What About Starting Stevens and O’Connor Institutes for Justice?

What do retired Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States do with their time and reputation? One of them – Justice Paul Stevens, 94, just published another book  Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution.

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Joe Biden Promotes U.S. as Fracking Missionary Force

During his two-day visit this week to Kiev, Ukraine, Vice President Joe Biden unfurled President Barack Obama’s “ U.S. Crisis Support Package for Ukraine .” A key part of the package involves promoting the deployment of  hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”)  in Ukraine.  Dean Neu , professor of accounting at York University in Toronto, describes this phenomenon in his book “ Doing Missionary Work .” And in this case, it involves the U.S. acting as a modern-day missionary to spread the gospel of fracking to further its own interests. With the ongoing Russian occupation of Crimea serving as the backdrop for the trip, Biden made Vladimir Putin’s Russia and its dominance of the global gas market one of the centerpieces of a key speech he gave while in Kiev. “And as you attempt to pursue energy security, there’s no reason why you cannot be energy secure.

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Success: Maharishi University of Management alumni form green consulting company

Maharishi University of Management in the USA proved to be a life-changing experience in many ways for Vincent Bataoel and Nelina Loiselle. They met at MUM while studying Sustainable Living, started a business together, and got married. Now based in Middleburg, Virginia, just outside Washington, DC, their company, Above Green, offers consulting services in LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification, creating high performance, healthy, and sustainable buildings for federal, military, and commercial clients. In the seven years since it began the company has completed 42 LEED projects.

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Lava source may not be as deep as previously thought

History is littered with evidence of events where vast lava outpourings originated deep in the Earth. However, new research at Michigan State University shows that the source of some of these epic outpourings, however, may not be as deep as once thought. The results, published in the Journal Geology, show that some of these lavas originated near the surface rather than deep within the mantle.

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Wash U Sit-In Enters Historic 3rd Week: Peabody Moment of Truth Arrives

by Jeff Biggers / Eco Watch In an emerging public relations nightmare for Washington University officials, the  sit-in against Peabody Energy ties  entered a historic third week, as students continued to press demands after a faltering  statement  released yesterday by Chancellor Mark Wrighton. “We want to make it clear that we are not satisfied with this statement,” the  Wash U Students Against Peabody  countered. “We plan to continue to pressure Chancellor Wrighton and Provost Thorp until they end Washington University’s relationship with Peabody.” Let’s face it: With growing national media attention, growing outrage over Peabody violations, and growing plans for nationwide rallies against Peabody on its shareholders meeting on  May 8 , the moment of truth for the Chancellor and the Board of Trustees about Peabody’s toxic relationship with Washington University has arrived

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VIDEO: Iranian Students’ Protest During Conservative Politician’s Speech

iframe width=”500″ height=”375″ src=”” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen A group of students at Iran’s  Amirkabir University  in Tehran chanted pro-opposition slogans, held placards and waved the Iranian flag during a speech by failed conservative presidential candidate and former top nuclear negotiator  Saeed Jalili  on 14 April 2014.  The shouted slogans supported  Mir Hussein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi , leaders of the Green Movement  protests that rocked the country following President  Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ‘s reelection in 2009 by a landslide. Protesters considered the elections results fraudulent, and millions rallied for Ahmadinejad’s removal.

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Baby Lobsters Are Disappearing, And Warming Oceans May Be To Blame

n this June 2007, file photo, a scientist holds a juvenile lobster while doing research on Orr’s Island in Harpswell, Maine.

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The Antidote To Capitalism’s Abuse: Massive Organizing

Looking back to the defeat of the labor movement since the early 1980s, three lessons seem especially important. First, any gains made under capitalism are temporary; they can be reversed.

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#Egypt – Yesterday demonstrations by students of #Al_Azhar and #Fayoum Universit…
#Egypt – Yesterday demonstrations by students of #Al_Azhar and #Fayoum Universit… #Egypt – Yesterday demonstrations by students of #Al_Azhar and #Fayoum Universit…

#Egypt – Yesterday demonstrations by students of #Al_Azhar and #Fayoum Universities against the military coup were attacked by security forces who used rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse the crowds, many were reported injured. Video – attack by security forces on female Al-Azhar students demonstrators, who were shot with rubber bullets: Another video of clashes at Al-Azhar: Photos: Student injured in his head and back, after being shot by security forces yesterday, inside Al Azhar University – during the lectures: An image showing an injured student from Al Azhar University who was shot by a rubber bullet in the head after an assault from the security forces of the military coup on the students inside the university campus in Cairo yesterday: Video – Tear gas canisters were shot into crowds demonstrating at Fayoum University: Photos: The photo below shows the students of Al Azhar University during demonstrations yesterday. Photo Source: Timeline Photos #Egypt – Yesterday demonstrations by students of #Al_Azhar and #Fayoum Universities against the military coup were attacked by security forces who used rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse the crowds, many were reported injured.

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Students’ choice Snowden takes up post as Glasgow University rector. ‘Human rig…

Students’ choice Snowden takes up post as Glasgow University rector.

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