p Awesome idea! When San Jose’s Homeless Work to Clean Up Their Community,…

p Awesome idea! When San Jose’s Homeless Work to Clean Up Their Community, They Receive Food, Housing, and Even Jobs The program — which keeps the streets clean while also getting people off of them — is a win-win for the California city. Now this is an idea that can potentially transform communities. In San Jose, California, the homeless are being hired to clean the city streets in exchange for food, housing and job placement, the San Jose Mercury News reports

p Wow!! A food forest in Edmonton’s river valley Touchie and her boyfriend…

p Wow!! A food forest in Edmonton’s river valley Touchie and her boyfriend Doryn Nyroos were among 75 volunteers who gathered to plant the river valley’s first food forest. The plan was to plant 3,000 native, food-producing trees and shrubs on the slope, including gooseberries, saskatoon berries, currants and choke cherries. The trenches — or swales — were the first step, designed to maximize water absorption for the plants

We need volunteers to help set-up and take down the stage for the SF Mime Troupe…

We need volunteers to help set-up and take down the stage for the SF Mime Troupe on Saturday, August 2nd from 11:00 to 2:00 pm – and from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. Sunday August 3rd we will need help from 5:30 to 8:00 pm.

The Palestinians’ Right to Self-Defense

By Chris Hedges If the international community will not halt the attack on Gaza and Israeli war crimes then it must concede to the Palestinians the right to self-defense under the U.N. Charter.

Palestine protesters occupy land outside of Bristol’s BBC studios

Comments (4) FREE Palestine protesters have taken their campaign to outside of Bristol’s BBC studios in Clifton. The group vows to remain outside the building for ‘as long as it takes’ to persuade the broadcasters to give a more balanced portrayal of the conflicts in Gaza. They have pinned up a 56-ft long Palestine flag to the outside of the BBC’s building.

Palestine protesters occupy land outside of Bristol’s BBC studios – Bristol Post

Comments (4) FREE Palestine protesters have taken their campaign to outside of Bristol’s BBC studios in Clifton. The group vows to remain outside the building for ‘as long as it takes’ to persuade the broadcasters to give a more balanced portrayal of the conflicts in Gaza. They have pinned up a 56-ft long Palestine flag to the outside of the BBC’s building.

US concerned over use of Russian rockets
US concerned over use of Russian rockets US concerned over use of Russian rockets

The Atlas V rocket is heavily used by the US for defense and reconnaissance projects, and relies on a Russian-made engine. Many are coming to view this, however, as a national security liability. As the relations between the US and Russia continue to sour, renewed calls are coming from Washington to revamp the defense industry to use more American-made parts.

36 Foods That Help Detox and Cleanse Your Entire Body

Practiced for thousands of years by cultures around the world –detoxification is about resting, cleansing and nourishing the body from the inside out. By removing and eliminating toxins, then feeding your body with healthy nutrients, detoxifying can help protect you from disease and renew your ability to maintain optimum health.

Joseph Stiglitz in Australia: A desperate attempt to promote the illusion of reform

The central purpose of Stiglitz’s argument was to cover up the fact that growing social inequality is rooted in the very foundations of the capitalist economy.

Officials hail anti-democratic vote in Detroit to sanction attack on pension rights

More than half of the city workers and retirees eligible to take part in the bankruptcy court’s ballot on the plan of adjustment refused to vote.