Tens of thousands of civil rights, labor, and other progressive activists gathered on the National Mall today for the One Nation Working Together rally, meant to bring attention to the fight for jobs, justice and education and energize the left one month before the midterm elections. " October 2nd is about November 2nd ," SEIU President Mary Kay Henry recently told MSNBC host Ed Schultz, who heavily promoted the event on his show and gave opening remarks today. "And it's about what we do after November 2nd to hold elected officials and corporate America accountable to getting us back to work."
Democrats aren't the only incumbents in trouble this November.
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Meeting with Benjamin Netanyahu last week, President Obama could not have been more effusive. “I believe Prime Minister Netanyahu wants peace,” Obama said . “I believe he is ready to take risks for peace.”
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Mobile phone technologies are the subject of considerable enthusiasm in the peacebuilding sector.
Editor’s note : Guest author Steve Cheney is an entrepreneur and formerly an engineer & programmer specializing in web and mobile technologies.
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The folks at Behance and Cool Hunting asked me to talk at their 99% Conference a couple months ago. The 99% conference is aimed at creative professionals and is focused on Edison's "99% perspiration." And in the spirit of how to get your ideas to happen, they asked me to talk about entrepreneurship and the myriad ways you can "be your own boss."
posted Jun 21, 2010 David Korten’s newly revised and greatly expanded 2nd edition of Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth , outlines an agenda to create a new kind of economy: locally-based, community oriented, and devoted to creating a better life for all. In this special pre-publication excerpt Korten explains how to tell if your actions are helping to build the new economy that “must be lived into being from the bottom up.” For the many millions of us working to create a better world, it is easy to feel discouraged by the seeming insignificance of even major successes relative to the scale of the problems we face as a nation and a species.
In biology , the imago is the last stage an insect attains during its metamorphosis , its process of growth and development; it also is called the imaginal stage, the stage in which the insect attains maturity. It follows the final ecdysis of the immature instars . [ 1 ] In a member of the Ametabola or Hemimetabola , in which metamorphosis is "incomplete", the final ecdysis follows the last immature or " nymphal " stage.
Posted by MelissaUlbricht on Jun 17, 2010
While web 1.0 refers to the original, information-oriented web, and web 2.0 refers to the social web, the term web 3.0 refers to the currently evolving version of the web, though there are different views of what it actually entails. It doesn't exist on any large scale yet but, depending on which view of web 3.0 you accept, it's possible to see the beginnings of a shift towards web 3.0 in a variety of recent developments. Some see web 3.0 as the semantic web , also called the intelligent web , where software agents will use metadata to "read", collate and integrate information, enabling them to give what appear to be "intelligent" responses to human operators.