Man checks Mayor where the city tax money is being reinvested. Never thought about it this way. : Damnthatsinteresting. A 16 year old takes her shot and politely dispatches her belittling elders : MurderedByWords. A farmer in Nebraska asking a pro-fracking committee member to honor his word of drinking water from a fracking location : Damnthatsinteresting. 61 Years Ago Today : pics. About - The New Civil Rights Movement. In November of 2008, after eight years of Republican polices that led to a worldwide financial crisis and downbeaten minorities, voters went to the polls and elected Barack Obama – but in California they also elected to ban same-sex marriage.
The passage of Prop 8 was a life-changing moment for me. Like so many Americans, I needed answers and I needed to take action. Over the next few weeks I created The New Civil Rights Movement, to provide those answers and galvanize a community of progressives to help advance civil rights for LGBT people. What could happen if you defend butterflies in México : Unexpected. "Corporate media had us believe that we're just lucky to have a job...These corporations, even though they're competitors, have joined together to form a union of themselves to make us believe we're lucky."–Striking John Deere worker : MurderedByAOC.
The Waorani have called the Amazon home for countless generations. They are the rightful owners, or carers, of the land and should have the final say on what happens on it, or to it. The tribe won their lawsuit against government corruption and big oil. : The New Era of Secret Law. An unprecedented buildup of secret law has been created by the federal government since 9/11 through legal memos, court opinions, agreements with foreign nations, and more.
All have been issued without public scrutiny or input — and many impact crucial decisions about the lives and liberties of U.S. citizens, from the use of torture to mass surveillance. See the Freedom of Information Act documents referenced in this report and a chart of significant Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court opinions here. Read the press release for The New Era of Secret Law. Introduction On June 8, 2004, The Washington Post revealed the existence of a previously secret memorandum drafted by the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel (OLC), which concluded that the laws prohibiting torture did not bind officials interrogating suspected members of Al Qaeda or the Taliban. What these stories had in common was the government’s reliance on “secret law.” Public records activist. This is how close your repair wouldnt be able to happen : videos.
11-year-old launches campaign to save the bees: "We're going to win" "If you only like democracy when it goes your way, you don't actually like democracy" : PublicFreakout. The world didn't deserve him : MadeMeSmile. GET IT GIRL!!!! : MadeMeSmile. Texas high school student Paxton Smith secretly swapped out her approved valedictorian speech for a new one – in protest of the state’s abortion law : PublicFreakout. Religion doing what it should. : MadeMeSmile. One of the real heroes : BeAmazed. “We stayed because If we left, they wouldn’t have nobody” : nextfuckinglevel. Good advice : MadeMeSmile. A true Legend in more ways than one. : interestingasfuck. South Park's Matt Stone on the false importance of high school social life: 'they scaring you into conforming, so that you think if, 'if im a loser now then ill be a loser forever'' : videos.
Levar Burton Schools Meghan McCain On 'Cancel Culture' Meghan McCain attempted to bait Levar Burton into a debate about “cancel culture” during Monday’s episode of “The View,” but the “Reading Rainbow” host turned it into a teachable moment.
It started when McCain asked Burton about the decision Dr. Seuss Enterprises made in March to cease publishing six children’s books because of racist and insensitive imagery. “What do you think of that decision and about the cancel culture surrounding works of art or artists that are controversial?” McCain asked. In full: Rowan Atkinson on free speech. End Corruption. Defend our Republic and Fix our Broken Elections. Once called crazy, Indonesian eco-warrior turns arid hills green. No complaints about this traffic cop. (CBS News) LOS ANGELES - Nobody likes to see a motorcycle cop in the rear-view mirror.
But we happened to run into a cop who holds the record for civilian complaints. ‘Judas And The Black Messiah’ Inspires Congressman To Reintroduce Bill To Strip J. Edgar Hoover’s Name From FBI Building : movies. About Public.Resource.Org. Contact Information Supporting Public.Resource.Org Public.Resource.Org is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit and your contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law.
Checks may also be sent to the above address. Thank you for your support. Circa 1992 - I decided to see what war was truly like. At 21 I made a fake press pass for a fake newspaper and pretended to be a real journalist. I was too dumb to understand the risks and too convincing to be denied. The UN put me on an aid flight out of. A former Reddit CEO is turning arid land into robust forests. Here’s how to scale it globally. Yes, Trees Are a Viable Climate Solution. If there was one unlikely buzzword to come out of the most recent gathering of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, it was “tree-planting.”
