machine alters vote, From ImagesAttr
(28 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, November 6, 2012
PA Voting Machine Caught Flipping Votes from Obama to Romney-- with VIDEO Only hours into 2012 voting, a touch-screen voting machine is already caught altering votes in Pennsylvania.
Series: Voting (2 Articles, 10038 views)
Yarnell HIll fire, From ImagesAttr
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 1, 2013
AZ Wildfire Claims Lives of All But One in Prescott Firefighter Crew Sunday: UPDATED Nineteen firefighters are dead in the biggest firefighter casualty in Arizona's history.
Series: Yarnell Hill Wildfire Claims Firefighters Lives (3 Articles, 15430 views), Fire! (7 Articles, 39192 views)
Doce fire, Prescott AZ, approx 3 pm., From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Prescott AZ Wildfire Engulfs 5000 Acres (Update 11 pm PDT) Firefighters battle a blaze that began just before noon on Tuesday just outside Prescott, AZ and homeowners have been evacuated.
Series: Doce Fire, Prescott AZ (2 Articles, 10527 views), Fire! (7 Articles, 39192 views)
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(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, August 29, 2009
California Fire Update: Station Fire Saturday 8-29-09 with new photos This is an update to Friday's "California Fire Update: Station Fire 1:30 pm, Pacific Time, 8-28-09"
Larry King by Gage Skidmore 2., From WikimediaPhotos
(12 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 23, 2021
Larry King, Hank Aaron die after Possible Covid Connections Larry King, Hank Aaron, join a list of those whose timing of death reveal possible Covid-related connections.
I missed the Point! (color edited), From ImagesAttr
(19 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, August 26, 2018
Trump Colors The Flag Wrong, Reveals His True Stripes Donald Trump failed coloring on Friday. Or is his subconscious mind revealing a secret?
From ImagesAttr
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 30, 2008
New Epigenetic Science Award Presented in Groundbreaking Ceremony Leading edge scientists, psychologists and other health professionals gathered as a pioneering researcher, as well as a new branch of science, were honored in a groundbreaking event in Los Angeles, on May 29th.
Series: Quantum Sciences (8 Articles, 43415 views)
From ImagesAttr
(68 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 27, 2014
Ideas Worth Suppressing: Psi Wars and TED's Worst Nightmare TED censored two TEDx videos that questioned the materialistic assumptions of modern science. Censorship was apparently based on the recommendations of an anonymous board. A group of Ph.Ds and MDs are now protesting TED’s actions as well as their seeming disregard for transparency. TED also similarly revoked a contract for a TEDx event just 2 weeks before the event. Craig Weiler explores the issues in his book Psi Wars.
Series: Quantum Sciences (8 Articles, 43415 views), Interviews (16 Articles, 42740 views), Toxic Patriarchy (12 Articles, 42315 views) (View All Series)
Sand sculpture by MIchela Ciappini & Joris Kivits (Netherlands. Detail, colored), From ImagesAttr
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, September 25, 2010
Neptune's Castles: Sand Sculpting Championship in Virginia Beach A photo essay: Winners of The North American Sand Sculpting Championship, a featured event in the 37th Virginia Beach Neptune Festival were announced Friday evening. The event is one of the world's largest sand sculpting competitions.
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views)
From ImagesAttr
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, June 26, 2008
Business Awards Go Green The Sixth Annual American Business Awards-the only national, all-encompassing awards program honoring great performances in business-crowned the winners of America's "best in business," including a brand new, environmental category.
Series: Green Living (11 Articles, 33091 views)
Bayou Corne Sinkhole Aug 21, 2012, From ImagesAttr
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, August 26, 2012
Dangerous Levels of Radium at Corne Bayou Sinkhole Stuart Smith, one of the nation's leading environmental attorneys, says that Stanley Waligora, a New Mexico-based radiation protection consultant and leading authority on health risks of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) has confirmed that radium levels at Bayou Corne's sinkhole are NOT within safe limits. He says the levels are roughly 15 times higher than the state's acceptable level.
Series: Bayou Corne Sinkhole (23 Articles, 150111 views)
From ImagesAttr
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Walk the Pavement to A-Mazement: World Labyrinth Day, May 1 As part of a global labyrinth event, participants around the world will "Walk as One at 1" (1:00 pm in local time zones) as they walk a wave of peace and wellbeing encircling the planet.
Series: Labyrinths and WLD #LabyrinthDay (16 Articles, 53459 views)
What will Ohio St. U and Ashland U. Do About Rapists on Campus?, From ImagesAttr
(25 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, January 6, 2013
Rapist Alert: Will Ohio State U. & Ashland U. Do the Right Thing? The silence is deafening as concerned parents, students and citizens wait for a response from Ohio State University and Ashland University concerning the schools' scholarship students who have admitted wrongdoing in a night-long kidnapping and gang rape of a young girl in Steubenville, Ohio. Includes a list of petitions to sign. UPDATE: Kent State reviews the status of an applicant who was involved in the inceident.
Series: Rape Culture (13 Articles, 49579 views)
Purple Piecing Plus wearable art jacket by Lila Hendricks, From ImagesAttr
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 1, 2010
Passionate Colors: A Quilt Show Photo Essay The Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival held Feb. 25 -" 28 in Hampton, VA, drew over 10,000 people to an artistic exhibit of over 500 stunning quilts.
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Quilting and Fiber Arts (17 Articles, 44524 views)
Video shows trees disappearing into the sinkhole., From ImagesAttr
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, April 20, 2013
Haunting Video Shows Trees Descending into Bayou Corne Sinkhole A haunting video taken on April 18th shows trees disappearing into the Bayou Corne sinkhole, a globally unprecedented geologic event. After the trees become submerged, the video captures the eerie tidal actions of the sinkhole waters that result.
Series: Bayou Corne Sinkhole (23 Articles, 150111 views)
100617-N-0696M-241, From FlickrPhotos
(67 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, June 17, 2016
Hillary's on Stroke Medication: Is She at Risk? There are an alarming number of indications that Hillary Clinton may have already had a stroke, and if she has, then that should be a public consideration in her race for a nomination, along with any other health issues.
From ImagesAttr
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 1, 2009
May 2: First Annual World Labyrinth Day The first Sat. in May has been established as World Labyrinth Day, a global day to celebrate the labyrinth. Enthusiasts around the globe are invited to "Walk as One at 1" by walking a labyrinth at 1:00 p.m. in local time zones, creating a wave of wellbeing flowing around the world. A labyrinth has a single (unicursal) path that is walked in order to enhance physical, psychological, or spiritual wellbeing.
Series: Labyrinths and WLD #LabyrinthDay (16 Articles, 53459 views)
Steubenville Rape Photo, From ImagesAttr
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, February 4, 2013
Demanding Justice for the Steubenville Rapes of a Minor Child UltraViolet is demanding justice for the Steubenville rapes, in which a minor female child was allegedly administered a date rape drug and transported, unconscious, to several parties where she was repeatedly raped and abused.
Series: Rape Culture (13 Articles, 49579 views)
From ImagesAttr
(25 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Fresh New Discovery - Can You Guess What This Photo Is? Is it pixilation? Is it nanotechnology? Is it Los Angeles in smog? Is it a circuit board?
The Bayou Corne Community and the sinkhole., From ImagesAttr
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 19, 2013
Sudden Seismic Activity in Louisiana Bayou: Sinkhole Burps, Pad Cracks, Police Copter Arrives UPDATED At 11:50 am Central Time, on Sat. January 19, the Assumption Parish Police Jury posted on their website, "There has been increased seismic activity near the cavern this morning as well as developments of cracks on Oxy 3 pad. At approximately 10:00 this morning, another burp occurred in the sinkhole. The State Police helicopter has arrived to provide aerial viewing.
Series: Bayou Corne Sinkhole (23 Articles, 150111 views)
Positive Music Enhances Wellbeing, From ImagesAttr
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 7, 2011
Positive Music Awards: A Fanfare of Harmony The Sixth Annual emPower Posi Music Awards Celebration are designed to showcase contemporary musicians who create a significant body of affirmative music, and will take place January 14-17, 2011, in Orlando, FL.
Series: Music (17 Articles, 39688 views), Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Positive Music (20 Articles, 40173 views) (View All Series)
Dakota Access Pipeline Company Attacks Native American Protesters with Dogs & Pepper Spray On September 3, the Dakota Access pipeline company attacked Native Americans with dogs and pepper spray as they protested against the $3.8 billion ..., From YouTubeVideos
(28 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 4, 2016
Peaceful Pipeline Protesters Attacked with Mace and Dogs: Dem NOW Video While mainstream media tries to paint a picture of violent Native Americans at Standing Rock, Amy Goodman was onsite and captured video of peaceful, unarmed protestors of the Dakota pipeline being maced and attacked by dogs.
Series: Standing Rock (18 Articles, 53762 views)
Bayou Corne Sinkhole flyover, Aug. 1, 2015, On Wings of Care, From ImagesAttr
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, August 9, 2015
Bayou Corne Sinkhole Still Swallowing Louisiana 3 Years Later It's the biggest ongoing disaster in the United States you have never heard of. When the Bayou Corne sinkhole was discovered on Aug 3, 2012, it spanned a couple of acres. A year later it covered more than 24 acres and was 750 feet deep, and continued to expand. The evacuation order has been in effect for over three years. Now the sinkhole is over 32 acres. And no one seems to have a clue about how to fix it.
Series: Bayou Corne Sinkhole (23 Articles, 150111 views)
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 22, 2008
Nina Hagen to moderate panel at international Iraq conference The "Alternatives to War and Occupation: International Iraq Conference 2008" will take place at the Humboldt University and at the House of Democracy and Human Rights, in Berlin, March 7th 9th. Internationally acclaimed singer, entertainer, and peace activist, Nina Hagen, will moderate a panel discussion entitled "Forbidden Knowledge in a World Turned Upside-Down."
Fallen Prescott Granite Mountain Hotshots, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, July 5, 2013
Prescott AZ Prepares Final Farewell for 19 Firefighters The remains of the 19 crewmembers of the Granite Mountain Hotshots will be escorted with full Honor Guard from Phoenix to the Yavapai County Medical Examiner's Office in Prescott on Sunday.
Series: Yarnell Hill Wildfire Claims Firefighters Lives (3 Articles, 15430 views), Fire! (7 Articles, 39192 views)
Ahed Tamimi at Ofer MIlitary Court Jerusalem. Jan 2018, From ImagesAttr
(28 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, July 28, 2018
Ahed Tamimi, Palestinian "Girl Who Fought Back," released from Israeli Prison Palestinian activist, Ahed Tamimi, imprisoned when she was 16 years old for the "slap heard 'round the world," is about to be released from Israeli prison on Sunday after eight months of incarceration. OEN interviews Paul Morris, co-author of the new book, "Ahed Tamimi: a Girl Who Fought Back."
Series: Ahed Tamimi (32 Articles, 69609 views)
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(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 30, 2009
Quantum Quilting: Gramma's Craft Goes Galactic If quilting brings to mind a bevy of bespectacled grandmothers in their rocking chairs, a trip to Quilts, Inc.'s Long Beach Quilt Festival would have recalibrated your perspective. While it's true that the average "dedicated" quilter is 59 years old, grandma has tossed the pearls and support hose. Her artsy perspective and likely shock of lime green or fuschia hair may take the uninitiated by surprise.
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Quilting and Fiber Arts (17 Articles, 44524 views)
Bounty Underway, From ImagesAttr
(12 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 29, 2012
Hurricane Sandy Sinks Tall Ship "Mutiny" Bounty, 1 Dead, 1 Missing The Tall Ship Bounty, replica of the HMS Bounty, sank off the coast of North Carolina in Hurricane Sandy on Oct. 29.
Series: Nautical & Maritime (6 Articles, 12871 views)
Young Ahed Tamimi, From YouTubeVideos
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 8, 2018
Is Ahed Tamimi the Rosa Parks of Palestine? Mark LeVine shares the first time he met Ahed Tamimi, the Palestinian teen activist now in an Israeli prison, and gives a first person account of a weekly demonstration against the Occupation, tear gas, thrown rocks, and more.
Series: Ahed Tamimi (32 Articles, 69609 views)
Giraffe!, From FlickrPhotos
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 25, 2017
Live Cam: Laboring Giraffe About to Give Birth April is a 15-year-old giraffe about to give birth at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, NY. She's had four calves, this is her fifth. At the time of this posting over 60,000 of her fans are watching the live cam and cheering her on.
Series: April the Giraffe (3 Articles, 7705 views)
Still from sinkhole flyover  01.31.13, From ImagesAttr
(15 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Nightmare Sinkhole Out of Control, Cave-ins Continue at Bayou Corne The nightmarish Louisiana sinkhole continues to swallow up land on its perimeter. Around mid-day on Feb 12, the newest cave-in was reported. An estimated 50 x 100 foot section caved in on the southwest side of the sinkhole.
Series: Bayou Corne Sinkhole (23 Articles, 150111 views)
H. E. Mr. Evo Morales Ayma, Pres. Plurinational State of Bolivia, From ImagesAttr
(13 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Bolivia's Morales Addresses Imperialism, Terrorism and Social Justice in UN Speech - Video Update 2 pm Bolivia's Pres. Evo Morales gave a rousing speech at the UN General Debate on Sept 25. He noted some of his achievements in almost 8 years, including decrease in mother/child mortality, complete eradication of illiteracy (as declared by UNESCO), and the elevation of 10% of his population out of poverty and into the middle class. And he took note of his imperialist brother to the north, asking, how does one fight terrorism?
Series: Evo Morales (5 Articles, 22590 views)
From flickr.com/photos/88876166@N00/21581179719/: Bernie Sanders for President, From Images
(13 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 17, 2016
The Truth About Bernie Sanders Bernie Sanders' cameraman, Mikki Willis, has had a unique opportunity to observe Bernie and Jane up close. He explains, with hopeful sanity, how Bernie's endorsement of Clinton makes perfect sense in the overall scheme. And find out more about how FDR won the nomination after endorsing the other candidate...
Series: Bernie Sanders (46 Articles, 176670 views)
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(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 23, 2009
The Accidental Dancer: Where the Hell is Matt? Matt Harding's quirky dance has been viewed nearly 75 million times online. He's been on Good Morning America, American Morning, The Early Show, Oprah and Ellen. What's the surprising secret to his success?
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Dance (4 Articles, 13652 views)
Kate Riffle Roper and her children, From ImagesAttr
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, September 2, 2016
Raw, Deep Wisdom from a Racially-Mixed Family's Mother Kate Riffle Roper, as a white mother of five children (two black, three white, all of whom have a white father) has had a poignantly unique opportunity to observe and experience the day-to-day prejudices which are rampant in our society. She posted an arresting piece on Facebook (which follows) and I was appreciative that OEN was able to interview her.
Still shot from Bubbling Site #29 video, From ImagesAttr
(22 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Just Released: Wildly Bubbling Gases Near Catastrophic Louisiana Sinkhole A newly discovered, vigorously bubbling site near the gigantic Bayou Corne sinkhole may portend new cave-ins or other catastrophic events.
Series: Bayou Corne Sinkhole (23 Articles, 150111 views)
Greg Tamblyn, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 7, 2009
Greg Tamblyn: Saving the World From Whiny Victim Love Songs - Music Review Greg Tamblyn's concert, Saving the World From Whiny Victim Love Songs, was a hilarious evening of humor, elegantly poetic lyrics, great music, and captivating stories. His live comedy CD, Analog Brain In A Digital World, is being released today.
Series: Music (17 Articles, 39688 views), Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Positive Music (20 Articles, 40173 views) (View All Series)
Bayou Corne Sinkhole by On Wings of Care, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, June 6, 2013
Residents Run From Risks as Bayou Corne Sinkhole's Protective Berm Sinks A portion of the berm around the unprecedented sinkhole in Bayou Corne, built to keep contaminated water from the sinkhole from seeping into the surrounding bayou area, is now underwater. On Monday June 4, about 400' - 500' of the berm apparently sank approximately six feet. Some residents who have stayed through the ordeal since August 4, 2012, are now leaving.
Series: Bayou Corne Sinkhole (23 Articles, 150111 views)
Sybil Ludington, statue by Anna Hyatt Huntington (color added), From MyPhotos
(27 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 18, 2011
The Midnight Ride of ... Sybil Ludington Sybil Ludington was from New York's Duchess County. She was younger and braver, but much less famous than Paul Revere. And unlike Revere, she did not have the support of other riders. In 1777, her courageous midnight ride may have single-handedly changed the course of American history. Why don't we know more about her?
Series: HERstory (19 Articles, 45331 views), Feminine Rising (32 Articles, 82643 views), Sheros (26 Articles, 54427 views) (View All Series)
A Twitter Card, From ImagesAttr
(11 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Emergency Federal Hearing After Destruction of Sacred Native Sites After the allegedly unlawful destruction of Native sacred sites over the holiday weekend, a federal judge ordered an emergency hearing for Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 3 pm in the Federal Courthouse, Wash DC. The losses of important archeological and sacred items were described as "devastating." The sites were in the direct path of the proposed Dakota pipeline.
Series: Standing Rock (18 Articles, 53762 views)
Bodypainting art by Matteo Arfanotti, From Uploaded
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 9, 2019
Breathtaking Living Art: First Equatorial Guinea Bodypainting Festival While America wrestles with the issues of Blackface, in Africa, paint is being applied to the human body in a celebratory riot of color. The First Equatorial Guinea Bodypainting Festival (EGBF) was held over two weekends, January 12-13 and January 19-20, in the Malabo National Park. The group of artists, both locals and others from 18 countries, included 11 bodypainting World Champions. Photographer Dmitri Moisseev
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'Peace,' stands as the focal point to the pediment of the Apotheosis of Democracy, From ImagesAttr
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Searching for the Goddess in Washington DC Our day of searching for goddesses in Washington DC began on a promising note:
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WW2 Veterans Honored with Honor Flights to DC Monument After years of discussion, over a half century of waiting, and a great deal of controversy, World War II veterans have been honored with a memorial in Washington DC, completed in 2004. Now volunteers are transporting senior veterans by the thousands to Washington. For most, it's one of the most important experiences in a long life.
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Sinkhole Update: Explosive Gases Found in Adjacent Residences Dangerous gases have been discovered under the slabs of at least two homes adjacent to the sinkhole, and an oil slick covers the enlarging surface.
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Explosion of the USS Shaw, Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941, From ImagesAttr
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Dec. 7 Release of Movie "Honor Flight:" One Last Mission for WW2 Vets Dec. 7, 2012 is the 71st anniversary of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, and the release of the documentary, Honor Flight, which tells the poignant stories of several WW2 vets as it invites viewers along on the vets' exciting journey to Washington DC.
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Celestial Music of the Spheres: Dean Shostak Plays Glass Instruments Dean Shostak makes his music on a menagerie of glass instruments. His Crystal Concerts include the only set of glass hand bells in the world, and a glass violin -- one of only two in the world - and feature Ben Franklin's invention, the glass armonica.
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A ROMP THROUGH THE QUANTUM FIELD with Gregg Braden and Dr. Bruce Lipton
 We live our lives based on what we believe about our world, ourselves, our capabilities, and our limits. What if those beliefs are wrong? What would it mean to discover that everything from the DNA of life, to the future of our world, is based upon a simple "Reality Code" that may be changed and upgraded by choice?
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Illustration from 'Book Fiesta!   ¨ by Pat Mora, inset Rafael Lopez, From ImagesAttr
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Transforming the Urban Landscape: An Interview with Artist Rafael Lopez Rafael Lopez is a muralist and illustrator whose artwork has changed both the urban landscape and the landscape of children's literature. His newest book beautifully depicts how anyone can change the environment they live in for the better.
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Windblown by Maria Elkins., From ImagesAttr
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Move Over, Monet: Quilt Art is Fine Art As quilts evolve into greater acceptance as a fine art medium, more and more quilts are featuring the pictorial compositions that combine traditional art skills with textile techniques, like many of the examples shown in this article. The 25th annual Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, the largest quilt event on the East Coast, will be held Feb. 27 - Mar. 2, 2014, in Hampton, VA.
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A Love Story with an Unexpected Twist Married for 27 years, Lise and Emil Stoessel celebrate Valentine's Day like many other couples - with romantic moments over dinner, holding hands and an exchange of heart-felt gifts. Then they'll share a goodnight kiss, as Emil drops Lise off at her townhouse before returning to his home, 5 miles away - they keep their marriage together by living apart. Lise Stoessel is the author of "Living Happily Ever After -- Separately.
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Model of Diplomacy: A Greek Returning Gifts A member of the Greek Parliament, Theodoros Pangalos, returns a holiday gift to Israel's Ambassador.
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Bayou Corne Sinkhole Swallows 25 More Trees The out-of-control Louisiana sinkhole, first discovered on August 3, 2012, continues to cave in, swallowing trees and swampland.
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LA's Vagina Monologues: Eve Ensler and Dr. Denis Mukwege's 'Pain to Power' Tour As part of V-Day's "Turning Pain to Power Tour," the University of Southern California's performance of The Vagina Monologues was followed by a discussion with the play's author, Eve Ensler, and Dr. Denis Mukwege, the OB-GYN who has been recognized for his groundbreaking work in treating rape survivors in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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From youtube.com/watch?v=vJIuZIJvbm 8:  Establishment .Bewildered. Bernie Wants Policies Not Personal Gain A writer for th, From MyPhotos
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Cenk Uygur Explains Sanders' Endgame (Slowly and Clearly) Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks says he is amused by The Huffington Post article, " Bernie Sander's endgame is increasingly Bewildering to Team Clinton" saying, "so let's see if I can explain it to them.
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Partially wrapped bodies 3 days after the Wounded Knee Massacre in which approx 300 were killed, about half were women and children., From MyPhotos
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First Americans Request Removal of Medals Awarded to Wounded Knee Calvalry Four Directions Inc is calling on the US government to remove the Medals of Honor from the 20 men who were part of the 7th Calvary that murdered our people at what's been called, "The Battle at Wounded Knee." ... this was no battle... modern history has recognized what it was and now calls it, "The Wounded Knee Massacre."
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We All Win When We Evolve Away from Fear: Personal and Societal Wellbeing and Positive Music While recent events have inspired a louder conversation about the influence of verbal vitriol on aggressive behaviors and mental health, the reverse side of that coin also invites inspection: creating an environment of support, safety, hope and happiness can enhance personal as well as societal wellbeing. And positive music is making its contribution.
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Sacred Stones Camp at Standing Rock, Sept 8, 2016., From ImagesAttr
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Newsflash: Sacred Stones Camp at Standing Rock - Photos & Update OEN's Georgianne Nienaber is back onsite at the Sacred Stones camp at Standing Rock. Her internet connection is unpredictable but she has been able to get these photos to us, so our readers can have an intimate view of the camp. Georgianne tells us what is going on now:
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Jefferson, the Number 13, and the Return of the Feminine Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence was born April 13, 1743. The number 13, associated with the Divine Feminine, has figured prominently in American symbolism.
Series: Feminine Rising (32 Articles, 82643 views), HERstory (19 Articles, 45331 views)
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No Payne; No Gain: Harold Payne and the Power of Positive Music Harold Payne, a multi-platinum singer/songwriter whose music has been recorded by many celebrity artists, says his mission is to touch people's lives in a positive way with his music.
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Set The Raygun to "Stun": Dennis Larkins' Startling Art Dennis Larkins' staggering output of artwork ranges from "lowbrow" pop surrealism paintings to stage design for rock concerts to his legendary series of Grateful Dead posters.
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Exxon Valdez, From ImagesAttr
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Mayflower Oil Spill: Exxon's Shady Secrets Uncovered What is Exxon trying to hide?
Jesus of the People c. Janet McKenzie (detail), From ImagesAttr
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Janet McKenzie: Sacred Art and the Feminine Spirit Janet McKenzie's controversial painting, "Jesus of the People" was the first place winner of the National Catholic Reporter's global competition to identify an image of Jesus for the New Millennium. It has generated "shouts of praise and threats of death,", including hate mail and a demonstration by the infamous Westboro Baptist Church. The painting is currently on exhibit in the Vermont Festival of the Arts.
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Email Scam with a Twist -- A True Story What happened when my daughter's email was hacked and our friend responded to the desperate plea for money...
