MR Original – Surfacing Your Inner Revolt

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MEDIA ROOTS– “I think we all have a little voice inside us that will guide us…if we shut out all the noise and clutter from our lives and listen to that voice, it will tell us the right thing to do.” – Christopher ReeveAfter several scores of human history, contrary to popular belief, the human race as a whole is … Read More

A Precedent Setting Year in the Fight Against Coal

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ALTERNET – It was another tough year for the coal industry. In the last 25 months not one coal-fired power plant broke ground for construction in the United States. In 2010 alone a total of 38 proposed plants were erased from the drawing board, the most ever recorded in a single year. Utilities also announced 12,000 MW in coal plant … Read More

10 Most Hopeful Stories of 2010

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YES! MAGAZINE – It was a tough year. The economy continued its so-called jobless recovery with Wall Street anticipating another year of record bonuses while most Americans struggle to get work and hold on to their homes. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan continued, and spilled over into Pakistan and Yemen, and more American soldiers died by suicide than fighting … Read More

Georgia Prison Strike: A Hidden Labor Force Resists

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December 18. 2010 IN THESE TIMES – Last week a diverse group of nonviolent protesters across Georgia stood up for their rights, calling for decent wages, better social services and respect for their civil liberties. It didn’t take long for the government to crack down on the demonstrations, however: the protesters were already in prison. The uprising of Georgia inmates … Read More

Media Black Out of Veterans Chained to WH Fence

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COMMONDREAMS – There was a black-out and a white-out Thursday and Friday as over a hundred US veterans opposed to US wars in Afghanistan and elsewhere around the world, and their civilian supporters, chained and tied themselves to the White House fence during an early snowstorm to say enough is enough. Washington Police arrested 135 of the protesters, in what … Read More

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