WEF launched a global initiative to “grow, restore and conserve 1 trillion trees around the world,” with the support of leaders like United States President Donald Trump, primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall, and Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff. Claire O’Neill, the chair of this year’s UN climate conference, praised the campaign and tweeted, “we will put the power of natural climate solutions at the heart of COP 26.” But this surge of support for reforestation and natural climate solutions brought with it accusations of corporate greenwashing and misinformation about what natural climate solutions can accomplish.
Forest Landowners Guide to Tree Planting Success. Planting trees is visionary Imagine a forest where there was once pasture, or woodland where there were once crops.
Imagine a healthy, diverse forest, resistant to insects, fire, and disease, that will contribute to the property for generations. Planting trees has many benefits: improved wildlife habitat, high-quality trees for timber or specialty wood products, revegetated buffers along streams to protect water quality, increased species diversity and resiliency, enhanced attractiveness, and a more valuable estate for your family or heirs. Many view tree planting as an opportunity to leave behind a legacy--one that may benefit future generations, wildlife, and the environment. AmeriCorps Partners with Up With Trees. A team of AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) members is planting trees and clearing unkempt public land along the sides of roads and freeways across greater Tulsa.
The group of nine young adults arrived April 12 and will be serving Tulsa through May 27. While in town, the AmeriCorps NCCC team is partnering with Up With Trees, working on their 700+ sites to plant, preserve, and promote Tulsa’s urban forest for the health and prosperity of the community. Over the course of this six-week project, the AmeriCorps NCCC team will be clearing garbage, overgrown vegetation, and invasive species to prepare spaces for Up With Trees to plant in future. Working with the organization’s crew, they added 37 trees in north Tulsa near Owen Park their first day here. Public.Resource.Org. Supreme Court rules Georgia can’t put the law behind a paywall. A narrowly divided US Supreme Court on Monday upheld the right to freely share the official law code of Georgia.
The state claimed to own the copyright for the Official Code of Georgia Annotated and sued a nonprofit called Public.Resource.Org for publishing it online. Monday's ruling is not only a victory for the open-government group, it's an important precedent that will help secure the right to publish other legally significant public documents.
"Officials empowered to speak with the force of law cannot be the authors of—and therefore cannot copyright—the works they create in the course of their official duties," wrote Chief Justice John Roberts in an opinion that was joined by four other justices on the nine-member court. Simple steps to help shut down scammers. The 'Knife Angel' sculpture, which has been created with 100,000 knives collected by 41 police forces across the UK. Some of the knives are engraved with victims' names or messages from their families. It’s Britain's biggest monument against violence and. Grumpy mods delete the original one □.. : MadeMeSmile. One of the Last People to Live in an Iron Lung Is a Longhorn.
The American Abyss. Trump’s coup attempt of 2020-21, like other failed coup attempts, is a warning for those who care about the rule of law and a lesson for those who do not.
His pre-fascism revealed a possibility for American politics. For a coup to work in 2024, the breakers will require something that Trump never quite had: an angry minority, organized for nationwide violence, ready to add intimidation to an election. Four years of amplifying a big lie just might get them this. To claim that the other side stole an election is to promise to steal one yourself. It is also to claim that the other side deserves to be punished. Informed observers inside and outside government agree that right-wing white supremacism is the greatest terrorist threat to the United States. Our big lie is typically American, wrapped in our odd electoral system, depending upon our particular traditions of racism. Now It Can Be Told: How Neil Sheehan Got the Pentagon Papers. To Mr. Sheehan, however, it seemed that Mr.
How have I never heard this story? : Damnthatsinteresting. Fired Data Scientist Rebekah Jones Raises $100K After FDLE Raid. Florida’s former COVID-19 data curator has raised more than $100,000 for her legal defense fund after being raided by law enforcement this week. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement raided Rebekah Jones’ home Monday night. FDLE Commissioner Rick Swearingen said in a statement that they have been investigating Jones since early November when the Florida Department of Health’s emergency alert health system was hacked.
Jones told CNN’s Chris Cuomo that she had nothing to do with the Department of Health’s hack. Sub-Series: Gunlickers — Kate Kretz. How can we get our message out to people like the rightfully angry shop owner? : DemocraticSocialism. His life is too damn perfect. : ContagiousLaughter. Free tampons are an ATTACK on men. : AreTheStraightsOK. Sad truth.. : facepalm. Stephen Fry on God : WatchPeopleDieInside. Everyone should see this. : WhitePeopleTwitter. Hawk Alarm (for chickens) In full: Rowan Atkinson on free speech. Jon Stewart on Crossfire. Barney Frank: Here's how to not waste your time pressuring lawmakers. USA is a third-world paper kingdom for half its citizens. Life expectancy is dropping as we exchange healthcare & freedom for a massive military that serves the 1% aristocracy. : SandersForPresident.