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Gov. Jindal Ignores Sinkhole Disaster; Activists & Scientists Demand Assistance for Traumatized Residents Although agencies and companies claim to be trying to contain the problems associated with the Louisiana sinkhole that appeared on Aug. 3rd, 2012, the problems have, like the sinkhole itself, only continued to get bigger. In spite of the nearly 6-month evacuation of 150 families, and higher-than-acceptible levels of radiation, Gov. Jindal has remained silent.
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Scrooge (Peter Moore) and Bob Cratchit (Andy Paterson) det., From ImagesAttr
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Bah! Humbug! Dickens, Scrooge, and the Occupy Movement Dickens' hallmark holiday story, A Christmas Carol, has stunning relevance to the Occupy movement.
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Bayou Corne Flyover, March 1, 2013, From ImagesAttr
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Bayou Sinkhole Update: Increased Seismic Activity, Access Ramp Caves In On March 28, the Bayou Corne sinkhole had its third cave-in in just 11 days, a record for this site. Increased seismic activity has been recorded, and all work in and over the sinkhole has been halted under a Code 2 alert code status.
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The Widow Thibodeaux's Miracle: A True Christmas Story A true Christmas story from Cajun country.
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Sacred Stones Camp at Standing Rock, Sept 8, 2016., From MyPhotos
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Giving Thanks: 5 Ways to Help Standing Rock Heroes Today, a day set aside for giving thanks, seems like an excellent day on which to honor and thank the heroes at Standing Rock. Here are five suggestions for actions to take:
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Impeach Trump Billboards go up in Times Square American hedge fund manager, philanthropist, and environmentalist Thomas " Tom" Steyer has mounted a $20 million campaign to remove Trump from office, and had just installed "Impeach Trump" billboards in Times Square. His petition is nearing 3 million signatories.
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Jellyfish Population Explodes on Land and Sea! The jellyfish population has been expanding in "jellyfish blooms" in oceans around the globe, and now the explosion includes a 600-foot-long crop circle in England!
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Surprising Socialist, Capitalist, and Masonic Roots of the Pledge of Allegiance Sept. 8: 120 years ago today, The Pledge of Allegiance was first published in Youth's Companion, a family magazine that has been called, "the Reader's Digest of its day." The pledge was writtien by a Socialist Christian minister, Francis Bellamy, and James Upham, a Mason, for schoolchildren to recite on on Oct. 12, 1892, the quadricentennial of Columbus' arrival.
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The Faces of the Ukrainian Uprising: the Ultimate Sacrifice Not unlike the American Occupy Movement and the Arab Spring, Ukrainian citizens - many young and full of energy and idealism - are fighting to declare independence from rich and unethical politicians and return the power to the people. Here are the faces of some who offered the ultimate sacrifice for independence and democracy.
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Kastellaun Labyrinth, lavender labyrinth in Germany, From ImagesAttr
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The Healing Power of the Circle: World Labyrinth Day, May 3 Labyrinths are walked for many reasons: to lower stress, create ceremony, pray or meditate and to promote wellbeing. World Labyrinth Day is an annual global event celebrated on the first Saturday in May. It was founded by The Labyrinth Society, which invites the world to "Walk As One at 1" as a way to co-create a wave of peaceful energy surrounding the planet.
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Counter-Couture: Hippie Funk & Flash, and the Summer of Love -- What We Can Learn "Counter-Couture: Handmade Fashion in an American Counterculture" is on exhibit at the Museum of Arts and Design through Aug. 20. The context from which this art emerged was civil rights activism, feminism and an extended, illegal war. Young people were protesting social and political injustice. As we cycle around these same topics again, this exhibit offers delicious food for thought, including the healing power of art.
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Ahed Tamimi, From MyPhotos
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US Bill to End Israel's Abuse of Palestinian Children H.R.4391 - Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act, sponsored by Betty McCollum (D-MN-4) was introduced in the House on Nov 14, 2017. It would end US support of Israeli child abuse. Abuses in the West Bank have been in the spotlight recently due to the imprisonment of Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi in mid-December, 2017.
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The Bible as Weapon: My Response to Christian Bullying I found myself on the receiving end of yet another email from a loved one, with a cherry-picked Bible verse designed to bully readers. This time I responded.
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Train Wrecks, the "Real McCoy" and Black History Month Born to escaped slaves, Elijah McCoy was a black American inventer whose committment to quality, excellence and integrity gave rise, in the late 1800s, to the term, the Real McCoy. His remarkable path took him from Canada to Scotland to the U.S., directly into prejudice and out the other side.
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Million Milestone for OEN's Joan B OpEdNews' Election Integrity Editor Joan Brunwasser hit a milestone last Sunday with a million views of her over 650 articles for OpEdNews. A large portion of her articles are interviews, so we turned the tables and interviewed her !
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Bayou Sinkhole Site Update: Flammable Tap Water The mysterious and alarming bayou sinkhole may be related to flammability of nearby tap water. See updated maps, diagrams and photos of the expanding sinkhole.
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Umoja: The Town Where Men Are Banned There's an African village in Kenya where only women are allowed, and its inhabitants have a very good reason for wanting it that way. Subscribe to our Channel: goo.gl/RgDszL Read..., From YouTubeVideos
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The Peaceful Village Where Men Are Banned Umoja is a peaceful and safe village in Kenya. Women run it. Men are banned.
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Power, Peace, and Puppies: Common Sense and Nonviolence How humankind chooses to train and care for man's best friend exposes deeper convictions about war and peace, dominance and submission, and joy and compassion.
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Frankie Manning: The Ambassador of Lindy Hop Legendary Savoy ballroom dancer, Tony-award winning choreographer, and Lindy Hop ambassador, Frankie Manning, brought enthusiasm, joy, and innovation to changing the course of swing dancing during his career. He died of pneumonia just a month short of his 95th birthday at New York City's Lenox Hill Hospital, on April 27, 2009. His most popular dance sequence is the one he choreographed and performed in for "Hellzapoppin'."
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Marilyn Monroe: Lost Photos of America's Sweetheart Recovered In August 1953 LOOK magazine documentary photographer, John Vachon, took over 100 stunning photos of Marilyn Monroe during two weeks, but only three were published in LOOK. The rest were forgotten for nearly 60 years. Recently rediscovered, they are available in "Marilyn, August 1953: The Lost LOOK Photos."
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Kucinich: Obama Risks Impeachment, Biden & Obama agree, in theory Kucinich, Biden and Obama weigh in on the Constitutionality of a president who initiates acts of war without Congressional approval.
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How to Celebrate World Labyrinth Day: May 7 Sat., May 7 is the 8th annual World Labyrinth Day. The Labyrinth Society invites you to 'Walk as One at 1" (pm), joining other participants around the globe in creating a wave of peaceful energy encircling the earth. Here's how:
Series: Labyrinths and WLD #LabyrinthDay (16 Articles, 53459 views)
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Is Bristol Palin the Sacrifice on Her Mother's Political Altar? Is it just me, or does it seem like Americans are getting the run around lately, with stories that just don't seem to add up? Naturally, one or two oddities don't make a case for lies and deception. However, a critical mass of irregularities calls for some intelligent investigation and explanation.
Shark sculpture by Washed Ashore. Note identifiable trash items in the shark such as shoe soles., From Uploaded
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Awesome Art from Ocean Trash: An Ecological Adventure Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea features larger-than-life sculptures of marine life created from ocean trash rescued from beaches. The display including fish, penguins, polar bears and a huge shark is currently hosted by Norfolk Botanical Garden in Virginia.
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OpEdNews in Shock Over Loss of Our Beloved Jerry Policoff OpEdNews staff and friends are in shock over the loss of our dear Jerry Policoff, OpEdNews Senior Editor who perished in an automobile accident in Pennsylvania on Saturday, March 7.
The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth. Jennie Augusta Brownscombe (detail), From ImagesAttr
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The Thanksgiving Farce and What We Can Do About It The actual Thanksgiving story goes something like this: illegal immigrants came to this country, pretended to be friendly to the inhabitants as long as it served their purposes, then killed, mutilated and subjugated the original citizens. We cannot change the past, but we can change the effect it has on the future. This Thanksgiving, perhaps it's time to set intentions for actions we can be thankful for in the future.
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Standing Rock Atrocities: Twitter Updates When the MSM does not do its job, the People become on-the-scene journalists, covering atrocities perpetrated on an unarmed group of Americans.
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Bayou Corne Sinkhole 10.11.12, From ImagesAttr
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Alarming Sinkhole Continues to Cave In: Seismic Activity, Odors, Health Symptoms Reported The treacherous sinkhole that first appeared on Aug. 4 in Bayou Corne continues to cave in. On Oct 30, a 20-ft by 80-ft section caved in on the east side of the sinkhole, just a week after a "short duration, pronounced seismic event was recorded at the site."
Series: Bayou Corne Sinkhole (23 Articles, 150111 views)
Bayou Corne Sinkhole, 04.02.13 showing berm construction, From ImagesAttr
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Experts Called in to Tackle Bayou Sinkhole Devastation The 8-month old, continually growing sinkhole in Bayou Corne, Louisiana, is an unprecedented ecological event. Gov. Jindal called for the creation of a Blue Ribbon Committee to "provide science-based recommendations for public safety in the Bayou Corne area." The Blue Ribbon Commission Initial Technical Briefing was offered on April 5, at LSU.
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Dennis and Elizabeth Kucinich: You Can't Get More Presidential Than This! Meryl Ann Butler responds to the flurry of media misinformation around Dennis and Elizabeth Kucinich and presidential patterns of citizenship, courtship and age issues.
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Gallup: Hillary has Worst Favorability Rating in Dem History In a video published on May 10, 2016, Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks says that Hillary Clinton has the worst favoribility rating in Democrat history, according to a Gallup Poll. Her favorability rating last Fall was 63. By April it had dropped markedly to 36. Gallup, notes that Bernie Sanders has the "most positive rating for any candidate of either party at this point, by a large margin."
Perky oil booms placed strategically to save the world., From ImagesAttr
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Breaking: New Photos, Video of Mayflower Spill and Lake Conway On April 12, On Wings Of Care (OWOC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection and preservation of wildlife, wild habitat, and natural ecosystems, flew over ExxonMobil's Pegasus Pipeline spill in Mayflower, AR to take photos.
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My Friend Decided to Die Last Week My longtime friend decided to die last week, on the heels of the Spring Equinox, the archetypal moment of renewal and new life. He sent out a Facebook farewell with an invitation to his memorial service, scheduled for a few days after he would "pull the plug."
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The Dawning of Political Change: Are You Ready? A number of my friends and acquaintances are grieving over the possibility that they may have to choose between voting for a really bad crook and a really, really bad crook. Others are heartbroken that they were offered a brief glimpse of Camelot, only to have it snuffed out. Everyone seems scared or angry about what they think might happen. I have news for all of them. It ain't over til the fat lady sings. Here's why:
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On Earth Day: Rock Your World with Seductive Raw Cuisine When you think "raw food," if a cheerless vision of limp celery sticks comes to mind, you're in the wrong ballpark. Well-prepared raw food is a sensual culinary delight beyond description.
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Birth Control and E.D. for Dummies: A Sex and Cost Comparison for Sluts and Others In no way should the use of Hormone Therapy Pills (also called Oral Contraceptives) be primarily associated with sexual activity. On the other hand, penile implant surgery is exclusively for the purpose of enhancing sexual activity, which is exactly what Rush Limbaugh would like you to believe about birth control pills.
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Dancing with Dixie: Vaudeville Star Still Shines Glamorous vaudeville dancer is 90 years young - a product of a lifetime rich with joy and creativity!
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Debi Kermeen dancing the Nature-Inspired painted canvas labyrinth, From ImagesAttr
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Path of Peace and Magic: World Labyrinth Day, May 4 May 4th, 2013 is the 5th annual World Labyrinth Day (WLD) and people all around the world will participate by walking labyrinths. An initiative of The Labyrinth Society (TLS), World Labyrinth Day is celebrated every year on the first Saturday in May. You can particpate!
Series: Labyrinths and WLD #LabyrinthDay (16 Articles, 53459 views)
It's Up to Us by John Kasich, From InText
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GOP Gov. John Kasich on Impeachment, Climate, more, on Jimmy Kimmel A Republican voice of sanity on Jimmy Kimmel: Gov. John Kasich talks about the impeachment of Donald Trump, Quid Pro Quo, our divided country, being a member of the GOP who doesn't always side with his party, climate change, Greta Thunberg, responsible gun control and little ways we can all bring about change for the better.
Lady Agnew by John Singer Sargent, From WikimediaPhotos
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John Singer Sargent, American Artist Happy Birthday! American Artist John Singer Sargent, considered the leading portrait painter of his generation, was born in Florence, Italy, on January 12, 1856.
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120th Tournament of Roses Parade: An Intimate Photographic Essay In Butler's second annual Tournament of Roses photographic essay, find out about the inaugural Viewers' Choice Award, and see several dozen beautiful images of the floats.
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Dennis Kucinich's Rousing Speech Wakes Up America at the DNC Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) raised spirits as his speech, given to wild cheers and shouts of, "Go! Dennis!" lifted participants out of their seats at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008.
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Alexander Vindman, Jewish staffer who testified in impeachment ..., From GoogleImages
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How to Nominate Lt. Col. Vindman for a Profile in Courage Award Lt Col Alexander Vindman lost his position and was escorted out of the White House for telling the truth under oath. Any citizen can nominate him for a JFK Profile in Courage Award by Feb 15.
Dancing the maypole in the classic labyrinth at Whitewater Mesa Labyrinths, NM, 2012., From ImagesAttr
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A Path of Peace Encircles the Globe on World Labyrinth Day Saturday, May 2, 2015 marks the seventh annual World Labyrinth Day. An opportunity to connect with others throughout the world through time zone related activities, it is sponsored by the Labyrinth Society, an international organization of labyrinth enthusiasts. TLS invites people around the globe to share in a symbolic walk to encircle the planet with peace.
Series: Labyrinths and WLD #LabyrinthDay (16 Articles, 53459 views)
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A New Year's Resolution: Occupy Our Dollars! A quick, fun, easy and powerful way to Occupy!
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Aug. 24, 1814: The White House Ablaze, A True-Blue Matriot and a Red Dress Two hundred years ago, on August 24, 1814, the British Army occupied Washington, D.C. and set fire to the White House and the Capitol. President James Madison narrowly avoided capture, and First Lady Dolley Madison made a valiant escape from the White House.
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The Never-Ending Louisiana Sinkhole: Update On August 3, 2012, a sinkhole the size of three football fields (approximately 4 acres) appeared overnight in Louisiana's Bayou Corne, swallowing countless 100-foot tall cypress trees. It was the result of an industrial "accident." Four years later the 180-foot deep sinkhole has displaced scores of residents and engulfed 35 acres. And it hasn't stopped growing. Victoria Greene is producing a feature documentary about it.
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DNC Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Beck & Lee Trial Lawyers are investigating potential class action claims by donors based on fraudulent conduct by the Democratic National Committee (DNC). Were you defrauded? You can join the class action suit here.
Series: Bernie Sanders (46 Articles, 176670 views), Peoples' Revolution (5 Articles, 9064 views)
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Mom of Special Needs Child Gets Her Wish - and More A Louisiana mom of special needs child gets her wish!
Kuan Yin, Goddess of Compassion. Acrylic, by Meryl Ann Butler, From Uploaded
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Survivors Pulled from Mariupol Theater Rubble, Global Charity on the Rise NPR reports, "At least 130 people have been pulled from the Mariupol theater that was hit by a Russian airstrike, but hundreds more remain under the rubble as rescue crews work to find them." The world responds with compassion and charity.
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Where Religion and Politics Meet: Television as the Common Ground Former New Jersey prosecutor and trial lawyer proposes TV show that explores the connections between politics and a wide range of spiritual viewpoints.
Official Portrait of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, From FlickrPhotos
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Hillary's "Damn" Emails: Unraveling the Tangled Web It's a tangled web - Guccifer's hack job into Hillary's email server, the Kremlin's recent statement that they have about 20,000 of Hillary's emails which they may release - which might include more of the missing emails than the US has - how do we unravel it so it makes some sense? Here's the answer.
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Quilts Fly off the Bed, onto Gallery Walls Gramma's quilts have crashed through the glass ceiling to take their place as a respected art form. Stunning examples can be viewed at various quilt shows around the country, including at the 24th Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival (MAQF), February 21-24, 2013, in Hampton, Virginia, which is the largest quilt event on the eastern seaboard.
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Quilting and Fiber Arts (17 Articles, 44524 views)
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Charlottesville Terror Attack Martyr: Heather Heyer "It was absolutely the most horrible thing I've ever witnessed," said Brittany Caine-Conley, the lead organizer with Congregate Charlottesville. "We ran to the scene and one of my friends actually tried to hold the wounds together for the woman who has passed away."
Series: Charlottesville Terror Attack (6 Articles, 20554 views)
Ian Ruskin as Thomas Paine in To Begin the World Over Again: The Life of Thomas Paine, From MyPhotos
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How Thomas Paine Still Fights for the Soul of America Ian Ruskin is an actor, playwright, and producer on a mission (in the words of Thomas Paine) "to begin the world over again." In his stunning performances, Ruskin shows us that Paine's ideas speak to a long & vital list of current issues. If he were alive today, this Founding Father would be in the front lines of the Occupy Movement. And through Ruskin, Paine's words continue to inspire from beyond the grave.
Series: Ian Ruskin (4 Articles, 7140 views), Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Interviews (16 Articles, 42740 views) (View All Series)
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Herbal Secrets from the Green Witch of NY Herbalist and educator, Robin Rose Bennett is the author of two newly published books: "The Gift of Healing Herbs" as well as "Healing Magic: A Green Witch Guidebook to Conscious Living" (10th Anniv. Ed.) Herself a vibrant product of plant-based healing, she weaves together herbal wisdom, anecdotal stories and spiritual insights in her books & in this interview.
Series: Green Living (11 Articles, 33091 views), Health & Wellbeing (15 Articles, 84960 views)
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Dennis Kucinich Launches New PAC: Kucinich Action (Press release) New movement-based PAC to focus on grassroots engagement in the political process
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How the Bible Supports Socialism Anyone with the remotest understanding of the foundations of Christianity knows that the Bible has plenty of allusions to Socialistic perspectives. When conversing with Bible-thumping fans of Sarah Palin and Rush Limbaugh, it can be useful to have a few of these quotations at your fingertips.
Series: Spirituality & Religion (16 Articles, 55291 views)
From opednews.com: Dennis Kucinich and Tara Samples, From ImagesAttr
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Akron OH Ripe to Pass City Assault Weapons Ban Tonight, Live on Youtube The Akron, OH, City Council is expected to be the first in the state to pass a measure for assault weapons ban at their meeting tonight, which will be live-streamed on Youtube. Ohio gubernatorial candidates, former Congressman and presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich, and his running mate, Tara Samples, are "spearheading a statewide effort."
Series: Dennis Kucinich (28 Articles, 53062 views)
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Is Susan Collins our best choice for President? Stephen Dinan, CEO of The Shift Network, offers this intriguing surprise ending to the 2016 Presidential Election Debacle: Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) for President. She has been described as "one of the last survivors of a once common species of moderate Northeastern Republican...(she) is considered a bipartisan and centrist member of the Republican Party, and an influential player in the U.S. Senate."
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Over 90 "Micro" Earthquakes Overnight at the Bayou Corne Sinkhole Assumption Parish Police Jury reported that more than 90 "micro earthquakes" had occurred in the Bayou Corne sinkhole area overnight, calling it a "'spasmodic burst' which occurred at 1:34 am" on March 13. The report continued, "In addition, there were several observable long periods (VLP) events recorded on seismic monitor LA12.
Series: Bayou Corne Sinkhole (23 Articles, 150111 views)
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Greener on the Other Side: Who Put the Fun in Sustainable Architecture? October is National Energy Awareness Month, and the movement toward environmentally friendly construction has been motivated by ethics, finances, the housing crisis, and ecological concerns. And a bit of fun. Innovative green architecture turns up in surprising places.
Series: Green Living (11 Articles, 33091 views), Tiny House Movement (1 Articles, 3228 views)
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Redacted Tonight: Former Sanders Staffer Wants To Create A New Party With Bernie Redacted Tonight's Lee Camp interviews Nick Brana, Sanders' former national political outreach coordinator. Brana explains why drafting Sanders to lead a new political party, the People's Party, is feasible. He cited the meteoric rise of the Republican party, which emerged in 1854, had its first president, Lincoln, elected just 6 years later, and dominated the national political scene for nearly three quarters of a century.
Series: Bernie Sanders (46 Articles, 176670 views), Redacted Tonight (1 Articles, 2788 views)
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Marilyn Monroe: Lost Photos Recovered A Half Century Later Over a half century later, lost photos of America's sweetheart are miraculously discovered!
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views)
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What to Wear to the Rally of the New Millennium On Sept. 16, Jon Stewart announced his "Rally to Restore Sanity," Sat Oct. 30, on the National Mall, noon til 3 pm. Casually dubbed The Million Moderate March, it's destined to be an event of comedic proportions.
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Arizona's Doce Fire Grows to over 6300 acres Thurs. Update: Fri. 8 am The Doce Fire which started on Tuesday morning, and is located approximately 7 miles NW of Prescott, AZ, is now 10% contained.
Series: Doce Fire, Prescott AZ (2 Articles, 10527 views), Fire! (7 Articles, 39192 views)
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Can a Felony-Charged POTUS Appoint a Supreme Court Justice? Can a US President charged with a felony appoint a Supreme Court Justice? Could a case be made that the charged president would need to wait until the finalization of the court proceedings before being free to make an appointment?
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What is it that Feels so Unsettling About Buttigieg? Are you wondering what it is exactly that seems so unsettling or "off" about Pete Buttigieg, but are having trouble putting your finger on it? Nathan J. Robinson, Editor in Chief of Current Affairs, nails it in his outstanding oped, "More About Pete" (07 February 2020).
Card skimming: How to spot ATM skimmers and avoid losing all your money - TomoNews DES PLAINES -- Police in Des Plaines, Illinois recently reported that a Walgreens ATM was fitted with devices meant to steal people's banking information., From YouTubeVideos
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How to Identify Credit Card Skimming Devices Credit card skimmers on gas pumps or ATM machines are actually card readers that steal the data off the magnetic strip. In addition, a tiny camera may be installed to videotape you as you type in your zip code or PIN, which makes it easier for the thief to use the data. A false keypad can also collect this information. These devices can be detectable if you know what you are looking for. Two videos show how to check.
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"A Single Woman" Screens in Washington Jeannette Rankin (R-MT), the world's first female Congresswoman, also co-founded the ACLU. Rankin was a suffragist, and peace activist, inspired by Gandhi. Elected to Congress twice, with over two decades between her terms, she was the only Congressperson to vote against both World Wars. A lifelong advocate for peace, she led a campaign against the Vietnam War in 1968, when she was 87 years old.
Series: HERstory (19 Articles, 45331 views), Sheros (26 Articles, 54427 views)
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LEOPARD LOVE AND GODDESS BABES: A Birthday Seduction It was lust at first sight! Oh! The sleek, sexy form ... The kiss of the wild ... The seductive embrace of luxury ... Yes, the very first moment I set eyes on that Leopard Limousine, I was in love. And just a few short weeks later, we were reunited; on my birthday; surrounded by goddesses.
Series: Rites of Passage (2 Articles, 4250 views)
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The Secret Life of Lady Liberty - The American Goddess The Statue of Liberty, more correctly titled, "Liberty Enlightening the World", is a powerful archetypal symbol for Americans. Can her secrets lead us back to our roots of respect for the feminine?
Series: Feminine Rising (32 Articles, 82643 views), HERstory (19 Articles, 45331 views)
Sugar Skulls Coloring Book by Thaneeya McArdle, From ImagesAttr
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Caution: X-Rated Coloring Books for Stressed Out Adults Fed up with politics? Work? Life? Coloring lowers stress! National Coloring Book Day is August 2. Adult coloring has become a huge craze, and no wonder! Coloring is a fun, relaxing respite from the stresses of the day. Get some colored pencils and some nice swear word coloring books and start coloring!
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Artistic Coloring Books (2 Articles, 11799 views)
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NEWSFLASH: Livestream of Attack on Standing Rock Water Protectors The peaceful water protectors at Standing Rock are being attacked. Kevin Gilbertt has been livestreaming the attacks since approx. 10 pm Eastern time on his Facebook page. Facebook commenters report that the temperature is around 26 degrees and the water protectors are being attacked with water cannons.
