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More mysterious holes are appearing in Siberia — and scientists are freaked out - Salon.com - But that doesn’t mean all is well, because this phenomenon, many were quick to note, is associated with the melting permafrost. And that’s something that’s been happening more often in northern Russia with global warming (temperatures Doug K. Mar 2, 2015 7:39 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Alexander: “The United States Without Nuclear Power” and How to Prevent It - Press Releases - United States Senator Lamar Alexander - I think he should back up his speech by going to visit Chernobyl and Fukushima personally. Let's say for about a week each. Be well, Ursula K. Mar 1, 2015 11:01 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] religion and tolerance - I'm sure I've studied religion a lot less than either of you g Eric S. Mar 1, 2015 10:26 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] religion and tolerance - thanks--I'll check out that link and respond more fully when i've had a chance to read it! On Sat, Feb 28, 2015 at 2:18 PM, Howard Switzer < martin h. Mar 1, 2015 9:42 PM
Senate votes for open gun carry without permit - The Tennessee Senate approved a bill Tuesday that would let gun owners carry their weapons openly without a permit. Lawmakers voted 25-2 to pass a measure filed by state Sen. Mae Beavers that would do away with the requirement that g Doug K. Mar 1, 2015 4:43 PM
Global warming, nuclear war, artificial intelligence and the end of the world. - The Doomsday Clock is back to 3 minutes before midnight, the worst since 1984 and 1949. But now, the reason why the clock has been moved 2 minutes by the Atomic Scientists  is because of global warming; Extreme weather, such Doug K. Mar 1, 2015 3:34 PM
Book - This Little Kiddy Went to Market - This Little Kiddy Went to Market investigates the way that corporations are strategically shaping children to be hyperconsumers, submissive employees, and passive, unquestioning citizens as well as feeding a burgeoning pharmaceutical indust Doug K. Mar 1, 2015 10:50 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Alexander: “The United States Without Nuclear Power” and How to Prevent It - Press Releases - United States Senator Lamar Alexander - Preview not available Eric L. Mar 1, 2015 10:01 AM
The Barefoot Farmer grows more than food | MNN - Mother Nature Network - Take a trip to Jeff Poppen’s Long Hungry Creek Farm and you’ll find a year-round farm. You’re also likely to stumble across some agricultural teaching moments or discover yourself in the middle of a 1,000-person celebration. And it Doug K. Mar 1, 2015 7:46 AM
What's Butylated Hydroxyltoluene and Why Is it In Your Food Even Though It's Banned in Europe? | Alternet - A speaker at an event I recently attended asked why U.S. food companies put butylated hydroxyltoluene, a food preservative and endocrine disruptor, in cereal sold stateside, while in Europe the same companies formulate the same product with Doug K. Mar 1, 2015 7:32 AM
Alexander: “The United States Without Nuclear Power” and How to Prevent It - Press Releases - United States Senator Lamar Alexander - “I’m here today to talk about the day the United States is without nuclear power – a day we don’t want to see in our country’s future. That may seem like a distant and unlikely scenario to some. In fact, it’s a real threat to ou Doug K. Mar 1, 2015 7:21 AM
Think your plastic is being recycled? Think again. - hink those plastic items you carefully separate from the rest of your trash are being responsibly recycled? Think again. U.S. recycling companies have largely stayed away from recycling plastic and most of it has been shipped to China where Doug K. Feb 28, 2015 9:37 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] religion and tolerance - I hear you Martin, of course Buddhism offers good tools and I think all religions do, but when people say some thing like this "...So with its lack of Howard S. Feb 28, 2015 2:17 PM
Do Racism, Conservatism, and Low I.Q. Go Hand in Hand? - The idea is that for those who lack a cognitive ability to grasp complexities of our world, strict-right wing ideologies may be more appealing. Dr. Brian Nosek explained it for the Huffington Post as follows, “ideologies get rid of the me Doug K. Feb 28, 2015 8:18 AM
Age of Oil Ending? - Oil prices plunging to a five year low sparked a wave of downsizing in an industry desperate to  rid itself of stranded assets; meanwhile renewable energy markets are booming with ‘100 % renewables’ on the climate action plan,  and ci Doug K. Feb 27, 2015 9:42 PM
