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Seattle City Council Unanimously Opposes Fast-Track for the Trans-Pacific Partnership

The Seattle city council just unanimously passed a resolution that comprises some of the strongest statements about the Trans-Pacific Partnership—and its twin proposal to speed the deal through Congress—a local governmental body has made. The TPP, a giant, hardly-transparent international … Continue reading

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House effort would completely dismantle Patriot Act

The Surveillance State Repeal Act would overhaul spying laws like no other NSA reform effort. Source: thehill.com Once again I ask, "How is it possible that there isn’t universal agreement on the harm and risks of a government – our … Continue reading

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Pens Op-Ed Calling on Corporations to Oppose Surge of Indiana-Like Bills Across Country

“A wave of legislation, introduced in more than two dozen states, would allow people to discriminate against their neighbors,” Cook writes in the Washington Post Source: http://www.hrc.org I honestly can’t believe there isn’t 100% outrage about what Gov Pence and … Continue reading

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Netanyahu Plays the Race Card

The Israeli Prime Minister has adopted Richard Nixon’s Southern strategy. Source: http://www.newyorker.com In last week’s Israeli elections, Netanyahu did play the role of Nixon—except that he did not go to China. Nor did he go to Ramallah. He went racist.  … Continue reading

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Breathtaking Video Gives You In-Depth Look at Iconic Yosemite National Park » EcoWatch

Filmmakers Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill hiked more than 200 miles in Yosemite National Park and produced a time-lapse video called Project Yosemite which Source: ecowatch.com Breathtaking Video Gives You In-Depth Look at Iconic Yosemite National Park45th #EarthDay2015 is 4/22 … Continue reading

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