Series: Standing Rock (18 Articles, 53762 views)
It would take a desktop PC about 157 billion years to crack your password, From ImagesAttr
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Hack-Proof Passwords: Easy Tips from an Expert Tech genius and Drupal developer Aaron Winborn comes to the rescue with advice on quick and clever ways to create hack-proof passwords. It's easier than you think.
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Nesting Eagle Struck and Killed by Plane, Eaglets Rescued On April 26, a female American Bald Eagle was struck and killed by an incoming airplane at Norfolk International Airport. She was one of a pair of American Bald Eagles nesting at the Norfolk Botanical Gardens with three eaglets.
Series: Norfolk / Tidewater Area Virginia (13 Articles, 25016 views), Norfolk Botanical Gardens (4 Articles, 8597 views)
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Palestinian Student's Heartfelt Letter to Obama An instructor at Birzeit University, the most prestigious university in Palestine, recently gave a class of English students an intriguing assignment: after they had researched President Obama's foreign policy on the Middle East, they were to compose a letter to him. One student takes the assignment to heart, and will surely touch yours.
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Cool Aid for Japan: Artisans and Entertainers Band Together Coast to Coast Artists, quilters, fashion designers, musicians and entertainers have banded together in numerous fundraising initiatives in response to the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan in March.
Series: Positive Music (20 Articles, 40173 views), Music (17 Articles, 39688 views)
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Confessions of a Moonwalker: Apollo 14 Astronaut Edgar Mitchell on Inner and Outer Space On Feb. 9, 1971, the Apollo 14 Command Module splashed down in the South Pacific. It was a half-a-million mile round trip which included 9 hours on the surface of the moon for astronaut Edgar Mitchell. His odyssey resulted in an "equal and opposite" inner journey--on his return to Earth, Mitchell had a "samadhi" experience--a sense of profound oneness with the universe--which left him forever changed.
Series: Interviews (16 Articles, 42740 views), Quantum Sciences (8 Articles, 43415 views)
We are the 99%: Nicholas and Paula, From ImagesAttr
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Occupy Santa Fe: Photo Essay Photo Essay: On Sat. Oct. 8, participants of Occupy Santa Fe gathered outside the Bank of America at the busy corner of Paseo de Peralta and St. Francis Drive.
Series: Occupy Movement (6 Articles, 13701 views)
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Berm Collapses at Expanding Bayou Corne Sinkhole (Update) The Bayou Corne Sinkhole berm built to contain the toxic waters of the sinkhole, caved in today. A recent depth survey shows that the sinkhole is 174' deep.
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Uppity Women in History/Herstory: Interview with Author Vicki Leon Uppity woman Vicki Leon is the author of a series of inspiring books about "Uppity Women" through the ages. Engaging and humorous, as well as enlightening, the books are based on her meticulous research, yet it seems so very wrong to call them "HIS-torical." In this OpEdNews interview, Leon shares some of her uppity women stories, and how she started on the path to track them down.
Series: Uppity Women Wednesdays (2 Articles, 3741 views), Sheros (26 Articles, 54427 views), HERstory (19 Articles, 45331 views) (View All Series)
Vermont High Schoolers Just Destroy Fox News About The Ethics Of Journalism The Quantum Leap Exhibit Program at Mount Anthony Union High School in Bennington, Vermont took a good look at FOX News and put FNC up against the published ..., From ImagesAttr
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Vermont High Schoolers Cut Fox "News" Down Over Ethics in Journalism The Quantum Leap Exhibit Program at Mount Anthony Union High School in Bennington, VT took a good look at FOX "News" in contrast to the published Ethics of Journalism per the Society of Professional Journalists. They concluded that FOX "News" failed miserably at practicing journalism on every level, as evidenced in their outstanding video, "Vermont High Schoolers Just Destroy Fox News About The Ethics Of Journalism." (Video)
Series: Journalism (2 Articles, 4249 views), Solutions Activism (5 Articles, 12154 views)
Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum Archives ..., From GoogleImages
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Groundbreaking Native American Presidential Forum in Sioux City, IA Four Directions, a Native American voting advocacy group run by Co-Executive Directors Barb & O.J. Semans, hosted the first "Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum," August 19 and 20 in Sioux City, Iowa. A non-partisan event, all major Democratic and Republican presidential candidates were invited to participate, including the president. Eleven Democratic hopefuls accepted the invitation to the historic event.
Series: Native American Issues (12 Articles, 23468 views)
The Laboratory of Controlled Decline (detail, painted three-dimensional relief on panel), From ImagesAttr
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An Invitation: Road Trip to the Fourth Dimension with Dennis Larkins Dennis Larkins' retro-kitsch mix of audacious archetypes and savvy satire propels the viewer into the 4th Dimension at his show, "Road Trip to the Fourth Dimension," opening appropriately enough, on September Fourth. The exhibit, in SoHo's Sacred Gallery NYC, features 22 of his startling pop surrealist works.
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Dennis Larkins' Art (2 Articles, 6453 views)
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A Positive Outlook: Stepping Out of Fear Amidst Economic Challenges In times of feeling powerless due to circumstances "beyond our control", it can be a relief to refocus thoughts on empowering possibilities. Rev. Michael Beckwith offers words of wisdom on CNN Newscast.
Series: Positivity (13 Articles, 41300 views)
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Norfolk Police Rock Lip Sync Challenge: 50M Views The Norfolk, VA Police Department won the internet Tuesday as it rocked the growing police department lip sync challenge with a Cecil B. DeMille production of Uptown Funk. Overnight, the video went viral with over 17 million views. (Video)
Series: Norfolk / Tidewater Area Virginia (13 Articles, 25016 views), Music (17 Articles, 39688 views), Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views) (View All Series)
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PRESIDENTIALLY SPEAKING: The Power of Soulful Partnerships History shows that high profile couples in deeply connected, soulful partnerships can empower the world through the ripple effect of their relationships, raising their roles of leadership to enhance the greater good. Couples who consciously make this choice invite the magic of synchronicity to dance into their everyday experience. See how the Washingtons, Adamses, Madisons, Carters and Kuciniches do it.
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How to Have a Happier, Healthier, More Productive New Year Cultivating a happier attitude can support greater health and wellbeing, increase longevity, and enhance creative problem solving skills. Here are some simple tips!
Series: Happiness (6 Articles, 17772 views), Health & Wellbeing (15 Articles, 84960 views), Holiday Insights (7 Articles, 12893 views) (View All Series)
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Walk As One at 1: World Labyrinth Day, May 7 World Labyrinth Day (WLD) is an annual global event celebrated each year on the first Saturday in May, sponsored by The Labyrinth Society, an international organization founded in 1998.
Series: Labyrinths and WLD #LabyrinthDay (16 Articles, 53459 views)
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Vintage Cinema: Fond Glimpses of Classic Beauties 1930s moviegoers were mesmerized by the magic of neon and murals even before the lights dimmed, and some of the grand "one-screen-wonder" cinema houses are restored to former beauty and still showing films today.
Series: Norfolk / Tidewater Area Virginia (13 Articles, 25016 views)
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A CALL TO ARMS! Reaching Toward Quantum Politics We are witnessing the birthing of a new paradigm of politics.
Series: Positivity (13 Articles, 41300 views), Quantum Sciences (8 Articles, 43415 views)
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Sands of Tibet: Lamas Create Mandala in Hampton, VA The Buddhist lamas of the Drepung Loseling Monastery are creating an intricate, traditional sand mandala at The American Theater in Hampton, VA.
Series: Dalai Lama (4 Articles, 7765 views), Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Spirituality & Religion (16 Articles, 55291 views) (View All Series)
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Bolivia's Evo Morales Attacks Malnutrition with Incas' Sacred Grain Evo Morales, President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, is reputed to have almost superhuman energy -- Is it because his favorite food is quinoa (KEEN-wah) soup, made with the mysterious sacred grain of the Incas? 2013 is the United Nations' International Year of Quinoa, a food that can help stamp out hunger and malnutrition.
Series: Evo Morales (5 Articles, 22590 views), Plant-Centered Diet (11 Articles, 24525 views)
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Innovative Electric Drive System Has Only One Moving Part A new scooter will be available by the end of the year with a proprietary electric drive system that has only one moving part. Unlike modern internal combustion engines, it has no gears, clutches, spark plugs, filters, belts, or oil and it doesn't need tune-ups.
Cropped cover, Leadership in the New Normal by Lt. Gen. Russel L. Honore, From ImagesAttr
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The Ragin' Cajun takes on Louisiana Sinkholes, Fracking, Drilling & Coastal Erosion No-nonsense LTG Russel Honore, of "Don't get stuck on stupid" fame takes on environmental disasters in Louisiana, including the Bayou Corne sinkhole, coastal erosion, drilling and fracking. On the fifth anniversary of the appearance of the Bayou Corne sinkhole, the size of the hole has grown from 3 to 36 football fields in size.
Series: Bayou Corne Sinkhole (23 Articles, 150111 views), Earth Day/Environment (10 Articles, 22225 views)
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Russia, Ukraine and the Elusive Truth How can we discover the elusive truth in the Russian invasion of Ukraine?
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GOP Gags Congress Members from Mentioning Impeachment Progressive former Congressman Alan Grayson, says that "The GOP-controlled House of Representatives is prohibiting Members of Congress from discussing impeachment of President Trump, when they give speeches on the Floor of the House."
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Quilt Artist Scrooged in London by US Embassy - What's Art? Who Decides? October is National Arts and Humanities Month, so it is a perfect time to ask, "What is art? And, does the medium determine whether work is considered 'real art,' or is skill the determinant?" Is the personal taste of an agent of the US Embassy the final judge? Or does a professional paper trail offer any weight?
Series: Quilting and Fiber Arts (17 Articles, 44524 views), Interviews (16 Articles, 42740 views)
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Priceless: Small Museum with Big Heart Returns Plundered Art Amidst a host of international battles over the rightful ownership of plundered artworks, a small museum in Virginia is doing the right thing by repatriating a priceless piece of religious art to the Republic of Korea.
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Good Deeds (7 Articles, 287711 views), Norfolk / Tidewater Area Virginia (13 Articles, 25016 views) (View All Series)
Dennis Kucinich speaking at the Sister Giant, From MyPhotos
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Kucinich, CodePink: Trump Violates Constitution Former Congressman and Democratic Candidate for Governor of Ohio Dennis Kucinich was quick to issue a statement regarding Trump's ordering a military attack against Syria, saying that Trump's actions violate our Constitution, embolden ISIS, and erode our democracy. Kucinich is well known for carrying a copy of the Constitution in his pocket, which he refers to often.
Series: Dennis Kucinich (28 Articles, 53062 views)
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Palestinian Kids Shot, Abused, Imprisoned by Israeli Soldiers: How to Help Israeli soldiers shot 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi's cousin in the face, shattering his skull. Ahed slapped one of the soldiers. So they stormed into her house in the middle of the night and took her to a military prison, where she is being abused and traumatized.
Series: Bullying (4 Articles, 7908 views), Ahed Tamimi (32 Articles, 69609 views)
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Shaklee Plants Millionth Tree on Earth Day In celebration of Earth Day, Shaklee Chairman and CEO, Roger Barnett, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and 2004 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dr. Wangari Maathai plant Shaklee's millionth tree. The event was the culmination of Shaklee's ''A MillionTrees. A Million Dreams™'' Campaign, begun just three years ago.
Series: Earth Day/Environment (10 Articles, 22225 views), Green Living (11 Articles, 33091 views)
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What Would Jesus Do? Sex, Hell and Christianity in the Noose of the Presidential Election Mormonism's multiple wives on earth and in heaven, denial of the Virgin Birth, and the practice of "Lying for the Lord": where is the Religious Right's fanatical obsession with their own letter-of-the-law Christianity when we really need it? Did they suddenly adopt religious tolerance when we weren't looking?
Series: Spirituality & Religion (16 Articles, 55291 views)
Bayou Corne Sinkhole by On Wings of Care, From ImagesAttr
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Bayou Corne Sinkhole: Micro-Earthquake Activity Halts Work All work at the infamous Bayou Corne Sinkhole and adjacent areas has ceased until further notice due to an increase in seismic activity that may warn of another cave-in. On Wings of Care provides flyover images.
Series: Bayou Corne Sinkhole (23 Articles, 150111 views)
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Struck by Enlightening: April Fools, Swami Beyondananda, and the Secret of Life A lighthearted and endorphin-producing interview with the Cosmic Comic, Steve Bhaerman aka Swami Beyondananda, an internationally known author, humorist and workshop leader.
Series: Positivity (13 Articles, 41300 views), Interviews (16 Articles, 42740 views), Humor (3 Articles, 4229 views) (View All Series)
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Hauntingly Beautiful Christian Song Calls out the Evangelicals "Hymn for the 81%" by Daniel Deitrich is stunning, heartfelt, tear-provoking. Deitrich notes, "In 2016, 81% of white evangelical Christians voted for Donald Trump after (among other things) hearing an audio recording of him bragging about sexually assaulting women. "
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views)
Tim Black (still from video below), From MyPhotos
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Did Robert Reich Drink the DNC Kool Aid? Reich puts one foot in Hillary's camp. Radio host, internet talk show host, social commentator, political speaker and activist, Tim Black has a cogent, "not-to-be-missed" response.
Series: Bernie Sanders (46 Articles, 176670 views)
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 18, 2008
EARTH DAY BIRTHDAY: One Billion Guests Expected Earth Day is "thirty-something", and the whole world is invited! On April 22, 1970, 20 million people across America celebrated the first Earth Day in a flurry of coast-to-coast grassroots events often credited with launching the modern American environmental movement.
Series: Green Living (11 Articles, 33091 views), Earth Day/Environment (10 Articles, 22225 views), Plant-Centered Diet (11 Articles, 24525 views) (View All Series)
MEDICAL SUPPLIES STOLEN FROM US HOSPITALS, From Uploaded
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Did the Face Masks the Feds Stole from US Hospitals Go To Israel?

The federal government has been 'quietly seizing orders, leaving medical providers across the country in the dark about where the material is going and how they can get what they need to deal with the coronavirus pandemic' according to the Los Angeles Times. Israel said they just received a million face masks from the US. Is there a connection?

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Internat'l Human Rights Day Dec. 10: Don't Go To Work, Call in Gay Gays, lesbians, and straight allies plan to call in "gay" on December 10, 2008 to protest the passage of anti-gay constitutional amendments in Arizona, Florida, and California.
Series: LGBT (4 Articles, 8849 views)
Trista and her first copy of the book., From ImagesAttr
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The Girl God: Celebrating the Divine Feminine on Internat'l Women's Day, March 8 "The Girl God" by Trista Hendren is a magically illustrated children's book celebrating the Divine Feminine. The process of helping her 5-year-old daughter connect to her spiritual self and her inner strengths, within the context of both Islam and Christianity, has been an exciting journey for both of them, as Trista explains in this interview.
Series: Interviews (16 Articles, 42740 views), Feminine Rising (32 Articles, 82643 views), Empowering Young Goddesses (2 Articles, 3721 views) (View All Series)
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Nancy Pelosi's Clap of Genius I'm feeling a lot better about Nancy Pelosi since her iconic clap back at the SOTU. The Washington Post called her " the Queen of Condescending Applause" and twitterers credited her with inventing the "f*ck you" clap. Here are an amusing group of tweets:
Wishing peace, From FlickrPhotos
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A More Positive Perspective on Elections and Life What can we do to extricate ourselves from this depressing political quagmire? OpEdNews visits with NY Times bestselling author Pam Grout for a unique perspective.
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MEET ME ON THE MOUNTAIN: Brokeback Inspires Composer Shawn Kirchner - A Music Review Composer Shawn Kirchner's break-out CD features a stunning array of Los Angeles talent in a musical love story that is sure to pluck your heartstrings. Thankfully, the arts are at work again, bringing society to its senses.
Series: LGBT (4 Articles, 8849 views), Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Music (17 Articles, 39688 views) (View All Series)
Rep. Dennis Kucinich, From ImagesAttr
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Opednews Exclusive: The Kucinich Vision: From Cleveland to the Future of America Dennis Kucinich has just stepped away from 16 years of Congressional service to the people of Ohio, and of America. But don't make the mistake of thinking he's stepped DOWN. In an exclusive interview with Opednews, Kucinich offers a peek at what's next.
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(17 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Berthe Morisot: Feminist Impressionist Extraordinaire Berthe Morisot (1841--1895) was the only female in the avante-garde Impressionist show of 1874. Art history had not been fair to this artist whose work not only rivals, but in most cases surpasses, the skills of other Impressionists, including Degas and Renoir.
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views)
What the Health, From ImagesAttr
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What the Health? What You Don't Know About Big Pharma & the Standard American Diet Can Kill You The documentary, "What the Health" is a film that is likely to change your perspective on almost every aspect of the American food industry. What you don't know CAN kill you - or at least cause heart disease, cancer or diabetes. Find out how you can get healthier, avoid supporting the pharmaceutical and disease-care industries, and support the environment - it's win-win!
Series: Norfolk / Tidewater Area Virginia (13 Articles, 25016 views), Health & Wellbeing (15 Articles, 84960 views), Plant-Centered Diet (11 Articles, 24525 views) (View All Series)
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Enchantment at Dusk: Bruce Munro's Poetry of Light Visions of light can fill yearning souls in the darkest hours of winter. Entering British artist Bruce Munro's luminous fairyland is like walking into an alternate reality of enchantment. The brilliance of his large-scale light installations reawakens the joys of childhood playfulness while it inspires respect for his remarkable artistic and technical achievements. Some viewers gasp, others weep, all are touched.
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Christmas/Yule Season (9 Articles, 14744 views)
Source of LIfe by Hollis Chatelain, From Uploaded
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Quilts: An Art Form that is Healing and Inspiring Quilts were once primarily utilitarian bedcoverings, but they have evolved into an exciting art form. In addition, according to a study published in the Journal of Public Health, quilting can enhance "cognitive, emotional and social wellbeing." And looking at these gorgeous works of art is joyful inspiration for the soul!
Series: Quilting and Fiber Arts (17 Articles, 44524 views), Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views)
It All Comes Around  (55' x 43') by Karlyn Bue Lohrenz, From ImagesAttr
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Seduced by Quilts: An Album of Art-stitch-tic Inspiration The needlearts have belonged mostly to the mothers who patch us up when we are broken and to the grandmothers who are the weavers of life. Quilting has been woven into the very soul of America, since scarcity of goods and thrifty spirits inspired women to craft warmth from scraps. Now quilts are more often made for artistic value, and this feminine craft has blossomed with passion into its own art form: a photographic album.
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Quilting and Fiber Arts (17 Articles, 44524 views)
Greenhouse School Handmade Cards, From ImagesAttr
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Thinking Outside the Holiday Gift Box: A Baker's Dozen Unique Ideas Whether you are celebrating 12 days of Christmas, 8 days of Chanukah or 7 days of Kwanza, here's a baker's dozen artsy ideas to solve your gift-giving dilemmas for quirky friends and relatives!
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Calamari Time by Karlyn Bue Lohrenz, Judges' Choice, Innovative quilts, From ImagesAttr
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Delights of Texture, Fiber and Color: a Pictorial Romp Through the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival Stunning images of quilts and wearables from the 22nd annual Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Quilting and Fiber Arts (17 Articles, 44524 views)
Bernie Sanders July 2019 retouched., From WikimediaPhotos
(13 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 5, 2020
The DNC Cheats, and There's an App for That, Thanks to the Sanders Campaign Bernie Sanders' previous presidential campaign learned a lot from the last cycle of vote thefts, and this time they were prepared for it with a secret app that caught the DNC red-handed:
Series: Bernie Sanders (46 Articles, 176670 views)
Charlottesville declares state of emergency over 'unlawful'  far-right rally Fighting has broken out at a 'Unite the Right' rally in Charlottesville, Virginia between right-wing protesters demonstrating against the removal of a ..., From YouTubeVideos
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Making America Hate Again: Terror and Death in Charlottesville A 45-second video by Brennan Gilmore (formerly of Progressive Tom Perriello's staff) shows a car driving into counter-protesters in Virginia, then reversing, gives an idea of the terror in Charlottesville this afternoon. Additional tweets with perspectives.
Series: Charlottesville Terror Attack (6 Articles, 20554 views)
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Prescott AZ Honors Hotshot Firefighters Who Perished in Yarnell Hills Blaze: UPDATED 11 pm PDT Flags lowered to half-staff and makeshift memorials sprung up in Prescott, AZ since Sunday when 19 firefighters of the Granite Mountain Hotshot crew lost their lives in the Yarnell Hill fire.
Series: Yarnell Hill Wildfire Claims Firefighters Lives (3 Articles, 15430 views)
Dalai Lama at the College of William and Mary 10-10-12, From MyPhotos
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The Dalai Lama Speaks on Compassion, Peace, and Enlightened Thought His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, spoke on Human Compassion at the College of William and Mary to a live audience of over 8200, and another 9700 internet viewers on October 10th.
Series: Quantum Sciences (8 Articles, 43415 views), Positivity (13 Articles, 41300 views), Peace & Nonviolence (12 Articles, 21173 views) (View All Series)
Sunflower for Ukraine, Acrylic by Meryl Ann Butler, From Uploaded
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Harvard Students' Website Links Ukrainian Refugees with Hosts Harvard students Avi Schiffmann and Marco Burstein developed the Ukraine Takes Shelter website which fleeing Ukrainian refugees can use to immediately connect with hosts offering housing. The site offers translations in 12 languages.
Series: Ukraine (10 Articles, 17019 views)
Chartres Labyrinth, From ImagesAttr
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Celebrate Peace on World Labyrinth Day: May 5 World Labyrinth Day is an annual global event celebrated each year on the first Saturday in May. The Labyrinth Society invites the world to "Walk As One at 1," an opportunity to share in a wave of peaceful energy encircling the planet.
Series: Labyrinths and WLD #LabyrinthDay (16 Articles, 53459 views)
Jane with Gregoire, Brazzaville Zoo, Republic of the Congo. 1995. Gregoire was confined to a cage for 40 years before being rescued by the staff of Goodall's institute., From ImagesAttr
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A Dazzling Walk on the Wild Side with Photographer Michael Nichols Award-winning, Nat Geo photographer Michael "Nick" Nichols, has captured some of the most remote regions of the world, inspiring the viewer with breathtaking images. The exhibition, Wild: Michael Nichols, currently on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, presents our planet's miraculous beauty and inspires us to preserve it.
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Earth Day/Environment (10 Articles, 22225 views)
Snow at Standing Rock We will not leave regardless of how many eviction notices Governor DAPLwanker (Jack Dalrymple) sends out. We will get supplies regardless of how many ..., From YouTubeVideos
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, December 2, 2016
Winter & Vets come to Standing Rock: News and Video Updates Updates on Standing Rock: video of first snow at Standing Rock, veterans have deployed themselves to Standing Rock to uphold the Constitution, and an opportunity to join in worldwide prayer support of the Water Protectors.
Series: Standing Rock (18 Articles, 53762 views)
Dead dolphin washed up at Ocean View Beach, Sat Aug 24., From ImagesAttr
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Dolphins Deaths Continue on the East Coast, Exclusive Photos Dead dolphins continue to wash up along the East Coast, cause is undetermined.
Ahed Tamimi speaking at the The Role of Women in the Palestinian Popular Struggle Conference, From ImagesAttr
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Ahed Tamimi's Speech at Brussels Women's Conference Ahed Tamimi, at age 16, spoke with grace and eloquence at a 2017 conference on the role of women in the Palestinian struggle. She notes, "we're not fighting against the Jews, we are fighting Zionism...Jewish people are also victims of Zionism...it's incumbent on everyone in the world to find the solution." (video)
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(20 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 29, 2015
Of Course Bernie Sanders Can Win: Five Compelling Bullet Points Of course can win, he has a formidable track record. Five compelling bullet points may convince you. Sounds like a winner to me.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Amputees' Pas de Deux Strikes Gold A stunning ballet performance by an amputee couple.
Series: Dance (4 Articles, 13652 views)
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, October 17, 2013
The Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race of 2013 The government may be back in business, but the big news on the outskirts of DC is the 24th Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race. The race started at approximately 1400 (that's 2 pm for you landlubbers) on Oct. 17, when the first warning gun was fired just south of Maryland's Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Schooners are sailing an historical route, 127 knots from Baltimore, MD to Portsmouth, VA.