Held for hours at secret Chicago 'black site': 'You're a hostage. It's kidnapping' | US news | The Guardian - Vic Suter, a protester arrested before the 2012 Nato summit in Chicago, has told the Guardian about her experience of being detained inside Homan Square, a warehouse where multiple detainees allege they have been unable to contact legal cou Doug K. Feb 27, 2015 9:31 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] religion and tolerance - The article addresses the mind-training practices of Buddhism and their effect on people, not its history. I am well aware that there is some violence in Buddhism's past, largely from places where it became the "st martin h. Feb 27, 2015 7:01 PM
Peers Influence Our Energy & Water Conservation Choices - In February, the website Solar Love reported on research conducted at Yale University and the University of Connecticut that found peer influence could be more important than income level in influencing a homeowner’s decision to purchase Doug K. Feb 27, 2015 10:42 AM
Youth Environmental Grants - The Pollination Project and Levi Strauss & Company are partnering to offer seed grants and support to young people involved in a wide variety of environmental programs all over the world. The Youth Environmental Grantmaking pr Doug K. Feb 27, 2015 9:59 AM
Google Is Paying Millions to Help You Switch to Solar Power | TIME - The search giant is investing $350 million in a fund to cover home solar panel installations Google is investing $300 million in a fund designed to help people install solar panels on their houses. Doug K. Feb 27, 2015 9:59 AM
Monsanto Autism - A senior scientist at MIT has declared that we are facing an epidemic of autism that may result in one half of all children being affected by autism in ten years. Dr. Stephanie Seneff, who made these remarks during a panel presentation i Doug K. Feb 27, 2015 9:49 AM
The Year the Dam of Denial Breaks on Climate Change - This is the year the “dam of denial” will break and the momentum for climate action will become an unstoppable flood. It will be messy, confusing and endlessly debated but with historical hindsight, 2015 will be the year. The year the w Doug K. Feb 27, 2015 8:55 AM
The Externality Trap, or, How Progress Commits Suicide - Economists use the term “externalities” to refer to the costs of an economic activity that aren’t paid by either party in an exchange, but are pushed off onto somebody else. You won’t hear a lot of talk about externalities these day Doug K. Feb 27, 2015 8:51 AM
Should We Stop Worrying and Love the Population Bomb? - YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?­v=kIRDRFuN3BQ Should we relax about world overpopulation because po Doug K. Feb 27, 2015 7:38 AM
Spaceship Earth Passenger Safety Briefing - YouTube - We are living on what can be likened to a very large spaceship. It is finite. It's floating in space. And we must depend on it for everything we need to live. If we foul it up or run out of something we can't run next door or call f Doug K. Feb 27, 2015 7:18 AM
Forget Shorter Showers - Would any sane person think dumpster diving would have stopped Hitler, or that composting would have ended slavery or brought about the eight-hour workday, or that chopping wood and carrying water would have gotten people out of Tsarist pri Doug K. Feb 27, 2015 7:00 AM
It's Me and It's You. Let's Break up With Fossil Fuels. | Earth Day Network - CEO’s of major oil companies admit that climate change is a threat to our society. Who are they? We don’t know. But six CEO’s admitted this back in 2004 to Ross Gelbspan, author of “Boiling Point”. In these anonymous interv Doug K. Feb 26, 2015 9:54 AM
End Big Money’s Chokehold on Democracy. Amend the Constitution. | BillMoyers.com - The American political system is facing an existential crisis. Do we aim to be a democracy – meaning a system of rule by the people – or do Americans stand down and permit a very narrow elite class to operate a functioning oligarchy? Doug K. Feb 26, 2015 9:22 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] religion and tolerance - Yes, people can mess anything up. The Tao (at least in some tr Eric S. Feb 25, 2015 10:09 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] religion and tolerance - Although among the religious traditions least associated with violence here in the US, there is a robust history of Buddhist-related self-flagellation, suicides, torture, and wars. Within the monastic traditions alone, there are over sixtee Howard S. Feb 25, 2015 9:54 PM
religion and tolerance - The interplay between these has been an occasional topic on this list, and think this article makes a good contribution to the discussion... martin h. Feb 25, 2015 8:38 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] FW: NPJC eblast Feb 24 - Do you have a contact person for green party? Is like to know where the dinner is tomorrow. On Feb 24,[masked]:06 AM, "Eric Schechter" < leftymathprof@gmail.c Lance G. Feb 25, 2015 7:30 PM
