In looking at ways to return the initiative process to the people we have to scratch bellow the service of available tools, sites. What’s needed, in my view, is a social network which Continue →
World Peace has a chance as people work together to solve the problems facing them. By strengthening ties, progress can be made toward stability, prosperity, and peace for all.
People of all nations should endeavor to find common ground with each other directly, concerning Continue →
Dear PCDN Colleagues
I wanted to put together a list of 12 possible recommendations to help make the world more peaceful and encourage others to contribute their own lists as we move into 2014. Please also consider Paying What You Can Continue →
If “Citizens United” & Super Pacs stand we fall!
More info on Citizens United: http://freespeechforpeople.org/
- Reverse Citizens United ruling
- End Super Pacs
- Additional limits & transparency on the activities of special interest groups
- Campaign Finance Reform
- Term Limits for Congress, Senate, Continue →
A new poll from the National Journal finds that the majority of Americans don’t want to repeal Obamacare. In fact, they want to give the law time to work.
The Journal’s survey finds that, given the option to “wait Continue →
Earlier this week I posted about the classified DOD study showing a high rate of civilian harm from drone attacks. Not much else can be said about this finding by analysts until the study is de-classified, so instead let Continue →
It is nice to see the State Legislator in Montana responding to the will of the people in the State. These kind of actions will in time will bring down the stasi state if more state follow Montana. This Continue →
This post is part of Marc H. Ellis’s “Exile and the Prophetic” feature for Mondoweiss. To read the entire series visit the archive page.
Is Egypt quieting down or is a permanent opposition to the governing authorities consolidating? Yesterday’s demonstrations lacked Continue →
“In her first speech since the Taliban in Pakistan tried to kill her for advocating education for girls, Malala Yousafzai celebrated her 16th birthday on Friday at the United Nations, appealing for compulsory free schooling for all children” [including for Continue →
Land, property theft & destruction / Ethnic cleansing / Apartheid / Restrictions on movement Israel to build 1,100 new settler homes in East Jerusalem JERUSALEM (AFP) 30 May -- Israel is preparing to build 1,100 new settler homes in occupied East Continue →
You’ve heard reports of drones the size of insects. A new video shows a flying robot the size of a quarter developed by engineers at Harvard.Related Entries May 5, 2013 How the Rich Benefited From the Recovery (While Continue →
By Bill Becker, via Huffington Post
In its new assessment of America’s infrastructure, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) found that much of it is aging and substandard. Among the systems needing repairs are dams, levees Continue →
Last night, President Obama told the nation his vision for the coming year.
We are disappointed that the president did not mention a plan to pursue a return to negotiations between the Israeli and Palestinian leadership. The Israeli-Palestinian conflict MUST be a priority for this Continue →
The river is nearly 1,000 miles long and almost 1,000 feet deep at points
By JASON KOEBLER | US News | January 18, 2013
The European Space Agency announced Thursday that it has taken high-definition pictures of an ancient river nearly 1,000 Continue →
In addition to Continue →
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Passage of one of the three state ballot measures to legalize marijuana in Washington, Colorado or Oregon could significantly weaken Mexican drug cartels, according to a new study by a Mexican think tank. “It is estimated that around one-third of Mexican drug gangs’ Continue →
Ted Chapman was an engineer living in Hong Kong when doctors first diagnosed him with an aggressive form of brain cancer that could not be surgically removed. He was put on a regimen of radiation and chemotherapy, but it soon Continue →
Starting tomorrow, the world’s largest oil companies — ExxonMobil, Shell, Chevron, BP, and ConocoPhillips — will begin to announce their third-quarter profits for 2012. In the first half of 2012, these companies — all ranked in the top 10 of Continue →
This posting has 4 items: 1) Mondoweiss: Jewish establishment threatens Congressional investigation of ‘delegitimizers’ over Christian letter; 2) 15 signatories: Christian leaders’ letter to Congress; 3) JCPA: Jewish Groups Pull Plug on Longstanding Dialogue with Churches; 4) M.J. Rosenberg: J Street sells its soul, Continue →
Debates move quickly. The candidates toss out facts at breakneck speeds, trying to get across their entire plans in just 90 minutes. Tonight, Obama and Romney will square off in a debate that’s been billed as high-stakes — Obama Continue →
Barney Frank authored H.R.2306 introduced by Frank, Ron Paul, Conyers, Lee, Polis and Cohen. The legislation aimed to decriminalization marijuana by removing it from schedule of controlled substances — Schedule I(c) of section 202(c) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 Continue →
A new report by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace includes a contribution from Kingston Reif, the Center's Director for Nuclear Non-Proliferation. The report is entitled "Beyond Treaties: Immediate Steps to Reduce Nuclear Dangers," and proposes a number of confidence-building Continue →