Series: Nautical & Maritime (6 Articles, 12871 views)
Founding Fathers Chorus of Concern, From Uploaded
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Founding Fathers Return from the Grave with Musical Admonishment The Founders and Framers of the Constitution did more than turn over in their graves... they actually returned from the dead to sing "The Day Democracy Died."
How would it make YOU feel?, From ImagesAttr
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Atrocities at Standing Rock: What We All Can Do I observed the Labor Day weekend events at Standing Rock in horror, where our unarmed Native brothers and sisters are standing down to protect the purity of water for the whole land. Men, women and children have been maced, attacked with dogs, and have had to watch their sacred and archeologically significant buriel grounds and ceremonial sites get bulldozed into oblivion by a pipeline company determined to rape Mother Eart
Series: Standing Rock (18 Articles, 53762 views)
Matthew Fox -- BetterListen!, From GoogleImages
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Preparing for Death: an Open Letter to Rush Limbaugh from Rev. Dr. Matthew Fox Theologian, priest, and author of dozens of books, Rev. Dr. Matthew Fox, penned this insightful public letter to Rush Limbaugh upon Limbaugh's announcement that he has terminal lung cancer.
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Politics and Predictions: a Post-Cartesian Perspective (interview) Carl Jung noted a "curious coincidence between astrological and psychological facts," and defined astrology as "projected psychology in which the different attitudes and temperaments of man are represented as gods and identified with planets and zodiacal constellations." OEN interviews transpersonal astrologer Stephen Poplin on the tendencies of the current political cycle.
Series: Interviews (16 Articles, 42740 views), Quantum Sciences (8 Articles, 43415 views), Spirituality & Religion (16 Articles, 55291 views) (View All Series)
Empire Files With Abby Martin And Richard D. Wolff (Marxism 101) Marxism 101: How Capitalism is Killing Itself with Dr. Richard Wolff., From YouTubeVideos
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Capitalism is the Problem International capitalism is now facing contradictions that are built into the system and were recognized by Karl Marx already 150 years ago. To stay competitive, the capitalists suppress wages. But then the workers don't have enough money to buy their products. To solve this problem, Western consumers went into massive debt. But at some point the debt must be paid... Analysis by Marxist Econ Prof Richard D. Wolff.
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(36 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, January 9, 2011
Could the Proposed Department of Peace Have Intercepted the Tucson Gunshots? Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) introduced the bill to establish a U.S. Dept. of Peace in July, 2001. If the bill had passed, would nearly a decade of federal, domestic focus on peaceful communications and nonviolent interactions have helped to avoid the gunshots in Tucson? Isn't it time to find out?
Series: Dennis Kucinich (28 Articles, 53062 views)
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7 Ways The Media Is Freaking Out About Bernie Sanders Cody Johnston, former newsperson and news partner Katy Stoll are creating weekly Some More News episodes "about and against the news."
Series: Bernie Sanders (46 Articles, 176670 views)
7-Circuit Classical Labyrinth, From MyPhotos
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 3, 2018
Stepping Toward Peace on World Labyrinth Day, May 5th Here's how you can share in a global walk for peace on the 10th Annual World Labyrinth Day (WLD) on May 5 at 1 pm in local time zones! Labyrinths have been experiencing a public revival in schools, hospitals, libraries and places of worship, as well as in private spaces. Labyrinths are walked for many reasons, including to lower stress, to create ceremony, as prayerful/meditative movement, and to promote deep wellbeing.
Series: Labyrinths and WLD #LabyrinthDay (16 Articles, 53459 views)
Women's March on Washington 01.21.17 (cropped), From ImagesAttr
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Women's March: How to Join in the Next Step Over 5 million people around the world, including over a million in Washington DC, came together to raise a unified voice. Womensmarch.com notes, "But our march forward does not end here. Join us in launching a new campaign: 10 Actions for the first 100 Days."
Series: Feminine Rising (32 Articles, 82643 views)
Dem Wave (Wave by Hokusai, Photo edited), From ImagesAttr
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Dem Wave Continues, Washes Over Special Elections in WI, RI and MA The wave of Democrats winning special elections continues with wins in Wisconsin, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
Series: Blue Wave: Dems Winning Elections (18 Articles, 53230 views)
Franca Rame 1962 (cropped), From ImagesAttr
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, March 25, 2017
What's in a Name? Sexism. Chauvinism. Discrimination. An Italian Facebook group dedicated to discovering street and place names in Italy which honor women has expanded its search to the entire globe. The number of places named for women is discouragingly out of proportion, but this group is making an heroic (or, perhaps, heroine-ic) effort to change that.
Series: Feminine Rising (32 Articles, 82643 views), HERstory (19 Articles, 45331 views)
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 7, 2019
Revolutionary War Airports: Everything You Always Wanted to Know Wikipedia, always prompt with its updates, has was quick to add essential information to its entry on the Philadelphia International Airport to reflect the airport's participation in the Revolutionary War. Additional proof of air participation in America's revolution has surfaced on Twitter.
Real Time with Bill Maher: What If Obama Said It? (HBO) August 7, 2017 | New Rules Thank you for following the channel well. You can see more at the link below - Playplist Any Fan Bill Maher pics.ee/v-939240 pics.ee/v-939245 ..., From YouTubeVideos
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Maher Nails It in Hilarious Clip Bill Maher wonders "what if i could actually show Republicans what it would look like if Obama had actually said some of the things that Trump has said." He gets a little help from Obama impersonator, Reggie Brown, in this hilarious clip.
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MY, MY, IT'S AMERICAN PIE: A Mother's Day Celebration Department of Peace supporters across the country honored Mother's Day on Friday by delivering homemade "peace" pies to the local offices of their U.S. representatives and senators, urging support for landmark legislation to create a U.S. Department of Peace and Nonviolence.
Detail from FBI-Gabrielle Petito., From Uploaded
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Gabby Petito: A Young Life, an Early Death and Abuse "In recent days, the tragic events involving Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie have given us a lot to learn...I'm hoping we can use this tragedy to shift the way we as a culture approach the complicated issue of domestic abuse." - Julie Perkins Cantrell, NYT bestselling novelist
Series: Women's Rights (8 Articles, 20843 views), Toxic Patriarchy (12 Articles, 42315 views)
Families Belong Together, From ImagesAttr
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JUNE 30: "Families Belong Together" rallies across the US Join a rally on June 30, here are links to events and support materials.
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How to respond to "Bernie Sanders hasn't really done anything" Why do people have the impression that Bernie Sanders hasn't done much? Here's a partial list --
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Purple hyacinths are the flower of forgiveness, From ImagesAttr
(52 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, June 20, 2015
Should the Charleston Shooter be Forgiven? Relatives of those gunned down in Charleston, SC, earlier this week have offered forgiveness to the shooter, amidst a flurry of support as well as disbelief from people who do not think the shooter deserves forgiveness. But who really benefits from forgiveness?
Series: Peace & Nonviolence (12 Articles, 21173 views)
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(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 24, 2009
A Holiday Gift of Peace, Joy, and Inspiration Here my gift of inspiration, peace, and joy to OEN readers. I hope it lifts your spirits during this holiday season and all year!
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Positivity (13 Articles, 41300 views), Peace & Nonviolence (12 Articles, 21173 views) (View All Series)
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Quidam Occupies: Cirque du Soleil's Revival is in Step with the Times Cirque du Soleil's Quidam is currently touring the US, and the timing with the political climate could not be more perfect.
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Occupy Movement (6 Articles, 13701 views)
Red Cloud3., From WikimediaPhotos
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July 4th: Celebrating White Supremacy on Sacred Native Land Trump began Independence Day celebrations on July 3 with a rousing message of White Supremacy on the deeply sacred and stolen land of the Lakota Sioux, at Mount Rushmore, complete with an Air Force One flyover and fireworks on land so excessively dry that it has been closed to fireworks for over a decade due to the dangerous potential for wildfires.
Series: Native American Issues (12 Articles, 23468 views)
Brokeback Mountain: Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, From ImagesAttr
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Beyond Brokeback: "Out" West The Autry National Center commemorated the fifth anniversary of the iconic film, Brokeback Mountain, on December 11th, as it completed the first successful year of its acclaimed "Out West at the Autry" program.
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), LGBT (4 Articles, 8849 views)
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, February 5, 2018
Amnesty Int'l Demands Release of Imprisoned Teen Ahed Tamimi Amnesty International is calling for the urgent release of Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi, noting, "'There is nothing Ahed Tamimi has done that can justify the continuing detention of a 16-year-old child. 'Israel is clearly, brazenly flouting its obligations under international law to protect children from overly harsh criminal punishments.'"
Series: Ahed Tamimi (32 Articles, 69609 views)
US Vets came forth and asked for forgiveness from the First Nations people. There was not a dry eye in the room., From ImagesAttr
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Miracle at Standing Rock Veterans and Water Protectors at Standing Rock: If you weren't watching between the lines carefully, you might have missed the most important miracle in the last couple of centuries-- the beginning of healing the soul of America.
Series: Standing Rock (18 Articles, 53762 views)
Deeper Mysteries, From ImagesAttr
(26 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 31, 2012
New Years' Musings on the Opposite of War: It's Not What You Think! If you think peace is the opposite of war, you're in for a surprise!
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Peace & Nonviolence (12 Articles, 21173 views)
Bernie Sanders at ISU - 1/25/2016, From FlickrPhotos
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How to Finance Medicare for All: Sanders' Options Next time someone who believes that Medicare-for-All would be a bad thing argues with you, you can take a few talking points from Bernie Sanders' " OPTIONS TO FINANCE MEDICARE FOR ALL" from his website, or find them here:
N.H. Voter: I Voted For Sanders Because Of Media's 'Cynical' Coverage Of Him | MSNBC Ari Melber speaks with voters in New Hampshire, asking them who they voted for in Tuesday's primary and why. One voter shares her criticism of MSNBC's ..., From YouTubeVideos
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Media's 'Cynical' Coverage of Sanders Pushes NH Voter to Vote for Him A New Hampshire voter explains that MSNBC cynical coverage of Sanders and his campaign is what tilted the scale to inspire her to vote for Bernie.
Series: Bernie Sanders (46 Articles, 176670 views)
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From Battlefields to Fields of Dreams: Vets Cultivate Healing on the Farm GROUND OPERATIONS: Battlefields to Farmfields is a new documentary about the growing network of combat veterans transitioning into sustainable farming, ranching and artisan food production as they create healthy new lives for themselves and contribute to food security for all Americans.
Series: Green Living (11 Articles, 33091 views), Veterans (6 Articles, 15388 views), Sheros (26 Articles, 54427 views) (View All Series)
Neil deGrasse Tyson's insightful comment about children (and adults)., From FlickrPhotos
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Neil deGrasse Tyson on Science in America astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson posted this video on his Facebook page, with the following words: "Dear Facebook Universe, I offer this four-minute video on "Science in America" containing what may be the most important words I have ever spoken. As always, but especially these days, keep looking up."
Author Meryl Ann Butler (R) with Miss Liberty at the Norfolk, VA's Women's March, Jan 21, 2018, From ImagesAttr
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Norfolk VA Women's March: A Photographic Album Norfolk, VA, held her Women's March on Sunday January 21. We had much kinder and gentler weather than last year! The policemen in attendance were happy and supportive, and received many words of appreciation. One estimated the crowd at approximately 1500. Lots of photos!
Series: Feminine Rising (32 Articles, 82643 views), HERstory (19 Articles, 45331 views), Norfolk / Tidewater Area Virginia (13 Articles, 25016 views) (View All Series)
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(16 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 5, 2009
McKinney Relocated from Israeli Prison At around noon on July 5, EST, a phone call, from a verifiable source, was received by a member of Cynthia McKinney's camp indicating that the American prisioners in Israel have been moved to a detainment facility closer to the Ben Gurion Airport.
Laughing Fat Buddha statue - rub his stomach for good luck!, From ImagesAttr
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Emerging from the Lotus: Stunning Hindu and Buddhist Statuary Kyle Tortora is the founder-owner of Oceanside, California's Lotus Sculpture, which specializes in stunning Hindu and Buddhist statuary--spiritual images that delight the artistic senses and refresh the soul.
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Spirituality & Religion (16 Articles, 55291 views)
(14 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, June 19, 2017
DNC fraud lawsuit attorneys threatened, request order of protection Tim Black notes that a disturbing voice-masking call to DNC fraud lawsuit attorneys, the Becks, has a DNC caller ID attached. The Becks have received anonymous death threats as the body count of those involved in the DNC has grown.
Heartlight by Meryl Ann Butler, From Uploaded
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 27, 2021
How a Human Heart can Create Visible Light Humans are more powerful beings than they realize. Researchers at the University of Kassel in Witzenhausen, Germany (1997) showed that focused meditation can produce visible light from the heart. Yep. Light you can actually see.
Olive Trees. 1889., From ImagesAttr
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Vincent van Gogh's Grasshopper When Kansas City's Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art was conducting research on their collection, a small grasshopper was discovered which had been embedded for over a century in Vincent van Gogh's painting, "Olive Trees."
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views)
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Why Antisemites Love Israel How can the Trump Administration be called both anti-Semitic and the most pro-Israel government since the founding of Israel? Are you puzzled by the fact that Trump's fan club of diversity includes Netanyahu, the Nazi party and the KKK? Do you wonder why someone who hates Jews would support Israel? f you are puzzled, then you are ready for Matt Leib's video with the answers in nine minutes of satiric Truth.
(Detail) Miss Tokushima, Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, Spokane, WA, From ImagesAttr
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How Citizen Peace Ambassador Gifts Transcended Time & Space The U.S. was in a recession, Americans were afraid that immigrants would steal their jobs. The 1924 Immigration Act was passed, restricting immigration, particularly of Italians, Slavs, Jews and Africans, and completely banning the immigration of Arabs and Japanese. This is the inspiring story of how 2.6 million Americans responded in an historic project that most people have never heard about.
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Beefcake and Broccoli: Texas Firefighters Go Veg! If you've ever had to call the fire department, you know that one look at those smokin' hot gentlemen can make a gal's heart rate go up. But according to the New England Journal of Medicine, heart disease kills more firemen than fires. Here's what one fire station did to combat heart disease.
Series: Plant-Centered Diet (11 Articles, 24525 views), Health & Wellbeing (15 Articles, 84960 views)
Ralph Butler in Italy, age 21., From ImagesAttr
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How a WW2 Twist of Fate Saved my Dad A 90-year-old World War 2 veteran's surprising story of love, luck and service. Also included: a list of free food and services offered to vets on Veteran's Day.
Series: Veterans (6 Articles, 15388 views), My Dad (4 Articles, 8432 views)
The economic reason why tax cuts for the rich are so stupid Rich Americans know they don't need a tax cut. They also know trickle-down economics is nonsense. Listen to Tom Steyer., From YouTubeVideos
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Sound Economic Advice from Billionaire Tom Steyer Billionaire Tom Steyer details the economic reasons why the Republican tax cuts for the rich are so stupid:
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WATCH: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's full speech at the 2020 Democratic National Convention Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., addressed Democrats on Aug. 18 during the second night of the Democratic National Convention. The coronavirus ..., From YouTubeVideos
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AOC Seconds the Nomination of Bernie Sanders for President at the DNC- Full Remarks Video: AOC's words are filled with the spirit intended by the founders of this country.
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CHEETO CHRIST STUPID-CZAR - Randy Rainbow Song Parody SUBSCRIBE FOR THE LATEST RANDY RAINBOW VIDS!** RANDY RAINBOW LIVE ON TOUR!: FIND TICKETS HERE: randyrainbow.com/t our/  ..., From YouTubeVideos
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Cheeto Christ, Superstar Here's more of the colorful genius of Randy Rainbow, a new National Anthem. Extra points if you love the 1970 rock opera, Jesus Christ Superstar.
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No DAPL: Dakota Access Pipeline Day of Action Bernie Sanders' Our Revolution called for a NoDAPL (No Dakota Access Pipeline) day of solidarity action and rally on Nov 15, across the nation. Here's how one community in Virginia showed support.
Series: Norfolk / Tidewater Area Virginia (13 Articles, 25016 views), Standing Rock (18 Articles, 53762 views)
Three entries in the Eye Contact exhibition: Top: by Julie Dodd, Center: by Linda Carol Adrienne, Bottom: by Meryl Ann Butler, From Uploaded
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Sacred Threads: A Divine Exhibition Sacred Threads is an exhibit of quilts which explore themes of joy, spirituality, peace/brotherhood, inspiration, grief, and/or healing. The 2019 exhibition will be held July 11-28 at Floris United Methodist Church, 13600 Frying Pan Road, Herndon, VA 20171, just minutes from Dulles Airport, outside Washington, D.C.
Series: Quilting and Fiber Arts (17 Articles, 44524 views), Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views)
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DIPPETY DOO DAH: A Parade Album of Celebratory Anarchy The flamboyant, farcical Doo Dah parade was founded in 1976 as a sassy retort to Pasadena's prim and proper Tournament of Roses. Think Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade meets Burning Man-and if your synapses don't short out, you'll have an inkling of the madcap revelry unleashed when over 1200 free spirits gambol down Colorado Avenue.
Series: Parades (2 Articles, 4817 views)
Stacey Abrams in May 2018., From WikimediaPhotos
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The Women are Coming - Video While the world has been distracted by the noice of all those resistant to change, change has been happening anyway...
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Six Fun, Creative and Sustainable Ideas for Holiday Giving Here are six creative ways to make your holiday giving really count as you support small businesses, artists, gender-balance, and kindness...and save money too!
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Press Release: Jews Shut Down Israeli Consulate Press release just in, this was televised, and Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles had been shut down.
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Married, Living Apart Couple Makes Hollywood Debut Lise and Emil Stoessel keep their 29-year marriage together by living apart. Lise, author of "Living Happily Ever After -- Separately" shares their adventures as guests on a daytime talk show in Hollywood in this exclusive interview.
#BreeNewsome Activist Bree Newsome removes SC Confederate Flag from SC State House For a brief hour on Saturday morning, the Confederate rebel flag no longer flew on the grounds of South Carolina's State House. Activist Bree Newsome and an ..., From ImagesAttr
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While Men Deliberate, Brave Woman Scales SC Flagpole, Removes Confederate Flag Men have spent years hemming and hawing about how to take the confederate flag down in Dixie. This morning, a courageous woman deflowered the phallic flagpole in a few minutes amidst the cheers of supporters.
Series: Feminine Rising (32 Articles, 82643 views), Peace & Nonviolence (12 Articles, 21173 views), Sheros (26 Articles, 54427 views) (View All Series)
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Response to "Right Wing George Floyd Conspiracy Theories" It is a journalist's job to ask questions -- having an open mind to the possible answers is what allows creative minds to explore all the possibilities and finally figure out what is going on. Does that mean sometimes we are barking up the wrong tree? Sure, that's part of the process. Once you've barked at a tree for a while and nothing happens, well then, it's time to check out the next tree.
At U N , Bolivia's president lectures Trump on U S  'failings' washingtonpost.com /video/world/at-un-bolivias-pr esident-lectures-trump-on-us-f ailings/2018/09/26/8e939c46-c1 a9-11e8-9451-  ..., From YouTubeVideos
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Bolivia Pres. Evo Morales Lectures Trump at UN President Evo Morales of Bolivia lectures Trump on the undeniable failings of the US in two powerful minutes at the UN. "The US could not care less about human rights nor justice....the responsibility of our generation is to hand over a fairer and more secure world to the following generation..."
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AMERICANS OF COLOR AND THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE: Black Agenda Report, MAPA, and Bill Cosby Weigh In Martin Luther King Day offers an especially appropriate moment to look at which presidential candidate is favored by Americans of color. Put the candidates to the Martin Luther King Test. What would Dr. King do, if he were alive? Which candidate measures up?
7-Circuit Classical Labyrinth, From MyPhotos
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Invitation to a Path of Peace and Wellbeing: Online Labyrinth Walk Labyrinths are walked for many reasons, including to lower stress, and enhance wellbeing. Veriditas is inviting anyone interested to join them for an online Finger Labyrinth Walk and Meditation every Friday in April. This coming Friday April 10, the online event will be will be held at 1:00 pm Pacific (4 pm Eastern) via Zoom.
Series: Labyrinths and WLD #LabyrinthDay (16 Articles, 53459 views)
Celebration #2 by Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry (Pt Townsend, WA) won Best Use of Color at AQS Quiltweek Lancaster 2018, From ImagesAttr
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A Quilted Art Gallery: Prizewinners in Lancaster Quilts have evolved a long way from their original utilitarian purposes, today's quilts are stunning works of art. According to the 2017 Quilting in America - Survey, quilting is a $3.7 billion in dustry in the US, with 7-10 million quilters. Here are some prizewinning works of art.
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Quilting and Fiber Arts (17 Articles, 44524 views)
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The Alpha and Omega of Creative Political Problem Solving Political chaos calls for creative problem solving. Omega Institute for Holistic Studies has offered an integrated approach to personal growth and social change for 40 years. They will live stream "Being Fearless: Action In a Time of Disruption" featuring Amy Goodman, Van Jones & more for just $5 on Oct 13-15 (available on demand for 60 days.)
Series: Omega Institute (3 Articles, 5187 views), Interviews (16 Articles, 42740 views), Health & Wellbeing (15 Articles, 84960 views) (View All Series)
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A Peek at what's Really Happening in Ukraine: OEN Interviews Dr. Olga Cehelska Interview with Ukrainian-American, Dr Olga Cehelska. She is the granddaughter of Lonhyn Cehelsky, (the first delegate from the Western Republic in Ukraine to Washington, DC, 1920), born to Ukrainian parents in an Austrian refugee camp. She has friends and family involved in the events in Kiev, and keeps up-to-date on the situation.
Series: Ukrainian Independence Movement (2 Articles, 8741 views)
How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Teed Up Future Trump Hearings | NowThis Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez got Michael Cohen to answer key questions about the president's shady tax record, opening the door for more investigations., From YouTubeVideos
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AOC Cleverly Sets Trump Up for Further Investigation (Video) Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) mounts a brilliant strategy as she questions Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen on documents related to the President and his finances, effectively setting up a path for further investigations. (Video)
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Anchors Aweigh: OpSail, Swing, and the War of 1812 Bicentennial Pretty girls, sailing ships, and all-American festivities - what more could a summer celebration want?
Series: Nautical & Maritime (6 Articles, 12871 views)
Cop roughs up and arrests nurse for not obeying his illegal order to draw blood from unconscious man Salt Lake City police detective Jeff Payne didn't have a warrant to draw blood from an injured patient at the University of Utah Hospital's burn unit. He , From YouTubeVideos
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Nurse Bullied, Assaulted by SLC Police for Doing Her Job "A nurse says she was assaulted and illegally arrested by a Salt Lake City police detective for following a hospital policy that does not allow blood draws from unconscious patients" according to the Salt Lake Tribune.
Series: Bullying (4 Articles, 7908 views), Toxic Patriarchy (12 Articles, 42315 views)
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Birdseye View Of California Fire (Sayre) For the second time this season I am within sight of a major California fire. Photos and videos.
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Gerrymandering's Insidious Power: Why Redistricting Matters Gerrymandering has subtle but treacherous power: it allows the party in power to draw the lines of voting districts to serve their own interests, instead of serving the interests of constituents. In effect, the legislators choose their voters, instead of the voters choosing their legislators! Here's how Virginia is working on fixing it.
Series: Gerrymandering & Redistricting Reform (4 Articles, 5346 views)
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Affordable Solar Powered Car with 1K mile range available in 2021 The car of the future is here - a solar/electric powered vehicle with a 1K range for about the price of a Prius.
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A Tale of Two Principals' Principles: Caring vs Brutality in the Classroom Two schools and two principals are just 300 miles from each other, but worlds apart in how they treat the students entrusted to their care. One principal brutally attacks kids' very souls, and the other--well, there's more than one surprise ending here.
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Radical Activism in Mr. Roger's Neighborhood Cloaked in unassuming hand knit cardigan sweaters, Fred Rogers carried out some of the most covert radical activism of the 20th century.
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views)
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A Woman's Place is on the Money 2020 is the centennial anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, granting women the legal right to vote. It's time our legal tender sported the image of a woman, and there is a grassroots movement to put one on the $20 bill.