Focus legislative energy on a national carbon policy, not Keystone XL - The Washington Post - CLIMATE CHANGE warriors of all stripes were focused on the White House on Tuesday, where President Obama vetoed a bill that would have authorized construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Like all the other attention slathered on this overb Doug K. Feb 25, 2015 2:54 PM
Let’s Talk About Solar Power and Equity - We need to have “the talk” about solar power and equity, because ignoring uncomfortable questions will invite misinformation and bad decisions. We need an informed dialogue about how local solar power can impact low-income communities a Doug K. Feb 25, 2015 1:38 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Officials Declare ‘Eating Healthy’ a Mental Disorder | Global Research - Uh oh, risking your freedom by going to the salad bar? ...the white coats are coming, the white coats are coming.... On Sun, Feb 22, 2015 at 8:27 AM, Doug Kalmer < Howard S. Feb 25, 2015 12:32 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Walmart workers' strikes reason for company raising wages to $10, protesters say - I was at no point disagreeing with your point, if you read my posts you see my point was that it takes a group of people working together to do anything much... On Sun, Feb 22, 2015 Howard S. Feb 25, 2015 12:23 PM
Monetary History Calendar - Howard S. Feb 25, 2015 12:10 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] America Has Been At War 93% of the Time - 222 Out of 239 Years - Since 1776 Washington's Blog - Of course, our economy was built and runs on war. It is the banker's best money-making scam. The power to push us into war should be taken away from them. On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 a Howard S. Feb 25, 2015 11:53 AM
Tell President Obama to Reject the Keystone XL for Good! - Take Action!: NRDC's Save BioGems - TELL PRESIDENT OBAMA TO REJECT THE KEYSTONE XL FOR GOOD! President Obama just vetoed a bill that would force approval of the disastrous Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, endangering the American heartland, worsening our dependence on fossi Doug K. Feb 24, 2015 9:42 PM
12 ways you and everyone you know could die | Grist - 1. Extreme climate change Oh, ECC, we meet again. The top-rated risk to all life on Earth is a familiar one for most of us, but in case you need a primer: a 2 to 6 C degree rise in global temperature average, the collapse of histori Doug K. Feb 24, 2015 9:36 PM
U.S. Geological Survey: Fracking waste is the primary cause of the dramatic rise in earthquakes - The U.S. Geological Survey has backed-up what scientists have been suggesting for years–that deep injection of wastewater is the primary cause of the dramatic rise in detected earthquakes: Large areas of the United States that used to Doug K. Feb 24, 2015 7:00 PM
Will Solar Plunge Off the Tax Credit Cliff? - The Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) is set to expire at the end of 2016 — and if it does, residential solar may be in trouble. “The ITC is the swing factor for homeowners — the plunge from 30 percent to zero will dramatically slow Doug K. Feb 24, 2015 1:11 PM
FW: NPJC eblast Feb 24 - Dear Cumberland Greens, Eric S. Feb 24, 2015 11:05 AM
Tired of Money Buying Politicians? So Are We. Here's How to End It. | BillMoyers.com - In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama said, “a better politics is one where we spend less time drowning in dark money for ads that pull us into the gutter.” Floods and tsunamis and natural disasters are unavoi Doug K. Feb 24, 2015 9:23 AM
Mayoral candidates vow to work with NOAH - A Nashville group delivered on its promise to draw more than 1,000 people to an event about the city's future on Sunday. Then eight mayoral candidates made their promises in front of the crowd. They vowed to work with the group, Doug K. Feb 24, 2015 9:16 AM
2015 Invasive Species Awareness Week - Nashville, TN - The Weed Wrangle Nashville will host a weed Pull from 9-12 on Saturday February 28th as a culmination of all of the weeks events. Participants from around Nashville can choose one of our host sites listed below to join the community in our Doug K. Feb 23, 2015 10:08 AM
Wild South - Take Action - Now is the time to speak up for Wilderness in North Carolina.  The Forest Service is currently soliciting comments on their Potential Wilderness Inventory. We are asking all of you who want to see the wild character and natural legacy of t Doug K. Feb 23, 2015 10:07 AM
