Notes

Stay with original notion. Applicable at all times, all locales. Written from the standpoint of how people feel, what they need. Coates and _____ remind you to do this. A generative framework. Can still have a Decl. of Inter. as introduction and Bill of Equality, Limitation & Ecology at the end. Democracy Unchained intro. Democracy …

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Introduction

In America’s bizarre electoral system, some votes are more equal than others. the candidates don’t care about the issues that matter to me and the only time a candidate reaches out is for my credit card number. Every two years, I think about how thoroughly I am being ignored, and each time I’m more infuriated …

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Declaration of Interdependence

Thomas Merton  118 Everything that exists is both a unique individual… Bad land use tied to malnutrition, diseases like the virus, species extinction, wildfire, natural disasters,  That’s a whole Alexander-like book right there, just keeping it organic. Overpopulation contribute to bad land use… Pg 184 Decline of environmental health tied to decline of democracy. Not …

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Windustry

Minneapolis, MN – EIN 010746862 windustry.org Our Mission Statement Windustry’s mission is to promote sustainable energy solutions and empower communities to develop and own clean energy assets. As an independent voice and resource acting in support of communities, we work – through education, outreach, and advocacy – to advance broad community commitment to renewable energy. …

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The Senior Source

Dallas, TX – EIN 751085555 theseniorsource.org Improve Financial and Emotional Well Being Explore our wide array of programs and services below. As the leading resource for all age-related issues in greater Dallas, older adults and their loved ones can turn to The Senior Source for assistance and expert guidance. Making Older Better Whether you’re a …

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Two Theories Explain COVID-19 Racial Disparities. Which Is Right?

Let our journalists help you make sense of the noise: Subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter and get a recap of news that matters. Black communities have been far harder hit by COVID-19 than white communities. Why? One theory is that it’s due to disparities in health care. The state of Michigan tested this …

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Benton County Blazes A Trail for Ranked Choice Voting in Oregon

For more than a decade, Oregon state Representative Dan Rayfield, D-Corvallis, has been advocating for ranked choice voting in Benton County. So it was stirring for him when he finally got to rank candidates on his own ballot for the November general election. “That’s the culmination of the journey,” Rayfield said. “It is extremely fulfilling …

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New Jersey: Senate Lawmakers Approve Legislation to End Low-Level Marijuana Arrests

Members of the New Jersey Senate approved legislation that would end the practice of arresting adults in the Garden State for low-level marijuana offenses. A1897 / S2535 would remove penalties for the possession of up to six ounces of marijuana and the distribution of up to one ounce of marijuana, making these activities punishable by …

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PETA Statement on Moderna Vaccine Announcement

For Immediate Release:November 16, 2020 Contact:Tasgola Bruner 202-483-7382 Washington – Please see the following statement from PETA scientist Jeffrey Brown regarding Moderna’s announcement that clinical data show that its COVID-19 vaccine is 94.5% effective at preventing infection: COVID-19 research is paving the way for safer, faster development of more effective vaccines. Moderna, Pfizer, and BioNTech …

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ProPublica Selects Six Journalists for Distinguished Fellows Program

ProPublica announced on Monday six local reporters who have been selected as the inaugural members of the ProPublica Distinguished Fellows program. The program will fund the reporters’ salaries and benefits for three years as they produce important investigative projects from their home newsrooms on topics affecting their communities. An outgrowth of the ProPublica Local Reporting …

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La campaña de Trump no logra encontrar un juez que ignore los hechos, pero no se da por vencida

Al no haber logrado persuadir a la mayoría de los electores estadounidenses, la campaña de reelección del presidente Donald Trump está ahora llevando su caso ante los tribunales del país. Pero la campaña y sus aliados no han avanzado en este intento mucho más que en el primero. Cerca de la mitad de los cerca …

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Will Gov Newsom Appoint a “Champion of Immigrant Workers Rights” to the US Senate?

