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Happy Earth Day, Virginia!

Earth Day is always a time for organizations to launch new initiatives or bring attention to the most pressing issues affecting the intersection between the natural and human worlds. 250 more words


Heads up! April 21 - County Noxious Weed board hearing on proposed assessement to land owners

Please come to a public meeting on April 21 to hear about a proposed increase in the Jefferson County Weed board’s budget at landowner expense. 290 more words


Applauding the Hangmen: Leeds United and the theft of football

This article was first published by internationalsocialist.org.uk in edited form on 13/04/2014. Please click on the link or see Publications & Contributions for the original text and other articles I have published elsewhere. 1,815 more words

Politics & Activism

Welcome to Planetb

This is the first article posted on what is now know as No Real Exit, a site that would later become a dedicated portal for long form journalism which sets out to investigate and uncover what the lemons is going on in this big blue ball of ours. 91 more words

Community Activism

War On Homelessness: Chapter I - Yohan ::Dear 'John' Letters::

My souls collided that Thursday evening. When my sole purpose met my soul’s purpose.

I can admit, I used to be like “the rest of them.” Another prominent rose bud in a magical garden of human nature that understands less of weeds and flowers with dying petals. 754 more words

Community Activism

Hate Crime, Hate Speech - What happened in Michigan on April 1st

Michael Tew

Since the Stonewall Uprising in 1969, progress on LGBT civil rights has been remarkable. Then, fighting for the right to simply be to now, marking increasing levels of success in the freedom to marry, the struggle for inclusion and equality marches on. 845 more words


County Noxious Weed board to ask to create a $90,000 special taxation to pay for more of their chemical shenanigans

The Jefferson County Noxious weed board has decided to ask for a special assessment on all property taxes in 2015 to raise $90,000 to fund its activities. 929 more words