PHOTOS: Environmentalists hope fourth time's a charm for Tennessee Wilderness Act | Johnson City Press - The 1964 Wilderness Act promised citizens of the U.S. solitude and refuge in the great outdoors and groups like Tennessee Wild advocate for further projects like the Tennessee Wilderness Act. (Contributed by Tennessee Wild) If you lo Doug K. Feb 23, 2015 9:53 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] America Has Been At War 93% of the Time - 222 Out of 239 Years - Since 1776 Washington's Blog - And all of those wars, or nearly all of them, have been wars of Eric S. Feb 23, 2015 9:24 AM
Exploding Trains, No New Regulations, Record Industry Profits: The Oil-by-Rail Story - A month ago there was a close call for the oil-by-rail industry. As part of the Cromnibus bill that President Obama signed in December, new oil-by-rail regulations were supposed to be finalized and implemented by regulators by January 15th. Doug K. Feb 23, 2015 9:16 AM
America Has Been At War 93% of the Time - 222 Out of 239 Years - Since 1776 Washington's Blog - The U.S. Has Only Been At Peace For 21 Years Total Since Its Birth Below, I have reproduced a year-by-year timeline of America’s wars, which reveals something quite interesting: since the United States was founded in 1776, she ha Doug K. Feb 23, 2015 9:11 AM
Solar PV Could Freeze Shale Gas In Its Steps, Reports Finds | CleanTechnica - A new report from a noted international energy research company has put forward the argument that solar PV could potentially disrupt the US energy markets in the same sort of way, and to a similar degree, as the shale industry did a few yea Doug K. Feb 23, 2015 9:02 AM
Shoals Environmental Alliance Meeting - Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015 at 5:00pm Florence-Lauderdale Public Library 350 N Wood Ave, Florence, Alabama 35630 SEA will meet Tuesday, Feb. 24, at the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library, 350 N. W Doug K. Feb 23, 2015 8:57 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Bigger Than Science, Bigger Than Religion by Richard Schiffman — YES! Magazine - "At the current rate." Far too many Eric S. Feb 22, 2015 11:07 AM
Bigger Than Science, Bigger Than Religion by Richard Schiffman — YES! Magazine - We’re closer to environmental disaster than ever before. We need a new story for our relationship with the Earth, one that goes beyond science and religion. The world as we know it is slipping away. At the current Doug K. Feb 22, 2015 9:39 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] AT&T is putting a price on privacy. That is outrageous - The article in the Guardian is placing Eric S. Feb 22, 2015 9:01 AM
Solar Industry Prepares for Battle Against Koch Brothers' Front Groups » EcoWatch - Mark Twain said it best, there are “lies, damned lies and statistics.” It’s hard to tell which is which after closely reviewing the latest hatchet job on solar energy by the Koch brothers’ front group, The Taxpayers Protection Allia Doug K. Feb 22, 2015 8:51 AM
Work of prominent climate change denier was funded by energy industry | Environment | The Guardian - A prominent academic and climate change denier’s work was funded almost entirely by the energy industry, receiving more than $1.2m from companies, lobby groups and oil billionaires over more than a decade, newly released documents show. Doug K. Feb 22, 2015 8:41 AM
AT&T is putting a price on privacy. That is outrageous - Imagine if the postal service started offering discount shipping in exchange for permission to scan every letter you receive and then target you with junk mail based on the contents of your personal mail. One of the largest telecommu Doug K. Feb 22, 2015 8:36 AM
Officials Declare ‘Eating Healthy’ a Mental Disorder | Global Research - In an attempt to curb the mass rush for food change and reform, psychiatry has green lighted a public relations push to spread awareness about their new buzzword “orthorexia nervosa,” defined as “a pathological obsession for biolog Doug K. Feb 22, 2015 8:27 AM
Fwd: Signature needed: Stop subsidizing dirty coal - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Josh Nelson, CREDO Action < [address removed] > Date: Sat Doug K. Feb 22, 2015 8:19 AM
Walmart workers' strikes reason for company raising wages to $10, protesters say - Howard, The point is that striking workers get noticed, absent customers do not, as walmart has continued to do well despite calls for boycotts. Doug Doug K. Feb 22, 2015 7:56 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Walmart workers' strikes reason for company raising wages to $10, protesters say - Actually I think One walmart worker strikes by carrying a sign outside a walmart store and they get the police called on them and thrown off the property. Howard S. Feb 21, 2015 12:26 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Walmart workers' strikes reason for company raising wages to $10, protesters say - One person Doug K. Feb 21, 2015 7:47 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] A