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Girl Gang-Raped in School, NY Police Do Nothing

I read a tragic story today about a 15-year-old girl who was gang-raped in her school, under her desk while one of the perpetrators smashed her head against the ground to stop her from getting away.  …

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A Recipe For Disease: Food Deserts and Air Pollution

On my way to a party recently, I decided at the last minute to pick up a bottle of wine and some fruit to contribute to the festivities. I was already near my destination and began to drive around loo…

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Is The Air In Your Child’s School Safe?

As the weather gets cold, I find I keep looking at this year’s first day of school photo. I see neat braids, clean backpacks, new sneakers, and brave smiles. The picture warms me up from the inside. …

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Real Eating with Oakland’s People’s Grocery

  Earlier this month, I began an internship with People's Grocery, a food justice organization that manages an urban farm and works to provide access to healthy food to those living in low-inc…

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Living Without Cash: The Ultimate in Green Lifestyle Choices

I just read about an inspiring individual, so bent on affecting social change, he willingly and happily has given up cash, and as such, has embraced a lifestyle that doesn't require any. The most prof…

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A good meal to fortify trick-or-treaters heading out on their rounds. (Or to fortify the person left…

When I shower, I start with warm water, then wash my hair etc. after that, I take the (cold water) p…

It probably causes more harm by worrying about everything you eat, than what you eat!

Thanks for the inspiration. Good ideas for creative work.