Los Angeles, CA – On Friday, a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom signed by 48 groups statewide called on the governor to utilize his power to appoint a woman of color, “champion for immigrant workers rights” to the United States Senate seat vacated by VP-elect Kamala Harris. Full text of the letter and signing organizations …

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NARAL Pro-Choice America Celebrates Lauren Underwood’s Victory in Illinois’ 14th Congressional District

For Immediate Release: Thursday, November 12, 2020 Contact: media@prochoiceamerica.org Defeat of anti-choice, anti-freedom Republican candidate Jim Oberweis is a win for Illinoisans and reproductive freedom Illinois — On Election Day, voters in Illinois’ 14th Congressional District reelected NARAL-endorsed incumbent Representative Lauren Underwood to the U.S. House of Representatives. Her victory over anti-choice, anti-freedom Republican candidate …

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Tell Biden: We Demand a Pro-Marijuana Reform Attorney General

As America prepares for a shift in leadership, the incoming Administration’s pick for Attorney General will likely be one of the most consequential signals as to how the Biden-Harris Presidency will address marijuana policy reform. So we’re sending President-elect Joe Biden a letter demanding a reform-minded AG and we want you to be a co-signer. …

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A Veterans Day Message from BVA Executive Director Donald D. Overton, Jr.

On this Veterans Day, we honor and remember the men and women who have worn the uniform of our great nation. Americans who stepped forward and swore an oath to support and defend the Constitution and laws against all enemies, foreign and domestic. Veterans Day is an important day. It is a day to speak …

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International Working Group for Indigenous Affairs

Copenhagen, Denmark – iwgia.orgen IWGIA – International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs – is a global human rights organisation dedicated to promoting, protecting and defending Indigenous Peoples’ rights. Since 1968, IWGIA has cooperated with Indigenous Peoples’ organisations and international institutions to promote recognition and implementation of the rights of Indigenous Peoples. IWGIA works to empower …

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Iranian American Women’s Foundation

Irvine, CA – EIN 453551126 iawfoundation.org Since 2012, the Iranian American Women Foundation (IAWF) has set the stage to empower and inspire Iranian American women of all ages and career paths through its nationally recognized annual Women’s Leadership Conferences. Thanks to the efforts of the community, the IAW Foundation has expanded its philanthropic efforts to …

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Laboratoria

Brooklyn, NY – EIN 815071835 laboratoria.la In response to the profound gender gap in tech, our 6-month bootcamp is geared towards women who have not been able to start a professional career. Through our project-based Agile Classroom, we prepare our students to work as Web Developers or UX Designers. We connect our graduates with companies …

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Flailing Trump Campaign Shares Doctored Image of a 2000 Newspaper to Dispute Biden’s Victory

Alex Brandon/AP For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis, the election, and more, subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter. The Trump campaign’s latest attempt to deny President-elect Joe Biden’s victory is to claim that the media can’t call the race, and therefore it’s not over. To make this point, on Sunday the campaign’s spokesperson …

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Pro-Trump Caravan Allegedly Tried to Run a Biden Campaign Bus “Off the Road”

The Biden campaign canceled a planned event in Central Texas after being harassed by Trump supporters on Friday, according to the Texas Democratic Party. Videos started going viral on Saturday of a group of trucks and SUVs flying Trump flags surrounding a Biden campaign bus on the highway. The Trump trucks had been camping out …

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Facebook And Steve Bannon Hacked The Media. And They Won’t Stop.

For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis, the election, and more, subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Let’s talk about Steve Bannon—I’d like to say “one last time” but who are we kidding? Regardless of the election outcome, we know that America’s political and media ecosystem has been inexorably changed by a racist novel-loving, …

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The Media Has Not Ignored the Hunter Biden Story

Consolidated News Photos/CNP via ZUMA For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis, the election, and more, subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Why has the mainstream media mostly ignored the Hunter Biden story? According to Trump supporters, it’s evidence of a silent conspiracy not to publish anything in the closing weeks of the presidential …

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Democrats Made Voting Easier. Texas Smashed Turnout Records. These Things Are Related.

Robin Jerstad/ZUMA Wire For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis, the election, and more, subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter. By Friday the question in Texas wasn’t whether the state would surpass its overall turnout in 2016—it already had—but by just how much. In the end, Texas blew past its previous record, in the …

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