Series: Feminine Rising (32 Articles, 82643 views), HERstory (19 Articles, 45331 views)
Socialsm vs. Democratic Socialism - not the same thing, From Uploaded
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Why is "democratic socialism" a dirty word? Why is "democratic socialism" such a dirty word? Why do people think "fascism" or "communism," when they hear the word "socialism"?
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'No Place Like Om' quilted fiber art by Meryl Ann Butler (detail), From ImagesAttr
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There's No Place Like Om -- the Dalai Lama, Dorothy and Me A colorful exploration of the processes of creativity, art, and risk-taking on the path to joy: My deep interest in the Dalai Lama and the people of Tibet, and my understanding of their sense of displacement was enhanced during my own decade-long adventure in homelessness, and resulted in the concept for this unique work of fiber art, "No Place Like Om."
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Dalai Lama (4 Articles, 7765 views), My Personal Journey (7 Articles, 13040 views) (View All Series)
Keb Mo with Hamer guitar 26Jun2010., From WikimediaPhotos
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Keb Mo': Put a Woman in Charge American blues musician and five-time Grammy Award winner Keb Mo' has the right idea about how to fix the world. And he's not alone. The Dalai Lama famously proclaimed, "The world will be saved by the western woman," and Pres. Barack Obama noted "We need more women in charge." Now you can sing along to that concept with Keb Mo.'
Series: Feminine Rising (32 Articles, 82643 views), Positive Music (20 Articles, 40173 views)
Archeologist eye to eye to with a sphinx underwater. The treatment of the face is characteristic of royal effigies blending the Pharaonic traditions with the Hellenistic portrait style. This Sphinx could be a portrait of the father of Cleopatra VII, the ', From Uploaded
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Lost Cities of Ancient Egypt Discovered in Mediterranean In one of the most astonishing underwater discoveries of all time, lost cities of Ancient Egypt have been uncovered under about 30 feet of water in the Mediterranean.
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Lee Park, Charlottesville, VA, From WikimediaPhotos
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Monuments that Offend: To remove, or not? Perhaps the obvious choices of retaining, removing or destroying these statues might not be the only possibilities. As a visual artist, I do consider the context of art history as well as political history when observing these issues. The best answer might be something that hasn't been considered yet.
Series: Charlottesville Terror Attack (6 Articles, 20554 views)
Ahed Tamimi, From MyPhotos
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Ahed Tamimi wants the world to know what's happening in Palestine Video: Upon Ahed Tamimi's release after eight months in an Israeli military prison for slapping a soldier, she shares some of her experiences in this video. She noted that she completed her school studies and even took a course in international law while incarcerated. She says she wants to become a lawyer in order to "restore my country's rights."
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Memer Raises $6+ Million to Rescue Targeted Afghans Viral meme artist Quentin Quarantino (his pandemic pen name) has raised over $6.25 million in two days to help fly at-risk asylum seekers out of Afghanistan. The hugely successful GoFundMe campaign raised $550,000 in the first two hours, and the total exceeded $5 million after the first day.
Series: Good Deeds (7 Articles, 287711 views)
A decadent cup of Pumpkin Spice Coffee, From ImagesAttr
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Quest for the Perfect Cup of Coffee--Finally Fulfilled How I found the perfect cup of coffee without getting out of my pajamas--and this coffee drink is a perfect balance--devilishly rich and divinely smooth--it's luxurious, decadent and perfectly satisfying.
Series: My Personal Journey (7 Articles, 13040 views), Health & Wellbeing (15 Articles, 84960 views), Plant-Centered Diet (11 Articles, 24525 views) (View All Series)
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Mika Brzezinski Roasts Trump over Gillibrand Tweet Trump's demeaning tweet about NY Senator Kirsten Gillibrand brought Mika Brzezinski to angry tears on Morning Joe. She says she is so upset she is literally shaking in anger, calls Trumps tweet "one of the worst things I have seen in this presidency." Mika angrily calls for Huckabee-Sanders and other women on staff in the White House to stop covering for presidential bullying.
A visitor checks out 'Between Heaven and Earth' by Audra Rasnake, which received a Judge's Choice ribbon., From Uploaded
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Art, Health and Quilts: What's the Longevity Connection? Quilts are art! The amazing quilts shown here were exhibited at the 2019 Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, the largest quilt show on the Eastern seaboard. These images offer a flavor of what event-goers can expect from the upcoming show, February 27-March 1, 2020, in Hampton, Virginia. The 31st annual Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival will feature over 700 quilts and wearable art garments on display.
Series: Quilting and Fiber Arts (17 Articles, 44524 views)
Mark Charles for President 2020 Announcement (Full) Ya''a't'e'e'h, my name is Mark Charles. I'm running as an Independent candidate for President and invite all Americans to help build a nation where, for the very ..., From YouTubeVideos
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Words of Deep Wisdom from Navajo Presidential Candidate Navajo Mark Charles is running for president as an Independent. He is articulate, passionate, sensible and engaging. Every word of his 8-minute video is packed with excellence, this is absolutely not to be missed.
Series: Native American Issues (12 Articles, 23468 views)
Volodymyr Zelensky Official portrait., From WikimediaPhotos
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Why the World is in Love with Pres. Zelenskyy He's moral, ethical, admirable, approachable. And the world has fallen in love with him.
Series: Ukraine (10 Articles, 17019 views)
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Solutions Journalism and OpEdNews If you've been hanging out on OpEdNews for a while, maybe you've noticed that we've been moving toward a kinder, friendlier, more positive model. We've encouraged more civil communication in comments and we are also integrating the more positive coverage of current events, via the "Solutions Journalism" model.
Series: Journalism (2 Articles, 4249 views), Solutions Activism (5 Articles, 12154 views)
Van Jones, Being Fearless: Action In a Time of Disruption., From ImagesAttr
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Being Fearless: Action In a Time of Disruption Omega Institute live streamed a politically visionary, on-campus event, Being Fearless: Action In a Time of Disruption, from October 13-15. The inspiring content is also available on-demand through Dec 14.
Series: Omega Institute (3 Articles, 5187 views), Spiritual Politics (5 Articles, 7875 views)
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The Essential Role of Mindfulness in Politics Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, the founder of modern day mindfulness offers thoughts on the role of mindfulness in American and international politics.
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Avery Binders Buried in Sudden Post-Debate Onslaught of Reviews On Oct. 17, Amazon's customer reviews of its Avery Durable View Binder with 2 Inch EZ-Turn Ring reached epic proportions in the hours after the Presidential Debate, with customers eager to purchase "Binders of Women."
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Exposing, Prosecuting a $1 Trillion Scandal Behind 5G A group of telecom industry experts and insiders are taking the FCC to federal court in January 2020, armed with evidence of an estimated $1 Trillion scandal and strategy that could very well pave the way to a great restructuring of telecom and dissolution of the 5G agenda.
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Get Woke: Anti-Racism Resources for White People Looking for Answers Privilege comes with responsibility. Here's a list of anti-racism resources for white people who want to get woke.
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California Fire Update 09-03-09: Fire Covers 200 Square Miles The largest fire in Los Angeles County history continues to burn, covering 150,000 acres, but the historic Mt. Wilson Observatory survives due to firefighters' heroic efforts.
Series: Fire! (7 Articles, 39192 views)
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Seder-Masochism Nina Paley's animated feature, Seder-Masochism, is a reinterpretation of the Passover Seder and the Book of Exodus from the perspective of humankind's original diety, the Great Mother Goddess, and Her struggle against patriarchy. It's Bible storytelling through an anarchic feminist mix of Disney and Monty Python at its best.
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Nina Paley (5 Articles, 6626 views)
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Covid Vaccine Pros and Cons, and How to Discover the Truth Could one of the opportunities of the pandemic adventure be to nudge each of us toward more direct communication with the deeper truth within ourselves?
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How Homeless Entrepreneurs Create Business Success People who are experiencing homelessness are successfully learning skills and receiving valuable support in building their businesses in "The Homeless Entrepreneur--The Suitcase to Briefcase Program" in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Thomas Paine Film Trailer This is a film trailer of Ian Ruskin's one-man play, ''To Begin the World Over Again the Life of Thomas Paine' starring Ian Ruskin as Thomas Paine, Haskell ..., From YouTubeVideos
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America's Birthday: Fueling the 2nd Revolution with Paine's Passion Thomas Paine's radical voice inspired the first American Revolution and earned the undying appreciation of George Washington and the rebelling colonists. His words, in "Common Sense" and other writings, are just as relevant for America's 2nd Revolution today, and have been brought to life in "Thomas Paine's To Begin the World Over Again." The film will air on PBS to about 200 million viewers over the July 4th holiday
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Ian Ruskin (4 Articles, 7140 views)
BREAKING  Scaramucci Speaks On His Divorce! Cut Your Cable For Good Click Here - tigerstream.net/getati ger  Use Promo Code JB70 for $70 off MY NEW CHANNEL ..., From YouTubeVideos
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Scaramucci Timeline: A Rocky Road Anthony Scaramucci's tumultous road seems to have its foundation in personal as well as pubic incidents. It behooves the American people to understand the backstory and unusual circumstances in a public servant's private life, as it can profoundly affect the wellbeing of the country. A selected timeline follows:
Bird At Bernie Sanders Rally Feels The Bern, From ImagesAttr
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Even the Animals Flock to Bernie In this amazing video clip from a Sanders rally in Portland, OR, a little birdie seems to endorse Bernie. The look of joy on Bernie's face as the little bird alights on his podium is delightful, and certainly provides insight into Sanders' soul.
Series: Bernie Sanders (46 Articles, 176670 views)
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In Print: The Occupied Wall Street Journal The Occupied Wall Street Journal has begun publication from a secret location, documenting the occupation and offering practical information on getting involved.
Series: Occupy Movement (6 Articles, 13701 views)
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Celebrating the Day of the Dead Nov. 1-2 El Dia de Los Muertos, also called the Day of the Dead, is traditionally celebrated in Mexico and by Latin Americans around the globe on Nov. 1st and 2nd.
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views)
First SpaceX Geo Mission is Underway!, From FlickrPhotos
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SpaceX: Inspiring Visions of Mars Colonization The goal of Elon Musk's SpaceX is colonization of Mars, and the bottom-up, NGO space exploration organization has taken a number of successful steps. The visionary project offers a sense of perspective amidst a sea of political corruption. So enjoy this short video of extraordinarily beautiful slo-mo footage compiled from four launches. It'll touch your soul and restore hope in the in the higher aspirations of humanity.
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Former POTUS candidate celebrates Independence Day in Israeli Prison Former Green Party presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney remains in an Israeli prison after the humanitarian aid vessel she was a passenger on was captured by Israeli Occupation Forces. If this kind of naval piracy involving another POTUS candidate had happened in Somalia, or North Korea, or Iran, one expects that there would have been a frenzied response, rather than deafening silence.
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In Trump's own words: the Candidate Who Scares Him the Most Ring of Fire's Farron Cousins takes a look at the Lev Parnas tape that was released in late January, noting that Trump tells us who scares him the most. This is pure gold, being handed to the Dems on a silver platter.
Series: Bernie Sanders (46 Articles, 176670 views)
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Global V-Day Events: Dancing for an End to Violence On Thursday, February 14, women and men in 206 countries around the world "will come together in the largest day of mass action ever to stop violence against women and girls, to express their outrage, and to strike, dance and RISE to support an end to violence against women once and for all."
Series: Feminine Rising (32 Articles, 82643 views), Music (17 Articles, 39688 views), Rape Culture (13 Articles, 49579 views) (View All Series)
Norfolk Police Department Lip Sync Battle When it comes to facing the music, the Norfolk Police Department never backs down. After being challenged to a lip sync battle by the Corinth Police Department ..., From YouTubeVideos
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Norfolk Police Win CBS Lip Sync Contest, Bag $100,000 Back in July, 2018, the Norfolk, Virginia Police Department rocked the national police department lip sync challenge with their rendition of Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' Uptown Funk. The video garnered more than 80 million views, and Monday night they won the CBS "Lip Sync to the Rescue" challenge, and $100,000.
Series: Norfolk / Tidewater Area Virginia (13 Articles, 25016 views), Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views)
Make your Toilet Great Again!, From ImagesAttr
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Epic Gifting: Make Your Toilet Great Again! It's a great product. The best. Incredible. Make your toilet great again!
Series: Holiday Gifting (14 Articles, 34450 views)
Positive Music Enhances Wellbeing, From MyPhotos
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Free Downloads for Positive Music Month November is Posi-Music Month. To celebrate, the Positive Music site, emPower Music and Arts, is offering free MP3 downloads for visitors every day through November 30th!
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Positive Music (20 Articles, 40173 views)
Rape of Prosepina September 2015-3a., From WikimediaPhotos
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Believing Tara Reade, and Making a Choice There are a number of solid reasons to believe Tara Reade, and her sisters. For one, within the context of toxic patriarchy, it is deeply emotionally traumatic for a woman to come forward to even make an accusation it brings up everything a woman wants to forget, it causes physical and emotional trauma, it is yet another chilling descent into a familiar hell. It can take years to even be willing to whisper the truth.
Series: Rape Culture (13 Articles, 49579 views)
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Viva Palestina to lead largest US convoy into Gaza July 4th British anti-war MP George Galloway is to fly out on Saturday 4th July, American independence day, from JFK airport in New York with the first of a group of hundreds of US citizens who are to form the largest ever aid convoy to head into Gaza.
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It's Complicated: Beaucoup Boomer Humor (Movie Review) Fun and quirky, "It's Complicated" stars Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin. They all offer some of the most outstanding moments of their careers. Streep is intoxicating, beautiful and sexy at sixty; Baldwin disarmingly charming; and Martin is quietly enchanting, and funny all the while.
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Twitter Streepstorm After Meryl Calls Trump Out at the Globes The twittersphere lights up with tweets about Meryl Streep's Golden Globe speech. Here are a few:
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Exposes the Problem of Dark Money in Politics | NowThis 'We have a system that is fundamentally broken.' -- Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is explaining just how f*cked campaign finance laws really are.  ? Subscribe ..., From YouTubeVideos
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The Problem of Dark Money in Politics: AO-C Kicks A$$ in Congress Watch Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez kick some a$$ in Congress, it's a stunning site in so many ways:
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Sharpie-Gate: When Art Trumps Reality "President Donald Trump has been widely mocked after he displayed a map showing Hurricane Dorian's projected path in the Oval Office which appeared to have been altered with a (Sharpie) marker pen to falsely show it was expected to hit Alabama" according to Newsweek. It is widely known that the president is not the sharpest Sharpie in the box. And thus was born the #SharpieGate movement.
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Turning 60: Desperately Seeking Something The last thing I remember, Abbie Hoffman was telling me not to trust anyone over 30. Now, not only am I over 30 - WAY over - but all my kids are over 30. So when the big 60th birthday stared me down, I knew I had to do something before I became tragically and terminally unhip.
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... and the wolf chewed up the children and spit out their bones... but those were foreign children and it really didn't matter., From ImagesAttr
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Dr Seuss' Big Bad Wolf Who Ate Foreign Children A window into Dr. Seuss' lesser known role -- beyond cats in hats -- as a progressive political cartoonist in the mid-1900s.
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Moving out of Pandemic Mode with Sweet-Ass Affirmations Inspirational affirmations can be useful at any time, but especially now, as we begin to pull out of pandemic mode. But if the average set of affirmation cards is a little too genteel fo you, you might be ready for Rage Create's fun and funky "Sweet-Ass Affirmation Cards."
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GREENING UP the Holidays With a Little Help From the Kids Put a little more green into holiday gift-giving with recycled crafts made by creative kids.
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Michael Cohen Contradicts Trump's Excuse For Not Releasing His Taxes | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC Rachel Maddow shares a piece of Michael Cohen's testimony in Congress in which he explains that Donald Trump feared that releasing his taxes publicly would ..., From YouTubeVideos
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Gov't Blocks Preteen Refugee Rape Victims from Requested Abortions (Maddow) Beyond horrifying: Rachel Maddow reports exclusively on details of a newly obtained spreadsheet kept by the Trump administration's Office of Refugee Resettlement led by anti-abortion activist Scott Lloyd. The 28-page spreadsheet tracks the pregnancies of unaccompanied minor girls. Girls as young as 12 who were raped and had requested abortions were being effectively blocked from leaving the shelters to obtaining medical care.
OEN Senior Editor Marta Steele, Managing Editor Meryl Ann Butler and Editor-in-Chief Rob Kall attending the Sister Giant Conference in Washington DC, From ImagesAttr
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Progressive Politics Weds Spirituality at Sister Giant Conference Editor in Chief, Rob Kall, Managing Editor Meryl Ann Butler and Senior Editor Marta Steele are attending Marianne Williamson's Sister Giant event. This conference of approx 1700 people, with hopeful participants turned away at the door sue to lack of space. We've heard exciting, hopeful, unifying presentations on spirituality in politics.
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Q&A: Avi Schiffmann, the Washington state teen behind a ..., From GoogleImages
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40M+ use 17-Year-Old's Coronavirus Tracking Website 17-year-old Avi Schiffmann, a high school junior from Mercer Island (outside Seattle), coded a central hub of information website that has been tracking cases of coronavirus around the world since December, and has had over 40 million users.
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Keystone XL: The Truth in 90 Seconds A $1 million, four-part TV ad series designed to educate the public about the Keystone XL pipeline started airing on Sept. 8. The first 90-second segment is entitled "Who Profits From Keystone XL?" NextGen Climate Action founder Tom Steyer, an investor and advanced energy advocate, says, "Here's the truth: Keystone oil will travel THROUGH America, not TO America."
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Magnify the Blue Wave with 10 Minutes of Armchair Activism Vote Forward wants to to help flip Congress blue in 2018. They offer a quick and easy online opportunity for volunteers to help by sending letters. The partially handwritten letters encourage carefully targeted, low-propensity voters in key swing districts to vote. I just wrote 10. You can too!
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How Can We Sift the Truth from a Smorgasbord of Fake News? In a chaotic world of fake news, conspiracy theories, high drama and rapid change, how can we ferret out the truth?
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Killer Cola Scientific studies show "both sugary and diet soft drinks have been linked to an increased risk of death."
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Meryl Streep Elegantly Disses Donald in Golden Globe Speech (Video) Meryl Streep elegantly dissed The Donald and what he stands for without even mentioning his name at her Golden Globe speech tonight. (Video)
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Blogger and author John Pavlovitz, From MyPhotos
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Cruelty, Human Decency and Politics I was raised in Christianity, but seeing what it has been turned into has turned me away. Far, far, away. And I thought it was forever. But John Pavlovitz is a Christian in the unblemished sense, and offers deep treasures to those willing to self-inquire with honesty.
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A Fair to Remember: The Impact of World's Fairs on Progress in Art and Science Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs, 1851--1939 is a groundbreaking exhibition of stunning decorative arts. Co-curator, Catherine L. Futter notes, ""these international events allowed diplomats, manufacturers, designers, artisans, and an enthusiastic public to have immediate and direct experience with objects, materials, technologies, and peoples from around the world."
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A Thumb on the Scales of Justice in Israel: A Graphic Story Leah Yael Levy's recent graphic story, "A Thumb on the Scales of Justice in Israel," beautifully summarizes the journey of teen activist Ahed Tamimi. Leah was born and raised in Moshav Beit Lechem Haglilit, Israel.
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Ruminations on the Eclipse of the Sun God by the Moon Goddess The mythology of the eclipse, the archetypal dance of the sun god and the moon goddess, the return of the feminine and what it means for America.
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Democracy NOW Interviews Ahed Tamimi: Video Video: Meet Ahed Tamimi, 17-Year-Old West Bank Activist Jailed 8 Months for Slapping Israeli Soldier
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Photo Album: Holiday Lights at Norfolk Botanical Gardens Norfolk Botanical Gardens (Norfolk, Virginia) is celebrating 20 years of holiday light shows as well as the honor of being selected as one of the top ten of the 'Best Public Lights Display' category by USA TODAY. Here's a little photo album of our Christmas Day visit to their show with over a million lights.
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UN Marks 1st Internat'l Day of Happiness March 20 The initiative to declare a day of happiness came from the Kingdom of Bhutan -- a country whose Gross National Happiness Index takes the view that sustainable development should take a holistic approach towards progress and give equal importance to non-economic aspects of well-being.
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Labor Day and the Bloody Battle of Blair Mountain An infamous landmark event in American Labor history, the Battle of Blair Mountain. Heard of it? Few have.
Oprah Winfrey - 2018 Golden Globes - Full Backstage Speech Oprah Winfrey was honored with the Cecil B Demillle Award at the 2018 Golden Globe Awards for her contributions to the entertainment industry., From YouTubeVideos
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Oprah Puts Patriarchy on Notice in Globes Speech The refrain woven throughout the speeches and various unscripted quips during the 2018 Golden Globes awards evening was that patriarchy's "time is up." That theme was most passionately expressed in Oprah Winfrey's firey acceptance speech as she received the Cecil B DeMille award.
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Bernie Sanders Electrifies Virginians at Packed Rally The Bernie Sanders rally at Virginia Wesleyan University in Virginia Beach was YUGE and exciting!
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Elections that Went to Pot: It's a Good Thing! The good news from the November 2016 elections is that more Americans will have access to medical and recreational marijuana. We've invited Norma Eckroate, the author of the groundbreaking book, "The Medical Marijuana Handbook: A Patient's Guide to Holistic Healing with Cannabis" to weigh in on why so many people are, for the first time, flocking to this natural herb as a healing solution.
Series: Medical Marijuana (1 Articles, 2607 views), Health & Wellbeing (15 Articles, 84960 views), Plant-Centered Diet (11 Articles, 24525 views) (View All Series)
Emotional Reunion with Chimpanzees After 18 years, chimpanzees Doll and Swing still recognize their old friend, Linda Koebner. From the award-winning film WISDOM OF THE WILD, this excerpt ..., From YouTubeVideos
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A Heartfelt Interspecies Reunion: Chimps and Researcher Animal behavior researcher Linda Koebner was a grad student when she spent four years with chimpanzees Doll and Swing, helping them to transition from a life behind bars as research subjects to freedom in a natural setting. Eighteen years later she returns for a magical reunion.
Series: Rights of Non-human Beings (1 Articles, 3950 views)
Valarie Kaur, a Sikh, talks about the future and acceptance of different races, people, etc... Valarie Kaur, a Sikh, talks about the future and acceptance of different races, people, etc... ValarieKaur.com., From YouTubeVideos
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Storyteller for Social Change Award-winning filmmaker Valarie Kaur is a civil rights lawyer, media commentator, educator, activist and Sikh interfaith leader. Sikhism is a faith which inspires a commitment to social justice. Kaur founded the Revolutionary Love Project to champion "the ethic of love in an era of rage," and calls herself a "Storyteller for Social Change." Here she tells it like it is in a stunningly inspirational five minutes:
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Magical Music Transformation at the Thanksgiving Day Parade As a native New Yorker, I consider watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade an unshakable tradition -- and this year I was in for a musical surprise.
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The Widow Thibodeaux's Miracle: A True Christmas Story A true Christmas story from Cajun country.
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Just What the Doctor Ordered: Positive Music to Heal Body and Soul In addition to washing your hands, here's a way to wash away some of the stress involved in facing a pandemic: listen for free to fabulous posi music!
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Artsvote @DNC Aug 20 - A Call To Action To Artists And Arts Advocates Join artists Ben Folds, Annette Bening, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Shepard Fairey, and Biden Arts Policy Committee Co-Chair Megan Beyer online as a pre-show event on the closing night of the Democratic National Convention on August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm ET.
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Medicare-for-All vs Health Profiteering RootsAction.org has created an excellent flyer: "We want Medicare for All. Not healthcare profiteering for the few." They made sure most of the delegates at the California Democratic Party convention got the flier, noting, "By far, it was the most widely read and discussed handout of the entire historic convention, which featured presentations by many of the presidential contenders." Here it is.
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1K+ Protesters Rush Supreme Court Steps, Many Arrested Over a thousand women, survivors, and allies rushed the stairs of the Supreme Court in protest of Kavanaugh's illegitimate appointment to the Supreme Court, many were arrested. "Never underestimate the power of women's outrage."
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Daniel Nahmod's Free Positive Music Concerts to Lift Your Spirits, Online Nightly Free, 30-minute live concerts every evening to lift your spirits with positive music with Daniel Nahmod. 6:30 pm PST/9:30 pm EST on Nahmod's Facebook page. The free series continues through March 31, earlier concerts are recorded for your enjoyment!
