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February 16, 2013

Breaking News:

Oregon and Colorado House Reps to Introduce Marijuana Decriminalization Bill in Congress -

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Since Sandy Hook -

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Dear Harry: Thanks For The Knife In The Back -

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Poisoned US Soldiers, Secretary of the Army and KBR -

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Why is France in Mali? -

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Ukrainian Ex-PM Tymoshenko Facing Murder Charges -

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Increased U.S Military Presence in Africa: Why Now? -

Monday, January 14, 2013

Did Armstrong Use Taxpayer Funds For Doping? -

Sunday, January 13, 2013

UAE paying men to marry women over 30 -

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Demand A Plan to End Gun Violence -

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Older Jobless Workers Face Unhealthy Bias

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America’s latest economic crisis is paralyzing an entire generation. What should be done with the estimated 2 million older job seekers who often are the victims of subtle discrimination, but have no real legal ways to defend themselves? Sara Rix of the AARP’s Public Policy Institute said, in April 2012, that the job seekers 55 years old and above had been out of work for an average of 60 weeks; those under 55, an average 38.5 weeks. Meanwhile there is a push in Congress to raise the Medicare age to 67, which really is a way to cut Medicare benefits….

Press Release From The Educational Fund To Stop Gun Violence Regarding Ted Nugent And SOTU

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 12, 2013 MEDIA CONTACT: Ladd Everitt, (202) 701-7171, [email protected] EDUCATIONAL FUND TO STOP GUN VIOLENCE CONDEMNS STATE OF THE UNION INVITATION TO TED NUGENT Washington, DC — The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence (Ed Fund) expressed astonishment today that Ted Nugent, the former rock star turned gun advocate notorious for his threatening, racist, homophobic and sexist language, will be attending the State of the Union Address.Nugent, who is on the board of the NRA, has been invited by Rep. Steven Stockman (R-TX), who described him as a “patriot” — despite Nugent’s stated view that President…

Rise Up To Stop Violence Against Women: Join V-Day’s One Billion Rising Events

I thought long and hard before writing this article. I am not a person who easily shares personal stories or struggles. Not that I think my fellow human beings would not care, but sharing my story is like ripping the scab off a wound I would rather ignore than recall. When I first saw this video, tears poured down my cheeks. It is so sad that probably many women would have the same experience watching it, since one out of three (one billion) women on this earth experiences abuse, in some form or another, during her lifetime. It took me…