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Bjorn Beer
Attended Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
Lives in Charlottesville, VA
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I argue in Earth Island Journal that People's Climate March on Sunday could certainly be the next Earth Day in historical significance:
http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/elist/eListRead/400000_marchers_sound_the_climate_alarm_in_new_york_city/
Largest climate protest in history draws comparisons to the first Earth Day action in Manhattan 44 years ago
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My dad is selling a new house up on the Blue Ridge Parkway in NC (right next to Stone Mountain State Park): http://www.blairandward.com/default.asp?content=expanded&search_content=new_created_listings&this_format=0&mls_number=59872&page=1&sortby=2  It's a great investment because it is closer to metro areas and less expensive than overpriced Boone, Banner Elk and Grandfather Mountain areas. 
BEAUTIFUL CUSTOM BUILT NEW CONSTRUCTION OVERLOOKING THE 18TH GREEN AT GREENSTREET MTN/STONE MTN GOLF CLUB! Open floorplan & high ceilings give this home a very spacious feel. Located within walking distance of clubhouse. Beautiful windows provide lots of natural light & views from almost every room. Beautiful floors, lots of cabinet space, & huge loft that could be used as entertainment space, an office, game room, or even extra sleeping space. ...
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Please check out my published piece in Earth Island Journal, which appears next to writing from thought leaders like Michael Pollan and others. I hope I've given you a good excuse to subscribe to a very valuable and informative publication:
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What would John Adams say about the "enemy combatant" idea after the Boston Marathon Bombings?  Perhaps his response to the Boston Massacre is revealing: http://open.salon.com/blog/bjorn_philip_beer/2013/04/22/john_adams_on_the_boston_bombings_and_the_boston_massacre 
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my thoughts on Germany's progress in Green/Clean tech as compared to US, picked up in Earth Island Journal
The US may never beat them in soccer, but we can in renewable energy
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This weekend wrote short piece for Earth Island Journal about Condi Rice's absurd claim that pipelines in the US are linked to crisis in Ukraine: http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/elist/eListRead/a_pipeline_to_the_past/
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On July 4th, it's worth looking at the Anti-sharia/anti-abortion legislation in North Carolina that is fundamentally un-American: http://open.salon.com/blog/bjorn_philip_beer/2013/07/04/american_taliban_strikes_again_in_north_carolina
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As a former pollster, I cringe when I hear anyone talk about poll numbers. Check out this (short) letter advising openness towards uncertainty: http://open.salon.com/blog/bjorn_philip_beer/2012/10/26/cautionary_letter_to_armchair_pundits_from_a_former_pollster
Dear Armchair Pundits: When you post the latest poll numbers and provide us with your analysis, what you say might mean less than you would like. This is especially true when the poll you cite has a d...
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