Deep Green Resistance calls for mass shift in consciousness

Earth at Risk Conferences by Fertile Ground

Derrick Jensen is the author of more than 20 books, one of the founders of Deep Green Resistance, and the key note speaker of Earth-at-Risk Conference 2014. The video was recently released by the organization, most likely as a reminder: Earth is at-risk. AGN had the opportunity to listen to the talk. In this hour-and-a-half-long seminar, Jensen explains why our planet […]

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Trump’s Lethal Reversal of Obama-era Gun Protections

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On February 28, 2017, President Trump signed a bill undoing part of the gun control executive actions enacted in 2016. The particular section concerns database expansion by the Social Security Administration into the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). As part of a nationwide response after the Sandy Hook massacre in late 2012, former-President Obama undertook signature executive actions […]

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Cheri Honkala 197th Vote Supported by Greens

Lee McQueen of McQueen Press endorses Cheri Honkala: “Cheri Honkala will bring a good representation of the Green Party.” Green Party maverick Cheri Honkala is running once again, this time in a short-term campaign for the 197th District of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania, which includes North Philadelphia and her home neighborhood in Kensington. Voting is scheduled on March 21st for the District […]

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ICRC Peace Prize Centennial and American Founder Clara Barton

Clara Barton, Historic Park along Barton Parkway

January 2017 marks the centennial of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)’s Nobel Peace Prize for its prisoner-of-war program during World War I. Far from being a torture program such as at Guantanamo Bay, the ICRC was nominated by French professor Louis Renault for its provisions of humanitarian relief to soldiers, including food, medicine, treatment, and communications. According to […]

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Trump’s elite cabinet poised to wage class warfare

Next Trump Tower?

For eight years, a weak recessionary recovery has prevailed. With so many jobs outsourced, and with the continued war-time militarization taking place in U.S.-NATO command bases around the globe, the Democrats have barely resisted the call for deeper austerity measures at home. With the former President, what was accepted as Orwellian diplomacy and shape-shifting of data to fit the press, […]

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March for Women’s Rights rivals Million-Man March

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The day after billionaire Donald Trump was sworn in as the nation’s populist Republican President became a moment of reckoning with the public no further away than the avenues adjacent the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The business tycoon and media star must have been stunned by huge crowds gathered in cities across the country on January 21st. There were 600 marches […]

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High rent forcing low-income D.C. residents out

Eve of destruction or renovation

D.C. Council votes to limit access to emergency housing Even though public-private partnerships such as the New Communities Initiative offers a wholesome approach for select District of Columbia residents, there are too many low-income tenants falling through the cracks. D.C. Housing Authority estimates there are 42,000 people on its waiting list—so many the agency stopped accepting applications in April 2013. […]

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Dynamic Schools Trans-human Agenda?

Arnold battling his younger self, Image from EW.com

Here’s a creative blog about school troubles today. With President-elect Trump having chosen an ultra-conservative cast of advisors, cabinet appointments, and Department heads, our last bastion of unionized middle-class white-collar work for those majoring in liberal arts is headed for extinction. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education nominee, will try her best to “hand school funds over for privatization” whether for-profit […]

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Entertainment Picks December 2016

    Winter Arts & Music Picks ~One~ Favorite Museum Exhibit: “Suspended Animation” http://s.si.edu/2hdNCNe How: Digitized animation on identity, human consciousness, and imperfect realities Location: Hirshhorn Museum, Independence Avenue at 7th Street SW, Washington, D.C. On view February 10, 2016 – March 12, 2017 Featured Works: Ian Cheng “Emissary in the Squat of the Gods”; Josh Kline “Hope and Change”; […]

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California forests hard hit by drought and other factors

Sierra National Park mountain with bark-beetle infested trees

There is no doubt that the drought over the past several years has hit the Sierra Nevada forests hard. Any visitor to the Kings Canyon National Park will see signs of the devastation just about everywhere. On fly-overs, extensive stands of yellowish-brown trees dominate the landscape especially in the southern Sierra Nevada forests. Tourists are having to wait in car […]

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APIA Presidential Election Forum offers last-minute guidance for voters

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As voters head toward the polls on Tuesday, November 8th, to vote for the next president of the United States, who will they favor? Asian Pacific Islander Vote (APIAVote), together with Asian American Journalist Association (AAJA) hosted a historic event this year coinciding with the AAJA Annual Convention. On Friday August 12th at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas candidates from […]

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