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Pink Slime: Now Just An Option For Schools

Much ado has been about the recent hoopla over the foodstuff dubbed “pink slime” which is really something called “lean finely textured beef” by the USDA. This is a highly processed form of meat trimm…

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The Other Side of Occupy

The Occupy Movement was one of the defining news stories of late 2011; however, much of the hope and meaning behind its original vision was lost in growing apathy, divisiveness of purpose, intrusion b…

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Edward Norton Calls for Antarctic Marine Reserve

Actor Ed Norton and a coalition of environmental groups are calling for the world's largest marine reserve to be declared in Antarctica's Ross Sea to prevent "industrial scale" fishing from ruining th…

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Lucy Lawless Arrested in Greenpeace Action

Actress Lucy Lawless, along with six Greenpeace companions, was arrested and charged with burglary for taking part in a Greenpeace protest aboard Shell Oil exploration ship, the Noble Discoverer. S…

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Use Your Junk Mail To Occupy Wall Street [Video]

Are you part of the 99%? Are you tired of having the needs of the people ignored by politicians and the ultra-wealthy 1% that owns them? Not everyone can spend days camping at their local Occupy Wa…

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Mothers Intent on Activism

  By Jill Miller Zimon, Moms Clean Air Force In the book, Mothers’ of Intention: How Women and Social Media Are Revolutionizing Politics In America , author, journalist, political analyst, …

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Naptime Activism

  No one knows busy better than a mom. I’ve got dear friends who have just had twins, and after a day with the infants, I’m exhausted. And I don’t have night duty. I remember those days a…

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Will Congress Protect Polluters or Our Children?

  Please note deadline to make your voice heard to stop the TRAIN Act is Tuesday, September 20th! Imagine this scene: Some maniacs have tied your children to a train track–then hopped on t…

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3 Steps To Effective Advocacy and Activism

“Advocacy is the efforts and struggles of one person or a group of individuals to take action. Activism can bring social change.” This quote is from my mom. She was reminiscing about her life, and …

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The New Vegetarians

  These four women walked away from meat for different reasons--and say doing so changed their lives, for the better. Could it change yours? By Karen Cicero, Prevention Shortly after…

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