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The Continuing Horror of 9/11

Monday, September 11, 2017 By Barbara Kidney The Continuing Horror of 9/11 Sixteen years later, and tragically, the horrific legacy of 9/11 lives on. Manhattan is my home town. My Mom, like her own Mom, had been born in Manhattan.  … Continue reading

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Looking for inspiration?

In our country right now, frustration, anger, and fear are running rampant, along with the scapegoating that inevitably accompanies those emotions. But know what?  If you are alive, you can make a difference.  Millions of people are striving actively on … Continue reading

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California’s unprecedented prisoner hunger strike

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Thirty thousand prisoners across California began a hunger strike on July 8, 2013. This desperate, life-threatening measure was led by a multiracial coalition of prisoners in solitary confinement who have been fighting for prison reform… Continue reading

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Death to the death penalty

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uk8rmzb7I5Y

October 10 is World Day Against the Death Penalty, launched by the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty in 2003.

Every year since 1997, first through an initiative … Continue reading

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