Activism

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Snowden NSA Leaks Lead Journalism 2014 Pulitzer Prizes

Published on April 15th, 2014 | by Rhonda Winter

The 2014 Pulitzer Prizes have been given to the Guardian and the Washington Post newspapers for a series of aggressively fearless articles exposing whistleblower Edward Snowden's leaks, which revealed the NSA's extensive global spying network... Read More


In Europe

some of Spain's homeless

Who are Spain’s Homeless Residents?

Published on April 11th, 2014 | by hrodemann

Our growing economic crisis has forced more people from various socioeconomic backgrounds to live on the street; now increasing numbers of Spain's homeless population were formerly members of the middle class... Read More


Activism

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Restrictive Spanish Abortion Law Violates Civil Rights

Published on April 8th, 2014 | by hrodemann

In Spain, legal abortion has been available since 2010, but now that situation is changing. The Spanish minister of justice, Alberto Ruiz-Gallardon, has proposed a law to restrict safe access to legal pregnancy termination for nearly all women, with only a few exceptions... Read More


Activism

Rev. Billy at the Bayview Boat Club

Rev. Billy and Church of Stop Shopping: Our Colony Collapse?

Published on March 29th, 2014 | by Rhonda Winter

Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping were in San Francisco recently; they spoke of a yawning deadly silence surrounding climate change, why it is so very important to engage with one another and loudly address this life threatening issue in public now... Read More


Environment

Paris obscured by smog

Toxic Paris Smog is Choking Us All

Published on March 25th, 2014 | by hrodemann

The Eiffel Tower disappeared last week, hidden beneath an opaque layer of filthy Paris smog. Temporary measures have been instituted to limit more air pollution, but why don’t we prevent these problems from ever occurring... Read More


Activism

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California Gun Safety Victory Bans High Capacity Clips

Published on March 6th, 2014 | by Rhonda Winter

Despite the efforts of the National Rifle Association to block a local ban on high capacity ammunition clips, a federal judge has dismissed the gun lobbyist group's lawsuit, and has ruled that the new weapons safety regulation will become law today in Sunnyvale, California... Read More


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