MAN WHO PREVENTED NUCLEAR WAR JUST DIED

"The siren howled, but I just sat there for a few seconds staring at the big, back lit, red screen with the word 'launch' on it." ‘Gut instinct’ told Lt Col Stanislav Petrov that apparent launch of US missiles was actually early warning system malfunction. Check out the article from the Guardian here: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/18/soviet-officer-who-averted-cold-war-nuclear-disaster-dies-aged-77?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

Washington Post: NUNS FIGHTING PIPELINE LOST THEIR CASE IN COURT BUT THEY AREN’T GIVING UP

WASHINGTON POST ARTICLE: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2017/08/30/the-nuns-fighting-the-pipeline-lost-their-case-in-court-but-they-arent-giving-up/?utm_term=.d1f53882815d   FOR SOME GOOD NEWS, PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW:     12 GOOD REASONS TO HAVE HOPE.   We're going to turn this world around:   https://clearblueskyoutwest.com/2017/09/11/what-gives-me-hop/

‘The S-word’: how young Americans fell in love with socialism. (A majority of American adults under the age of 30 now reject capitalism).

  Article from THE GUARDIAN: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/sep/02/socialism-young-americans-bernie-sanders?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

Harvey wasn’t just bad weather. It’s an example of the destruction that takes place when corporate profits & unregulated growth take precedence over investment in public infrastructure.

When we allow unbridled growth, don't invest wisely in infrastructure and just suck all the profits out of a region for a small number of corporate and wealthy beneficiaries (who live elsewhere), human beings lose.  And people die. Harvey Wasn’t Just Bad Weather. It Was Bad City Planning - Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2017-08-31/a-hard-rain-and-a-hard-lesson-for-houston

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Lancaster Takes a Stand Against the Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline

Hey #resistance !  It's happening.  A judge gave the go ahead for construction and the bulldozers are warming up to destroy a chapel on land owned by nuns.  A giant oil company is about to attempt to plow through Lancaster County to continue building the controversial Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline. The pipeline won't help Pennsylvanians.  It …

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The Dark Side of Globalization: Why Seattle’s 1999 Protesters Were Right (The Atlantic)

ARTICLE FROM THE ATLANTIC The WTO demonstrators were the "Occupy" movement of the late-20th century—mocked, maligned, and mostly right. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.theatlantic.com/amp/article/282831/   ALSO - - CHECK THIS OUT.   SOME GOOD NEWS AT THIS LINK! 12 REASONS TO HAVE HOPE:   We're going to turn this world around. https://clearblueskyoutwest.com/2017/09/11/what-gives-me-hop/     Click on this link to …

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The Rise & Fall of Neoliberalism: “The Idea that Changed the World”

There's a brand new article on neoliberalism in the Guardian (see link between the dotted lines near the bottom of this post).  Republican & Democratic leaders & their parties have followed a neoliberal agenda for over 20 years. Look where it's gotten us. Isn't it time for us to follow a human agenda instead of …

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