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March for Our Lives, Lancaster PA: A Photo Essay The March For Our Lives event in Lancaster, PA, on Saturday, March 24, drew an estimated 2,000 participants. The event started at noon at Clipper Magazine Stadium, and participants marched to Binn Park where the rally was held. A photo essay follows:
Brandt Jean Forgives Ex-Cop Who Killed His Brother in Sobbing ..., From GoogleImages
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Stunning Spiritual Evolution in Action in the Courtroom Spiritually evolved people can be found in unlikely places. Botham Jean's brother, Brandt, is a stunning example in this statement he made in the courtroom, regarding Amber Guyger after her sentencing for his brother's murder.
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Copyright is Brain Damage Are you crippled by Permission Culture indoctrination? Here are words of paradigm-shifting wisdom from a copyright abolitionist.
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Sanders Meets New Hampshire Seniors by Michael S. Vadon, From FlickrPhotos
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Survey: Did you want Sanders for Pres? BernieThinkTank.com is offering a survey to gather information on how Sanders supporters feel about the election.
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The Last Words of George Floyd George Floyd's last words before being pronounced dead.
Abby Martin Interviews Ahed Tamimi videosenglish.telesurt v.net/video/697367/abby-martin -interviews-ahed-tamimi/, From MyPhotos
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Interview with Ahed Tamimi, Palestinian Teen Activist - Video Journalist Abby Martin interviewed Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi in late 2016 on what it is like to live under occupation. Ahed is now in Israeli prison awaiting trial for slapping a soldier right after her cousin was shot in the head, and after the group of soldiers had entered her family's property and thrown tear gas canisters into her house. And yet, she has managed to retain remarkable grace and poise.
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Wicked: DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz The Democratic National Committee is shown to be neither democratic nor a committee, it's more like an oligarchy run by DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz. "I'll get you, my pretty, and your little debates, too!"
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OEN Editors' Further Adventures at the Phila Museum of Art Editor-in-Chief Rob Kall, Managing Editor Meryl Ann Butler, and Senior Editor Marta Steele enjoyed a visit to the Philadelphia Museum of Art a couple of weeks ago, this is the second part of that story, with additional museum highlights
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A Brighter Coming Day: The Extraordinary Life of Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Harper was a revolutionary journalist, poet, author, abolitionist, feminist and lecturer. Born a free black in 1825, she was a founder of the American Woman Suffrage Association, a member of the national board of the Women's Christian Temperance Union, and one of the founding members of the National Association of Colored Women, serving as its VP. Today is the 98th anniversary of her death in 1911.
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Bernie Shames Senate into Passing Stimulus Bill Bernie Sanders was totally on fire in the Senate, he shamed the Republicans and the Senate into passing the $2 TRILLION economic stimulus bill - Bernie won for the working class! He shamed the other Senators into voting for laid off workers to get 100% of their salary, up to $75,000/year, including tipped and gig workers!
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The Real Reason for Impeachment- Robert Reich Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich explains why Congress must impeach Donald Trump.
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Mythological Archetypes and Current Events: White Buffalo Calf Woman The story of White Buffalo Calf Woman offers a fascinating archetype that has application today.
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Gifts That Help Kids Cope with our Political Climate My granddaughter was trembling and scared when she told me that her mom had been crying after the last presidential election, because "a very bad man is in charge of us." She was only four at the time. Three years later, she's still stressed about politics. How can we help our kids through this?
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Holiday Gifting (14 Articles, 34450 views)
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Ahed Tamimi: Daily Life for a Teen in Palestine While American teen girls text their BFFs, shop, study, and do their nails, across the globe another teen has been hit with rubber bullets in the foot, neck and hand, and has been tear gassed so many times she has lost count. Ahed Tamimi yearns to live by the ocean, but she cannot, she lives under occupation. This is her life:
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Bernie Sanders on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez' win Bernie Sanders, now widely seen as the most popular politician in the country, comments on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez' win:
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13th Annual World Labyrinth Day Offers Healing and Wellbeing on May 1 The 13th annual World Labyrinth Day is on Saturday, May 1, 2021. Walking a labyrinth lowers blood pressure; reduces insomnia, chronic pain and stress, and enhances wellbeing. Here's how you can find out more!
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Satirical Presidential Seal Goes Viral Richmond, VA, graphic designer Charles Leazott created a satirical version of the US Presidential seal three years ago to "vent my frustration." Last week, the mock seal was projected on stage behind Trump as he addressed a Conservative group, and suddenly Leazott was famous.
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The Cubs and the Magic of 108 108 was a magic number even before the Chicago Cubs won the 2016 World Series, ending the "longest championship drought in North American professional sports." The win came 108 years after their last pennant win in 1908. The Cubs' 2016 win came in the 10th inning with 8 runs. Was it coincidence or destiny?
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American Painters in France: a Tour de Force Exhibition WhyThe exhibit, "Whistler to Cassatt: American Painters in France" features 100 works by the first wave of expatriate artists to cross the Atlantic. Brilliant but relatively unsung female artists include Elizabeth Jane Gardner, Elizabeth Nourse, Lilla Cabot Perry and Cecilia Beaux. Also showcased is African-American artist Henry O. Tanner. It's a wonderful chance to see great artists left out of textbooks due to race or gender
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Visionary Artists' Equinox Celebration Online Sat. Mar 21 8pm EST The dynamic duo of visionary art, Alex and Allyson Grey, invite you to their first online Vernal Equinox Ceremony, this Saturday, March 21st, at 8pm EST.
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Viva Zelenskyy!    #StandingWithUkraine, From FlickrPhotos
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Tech-Savvy Zelenskyy Addresses US Congress Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed the US Congress remotely early on Wed March 16, offering a poignant video of the destruction that his citizens are experiencing.
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Celebrating Marie Wilson's Birthday: A Woman Labors for Representation The White House Project is building a more balanced society by midwifing women into active roles in politics, and is celebrating their founder's birthday on Labor Day.
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Hilarious Brits Lipsync the Trumps Found this hilarious video on musician/ humorist Greg Tamblyn's website --British comedians lip sync to the Trumps' visit to NATO.
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Terrorism and Revenge in a World Where White Lives Matter More. Bonjour. Terrorism. Revenge. White lives matter more. How can we begin to extricate ourselves from paradigms which don't serve us?
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AN AMERICAN ALBUM: Floral Beauty, Rousing Bands, and Free Speech Embellish the 119th Tournament of Roses Parade The 2008 Tournament of Roses parade provided an optimistic beginning for the New Year, with its phenomenal artisanship, mechanical creativity, and exotic floral beauty. Rousing marching bands, stunning horses, cowboys and cowgirls, and patriotic displays of Constitutionally guaranteed free speech, were all enhanced by the sense of freedom and expansion in the theme, "Passport to the World's Celebrations."
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Presidential P*ssy Grab Poster (Photos) In his blog, Jeremiah's Vanishing New York, Jeremiah noted that on Tuesday night, "someone slathered the East Village with posters of the President of the United States explaining his method of sexual assault." The posters were quickly removed, but not before Jeremiah got photos.
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DNC Postponed, Bernie Fights for People's Survival, Biden Bucks SIP The Democratic National Convention, originally scheduled for July 13 - 16 in Milwaukee, has been postponed to mid-August. Will this enable the spotlight to shine on the differences between the two most notable candidates? Against the background of the coronavirus pandemic Bernie's frenzied activities in support of the people is a contrast to Biden's empty void. VIDEO
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Gazing on Gaza "Gaza is the world's largest open-air prison. Even calling the action against Palestinians in Gaza a war seems lacking in description. A war implies some equality in combat. What is happening in Gaza is a massacre by one of the world's most powerful armies, abetted by the silence of western nations." - Dennis Kucinich
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Maxine Waters Makes Mincemeat Pie!, From ImagesAttr
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Making Mincemeat Pie with Maxine Waters After the 116th Congress convenes on January 3, 2019, Maxine Waters is expected to be in charge of the House Financial Services Committee, and therefore would be the person who can investigate Trump's financial dealings and subpoena his bank records.
Arnold to Trump: 'There are not two sides to bigotry.' Former California governor and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger responded to Trump's recent comments about racially charged violence saying, u0022...the ..., From YouTubeVideos
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Schwarzenegger's Epic Video Message to Trump: Terminate Hate Trump has drawn the proverbial line in the sand, andI am surprised by the folks jumping onto to my side. Hell musta already froze over by the time Arnold Swartzenegger--never one of my favorite people--made me want to hug him when he called Trump out royally in this video:
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Billionaires for Wealthcare Guerrilla Musical: Public Option Annie WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 23. Billionaires for Wealthcare singers delivered a spontaneous, guerrilla musical, “Public Option Annie” at the AHIP conference for the private insurance industry, today.
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Sanders' First Interview Since Election In Bernie Sanders' first public interview since election night, he talks with Wolf Blitzer. Of course Blitzer angles for sensationalism when he prods Sanders not once, but twice, asking if Bernie thought he would have beat Trump. Listen to what Bernie says!
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Barbara Marx Hubbard, photographed for 'American Visionary: The Story of Barbara Marx Hubbard', 2012, From Uploaded
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Futurist, Barbara Marx Hubbard, Dies at 89 Futurist and co-founder and president of the Foundation for Conscious Evolution, Barbara Marx Hubbard, passed away in Loveland, CO on April 10 at age 89. Deepak Chopra called her "the mother of conscious evolution for our time", and Neale Donald Walsch wrote her biography, "The Mother of Invention: The Legacy of Barbara Marx Hubbard and the Future of You."
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Don't you want to buy some Girl Scout Cookies?, From ImagesAttr
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For Sweet Support of Civil Rights and Religious Freedom: Buy Girl Scout Cookies Girl Scout cookie season is upon us! There are more than 3.2 million Girl Scouts and adult leaders throughout the U.S. and its territories. If you want to support tolerance and diversity sweetly, you can buy their cookies! They are miles ahead of the Boy Scouts in tolerance, diversity, civil rights as well as big business.
Series: Empowering Young Goddesses (2 Articles, 3721 views), Feminine Rising (32 Articles, 82643 views)
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Online Visionary Art Church Easter Sunday with Allyson and Alex Gray Art Church is a monthly Sunday afternoon event led by visionary artists Alex & Allyson Grey, now online, where participants can journal or draw their visions to music after the hosts offer thoughts and reflections on the topic that might stimulate a vision.
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views)
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From Wharf Rats to Lords of the Docks: the Remarkable Story of Labor Leader Harry Bridges When teenager and Australian merchant seaman Harry Bridges disembarked in San Francisco for a visit in 1919 he didn't know that he'd stay for a lifetime, grace the cover of Time magazine and change the course of American history! It took a British-born actor-screenwriter to shine a spotlight on an Aussie-born labor leader who changed the face of American unions.
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In Memoriam: Soul of Light (Breonna Taylor) 14' x 18' acrylic, From Uploaded
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In Honor of Breonna Taylor on Juneteenth I just finished my portrait of Breonna Taylor, (acrylic, 14" x 18"), still drying on the easel -- so glad that it was today. "In Memoriam: Soul of Light, Breonna Taylor."
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Emma Gonzalez  student to NRA and Trump  'We call BS' Emma Gonzalez speech Florida student to NRA and Trump 'We call BS' youtu.be/BbuUxlYlub4., From YouTubeVideos
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March for Our Lives - Sat. March 24, in DC and near you One month ago today, 17 students and educators were shot and killed during a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. Surviving students didn't waste a moment to respond, insisting that elected officials do more than offer "thoughts and prayers." Now, nearly 700 "March for Our Lives" events are scheduled across the US for Sat., March 24, with the main march on Pennsylvania Ave. in Wash., DC.
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Presidential Primaries, Noah's Ark, Liars and Incest The current presidential primary circus apparently does not have a corner on the Bizarre Market. A few of the nutcases may have craziness in their genes.
April and Oliver, giraffes at Animal Adventure Park, From MyPhotos
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No Foolin', April the Giraffe Ready to Calve on Live Cam: UPDATED April is a 15-year-old pregnant giraffe at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, NY. She's been an internet sensation since February when she seemed ready to deliver and a live cam went up. The live feed has had 15 million views on YouTube with over 100,000 viewers at times. Finally, several weeks later, caretakers tell impatient cam viewers that birth is immanent.
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Civil Rights During a Pandemic- How to Take Action For people feeling the need to take action, but unsure about what steps to take, here are some ideas from Ilhan Omar, the US Rep whose district includes Minneapolis, and Michael Crawford, MoveOn's Cultural Director.
Shannon Arthur  (far R) with Sherry L. Ennis, Rye Ellen and Rebecca Erickson-Geller at Wolfchase Galleria., From ImagesAttr
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When White Women in Banned Hoodies Walk the Mall When four black males were arrested for the mall's "no- hoodie" dress code policy, four white women challenged it...
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Security Breech Horror at the Office Supply Store A potentially devastating security breech during mundane photocopying puts a wealth of unintended information, including Social Security numbers, onto an unsuspecting customer's flash drive.
Rob and Marta in front of Japanese Bridge and Water Lilies, by Claude Monet, 1899., From Uploaded
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OEN Editors Catch Some Culture: Phila Museum of Art Editor-in-Chief Rob Kall, Managing Editor Meryl Ann Butler, and Senior Editor Marta Steele enjoyed an immersion in art and beauty at the Philadelphia Museum of Arts, here are their favorites.
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TODAY IN HISTORY: Gifted Scientist and Her Theories Emerge from Relative Obscurity Why did Einstein agree in his divorce agreeement to give any prize money he won for his theories to his physicist ex wife?
Series: Sheros (26 Articles, 54427 views)
Elevate the Vote, From ImagesAttr
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Meditation Flashmobs Planned for Election Day Elevate The Vote is activating synchronized flashmob meditations at polling stations across the United States on Election Day, Nov 8th, at 3 pm Pacific Time, 6 pm Eastern Time. Over 21,000 people in every US state, and in +20 countries, have already registered to meditate to "raise the vibration of the U.S. Election."
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Women's March Video 2020 Women's March video by MoveOn, "Women's March on Washington."
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Enjoy Free Daily Downloads During November, Positive Music Month November is Positive Music Month and you can get a free download of one (or sometimes two) fabulous positive music songs by award-winning musicians every day of the month at EmPowerma.com If you are a believer in the power of positive thinking/listening, you'll love this treasure trove!
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Ireland Calls for Release of Kidnapped Nationals Held in Israel Ireland's Foreign Affairs Minister called for the release of Nobel laureate Mairead Maguire and another Irish national currently detained in Israel following the seizure of the Free Gaza boat, Spirit of Humanity.
Palestine Advocacy Project's latest billboard ad campaign: Ahed Tamimi, From ImagesAttr
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Ahed Tamimi Billboards Posted on Interstate-95 The Palestine Advocacy Project is raising awareness about Israel's mistreatment of Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi with two billboards on I-95 in CT in Bridgeport and Stratford. I-95 has daily traffic volumes of 120,000 to over 150,000 between 120,000 to over 150,000 between the NY state line and the junction with I-91 in New Haven, CT
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Dreamcatcher Farm, From ImagesAttr
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Horse-Power: Healing from 9-11 I was raised in New York, and my elementary school buddy, Tommy, grew up to be a horseman and wonderful writer. His musings on 9-11 are stunning and poignant, and I share them here, with permission, from his blog, "a monthly series of reflections of my horse-related experiences at our small horse facility in suburban Long Island, NY, which we call Dreamcatcher Farm"
The Evolution of Authority (woman's Tshirt), From InText
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The Case for Testosterone-Induced Stupidity: A Tale of Three Virginia Officials If you aren't living in a cave in Bhutan, you know that the top three Virginia state government officials are amidst a whirlwind of racial and sexual abuse scandals. Is it a result of testosterone-induced stupidity?
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Gibran's "Prophet" as 'Toon: An Enchanted Delight The animated feature film, "The Prophet," was an unexpected meditative delight for the eyes and the soul -- Fantasia meets Rumi, with a bit of Yellow Submarine sprinkled on top.If you are a Gibran fan, you definitely want to see this!
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Classical / Cretan Labyrinth, From Uploaded
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World Labyrinth Day May 2: Walking An Online Path to Peace What's a labyrinth? Why should I care? And What's World Labyrinth Day about?
Series: Labyrinths and WLD #LabyrinthDay (16 Articles, 53459 views)
Photo shows Melania Trump holding infant orphaned by El Paso killer, From GoogleImages
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"Twisted," "Obscene" Presidential Photo Op in El Paso "The president's callousness has reached a new low: smiling, flashing a thumbs-up next to an orphaned infant," and calls this photo "one of the most twisted things I have seen in a long time."
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Historic Criminal Conspiracy Case against the Vatican, Big Pharma, & Crown of England Toronto, Canada. The Association of Citizen Prosecutors (ACP) and The International Tribunal into Crimes of Church and State (ITCCS) have announced the first class action lawsuit in Canadian history to name as co-defendants the Vatican, the Crown of England, Canada and its churches, and big pharmaceutical companies, all of which are accused of crimes against humanity and criminal conspiracy.
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Recapturing the American Spirit through Mindfulness: Webinar Nov. 28 Congressman promotes mindfulness as tool for political and personal wellbeing.
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Shamrock Marathon Rocks On The 38th Annual Yuengling Shamrock Marathon was held in Virginia Beach, VA, on St. Patrick's Day weekend, March 19-21, with approximately 23,000 participants.
RV:  Religious  Vehicle No.  1,929, From InText
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Glitter on the Highway: Art Cartists Adorn Joshua Tree Interview with Ralph "Mr. Shrine" Wilson, exhibiting in the "Glitter on the Highway" exhibit featuring amazing art cars from Nov. 9 - Dec. 1, 2019 at La Matadora Gallery in Joshua Tree, CA.
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Sister Marches: Saturday Across the US & Around the World Following in the tradition of the multitudes of women who have passionately worked for equal rights, Saturday's Women's March on Washington and her sister events around the US and the world promise to add voices to the ancient song. Find a march near you.
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An Antidote to Toxic Politicking Hark, the anguished cries of the angry and horrified masses, drowning in the toxic sludge of American politics. The human mind requires a change of scenery in order to remain active in developing solutions and creative problem solving. It's a kind of crop rotation of grey matter. Here are a couple of solutions:
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Positive Music (20 Articles, 40173 views)
Bernie Sanders Endorsed Hillary Clinton, Where Do Progressives Go From Here? Bernie Sanders has just endorsed Hillary Clinton. Where do we go from here? Lets talk about it! Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders formally declared an end to ..., From YouTubeVideos
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Words of Wisdom from Tim Black: What Should Progressives Do Now? Tim Black is a progressive of unique wisdom. He addresses what is, and proceeds to find a path of hope. We need that.
Series: Bernie Sanders (46 Articles, 176670 views), Tim Black (4 Articles, 4669 views)
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She Persisted: Thanksgiving's Unsung Heroine & Other Uppity Gals Uppity women and patriarchy: a conversation about "HER-story" with author, Vicky Leon, reveals a little-known background of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Series: HERstory (19 Articles, 45331 views), Vicki Leon's Uppity Women (3 Articles, 5122 views)
Gen. L. W. Colby of Nebraska State Troops Holding Baby Girl, Zintkala Nuni (Little Lost Bird), Found On Wounded Knee Battlefield, South Dakota, 1890 n.d., From Uploaded
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America, the Wounded Knee Massacre, and Karma With all the stuff America is going through lately, you'd almost think it was cursed for, oh, I don't know, maybe savagely massacring the original residents of this land and destroying their sacred burial grounds, slaughtering women and babies, and other assorted atrocities. But there is something you can do to help.
Series: Native American Issues (12 Articles, 23468 views)
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Walk for Peace on World Labyrinth Day: May 6 The Labyrinth Society invites everyone to celebrate World Labyrinth Day by taking steps for peace during the global "Walk as One at 1" (1 o'clock pm local time), joining others around the world to create a wave of peaceful energy flowing across the time zones.
Series: Labyrinths and WLD #LabyrinthDay (16 Articles, 53459 views)
Women Riding the Blue Wave, From MyPhotos
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Virginia Flips State Gov't Blue - First Time in 25 Years Republicans have controlled the House of Delegates in Virginia for 19 years, but it's all over, now. Baby, we're blue.
Series: Blue Wave: Dems Winning Elections (18 Articles, 53230 views)
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Fireside Chat with Bernie Sanders Previews Debate Strategies In a "fireside chat" from Burlington, VT, Sen. Bernie Sanders previewed how he'll take on Joe Biden in Sunday's Democratic presidential debate.
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No Automatic Rifles, From MyPhotos
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How to Restrict Assault Rifle Sales Without an Act of Congress Money talks, and the Courage Campaign is offering a clever way to get it to stop talking "assault rifle." The campaign notes, "The shortest path to reduce gun violence and limit the sale of assault weapons won't run through Congress -- it runs through the banking and financial services industry. With a simple change to their terms of service, credit card companies can stop accepting sales of weapons of mass murder.
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Travesty at Standing Rock: Destruction of Sacred Sites Dallas Goldtooth of the Indigenous Environmental Network explains the details behind the incidents on Saturday and Sunday at Standing Rock, in which Dakota Access bulldozed sacred graves and ceremonial sites. Apparently the holiday weekend was chosen so that the sites, which were in the direct path of the pipeline, could be destroyed before the business week when an injunction could have been forthcoming.
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Bill Maher and Bernie Sanders  http://www.real-time-with-bill-maher-blog.com, From ImagesAttr
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Bill Maher Real Time interview with Bernie Sanders Vermont Senator and Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders joins Bill Maher for a wide-ranging discussion before the California primary election. Bill Maher starts out saying, "There are 3 candidates in this race, only one of them has a positive rating with people. Bernie Sanders is here!" (Cheers, cheers and more cheers!)
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NDP's He'lne Laverdire on Canadian arms exports to Saudi Arabia, From YouTubeVideos
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Canadian MP Urges Release of Ahed Tamimi & Other Detained Children Helene Laverdiere is a Canadian Member of Parliament and recipient of the Foreign Minister's Award for her contribution to Canadian foreign policy. This is her January 22 letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs regarding the detention and abuse of Ahed Tamimi and other children abused and detained by Israel:
Series: Bullying (4 Articles, 7908 views), Ahed Tamimi (32 Articles, 69609 views)
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Tulsi Qualifies for Nov. Debate Tulsi Gabbard's committee just announced that she has qualified for the November presidential debate at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta on Nov. 20.
Positive Music Enhances Wellbeing, From MyPhotos
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Need a Dose of Positivity? November is Posi Music Month at emPower Music & Arts, and not a moment too soon, considering the current political environment. Take the "Posi Music Challenge" by listening to only positive music for the month of November and see how your life changes for the better! And you get two free music downloads every day of the month. You can't lose anything but your negativity.
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Positive Music (20 Articles, 40173 views)
Equal Means Equal - Kamala Lopez, From MyPhotos
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One Step Closer to the ERA in Illinois: How You Can Help Now! Women have been fighting for equal rights under federal law for over a century. Ratifying the ERA requires only two more states. The Illinois House of Delegates is going to be holding another ERA hearing on Wednesday, May 16 at 8 am. We visited with Kamala Lopez President of Heroica Films and Executive Director of Equal Means Equal to find out more about what this means and how to help.
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Saving Detroit from the Bottom Up: New Gang in Town Detroit is the site of economic crisis, the first major US city to file for bankruptcy. Empty houses, vacant schools, abandoned parks with overgrown play equipment and no place for kids. It's bleak. It's tragic. But a new gang in town is making a difference.
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Official UN Int'l Day of Happiness: March 20 The International Day of Happiness on March 20th is an official UN day that "recognizes the pursuit of happiness is a fundamental human goal and the need for a more inclusive, equitable and balanced approach to economic growth that promotes sustainable development, poverty eradication, happiness and the well-being of all peoples." Find out which countries made the Top Ten:
Series: Happiness (6 Articles, 17772 views), Health & Wellbeing (15 Articles, 84960 views)
'The Clock of the Time Dragon and The City of Emeralds' by Carl Hentsch of Saint Joseph, Missouri. Finalist, From ImagesAttr
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Wicked Cool Fiber Art "To Dye For" Quilts as art: a wicked-cool quilt challenge may make you "green with envy" as it inspires creativity and a "golden" opportunity to participate in a new challenge.