They knew the entire time : MurderedByAOC. HuffPost is now a part of Verizon Media. Jurgen Klopp praises Marcus Rashford after lack of leadership from government - Liverpool FC - This Is Anfield. Jurgen Klopp has praised Marcus Rashford’s campaign to end child food poverty, while also hitting out at the lack of leadership from the UK government. Rashford this week saw his campaign for extended school meals defeated by the Conservative Party, but the response to that has seen independent businesses across the country step in to ensure the poorest children can eat food.
The kind of public freak out I can agree with. : PublicFreakout. Sacha Baron Cohen adopts a variety of accents and guises for his characters and has been criticized for the racist or prejudiced comments in his movies. He has had various backlashes and lawsuits against him due to his "assumed" stigma. Here's what he had. James Randi, well known skeptic and magician has died. : atheism. Noam Chomsky: "If you don't push the lever for the Democrats, you are assisting Trump" Noam Chomsky, one of the world's foremost public intellectuals, has provided the international left with wisdom, guidance and inspiration for nearly 60 years. Golden Dawn guilty verdicts celebrated across Greece. A court verdict in Athens with ramifications for the far right across Europe has been met with jubilation in Greece and internationally after judges ruled the neo-fascist Golden Dawn was a criminal organisation in disguise.
Tens of thousands people who had converged near the heavily guarded court complex in Athens in anticipation of the judgment roared in excitement as the news emerged. Really puts things into perspective. (Not mine) : ABoringDystopia. UIC: Largest strike since start of the economic crisis. Class action to stop planned coal mine extension filed by climate action-focused Australian teenagers - ABC News. (2) Postal Service plans to remove 671 high-volume mail processing machines : news. How Covid-19 Signals the End of the American Era.
Wade Davis holds the Leadership Chair in Cultures and Ecosystems at Risk at the University of British Columbia. Manager reveals illegal hiring practices when mistaking me for applicant : IDontWorkHereLady. Willie Nelson and Paul Simon: Save Texas Hill Country and stop the Permian Highway Pipeline. The Texas Hill Country is a gift from Mother Nature. Top Obama Health Official: U.S. Can 'Virtually Eliminate' COVID-19 When 'We Decide To' The former acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services under President Barack Obama went viral with an extensive Twitter thread over the weekend that explains how the United States can “virtually eliminate” the coronavirus “any time we decide to.”
Mayor of Portland, Oregon, tear gassed by federal agents : collapse. Follow Up: Portland Navy Veteran Who Did Not Flinch As His Arm Was Broken By Riot Police Speaks Out : PublicFreakout. Bruno Dey: Former Nazi guard found guilty over mass murder at Stutthof Camp. Image copyright AFP. Sanders: "Richest 1 Percent Is Responsible for 70 Percent of All Unpaid Taxes" A Congressional Budget Office report commissioned by Sen. A Black-Owned Distillery Was Set On Fire In Minneapolis. Here's How The Owner Responded. James Mattis Denounces Trump as Threat to Constitution. Mike Mullen: I Cannot Remain Silent. Tell the Copyright Office: Copyright Law Shouldn't Punish Research and Repair. Amy Goodman Is Facing Prison for Reporting on the Dakota Access Pipeline. That Should Scare Us All. Libraries Have Never Needed Permission To Lend Books, And The Move To Change That Is A Big Problem.
Amazon Tribe Wins Lawsuit Against Big Oil, Saving Millions Of Acres Of Rainforest. George Carlin - The big club. Supreme Court rules Georgia can’t put the law behind a paywall. He Found One of Stalin’s Mass Graves. Now He’s in Jail. Judge Voids Oil And Gas Leases On 1 Million Acres Of Public Land. The Golden Age of White Collar Crime. How dangerous is Jordan B Peterson, the rightwing professor who 'hit a hornets' nest'? Best legal advice ever : nextfuckinglevel. The Adults In The Room. Southern Baptists grapple over the 'alt-right' Wrongfully Incarcerated Artist Finished Grad School Wearing An Orange Jumpsuit. The New York Times should not have hired climate change bullshitter Bret Stephens. The Man Who Made the UK Say “I’m Sorry For What We Did To Turing.” Stanford Professor Loses Political Battle To Simplify Tax Filing Process. George Orwell’s Letter On Why He Wrote ‘1984’ UnBox the Chomsky Archive.