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Is Slacktivism Effective?

What exactly is slacktivism? No, it’s not a word I made up myself. It’s a modern slang for a type of activism involving sitting in front of your computer and raising awareness. 339 more words


Desmond Tutu to Israeli's: Free Yourselves

Dear friends, Aloha!

This is the first time an opinion piece has gone out to our community, but this one’s historic.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has just published a powerful call to conscience in an Israeli newspaper. 490 more words

News And Politics

Gun violence opponents target supermarket giant Kroger - by Massoud Hayoun August 18, 2014 7:09PM ET

An anti-gun violence group backed by billionaire former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has taken its fight against open carry to one of America’s largest supermarket chains following successful campaigns aimed at other retailers. 344 more words



It has been a long 10 days since I responded to @KennySWiley’s tweet asking if there were people in Denver interested in organizing a National Moment of Silence. 727 more words


Black lawmakers want DOJ to investigate St. Louis police | TheHill

The shooting on Saturday of Michael Brown, 18, raises “potentially serious concerns” about law enforcement in St. Louis, the lawmakers said in a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder.Brown’s killing “may be part of a continuing pattern of the use of deadly force by police against unarmed African-Americans,” wrote Rep. 156 more words


Smoking Mirrors

Dog Poet Transmitting…….

May your noses always be cold and wet.

It looks like we’ve moved up a stage into critical mass with this Ferguson business. 264 more words

Your Mindset

Amnesty International Takes “Unprecedented” U.S. Action In Ferguson - Democratic Underground

On Sunday, after the team examined the situation in Ferguson, Amnesty International USA released three recommendations going forward:• A prompt, thorough, independent and impartial investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown. 119 more words