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Our Op-Ed at CNN on BNP Paribas Settlement

CNN approached us about writing an op-ed on the $8.9 billion BNP Paribas settlement and you can see the article here . This is the first time we’ve written for them and they seemed happy with the outcome.

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Scientists Find Sniffing Rosemary Can Increase Memory By 75%

Rosemary has many well known health benefits but scientists are now studying its specific effects with regard to memory with outstanding results. Rosemary (rosmarinus officinalis) is member of the mint family along with other popular and fragrant herbs such as thyme, oregano, lavender and basil. It is native to the Mediterranean but

US Navy Unveils Electromagnetic Railgun Prototypes

Prototypes of the US Navy’s much vaunted electromagnetic railguns were unveiled this week. The new technology, capable of firing projectiles at up to 5,600 miles per hour, is set to revolutionize naval warfare.

Our blog post on yesterday’s Hobby Lobby action in Madison is referenced in this.

Our blog post on yesterday’s Hobby Lobby action in Madison is referenced in this. The Hobby Lobby Pushback- Eight Cities And Counting! fayettevillefreezone.com A round up of the recent demonstrations around the country that we have been able to find. If there are any we’ve missed, please let us know, so they can be added to the list

The death toll has pushed past 100 in Gaza. http://bit.ly/1jBVbu3

The death toll has pushed past 100 in Gaza.

The Roots Of The Rising Violence In Gaza, Israel

The last several days have been devastating. The weeks leading up to it have been horrifying. Since the beginning of the Israel’s Operation Protective Edge on July 8, 2014 upwards of 80 Palestinians have been killed and approximately 500 wounded by Israeli missiles and 2 Israelis have been wounded from rockets fired from Gaza

The Ten Commandments Of Movement Solidarity

After a decade of grassroots advocacy, my personal belief is that the greatest obstacle to positive change in the world isn’t corporations, the government, or the 1%, but lack of movement solidarity. And no, I’m not pretending to be some modern day Moses bringing the divine truths down from the mountain. I’m just someone who has participated in the entire spectrum of the environmental movement — from mainstream to “radical,” on both coasts — who has witnessed a lot of unnecessary failures over the years, in large part because people can’t figure out how to work together.

No Mr. Donohue, mega-corporations are not like American colonists

Emily Peterson-Cassin co-authored this post. Once again this week, the U.S.

Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart for crash that killed 1 #walmart #slavelabor

Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart for crash that killed 1 #walmart #slavelabor Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart for crash that killed 1 – News 12 Bronx bronx.news12.com Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart over tractor-trailer, limousine crash that killed 1, hurt comedian