Nashville Food Co-op? - $15K is actually a modest feasibility study amount for a food undertaking. I think a big food coop in Minneapolis spent twice that just figuring ou Ursula K. Feb 20, 2015 10:23 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] A Nashville Food Co-op? - probably more "how" than "whether" On Fri, Feb 20, 2015 at 9:20 PM, Eric Schechter < martin h. Feb 20, 2015 10:15 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] A Nashville Food Co-op? - So I guess that part of the $15,000 Eric S. Feb 20, 2015 9:19 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] A Nashville Food Co-op? - On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 9:04 PM, Eric Schechter < [address removed] > wrote: martin h. Feb 20, 2015 9:16 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] The Degrowth Alternative - The root of the problem is not so much the people in power gaming the system, it is the system itself which we've al Howard S. Feb 20, 2015 1:04 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Walmart workers' strikes reason for company raising wages to $10, protesters say | cleveland.com - I finally ran across an explanation of Eric S. Feb 20, 2015 12:13 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Walmart workers' strikes reason for company raising wages to $10, protesters say | cleveland.com - Of course Walmart is not THE problem but it is iconic and the Awareness that would be required for the public to reject and condemn it so entirely would easily extend to the rest of Capital's stable of corporate crooks.  So no, Eri Howard S. Feb 20, 2015 12:06 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] US Navy Calls Out Climate Change Deniers - Ecologist have published for a long time about the primary necessary resource, water, and all the effects of agriculture, war, dams (industrializat Ursula K. Feb 20, 2015 10:58 AM
Exploding Trains, No New Regulations, Record Industry Profits: The Oil-by-Rail Story - Putting the Brakes on Regulation Instead of the Trains Many of the oil trains are currently using a braking system that is considered “19th century technology.” And yet the lobbyists have effectively removed the issue of upgrading to Doug K. Feb 20, 2015 10:26 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Walmart workers' strikes reason for company raising wages to $10, protesters say | cleveland.com - I've been boycotting Walmart for years, but I'm not sure why. Pee Eric S. Feb 20, 2015 10:22 AM
The Degrowth Alternative - The conflict between environment and growth is ever-present. For “developers,” the value of growth is not to be questioned: more mining, drilling, building, and manufacturing is necessary to expand the economy. Against developers stand Doug K. Feb 20, 2015 10:21 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Walmart workers' strikes reason for company raising wages to $10, protesters say | cleveland.com - ...and of course individual workers striking would have no effect either. The power is in organized numbers of people be it to boycott or strike, the strikers need the townspeople's support. M Howard S. Feb 20, 2015 9:55 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] US Navy Calls Out Climate Change Deniers - It should be pretty clear that we are already well into the resource wars.  Howard S. Feb 20, 2015 9:39 AM
HOME (Healing our Ecosystem Movement) Jam in west virginia - Hi y'all! I have been mostly out of email loops. This invite crossed my path and I wanted to share in with you. The deadline got extended to today February 20th, 2015! Best, Charles W. Feb 20, 2015 8:19 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] So can we really feed the world? Yes — and here’s how | Grist - The problem has long been, primarily, the inequity of distribution due to the structural defects in the monetary system. To change the system we must understand how the system works and does not work, then replace it wit Howard S. Feb 19, 2015 10:02 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Addicting Info – Sinister Law Brings Theocracy To Tennessee: The Christian Right Are Coming For Your State Next - Theocracy = Right-wing politics fraudulently justified by religion. On Tue, Feb 17, 2015 at 6:47 PM, Doug Kalmer < Howard S. Feb 19, 2015 9:37 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] The FBI is targeting tar-sands activists. Should that worry you? | Grist - Yeah, the FBI was created to suppress political opposition to corporate rule, beginning with the Wobblies, so this is a sign that the activists have been effective and the Federal Bullies for Intimidation where there to do just that. Howard S. Feb 19, 2015 9:34 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] US Navy Calls Out Climate Change Deniers -   http://cleantechnica.com looks like a really smart site. How interesting  that The Rolling Stone would support the U.S Navy in this  serious issue. The reader's comments labrat Feb 19, 2015 9:11 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] A Nashville Food Co-op? - That all sounds good to me, except tha Eric S. Feb 19, 2015 9:04 PM
