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"... I’m concerned about the state of the First Amendment, and our willingness as a public and a democracy to defend it." -Stearns
For the past two months I have been tracking journalist arrests at Occupy protests around the country. It began mainly as attempt to bear witness, to understand if what I was seeing was an isolated......
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"Changing Humans in a Changing Environment"
Hear directly from the researchers who are adding to our growing understanding of human origins and learn how the dynamic interplay between the environment and our evolving species drives change.
Webcast will include John Hawks on recent Denisovan genetic research.
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Video from Occupy Wall Street NYC (not always "live").
globalrevolution on Livestream. Global Revolution brings you live streaming video coverage from independent journalists on the ground at nonviolent protests around the world. The team includes members...
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New Yorkers! Do this!
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ET OPEN FORUM

On Saturday, September 17 at 4.00pm at ET Modern Edward Tufte will conduct an open forum answering questions about analytical design, art, the creative process, and public service. Free event.

547 W 20TH ST
New York NY 10011
Tel. 212-206-0300
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@billmckibben last person out of jail 2 hours ago. 1252 total arrests. largest civil disobedience this century. on we fight #nokxl
Awesome. Can you share the pledge? Joy and Resolve. Spread the word. Key Facts on Keystone XL. Next Steps; Invitation; Petition; Sign Up; Spread the word. Key Facts on Keystone XL. Schedule; Contact/Q...
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Dick Gregory? It would be a blast from the blast — except it might be about our future...
Research of Global News Events 24-7. Black activists arrested during BP boycott. By Robert "Rob" Redding Jr. Editor & Publisher. ATLANTA, Sept. 2, 2011, Noon - Two activists today were a...
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In a boycott, a bunch of people punish a bad company by not buying their stuff. In a "buycott", they reward a good one.

One organization pushing this idea is "Carrotmob". Their first buycott was local: they went to 23 convenience stores in San Francisco with a plan to transform one into the most environmentally-friendly store in the neighborhood, and promised to bring in a "mob" of consumers to the winner to spend a bunch of money on one day. The Wikipedia article has a link to Carrotmob's website.
Carrotmob is a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco, CA. It uses buycotts (a form of consumer activism where a community buys a lot of goods from one company in a small time period) to reward...
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And from Portland OR
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Gotcha. They're camping in Ashland's plaza too, though they've been told they're in violation and could be cited or arrested. Nothing yet, though.
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Koch to Canada :"Here, ... hold my 'stones."
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"Instead of a single fiasco in Florida, experts warn, there could be chaos in a dozen states as voters find themselves barred from the polls."
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Indigenous peoples vs. tar sands project.
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