Series: Quilting and Fiber Arts (17 Articles, 44524 views)
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Israeli Embassy Correspondence Concerning Spirit of Humanity Capture Clarifies Centuries of Conflict On June 30, Israeli Occupation Forces captured the Free Gaza boat, Spirit of Humanity, with 21 human rights workers aboard, including Nobel laureate Mairead Maguire and former U.S. Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney. Intriguing correspondance between the former chairperson of the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign and the Press Officer, Israeli Embassy, Dublin, illuminates the feelings behind the conflict.
Businesses need arts and culture to thrive., From Uploaded
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Study Highlights the Value of Art for Local Businesses and Communities You already knew it was true, but here's statistical proof. The arts and culture are not just fluff, they are essential foodstuff for hungry souls, and the artistic and creative presence in any community positively impacts sales and businesses in the area.
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Bernie Sanders .Our Revolution., From MyPhotos
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Bernie Sanders: Keynote Speech at the Peoples' Summit (Video) Bernie Sanders was the keynote speaker at the second annual People's Summit, June 9-11, in Chicago. The event was spearheaded by National Nurses United. Bernie spoke for an hour and 20 minutes, get yourself a nice cuppa something and enjoy it here.
Series: Bernie Sanders (46 Articles, 176670 views)
Tim Black, From ImagesAttr
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Tim Black: Why Social Justice Warriors are Useless Tim Black is the passionate voice of progressive reason. He spouts smart, no-frills opinion that matters. Today he addressed the issue of Social Justice Warriors. Insights worth listening to. But don't take my word for it. Find out why Social Justice Warriors aren't helping anything in Tim's brilliant four-minute rant:
Series: Tim Black (4 Articles, 4669 views)
Ahed Tamimi imprisoned on her 17th birthday, From ImagesAttr
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Ahed Tamimi spends her 17th birthday in Israeli prison Send a message of support to imprisoned Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi for her birthday, Jan, 31, 2018, via CODEPINK. as well as read the inspiring messages of support which people around the world are writing to her.
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When Freedom Sings: Time for a New National Anthem Perhaps it's time for a new national anthem, one that focuses on what we really want our country to be about. Is The Star Spangled Banner's war imagery what we want more of? Or do we want an upbeat, celebration of freedom?
Series: Music (17 Articles, 39688 views)
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Dennis Kucinich's Vision of Hope: Spirit and Stardust Dennis Kucinich's keynote address at Praxis Peace Institute's Dubrovnik Conference on the Alchemy of Peacebuilding entitled, Spirit and Stardust, was given on Sunday, June 9, 2002, but speaks to us, still. He's been on the leading edge, but even the WaPo is saying that people are finally caching up. Be inspired.
Series: Dennis Kucinich (28 Articles, 53062 views)
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The Return of the Sacred Feminine: Sophia in Politics and Life OEN contributer Burl Hall is amidst the cosmic flow as the pendulum of patriarchy swings with gusto back toward feminine balance, and hopefully with more of Sophia's Wisdom. His many articles and his new book, co-authored with his wife, Merry, all assist in the midwifery of the full expression of the feminine.
Series: Feminine Rising (32 Articles, 82643 views), Interviews (16 Articles, 42740 views), Spirituality & Religion (16 Articles, 55291 views) (View All Series)
BrockTurner, From WikimediaPhotos
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A Million+ Demand Impeachment for Persky, Lenient Rape Trial Judge Today, petitioners will be walking over to the Santa Clara Superior Court to deliver signatures from the change.org petition, "Remove Judge Aaron Persky from the Bench For Decision in Brock Turner rape case." Over 1 million people signed the petition.
Series: Peoples' Revolution (5 Articles, 9064 views), Rape Culture (13 Articles, 49579 views)
Bernie Sanders .Our Revolution., From MyPhotos
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Political Revolution Night School Starts Wed. Aug 10, Online Are you ready to keep building Bernie Sanders's political revolution in this critical election year -- either by organizing and leading campaigns to support progressive candidates or by running for office yourself -- but you're still not quite sure how to get started? Attend Political Revolution Night School online!
Series: Bernie Sanders (46 Articles, 176670 views), Peoples' Revolution (5 Articles, 9064 views)
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What's in a Gift? Six Holiday Strategies to Make Giving More Meaningful Six creative ways to make your holiday giving really count as you support small businesses, gender-balanced politics, creativity, positive vibes and humor. It's the Season of Light, so don't forget to turn on the switch!
Series: Holiday Gifting (14 Articles, 34450 views), Music (17 Articles, 39688 views)
Senator Jeff Merkley On Neil Gorsuch In a few minutes, I'm going to the Senate floor to make the case against Donald Trump's nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. I hope you'll tune in, ..., From YouTubeVideos
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BREAKING: Sen. Merkley Filibustering Gorsuch - Live Stream Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) is holding the Senate floor, filibustering Trump's Supreme Court pick, Neil Gorsuch, right now. See it love on Facebook, here. Watching and sharing the livestream shows your support.
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Earth Day is over 50 Years Old Earth Day was founded to spotlight the environment, and the first celebration was on April 22, 1970. More than 20 million people in the U.S. participated. What can we choose to do today to nurture our planet?
StopThePipelineRally7.RRITC.WD C.7October2011, From FlickrPhotos
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Keystone XL Pipeline Blocked by Federal Judge In a press release on Nov. 8, the National Resource Defense Council announced that a federal Court has invalidated the Trump Administration's Keystone XL Environmental Review, and has blocked construction on the pipeline.
Series: Standing Rock (18 Articles, 53762 views)
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My Dream VP My womanly choice for Vice President.
Series: Sheros (26 Articles, 54427 views)
Yellow Submarine Sing Along, From Uploaded
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Invitation from Ringo Starr: A Yellow Submarine Sing-A-Long YouTube Watch Party! All aboard for the Yellow Submarine Sing-A-Long YouTube Watch Party! On Saturday, April 25th, you can escape to a place where nothing is real on The Beatles Youtube Channel at 9am PDT / 12pm EDT / 5pm BST for The Beatles' celebration of love and music -- surfacing from strange seas into a beautiful world free of the Blue Meanies!
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Music (17 Articles, 39688 views)
Bernie Sanders, From MyPhotos
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Sanders to Headline Sister Giant Conference in DC, Feb 2-4 Progressive community leaders who are slated to speak on the intersection of politics and spirituality at the Sister Giant Conference in Arlington, VA, Feb. 2-4, include: Sen.Bernie Sanders, Dennis Kucinich, Zephyr Teachout, Pramila Jayapal, Rabbi Michael Lerner and Rev. Dr. William Barber.
Series: Sister Giant Conference 2017 (2 Articles, 2902 views), Marianne Williamson (4 Articles, 5486 views), Bernie Sanders (46 Articles, 176670 views) (View All Series)
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Hope You Had a Happy Final Presidents' Day Hope You Had a Happy Final Presidents' Day. Apparently the holiday belongs to only one president now.
USNS Comfort for NYC, From FlickrPhotos
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USNS Comfort on her way to the rescue - Destination: NY USNS Comfort deployed from Norfolk, VA, to New York Harbor today to help deal with the impact of the Corona pandemic. Her mission is to treat patients who do not have the virus, freeing up land-based hospitals to focus on COVID-19.
Mike Gravel by Gage Skidmore., From WikimediaPhotos
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Help Put Mike Gravel on the Debate Stage Sen. Mike Gravel is close to qualifying for the Democratic debates - he is currently only 10,000 unique donors away from the requirement of 65,000 unique donors needed. If you have not already donated to his campaign, a donation of just $1 qualifies you as a unique donor.
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NY Rep Jeffries on Fire about American Freedom and the Constitution Hakeem Jeffries is the U.S. Representative for New York's 8th congressional district which covers parts of Brooklyn and Queens. Jeffries has also chaired the House Democratic Caucus since 2019. Watch him in action!
Liberty Enlightening the World (poster for Women's March), From ImagesAttr
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Restoring the Feminine Face of America America, like every country, was born with a masculine and feminine side. But our feminine aspects of compassion and grace seem nearly lost to us today amidst our current state of patriarchy, reveling in its own bullying and abuse. After restoring the damage that time inflicted on the Statue of Liberty, it is now time for the restoration of the soul of America.
Series: Feminine Rising (32 Articles, 82643 views), HERstory (19 Articles, 45331 views)
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 10, 2019
Progressives who won last Tuesday Democracy for America announced the list of 31 progressives that they endorsed who won their local and state elections, it's hopeful!
Ilhan Omar%2C official portrait%2C 116th Congress., From WikimediaPhotos
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Action Needed: H.R. 6515: Rent and Mortgage Cancellation Act If we are required to stay home, then we need a home to stay in! Representative Ilhan Omar introduced H.R. 6515: the Rent and Mortgage Cancellation Act, which would enact a national rent and mortgage suspension because of the coronavirus pandemic. Here's how to support it.
Preparing for the 84th Annual Academy Awards - giant Oscar statue, From CreativeCommonsPhoto
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The Slap Heard 'Round the World-- and the Antidote The world was treated to a stunning drama of archetypal behaviors at Sunday night's Oscars; Joseph Campbell and Carl Jung would have been fascinated.
Series: Feminine Rising (32 Articles, 82643 views), Bullying (4 Articles, 7908 views)
Earth collage by Meryl Ann Butler using Earth Globe Clip Art from VECTOR.ME (by rg1024), From ImagesAttr
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How to have a lip-smacking good Earth Day Chocolate and berries and nuts, oh my! Celebrate Earth Day with a delectable assortment of treats that are good for you and good for the Earth!
Series: Earth Day/Environment (10 Articles, 22225 views), Green Living (11 Articles, 33091 views), Health & Wellbeing (15 Articles, 84960 views) (View All Series)
L-R: OEN Managing Editor, Meryl Ann Butler, OEN Senior Editor, Marta Steele, and Rob Kall, From Uploaded
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Behind the Scenes at OpEdNews with Editor-in-Chief Rob Kall OpEdNews Managing Editor Meryl Ann Butler turns the tables and interviews Editor-in-Chief Rob Kall on the beginnings of OEN, exciting high points, and Rob's new book.
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A Smorgasbord of Racism The Washington Redskins and a smorgasbord of racism in Virginia.
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The author (L) and her 100-year-old grandmother (R) i 1994, From ImagesAttr
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The Evolution of Georgia - from my Gramma to Stacey Abrams Today is my grandmother's birthday...she was born in Atlanta, GA in 1894. She was 26 years old -- married, and a mother -- before she was allowed to vote. And tonight, on her birthday, Progressive gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has won the Democratic Primary in Georgia, and stands a great chance of being elected the first female governor of that state.
Series: Women in Politics (14 Articles, 26475 views)
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April the Giraffe in Active Labor Now! Updated: Calf Born! Live Cam April the Giraffe now in active labor! Live feed and other info here.
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The TV Ad That NBC Refused to Run for the Enigmatic T. Boone Pickens In the TV ad Boone talks about how the Iranians are moving quickly to vehicles powered by natural gas so they can free up their $120 a barrel oil to sell to us. Boone says: "Get this one. Iran is changing its cars to run on natural gas and we're not doing a thing here ..."
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A Longwood Gardens Christmas An album of magical holiday greetings from Longwood Gardens!
Series: Christmas/Yule Season (9 Articles, 14744 views), Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Holiday Insights (7 Articles, 12893 views) (View All Series)
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Messages of Forgiveness from Heather Heyer's Parents Heather Heyer's mother and father apparently lived fairly quiet lives until their daughter was killed, upon which they were thrust into the limelight, interviewed only hours after they lost their daughter. They each look like someone you might stand behind in the grocery store and never really notice, but don't let that fool you. These people are giants of the soul. (Videos)
Series: Charlottesville Terror Attack (6 Articles, 20554 views)
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Why Katrina Was NOT a Natural Disaster Katrina was NOT a natural disaster. Find surprising answers in the youtube video, "The Katrina Myth: The truth about a thoroughly unnatural disaster."
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What the World Thinks of the US Response to Covid-19 What does The Trump administration's slow and haphazard response look like to young people around the world, whose governments moved quickly and aggressively to contain the coronavirus?
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Memo to Bosses, Politicians and the Supreme Court: Get Outta My Crotch! Health care decisions should be up to a woman and her medical care provider. Her boss has no business between her legs. And neither does the Supreme Court. While the ladies are fighting for a $10 - $20 monthly prescription that can affect or even save their lives, the fellas can get about $30,000 from the government to fix a broken wanger so they can have a bit o' fun.
Series: Feminine Rising (32 Articles, 82643 views), Health & Wellbeing (15 Articles, 84960 views), Toxic Patriarchy (12 Articles, 42315 views) (View All Series)
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Live, Online Positive Music Concerts Wash Away the Pandemic Blues In addition to washing your hands, here's a way to wash away some of the pandemic blues: attend a free online concert by one or more positive music artists.
Series: Positive Music (20 Articles, 40173 views)
CNN Breaking News 8/19/2017 Heather Heyer's Mother Says She Won't Talk To Trump, From YouTubeVideos
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Heather Heyer's Mother Gracefully Refuses Trump's Calls During what has got to be the most stressful days of Heather Heyer's mother's life, she continues to be thoughtful, clear and generous, as well as firmly drawing boundaries where they need to be drawn.
Series: Charlottesville Terror Attack (6 Articles, 20554 views)
-Bernie Brief %283%29 - Climate Change.webm., From WikimediaPhotos
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How a People's Politician Approaches a Pandemic: video Just in case you've forgotten how a real American President and leader of the Free World should address a pandemic, here you can see Sen. Bernie Sander's response to the Coronavirus, a thing of beauty and leadership in a very chaotic, dark time.
Series: Bernie Sanders (46 Articles, 176670 views)
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Good Samaritan Charged with Felony Church volunteer, Scott Warren was put on trial last month. His alleged crime? Giving immigrants and refugees water and first aid near the U.S.-Mexico border. His case ended in a mistrial, but federal prosecutors just announced they have decided to retry Scott on two out of three felony charges.
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Israel! Palestine! LISTEN UP! Motherly advice for the Middle East.
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18 Empowered Women Rockin' Our World Here is an amazing selection of 18 empowered women who are changing our world. An inspiring group to celebrate International Women's Day (IWD), March 8.
Series: Women in Politics (14 Articles, 26475 views), Feminine Rising (32 Articles, 82643 views)
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Jeff Bezos Rides a Giant Dildo into Space and the Twittersphere Explodes Jeff Bezos rides a giant dildo into space and the Twittersphere explodes. But the big question is, can his rocket make up for what might be lacking?
Green Shirt Guy And More Fun At Tucson's City Council Meeting | All In | MSNBC Green Shirt Guy, Banjo Guy, and the Sanctuary City Song Ladies really livened up local government proceedings in Tucson, Arizona this week.  ? Subscribe to ..., From YouTubeVideos
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Who is Green Shirt Guy and Why Did His Laugh Go Viral? Green Shirt Guy couldn't help laughing hysterically at a MAGA-hat wearing protestor in a Tucson, AZ city council meeting, in which city officials were voting to put a sanctuary city measure on the Fall ballot. The video, which expressed the ridiculousness of the current political climate, went viral.
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Beatles' Ringo Starr to be Knighted Nearly 54 years ago the Beatles first set foot on US soil. Now their drummer will be knighted for service to the world in music and charity work.
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Creative New Font Made from Images of Gerrymandered Districts! Gotta love it - supreme typographical creativity! A fabulous new font made from the images of gerrymandered districts, designed by an unnamed person or persons with a devilish sense of humor. Named, "Gerry" of course.
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Gerrymandering & Redistricting Reform (4 Articles, 5346 views)
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The Ukrainian Library Association's Appeal The appeal of the Presidium of the Ukrainian Library Association to the Library Community of Ukraine dated February 23, 2022
Series: Ukraine (10 Articles, 17019 views)
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Auschwitz Museum 'Splains Holocaust to Lindsey Graham Gassing babies at the border provokes a Twitter shoot out: Ocasio-Cortez and Auschwitz Museum win, Lindsey Graham loses.
In Memoriam: Soul of Light (George Floyd) 16' x 20' acrylic, From Uploaded
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In Memoriam: George Floyd I've participated in the Women's Marches, and also in a MLK march in NY in 1968, but now I have a knee issue, so I'm not able to march. But I can paint, and I think it is up to each one of us to contribute whatever we can toward assisting the evolution of humankind. This painting is still drying -- "In Memoriam: Soul of Light (George Floyd)"
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views)
Constitution in the National Archives, From MyPhotos
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We the People Demand a New Vote Myra Slotnick's change.org petition, We the People Demand a New Vote, was posted on Saturday, and by Sunday, had over 45,000 signatures.
Beatles wearing their yellow sub peace buttons designed by NY Workshop in Nonviolence, launch party for the Sgt. Pepper album at Brian Epstein's home, May, 1967. Bottom: The LIGHT Bus, From Uploaded
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The Beatles, Woodstock & Rock 'n Roll: Still Seeking Pepperland's Hip Utopia Authors Dr. Robert R. Hieronimus, Ph.D., and Laura E. Cortner are here to take you on a trip in the Beatles' Yellow Submarine and a cosmically painted VW microbus on a flashback to the psychedelic sixties. Far out!
Series: Happiness (6 Articles, 17772 views), Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views)
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The Good Men: Now is the Time The Good Men Project, comprised of a book, documentary, and website, begins to heal a gaping wound in the fabric of society, creating “a platform where men can tell their stories: stories men can relate to, and examples of what they can follow,” according to Good Men Project cofounder, Tom Matlack.
Ryan Bradshaw (Tiny Tim) and Chris Van Cleave (Scrooge) in VMT production of A Christmas Carol: A Musical, 2015, From ImagesAttr
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How Dickens' Message Applies Today: Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the Arrogance of Wealth "The shameless piling up of wealth, the poor struggling to survive, the penny pinching of welfare, and the lofty contempt of our rulers." These words describing Charles Dickens could also be applied to Bernie Sanders. OEN explores these comparisons between Victorian England and the US today in an interview with actor Chris Van Cleave, currently playing Scrooge in Virginia Musical Theater's production of A Christmas Carol.
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Christmas/Yule Season (9 Articles, 14744 views)
Chartres Labyrinth, From Uploaded
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Path to Personal and Planetary Peace: World Labyrinth Day May 7 Since 2009, enthusiasts around the globe have been invited to Walk as One at 1 by walking a labyrinth at 1:00 pm in local time zones on World Labyrinth Day, creating an unbroken wave of wellbeing flowing around the globe. World Labyrinth Day is celebrated on the first Saturday in May. Here are some tips on how to celebrate.
Series: Labyrinths and WLD #LabyrinthDay (16 Articles, 53459 views)
Berniecrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, From ImagesAttr
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Berniecrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez' Stunning Upset in NY Primary Berniecrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez' win in NY's 14th district primary indicates that a political corner has been turned. All the qualities which may have been thought to be strikes against her -- she's a young (28), Latina woman new to politics -- may have been the key to beating an out-of-touch mainstream Democrat who many thought would succeed Pelosi. Here are a few tweets and videos:
Series: Blue Wave: Dems Winning Elections (18 Articles, 53230 views), AOC- Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (7 Articles, 8643 views), Women in Politics (14 Articles, 26475 views) (View All Series)
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Rick Weiland, S. Dakota's "Everywhere Man" is Singing His Way to the Senate Rick Weiland, 56, has been visiting every city in S. Dakota in his mini-van since winning the Democratic nomination for the US Senate. Jim Dean, Chair of Democracy for America calls Weiland "an insurgent Democrat whose bolt-from-the-blue campaign for U.S. Senate is now the hottest race in the country and could be the tipping point that saves the Senate from GOP control." Even MSNBC's Rachel Maddow is talking about Weiland.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation volunteers welcome the return of the oysters with a flotilla, From ImagesAttr
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Environmental Success in the Chesapeake Bay The first of several tributaries was declared Virginia's first waterway to reach oyster habitat restoration goals on Monday. Not long ago, the area had been thought to be dead.
Series: Earth Day/Environment (10 Articles, 22225 views), Norfolk / Tidewater Area Virginia (13 Articles, 25016 views)
The Power of Three: A Quilt Challenge by the 'QUUilters of the  First Unitarian Universalist Church of Richmond., From ImagesAttr
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Quilt Activism at the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival Quilters have had a history of activism, stitching their positions on everything from abolition to women's suffrage into their quilts. And among the art quilts and prizewinners at the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, contemporary quiltmakers addressed Black Lives Matter, the Occupy movement, Standing Rock, and more:
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Quilting and Fiber Arts (17 Articles, 44524 views)
Movie poster, 'The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir', From Uploaded
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, June 22, 2019
The Fakir's Extraordinary Journey (film review) "The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir" is a spirited romp through magic, karma, free will and serendipity. Peppered with humor and surprises, it's a captivating combination of adventure, romantic comedy and spiritual insights. The music is fantastic, and it features a full Bollywood dance scene. It opened in select theaters on June 21, highly recommended.
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views)
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Helen Thomas Radio Interview Mon. Mar. 9th, 8 am Pacific On Monday March 9, 2009, legendary White House correspondent Helen Thomas will be the guest on the Basham and Cornell Radio Show, at 8 am Pacific Time, on AM 1230 KLAV in Las Vegas, and simulcast on the Internet.
Series: Sheros (26 Articles, 54427 views)
Ralph Butler in Italy, age 21., From MyPhotos
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Assaulting Babies: My Country, the World's Bully My father served in World War 2 so that what happened to the Jews and others would never happen again. My country's assaults on refugee babies are not only a horrific bullying of desperate people and foreshadowing of the atrocities in Germany, but an assault on my father's memory as well.
Bernie: playing a masterful chess game, From MyPhotos
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Sanders Live on Facebook 04.24.17., 2 pm ET at People's Action Conference Bernie Sanders' speech to be livestreamed on Facebook, Monday April 25, 2:20 pm ET, as part of People's Action's "Rise Up: From Protest to Power" convention.
Series: Bernie Sanders (46 Articles, 176670 views)
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The Sad Song of Political Campaigns, Music Theft and Copyright Infringement When political campaigns use music without authorization, is it theft? Or is it legal? In the wake of several of these grey-area issues in the current campaign cycle, ASCAP and legal professionals offer some insight.
Elaine Luria Barn sign in the parking lot., From ImagesAttr
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My Freedom of Speech Was Stolen - Eight Times! Here's what I did -- Underhanded political sign stealing in Virginia's 2nd District inspires a variety of creative problem solving.
Series: Blue Wave: Dems Winning Elections (18 Articles, 53230 views), Women in Politics (14 Articles, 26475 views)
Ian Ruskin as Thomas Paine, From MyPhotos
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A Second Chance to be Inspired by Thomas Paine on PBS Thomas Paine's radical voice inspired the first American Revolution. His passionate words are just as appropriate today, and have been given vibrant life by Ian Ruskin in the one-man play, Thomas Paine's To Begin the World Over Again. If you missed the PBS broadcast last week, you have another chance: many PBS stations across the US are rebroadcasting this film on July 9th
Series: Ian Ruskin (4 Articles, 7140 views), Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views)
Bernie Sanders' BRILLIANT Response To Trump's Speech To Congress Bernie Sanders isn't buying what Donald Trump is selling. In his response to the President's first speech before Congress, Sanders calls out Trump for going ..., From MyPhotos
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Bernie Sanders Responds to President's Speech to Congress In this response to the president's speech to Congress, Sanders addresses what was not said, as well as what was said. He also notes that as a result of the surge in citizen activism, the Republicans do not seem to be as "cocky" as before, about destroying citizens' benefits.
Series: Bernie Sanders (46 Articles, 176670 views)
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"Elect Women" website goes up Former Kentucky Senate candidate and 30-year business veteran, Kathy Groob, has just launched a new women's political blog / website dedicated to electing women to public office.
Series: Sheros (26 Articles, 54427 views)
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Democracy Unfolds under Kucinich's Care: 35 Articles of Impeachment Against Bush In possibly the most exciting moments of American Democracy in action in 200 years, Congressman Dennis Kucinich introduced 35 Articles of Impeachment against President Bush in a nearly five-hour recitation into Congressional record on Monday night.
Series: Dennis Kucinich (28 Articles, 53062 views)
Ilhan Omar - 2017 (cropped), From WikimediaPhotos
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Muslims, Socialists, Refugee win seats in Congress It was an election night full of historic - or HER-storic - firsts for women. Two women became the first Muslims elected to Congress, Minnesota's Ilhan Omar and Michigan's Rashida Tlaib.