A Nashville Food Co-op? - There's a group of people working to create a Nashville Food Co-op retail store.  Here's some quotes from their Kickstarter page, and a link to that page martin h. Feb 19, 2015 8:57 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Walmart workers' strikes reason for company raising wages to $10, protesters say | cleveland.com - That raise is still way too low. Eric S. Feb 19, 2015 6:41 PM
Walmart workers' strikes reason for company raising wages to $10, protesters say | cleveland.com - Individuals boycotting Walmart have no effect, striking workers do. Doug ------------------------------­------------------------------­------------------------------­----- CLEVELAND, Ohio - Northeast Ohioans Doug K. Feb 19, 2015 6:34 PM
USDA Approves ‘Untested, Inherently Risky’ GMO Apple - On Friday, February 13, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved the first genetically engineered apple, despite hundreds of thousands of petitions asking the USDA to reject it. According an article in Politico, the USDA sa Doug K. Feb 19, 2015 4:11 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] US Navy Calls Out Climate Change Deniers - That's mostly correct. Here are some very minor clarifications: Eric S. Feb 19, 2015 11:30 AM
Methane Emissions From Natural Gas Industry Higher Than Previously Thought | CleanTechnica - If you think natural gas is a clean fossil fuel, you’re correct — when it comes to the combustion side of the formula. The production and distribution side and their role in emissions is another matter though — a bad matter. He Doug K. Feb 19, 2015 10:25 AM
US Navy Calls Out Climate Change Deniers - We’ve spilled a lot of ink on the Defense Department’s efforts to call attention to climate change, and now the gloves are really off. Go to Facebook and find Navy Task Force Energy, and right up top you’ll see a link to last week’s Doug K. Feb 19, 2015 10:25 AM
Oil And Gas Companies Won't Have To Pay For Damage Caused To Louisiana's Coast, Judge Rules | ThinkProgress - http://thinkprogress.org/clima­te/2015/02/15/3623349/judge-to­sses-louisia Doug K. Feb 18, 2015 3:35 PM
Carpenter skills? - cor Feb 18, 2015 11:21 AM
The fight over Obama’s Clean Power Plan heats up in the states | Grist - The success of Obama’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) to reduce carbon emissions from power plants ultimately rests on the states, which will be charged with implementing it. Some states will cooperate. Some will stonewall. Many will fight the ru Doug K. Feb 18, 2015 8:48 AM
So can we really feed the world? Yes — and here’s how | Grist - Let’s start with population. If we can’t get a handle on our swelling numbers, everything else is moot. So what would make human population level off, or even fall? There are always political measures — like China’s one-child policy Doug K. Feb 18, 2015 8:48 AM
The FBI is targeting tar-sands activists. Should that worry you? | Grist - The tar-sands boom may have hit a lull because of low oil prices, but something is afoot at the FBI. Since last October, in locations as diverse as Las Vegas, Seattle, Portland, Denver, and Philadelphia, people with a history of protesting Doug K. Feb 18, 2015 8:47 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Tennessee just wasted a lot of money drug testing welfare recipients -   Punishing people for their indiscretions benefits no one.   Cool... here's  my  chance  to quote  The   Bible: Judge not, that ye be not judged. For with what judgment ye ju labrat Feb 17, 2015 8:19 PM
Tennessee just wasted a lot of money drug testing welfare recipients - Tennessee's new policy of drug testing citizens who have applied for public assistance is going great! Out of more than 16,000 applicants from the beginning of July through the end of 2014, just 37 tested positive for illegal drug us Doug K. Feb 17, 2015 7:39 PM
Addicting Info – Sinister Law Brings Theocracy To Tennessee: The Christian Right Are Coming For Your State Next - Tennessee Republicans have introduced legislation that would establish the authority of God in the state’s constitution – and the Christian Right could be coming for your state next. Under House Joint Resolution 71, proposed by R Doug K. Feb 17, 2015 6:47 PM
Monetary History Calendar - Howard S. Feb 17, 2015 4:02 PM
FW: NPJC eblast Feb 17 - including rally tomorrow - Dear Cumberland Greens, Eric S. Feb 17, 2015 11:48 AM

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