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THE MOST DESTRUCTIVE POLICY YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF

  ONE POLICY (championed by leaders of both parties) leads to poverty, pollution, racism, severe inequality, loss of good jobs, unnecessary wars & many of the other serious problems we face.   **But there's GOOD NEWS:  We can end this one policy & prioritize people & the planet.   Unbeknownst to most of us, REPUBLICAN & DEMOCRATIC …

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“Remaining creative in the face of the machine is vital. You can’t beat a bully at his own games. And I’m not talking about one particular bully here: it’s energy. You have to out-create the destruction – – It’s the only way.” – TORI AMOS

PS - FOR SOME GOOD NEWS ABOUT HOW WE CAN TURN AROUND THIS WORLD, 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/  

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

Some Powerful Photos (taken by others)

1st - Click on title above to see photos.   2nd - click on any photo to enlarge.  This will allow you to view one at a time on a black background and easily scroll through.         WE CAN DEFINITELY TURN THIS THING AROUND.  We actually have far more power than we …

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Leader of Trump Rally Hands Microphone to a leader of Black Lives Matter Movement: WHY THIS MOMENT OF CONNECTION MATTERS

You come across a hundred "clips to watch" every week.  You obviously have to skip most.  Don't skip this one.  This is really good.  Don't miss the end to see what happened after he spoke.  WOW.  From "They don't exist" to "Can I get your picture with my son?"  The power of communication. HERE'S THE VIDEO …

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198 Effective Methods of Nonviolent Resistance (marching is only one of them)

Martin Luther King, Jr. said that nonviolence is the most powerful weapon on earth. Gene Sharp agrees.   Sharp (who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize) developed a list of 198 Methods of non-violent resistance and wrote books describing how to deploy them successfully.   As you'll see in the video below, Sharp's proven …

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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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Conservatives & Progressives are now joining together to unrig our system (and corporate-funded centrist political leaders are not happy about it)

Fascinating. Conservatives and progressives are getting together to unrig our system.  Over 600,000 people have already joined this movement (and it's only just begun). Check out the two short video clips below. They're very sharp and get right to the point. They show: a) how the system is rigged and b) one way to fix …

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It took *THE GOOD FORM OF TENSION* (via organized non-violent action) to transform our nation in the 1960’s. It will take that same GOOD FORM OF TENSION to turn things around today.

In this passage from his masterful “Letter from the Birmingham Jail” Martin Luther King, Jr. describes **a positive form of tension** that it is necessary to cultivate in order to bring real change: “Nonviolent direct action seeks to create such a crisis and foster such a tension that a community which has constantly refused to …

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