Series: Blue Wave: Dems Winning Elections (18 Articles, 53230 views), Women in Politics (14 Articles, 26475 views)
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, October 27, 2019
Four dozen more assault allegations against Trump This video from Young Turks TV provides details on the four dozen new cases of abuse of women by Trump that came out in a new book.
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A Christmas Wish for Nefertiti A jazzy, classy lady has fallen through the cracks in our social services and medical systems.
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SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, January 19, 2020
2020 Women's March Today's Women's March 2020 included over 250 actions, rallies, teach-ins, voter registration drives, and town halls, across the nation and a mass march in Washington D.C.
Marianne Williamson February 2019., From WikimediaPhotos
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Global Prayer Mar 22 Noon EST called for by Marianne Williamson Marianne Williamson invites all World Citizens to a "global prayer, held in the silence of our own hearts, that will last for two minutes beginning at 4 pm GMT. That's Noon EST in the United States.
Hamilton Electors on The Electoral College Elector Bret Chiafalo discusses the role of the Electoral College as a fail-safe for our country. Learn more at hamiltonelectors.com. #SupportTheElectors ..., From YouTubeVideos
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Electoral College's Job is to Protect U.S. From a Demagogue The Electoral College was created as a fail-safe emergency break that was meant to protect the country from a demagogue. Elector Brett Chiafalo says, "You may think that the Electoral College is supposed to rubber-stamp the winner of the election. That is not the case. In fact that is the opposite of what the Founders intended. They intended for us to subject the winner of the election to exhaustive scrutiny, and if the candid
Weekend Update: Tina Fey on Protesting After Charlottesville - SNL Tina Fey reacts to the events of Charlottesville and offers a plan for how to deal with future Alt-Right protests. Colin and Michael tackle super orgasms and two ..., From YouTubeVideos
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Tina Fey Slams Trump and the KKK with Sheet Cake (Video) University of Virginia graduate Tina Fey is in rare form as she sheet cakes her way through a monologue destroying Trump, Anne Coulter and the alt-right. (video)
Ivan Pernar speech about Ahed al-Tamimi in Croatian parliament Ivan Pernar, a Croatian MP, delivered this speech about Ahed al-Tamimi today in parliament. Ivan Pernar (born 14 October 1985) is a Croatian politician and anti-eviction activist. In June..., From YouTubeVideos
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Croatian MP: Get Ahed Tamimi out of prison and put Netanyahu in Ivan Pernar, a Croatian member of Parliament, delivered this excellent speech, which clearly and concisely explained the immorality of Ahed al-Tamimi's imprisonment in under four minutes. Pernar points out that the removal of witnesses to her trial is in order to "hide the truth of what is happening in Occupied Palestine...
Series: Ahed Tamimi (32 Articles, 69609 views)
God is Male by Nina Paley, From ImagesAttr
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Wysdom from Nina Paley: God is Old, White & Male This one-minute gem is excerpted from animator Nina Paley's full length feature, "Seder-Masochism", which is currently being shown in a variety of film festivals before being released. Nina did the animation, wrote the lyrics, and even sings with the accompaniment of organist Camille Goudeseune.
Series: Nina Paley (5 Articles, 6626 views), Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views)
Sister march, Norfolk VA. 01.21.17, From ImagesAttr
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HERstory was made: Sister March in Norfolk, VA The Sister March in Norfolk, VA, had approximately 2,000 participants in an exciting and peaceful, uplifting march. Photo essay.
Series: Feminine Rising (32 Articles, 82643 views), Norfolk / Tidewater Area Virginia (13 Articles, 25016 views)
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Kucinich is Still Rockin' My World Toward Peace Dennis Kucinich continues to be, for me, the epitome of what a politician should be, and of what I would love to see more of in American politics. He focuses little on what is wrong, and focuses much on how to make things right, in both his Victory speech and on yesterday's CNN interview.
Series: Dennis Kucinich (28 Articles, 53062 views), Peace & Nonviolence (12 Articles, 21173 views)
Positive Music Enhances Wellbeing, From MyPhotos
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The Power of Positive Music - Free Downloads in November! November is Positive Music Month and you can get a free download of a fabulous positive music song by award-winning musicians every day of the month at emPowerma.com If you are a believer in the power of positive thinking/listening, you'll love this treasure trove!
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Positive Music (20 Articles, 40173 views)
India.Arie Performing .I Am Light. | 60th GRAMMYs TUNE IN The 60th GRAMMY Awards will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York on Jan. 28, 2018, airing live on CBS from 7:30--11 p.m. ET/4:30--8 p.m. PT. WATCH MORE Record Of The..., From YouTubeVideos
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Healing Music for the Wearied Soul (VIDEO) Neo-classic soul artist India . Arie offers just the kind of inspirational soul-healing music that refreshes folks who are feeling bullied and wounded by current events and by our government. She is a multi-Grammy award winning singer/songwriter who performed with Stevie Wonder during the Songs in the Key of Life tour. Drink in the deliciousness of this empowering offering, "I am Light."
Series: Positive Music (20 Articles, 40173 views), Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views)
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 12, 2018
The Orange Julius Redux, Delectably Upcycled for Health The delicious Orange Julius is a treat that tastes like a liquid creamsicle. We would always get them when we went into Manhattan or Coney Island, from one of the little kiosks filled with fresh oranges. The brand is nearly a century old, and was the official drink of the 1964 New York State World's Fair. Nowadays it's owned by Dairy Queen. Here's my smarter, healthier vegan version:
Series: Plant-Centered Diet (11 Articles, 24525 views)
Rbt. F. Kennedy Jr. (detail) Photograph by Christopher Peterson., From ImagesAttr
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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Steps up to Support Kucinich As the Super PAC smears on Ohio Congressman, Dennis Kucinich's campaign, stoop to new lows, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has stepped up to the plate. He is endorsing the congressman's campaign and is going to Cleveland on Sunday, March 4 to rally Kucinich's supporters.
Neopalpa male heads, From WikimediaPhotos
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"Border Wall" Moth: New Species Named after Trump A new species of moth was named Neopalpa donaldtrumpi after President Donald Trump. The insect can only be found on the coastal border area of the United States and Mexico.
Marianne Williamson, From WikimediaPhotos
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Marianne Williamson Announces Interest in 2020 Dem Nomination Progressive Marianne Williamson, author and facilitator of a series of Sister Giant conferences focusing on politics and spirituality, has announced that she is forming an exploratory committee for a presidential run.
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Abby Martin and Ahed Tamimi, still shot from video shown below, From ImagesAttr
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Ahed & Bassem Tamimi interviewed by Empire Files' Abby Martin Empire Files' Abby Martin with updates on the Palestinian resistance in a visit to Nabi Selah, home to the Tamimi family. It includes parts of a previously taped interview with Ahed Tamimi, and a current interview with Ahed's father, Bassem Tamimi, a principal organizer of the Palestinian resistance. He has been arrested 9 times for organizing peaceful demonstrations, and in one case nearly died from violent torture.
Series: Ahed Tamimi (32 Articles, 69609 views)
DSC_0313, From FlickrPhotos
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Trump reinstated glyphosate, sign this petition to support its removal Just before leaving office, Trump approved seven dangerous pesticides for use in the US. These pesticides, including glyphosate, atrazine, and aldicarb, have been banned in other countries. They harm farmworkers, children, pets, and pollinators. Sign this petition to alert the new head of the EPA if you want to remove these toxins.
Ahed Tamimi ... Still from video, From ImagesAttr
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Palestinian Teen Icon Ahed Tamimi Interviewed in France Almost two months after her release from an Israeli jail, 17-year-old Palestinian icon Ahed Tamimi granted an interview to FRANCE 24. Tamimi was speaking during a visit to France, where she was guest of honour at the left-wing "Fête de l'Humanite'" festival, which took place north of Paris this weekend.
Series: Ahed Tamimi (32 Articles, 69609 views)
Tshirt by Design by Humans, From ImagesAttr
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Another Campaigning Misogynist Jokes about #SexualHarassment Rich, white, probably smallish-wanger-endowed politicians are making huge strides in the field of Wildly Inappropriate Misogynistic Blatherings. But not for long...
Series: Rape Culture (13 Articles, 49579 views)
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Assault, Whether Sexual or Seditionist, Inflicts Terror and Trauma: AOC's Story AOC shared an emotional Instagram Live on Monday evening in which she recounted her harrowing experience during the Capitol insurrection on Jan.6. Here are the truths we can extract about assault, terror and trauma.
Series: AOC- Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (7 Articles, 8643 views)
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SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Ugandan Orphans Offer Hope and Joy The Matsiko choir is comprised of 25 orphaned and at-risk Ugandan children, ages 6-14, who offer electrifying performances of Ugandan folk music, traditional dance and drumming.
Series: Positivity (13 Articles, 41300 views), Music (17 Articles, 39688 views)
'Rainbow Bridge to Peace' fabric wallhanging by Meryl Ann Butler, From Uploaded
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Loss, Hope and Miracles in Ukraine: A 35-Year Adventure When I first received the news that my quilted artwork was lost somewhere in Russia, I was shocked and saddened, not knowing that it was the beginning of a trail of miracles.
Series: Ukraine (10 Articles, 17019 views)
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How Israel Renders a 50-Year Illegal Occupation Invisible When there is collusion of the media with military as well as the political forces, it's easy to "Wag the Dog", creating a solid appearing narrative on a foundation of sand. This video explains how the Israeli media's smoke and mirrors has done this regarding Ahed Tamimi, her family, and Palestine. Once you understand this background, it is not surprising that so much of the world is horrified at Israel's behavior.
Series: Ahed Tamimi (32 Articles, 69609 views)
Swami Beyondananda inspires Steve Bhaerman, From ImagesAttr
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Fed up with bad news? Join the Upwising! If you are feeling dumped on and Trumped on, consider addressing the gravity of the situation with a little levity. Cosmic comic, Swami Beyondananda is offering a live, online, call-in event on Thursday, July 27, during which he promises to answer questions with questionalble answers as he strives to "cultivate the 'cosmic comic consciousness' necessary to process our current political 'sh*t-uation.'"
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VIRGINIA TECH: Hugs for My Hokie Daughter, One Year Later I turned on my laptop to discover that there were nearly a dozen students dead at my daughter's school, Virginia Tech. I immediately called her cell, which went to voice mail.
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Step Aside Mr. da Vinci, ART-ificial Intelligence is Here! DALL·E 2 is a new AI system which can create original, realistic images and art from a text description in natural language. Yep, you heard that right.
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views)
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Announcing Uppity Women Wednesdays at OEN - with Two Revolutionary Matriots OEN enthusiastically announces a new feature, "Uppity Women Wednesdays," a first-Wednesday-of-the-month posting of a story about an uppity woman or two, selected by author Vicki León from one of her books. In this introduction, we celebrate with two exciting stories of inspiring young American Revolutionary horsewomen.
Series: Uppity Women Wednesdays (2 Articles, 3741 views), Sheros (26 Articles, 54427 views), Interviews (16 Articles, 42740 views) (View All Series)
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Sanders endorses VA Guberatorial Candidate Perriello Today Bernie Sanders endorsed Tom Perriello in the Virginia governor's race saying "He is a committed progressive who will stand up for working families."
Series: Bernie Sanders (46 Articles, 176670 views), Tom Perriello (2 Articles, 3588 views)
Ahed Tamimi speaking at the The Role of Women in the Palestinian Popular Struggle Conference, From MyPhotos
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Ahed Tamimi's Trial in Military Court: First Day There was unusally high attendence at Palestinian teen activist, Ahed Tamimi's, first day of her trial today in Israel's Ofer Military Prison. Those filling the courtroom included diplomats, rights researchers, and journalists. However judge Lt. Col. Menachem Lieberman ordered everyone out of the courtroom except for family members. Ahed's lawyer objected, the objection was denied.
Series: Ahed Tamimi (32 Articles, 69609 views)
Sean Hannity, From MyPhotos
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Hannity Calls Out Do-Nothing GOP Sean Hannity angrily calls out the do-nothing GOP Congress: "I'm putting you Republicans on notice. Get your heads out of your asses and start serving the American people and start fulfilling the promises that you made years ago in 2010, 2014..."
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Mobile Quarantine Concert Surprises Neighbors A surprise mobile quarantine concert brings tears of joy to friends and neighbors - don't miss it!
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Positive Music (20 Articles, 40173 views)
Medea Benjamin 2, From WikimediaPhotos
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CODEPINK Detained by Israeli Police CODEPINK co-founders Medea Benjamin and Jodie Evans were detained on Sat. Jan 27 in the West Bank city of Hebron along with Palestinian human rights defender Issa Amro and CODEPINK activist Tighe Barry. The three CODEPINK activists had traveled to the West Bank to join with Palestinian activists in in their efforts to end Israel's occupation. All four were taken to a police station.
Series: Ahed Tamimi (32 Articles, 69609 views)
Joe Kennedy delivers rebuttal to State of the Union speech Joe Kennedy delivers rebuttal to State of the Union speech Joe Kennedy III delivers response to Trump's State of the Union speech. No reporter narration. (ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION)..., From YouTubeVideos
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Joe Kennedy III's Rebuttal of the SOTU: Full Video Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III, (D-MA) offered the Democratic rebuttal to President Trump's State of the Union address. (full video, 13 mins.)
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Mystery Monolith Appears, Disappears in Utah Desert A' la Arthur C. Clark, monoliths mysteriously appear and disappear in Utah and Romania.
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The Goddess Births a New Earth Enveloped in Love (Prismacolor pencil), From ImagesAttr
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Three Ways to Love Your Mother on Earth Day, April 22 Love your Mother Earth - at home, with food choices, and in politics: here are three easy ways to celebrate Earth Day.
Series: Earth Day/Environment (10 Articles, 22225 views)
Scarborough Joe -MBFI 2013 fRF 01, From MyPhotos
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I (heart) Joe Scarborough!? Hell Done Froze Over I guess hell musta froze over because now Joe Scarborough, is my new BFF. He is calling out the Democratic party for voter suppression, and he's right.
Series: Bernie Sanders (46 Articles, 176670 views)
USS John S McCain South China Sea 1, From WikimediaPhotos
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4th Navy Warship Accident During Trump Admin, 10 Missing The USS John S. McCain collided with a merchant vessel early this morning in the fourth Navy warship accident since Trump took office. Ten sailors are missing, five were injured, four of those are in a Singapore hospital. President Trump told reporters, "That's too bad."
Series: Nautical & Maritime (6 Articles, 12871 views)
Tammy Duckworth Brings Baby To Work; First Infant Inside Senate ..., From GoogleImages
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Giving Thanks for Tammy Duckworth's Continuing Contributions Senator, Lt. Colonel., Dr. Tammy Duckworth (IL-D) calls Nov. 12 her "Alive Day," it is the anniversary of the helicopter crash 14 years ago when an RPG tore through the cockpit of the helicopter she was flying over Iraq, and from which she emerged without her legs and with limited use of one arm. But that didn't stop her.
Series: Sheros (26 Articles, 54427 views), Veterans (6 Articles, 15388 views), Women in Politics (14 Articles, 26475 views) (View All Series)
Artist's rendering of the  Virginia Women's Monument, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 6, 2020
Groundbreaking Virginia Monument Honors Women
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views), Feminine Rising (32 Articles, 82643 views)
Painting at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art, From Uploaded
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Massive Bull Semen Explosion Newsflash: There has been a massive cattle semen explosion. After a blaze hit a bull artificial insemination facility, firefighters were forced to dodge 'projectiles.'
Series: Toxic Patriarchy (12 Articles, 42315 views)
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SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 13, 2020
Soothe the Soul with Free Online Presentations - Music and Spirit In the topsy-turvy world created by the Coronavirus, many of us find ourselves reaching for gentler, more spiritual pursuits that comfort body and soul - and we can do it online, in our pajamas! Here are a few of my favorite offerings to help smooth the frayed edges, all are free.
Series: Positive Music (20 Articles, 40173 views)
Meme by Meryl Ann Butler for OpEdNews, From Uploaded
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Fresh Air in the House: the Squad opened the windows There's a breath of fresh air in the House: the squad opened the windows.
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Inspiring Last Words From the Hon John Lewis Civil Rights hero, the Honorable John Lewis, wrote his last remarks to the nation which were published posthumously on the day of his funeral in Atlanta, Georgia on July 30, 2020. Here is his poignant and inspiring message.
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(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 12, 2015
Do Jews Celebrate Hitler? A Look at Columbus Day Memes Columbus didn't discover America, he invaded it. Here are a few "food-for-thought" memes.
Series: Holiday Insights (7 Articles, 12893 views), Native American Issues (12 Articles, 23468 views)
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(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Wexler Co-Sponsors Kucinich's Articles of Impeachment On Tuesday June 10th, Congressman Robert Wexler (District 19, Florida) announced that he "enthusiastically" co-sponsored Kucinich's bill of Articles of Impeachment against President Bush, saying, " I am grateful for Dennis' leadership on this issue and for the steadfast support that countless Americans have given to both of our efforts to redeem our government and expose the crimes of Bush and Cheney."
Series: Dennis Kucinich (28 Articles, 53062 views)
Deeper Mysteries, From ImagesAttr
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New Years' Musings on the Opposite of War: It's Not What You Think! If you think peace is the opposite of war, you're in for a surprise!
Series: Art & Creativity (112 Articles, 239018 views)
Code Pink initiative to get Airbnb out of illegally occupied West Bank, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 19, 2018
Code Pink Anounces: Airbnb ends support for Israeli apartheid Code Pink has just announced that Airbnb will no longer list vacation rentals in illegal Jewish-only West Bank settlements, ending their support for Israeli apartheid.
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Coronavirus Inspires Socialism as Moratoriums on Rent & Utilities Flourish Who said this? (You won't believe it!): "Let me be clear: we should not bail out large corporations that have enjoyed years of growth and prosperity. I won't support it...The people that need help the most are small businesses, hourly workers, people who rely on tips, and gig economy workers like Uber and Lyft drivers"...
Cindy and Ed Asner, From Uploaded
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Ed Asner (1929-2021) I met Ed Asner a couple of times while working on Dennis Kucinich's presidential campaigns.
Emma Gonzalez Full Speech At Anti-Gun Rally Ft. Lauderdale Florida .We Call BS. Emma Gonzalez full speech at anti-gun rally Saturday, February 17th, 2018. .We Call BS.. Emma Gonzalez Speech At Anti-Gun Rally Ft. Lauderdale Florida., From YouTubeVideos
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Teen Massacre Survivor Blasts Trump, NRA (video) Emma Gonzalez, survivor of the Feb. 14th massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School addressed a gun control rally in Fort Lauderdale, just a couple of days after 17 people were killed at her school. She passionately blasted Trump and the NRA.
Bernie Sanders on the Campaign Trail, Los Angeles June 15, 2015 (detail), From ImagesAttr
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, August 12, 2015
On Fire with Sanders: FeelTheBern.org Launches On Wed. Aug, 12, the website FeelTheBern.org launched. It's the "go to" place for info on all of Bernie's positions.
Series: Bernie Sanders (46 Articles, 176670 views)
Women's Self Empowerment in American Politics, From MyPhotos
(47 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 6, 2018
Are Women Poised to Take Over US Politics? VoteRunLead Training Prepares Them VoteRunLead is the largest and most diverse political campaign and leadership program in the US. The organization has trained more than 26,000 women to run for office. In 2017, 70% of first-time VoteRunLead candidates won their elections. Since 71% of elected officials are male, while men comprise only 49% of the population, clearly it's time for a change and VRL is leading the way.
Series: Blue Wave: Dems Winning Elections (18 Articles, 53230 views)
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 6, 2020
Robocall Scams and how to Report Them I just got a robocall pretending to be from Apple. If you get one, you can report it to the Federal Trade Commission at ftccomplaintassistant.gov, here's the complaint I just sent to them.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 18, 2017
Is Trump Feelin' the Bern? MAGA Hats Go Up in Flames Yes, it's a thing. Alt-right Trump supporters are burning their Make America Great Again hats, protesting the possibility of a DACA amnesty deal with Dems. #burnmyMAGAhat
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Earth Day is Now Over a Half-Century Old: Looking Back at the Beginnings Earth Day is over a half-century old- a look at 1970, the year it was born.
Series: Earth Day/Environment (10 Articles, 22225 views)
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Democracy NOW Interviews Mental Health Expert Calling for Kavanaugh Assessment (video) Democracy NOW's Amy Goodman interviews Dr. Bandy Lee of the Yale School of Medicine, the lead author of a letter titled "Mental Health Experts Urge Examination Based on Warning Signs in Kavanaugh Testimony." The letter reads, "Judge Kavanaugh exhibited behavior that, if engaged in during his possible tenure as a Supreme Court Justice, would yield a dangerous combination of instability and power." (video)
Series: Rape Culture (13 Articles, 49579 views), Toxic Patriarchy (12 Articles, 42315 views)
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Help Move Dems to the Left: $1 Puts Gravel in the Debates Sen. Mike Gravel will add a critical voice of conscience to the debate stage. He currently needs fewer than 2,000 unique donors to hit the qualification threshold for the Democratic debates. He is only requesting new $1.00 donors.
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Walk Softly and Carry a Big Flag: MD Follows His Heart on 900-Mile Trek Robert McNary, MD and Viet Nam veteran, begins a 900+ mile trek for goodwill, accompanied by his unique, homemade version of Old Glory.
Ayanna Pressley Portrait., From WikimediaPhotos
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Ayanna Pressley's (D-MA) Poignant Revelation Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) has revealed publicly that she has alopecia, an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss.She announced the news Thursday via video with The Root. Her Senegalese twists have been her signature hairstyle. This heartfelt and touching video is her "official public revealing."
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Thank You, Ruth Bader Ginsberg While working on this portrait of Ruth Bader Ginsberg this weekend, I felt her energies. She has not abandoned us, and I expect she is quite possibly able to be more effective from her current location!
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(14 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 6, 2022
One picture is worth a thousand words "One picture is worth a thousand words." That's all.
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(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, November 2, 2012
Coast Guard Suspends Search for Capt. of Tall Ship Bounty, Lost at Sea On Nov. 1 the US Coast Guard suspended it search for Robin Walbridge, 63, missing captain of the tall ship, Bounty, according to a USCG press release. The 180-foot Bounty, a replica of the 18th C. ship owned by the British Royal Navy, sank approximately 90 miles southeast of Hatteras, N.C. on Monday, Oct 29, during Hurricane Sandy. 14 of the crew of 16 were rescued by the Coast Guard.
Series: Nautical & Maritime (6 Articles, 12871 views)
Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands in Vries, From ImagesAttr
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Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Abdicates after 32 Years on the Throne Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicates after 32 years on the throne. She has been a well-loved by the Dutch.
Series: Sheros (26 Articles, 54427 views)
Tim Black (still from video below), From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, November 11, 2016
Powerful Progressive Perspectives: Tim Black & Jonathan Pie (videos) Some stunning words of insight and wisdom regarding the election results, from two powerful progressive voices.
Series: Tim Black (4 Articles, 4669 views)
Female Powerhouse Socks!, From Uploaded
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The Joy of Sox for Feminists Gotta love 'em, a variety of socks by Maggie Stern celebrating feminist powerhouses, including AOC, RBG, Sonia Sotomayor, Greta Thunberg...also Harriet Tubman, Jane Austin, Maya Angelou, Emily Bronte and the Statue of Liberty. Fun! Rock those socks! A little something for your feminist "under-standing."
Fantasy, From PixabayPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 26, 2021
When Satan offers the truly Christian alternative Will the United States' freedoms be saved by the Satanists?
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 23, 2015
Thom Hartmann: Bernie Sanders Could Be the Next FDR (video) "For much of the 20th century - American presidents built on the policies of FDR's New Deal. That all changed with Reaganism in the 1980s. So which presidential candidate can bring about a new age of American progressivism?" In this enlightening video, Thom Hartmann clarifies some important points
Series: Bernie Sanders (46 Articles, 176670 views)
Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump, From ImagesAttr
(23 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 26, 2016
Sanders-Trump Debate in CA? In a primary season full of surprises, the possibility of a Sanders-Trump debate looms on the horizon.
Series: Bernie Sanders (46 Articles, 176670 views)
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