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Behind The Mask Revealing The Trauma of War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healing soldiers, war, brain injuries, blast force trauma, art therapy, articulate, feeling, GRAPHIC IMAGES )

Rosie
- 1 hour ago - nationalgeographic.com
Brain injuries caused by blast events change soldier's in ways many can't articulate. Some use art therapy, creating ;painted masks to express how they feel. Blast force brain trauma causes damage that strikes deep into a soldier's mind and psyche.
Congress: Give Tax Breaks to Farmers Who Use CA to Grow Their Crops
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tax Breaks, farmers, sustainable farming, organic farming, conservation of farmland, ecosystems, environment, congress )

Sabine
- 1 hour ago - thepetitionsite.com
Conservation Agriculture (CA) involves no-till (planting through old crop residues) and keeping residues on the field for mulch, retaining moisture and for keeping soil in place.

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Loretta Lynch, financial crisis, fraud )

Dogan
- 7 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
"Begin your term as attorney general by announcing criminal charges for the fraud that led to the financial crisis, ending the abuse of deferred prosecution agreements without steep penalties,
Stop the Attack on Affordable Care Act! Petition Included - Please Sign
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, healthcare, politics, congress, ObamaCare, Affordable Care Act )

Donna
- 10 hours ago - standtallforamerica.com
We're calling on Congress to end the health care assault and instead look to improve the system we have today. The ACA is saving lives and offering health care coverage across the country, and voting to repeal it does nothing to improve the system.
Campaign 2016: Hillary Clinton's Fake Populism Is a Hit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hillary Clinton, Hillary Clinton campaign, Media reports, pundits and talking heads, populist, fake, corporate money, carried interest loophole, corruption, democrats, dishonesty, usa )

Angelika
- 11 hours ago - rollingstone.com
The reaction to Hillary's campaign announcement went exactly according to script. Pundits say her idealist porridge is not too hot, not too cold, but just fake enough.
Why Bernie Sanders Is the Only Populist Candidate for President
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, tax cuts, populist, fighting the billionaire class, candidacy, filibuster, TPP fast track, Clinton lip service, government, ethics, honesty )

Angelika
- 11 hours ago - occupy.com
Whether or not this opponent of the billionaire class, corporate greed, Wall Street and environmental degradation- and this champion of working people, the unemployed, retirees, and student debtors- becomes our next POTUS will be entirely up to us.
Elizabeth Warren Tells Obama To Put Up Or Shut Up On Trade
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Economy, U.S., Trade, Elizabeth Warren, Barack Obama, US Senate, TPP )

Judy
- 13 hours ago - commondreams.org
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, along with Sen. Sherrod Brown, have responded to recent White House statements on TPP with a sharply-worded letter calling out President Obama and other backers of the corporate-friendly trade pact.
Our Vietnam War Never Ended - By Viet Thanh Nguyen Apr 24, 2015 - The New York Times
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, propaganda, lies, dishonesty, abuse, crime, politics, violence, society, conflict, asia, HumanRights )

Wilde
- 15 hours ago - nytimes.com
the last day of April, is the 40th anniversary of the end of my war. Americans call it the Vietnam War, and the victorious Vietnamese call it the American War.In fact, both of these names are misnomers, since the war was also fought, to great devastation
Will the Vietnam War Ever Go Away? - Dick Cavett - New York Times
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, propaganda, lies, iraq, dishonesty, ethics, congress, abuse, military, troops )

Wilde
- 16 hours ago - nytimes.com
In going through, reviewing and cataloging past shows of mine from that awful time (in preparation for a PBS special, "Dick Cavett's Vietnam," airing Monday), two things stand out. I'm surprised at what a vast amount of Vietnam was either a planned or un
Book Burners ð?"?ð?"¥ Who Are Afraid of Matches! By Bill Whittle   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bill Whittle, american universities, Free Speech, Condoleezza Rice, Socialism, Leftists, Not In My Name, Jews, Holocaust, Hitler, Stalin, Mao )

John
- 17 hours ago - youtu.be
Bill Whittle explains why the leftist policies and Occupiers on American campuses are pathing the way for new Hilters and Stalins.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress: Stop Delaying Food Poisoning Protections
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: food poisoning, usa )

Dogan
- 20 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
DonâEUR(TM)t play politics with foodborne illnesses and public health. Stop delaying vital food poisoning protections that could keep millions of Americans from getting sick, and thousands from dying, every year. Fund the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
Cynthia McKinney: Every Member of US Congress Must Sign Pledge to Israel   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Cynthia McKinney, Congress, House of Representatives, Senators, pledge, Israel )

Dandelion
- 21 hours ago - youtube.com
The former Congresswoman said that after she made the pledge issue public the tactic changed. Senators and House of Representatives have to now write a paragraph which basically says the same thing as the pledge that was handed over.
End Cannabis/Hemp Prohibition - Please Sign Petition Sponsored By Senator Ron Wyden
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cannabis, marijuana, hemp, prohibition, legalization, congress )

Stephen
- 1 day ago - signherenow.org
Decades ago, the farming of industrial hemp was banned by the federal government. It's a valuable agricultural product, and it's time to end the ban. Please support the Industrial Hemp Farming Act.
Truth-Teller Cornel West Stands Up to Israel Lobby Bullies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Cornel West, UCLA, Ferguson, Princeton University, Michael Eric Dyson, #GazaUnderAttack, Hillel, Judea Pearl, Daniel Pearl Foundation, Todd Samuel Presner, Steven Salaita, Max Blumenthal, BDS, TPP, Wall Street, Georgetown University, West Bank, Obama )

Jess
- 1 day ago - electronicintifada.net
Cornel West has hit back at criticism from anti-Palestinian organizations and Obama supporters who have tried to smear and silence him
The Key War on Terror Propaganda Tool: Only Western Victims Are Acknowledged
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Glenn Greenwald, drone killings, media, propaganda, war on terror, NYT )

Judy
- 1 day ago - firstlook.org
In all the years I've been writing about Obama's drone killings, yesterday featured by far the most widespread critical discussion in U.S. establishment journalism circles.
Tell New Attorney General Loretta Lynch: End "Too Big to Jail" - TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Attorney General Loretta Lynch, "too big to jail", Wall St. crooks, petition )

Judy
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
Begin your term by announcing criminal charges for the fraud that led to the financial crisis. End abuse of deferred prosecution agreements without steep penalties, Commit to bring to trial any financial institutions caught breaking the law in the future.
World Day for Laboratory Animals: ADI Calls for End to Cruel Monkey Trade 15,000 Sign Petiton to Stop Florida Monkey Farm.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ADI, florida monkey farm, laboratory animals, Mauritius breeding colony, first in US )

Rosie
- 1 day ago - rcreader.com
ADI has renewed it's call to phase out monkey imports and experiments and to scrap plans for a new monkey breeding facility in Florida. 15,000 people have signed. Last year, ADI revealed highly controversial plans to open the 'first' such facility.
Lincoln - National Geographic Magazine
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Abraham Lincoln, April 1865, Lincoln's assassination, J. W. Booth, Lincoln funeral train, U.S. presidents, U.S. domestic politics & history, Civil War, Emancipation Proclamation, 13th Amendment, abolitionism, African-Americans, civil rights, legacy )

Sylvie
- 1 day ago - ngm.nationalgeographic.com
"On the 150th anniversary of the Great Emancipator's assassination, Americans along the route of his funeral train reflect on his life and legacy."
   

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