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"Solutions to Global Warming"

“There is no single solution to global warming, which is primarily a problem of too much heat-trapping carbon dioxide (CO2), methane and nitrous oxide in the atmosphere. 1,006 more words

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#WCW Audre Lorde: Poet and Activist


A self-described “black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet,” Audre Lorde dedicated both her life and her creative talent to confronting and addressing the injustices of racism, sexism, and homophobia. 1,655 more words

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"Heroism & Racism: Black People & The #Military"

By VVAW
Did you know that, as of 1978, Blacks were about 30% of the U.S. Army but were 51% of the Army prison population? That 4% of the Army’s lawyers are Black? 1,517 more words

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David Souter's Warning

Last night Trump gave his best speech ever, best because it didn’t sound much like Trump. He refrained from crude insults (though there were subtle ones) and refrained — at last — from mentioning his “massive victory” in November. 233 more words

An Exercise in Civic Responsibility

I recently served on a jury. It was my second time doing so. I served on a criminal case once many years ago. This one was a civil case. 523 more words

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Why is it important to take public transport

It pains me to do something that I have learned is not right, or at least not desirable. Like any of you, I have read a number of articles on environment and how so many things that we do on a daily basis, if avoided can make you responsible citizens and some tiny difference to this earth. 817 more words

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