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How Fourth of July Celebrations Have Transformed Over the Years
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: July 4th, americans, constitution, freedoms, media, news, usa )

Betsy
- 1 day ago - livescience.com
Americans celebrated the first July Fourth in 1777, a year after declaring independence from England. The festivities have varied in the years since then, but several mainstays have emerged (parades and fireworks). Let's look at the changes ......
Five Reasons To Be Kind
Offbeat  (tags: arts, children, culture, ethics, goodnews, humans, protection, unusual )

Betsy
- 5 days ago - dailygood.org
In a dominant paradigm weighted towards self-interest and self-orientation, we must make a special effort to question our mode of being. Can we afford to be narrowly self-focused? Please note, comment and forward.
When Bernie Was a Mayor, What Kind of Mayor Was He?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, democrats, elections, ethics, politics, usa )

Betsy
- 28 days ago - portside.org
"Bernie pounded his fist on the conference table and told the owners, 'Over my dead body are you going to displace 336 working families. You are not going to convert Northgate into luxury housing,'" As we know, Bernie defends working families.
Bernie's Populism Has Profound Impact On Iowa Caucus
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, americans, candidates, democrats, elections, usa )

Betsy
- 33 days ago - portside.org
During this last week, The New York Times decided that Bernie Sanders might be a credible challenge to Hilary Clinton in Iowa. Now people assemble throughout the state to hear Bernie.
Kismet...Windows 10 Approaches, July 29, 2015
Offbeat  (tags: business, culture, interesting, off-beat, technology, unusual )

Betsy
- 34 days ago - bits.blogs.nytimes.com
Microsoft has finally said when Windows 10, one of its biggest products in years, will be available: July 29. Roughly 1.5 billion people use Windows today, many of whom will be able to upgrade for free, many will need to buy new computers
Pilot Inspire Poor Kids To Fly And Be Happier
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, culture, ethics, GoodNews, interesting, society )

Betsy
- 35 days ago - karmatube.org
Happy Sunday. Here is a better way one American treats poor children. Inspiring video hosted on popular KARMATUBE and offered as today's "Daily Good." Get these in my inbox, so can you.. Please note, comment, share on fb & twitter if you wish
The New American Art Of Shaming The Poor
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, culture, ethics, humans, sadness, americans, culture, government )

Betsy
- 36 days ago - patheos.com
Now trending: America discovers cruel and creative ways to further strip away the dignity of its impoverished people. DEBIT CARD It is an art. It is a sport. It is entertainment. It is political tactic.
What Country Will Be The First Country To Sink -- Be Completely Underwater?
Environment  (tags: climate-change, destruction, environment, globalwarming, nature, water, world )

Betsy
- 37 days ago - ecowatch.com
Climate change will make more water and less earth. So which country will be the first Atlantis of the 21st Century? Watch two short but riveting videos. If you do not live near the shore, you may live on the shore if you live long enough.
Six Reasons to Celebrate the New Clean Water Rule
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, GoodNews, water, Sustainabililty )

Betsy
- 38 days ago - ecowatch.com
Yesterday our country took one of its biggest steps ever to protect clean water with a new standard that restores safeguards to nearly 2 million miles of headwaters and streams and tens of millions of acres of wetlands. Watch brief video.
US Soldiers Died FOR Empire and Hegemony, and They Are Still Dying for Those Reasons.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, lies, troops )

Betsy
- 39 days ago - informationclearinghouse.info
On Memorial Day, Americans honored the soldiers who have died in the defense of the US.. There is one big problem though: Those soldiers did not die defending the US. There are two problems, American soldiers are still dying.....
 
 
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