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Trump era feels like a state of emergency

Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/31287805@N04/37680955841/   Letter published in the Boston Globe Sunday, April 28, 2019: Continue the unfinished business of the Mueller Report Liz Goodwin and Jess Bidgood’s article “Peril for Trump in Mueller aftermath” (Page A1, April 21) was a relief. … Continue reading

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Deep Canvassing

What is “Deep Canvassing”? Changing the Conversation Together (CTC) is an organization of concerned citizens working to combat the politics of hate and uphold checks and balances. Using the evidence-based strategy of deep canvassing CTC played a critical role in … Continue reading

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Wendell Potter on ‘Medicare For All’

Medicare For All: A Conversation with Wendell Potter by Francesca Rheannon The campaign against Medicare For All is being fueled by health insurance cash to politicians. The health insurance industry is mounting a full court press against Medicare For All. … Continue reading

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The People You Meet Picking Up Beach Plastic

Serenely beautiful, surreal, spiritual.  Three weeks on the sugar-white sands of Tulum, contemplating the sometimes jade, sometimes topaz, sometimes evening blue Caribbean.  On days when the sea was perfectly flat and clear you could watch the sting rays and barracudas … Continue reading

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Release the Mueller Report

Attorney General William Barr missed Tuesday’s congressional deadline to #ReleaseTheReport, so Move On organized 300 events accross the country to protest. Even Rachel Maddow got in on the act! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cvqLMfyc5c On Long Island there were rallies in Mineola and in … Continue reading

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Candice Hildebrant

In early March, just a few weeks before she died, Candice Hildebrant posted her story.  I will let her tell it in her own powerful words. Candice was in her thirtys, a tireless advocate for a single payer healthcare system, … Continue reading

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Extreme Weather: Monster Storm Ulmer

Reporting from Harrison NE, 4 PM. I am on what was supposed to be a leisure trip: my first transcontinental drive from coast to coast, New York to Calfornia and back.  It turns out that I got caught in super … Continue reading

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