Notes

Stay with original notion. Applicable at all times, all locales. Written from the standpoint of how people feel, what they need. Coates and _____ remind you to do this. A generative framework. Can still have a Decl. of Inter. as introduction and Bill of Equality, Limitation & Ecology at the end. Democracy Unchained intro. Democracy …

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Introduction

In America’s bizarre electoral system, some votes are more equal than others. the candidates don’t care about the issues that matter to me and the only time a candidate reaches out is for my credit card number. Every two years, I think about how thoroughly I am being ignored, and each time I’m more infuriated …

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Historic Victory for Cannabis at the United Nations

Support our UN Advocacy work. Make a gift to SSDP’s International Activities Fund today. Drug policy history was made yesterday as the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) removed cannabis from Schedule IV in the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961 After two years of active procrastination, the CND finally made a decision that acknowledges …

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Far Less than Half of PPP Money Went to Small Businesses

Tim Evanson from Washington, D.C., USA, United States of America, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons December 2, 2020; Washington Post, “Business” This past Tuesday, in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by 11 news organizations, the Small Business Administration (SBA) released the latest data concerning the loans from the government’s Paycheck …

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Windustry

Minneapolis, MN – EIN 010746862 windustry.org Our Mission Statement Windustry’s mission is to promote sustainable energy solutions and empower communities to develop and own clean energy assets. As an independent voice and resource acting in support of communities, we work – through education, outreach, and advocacy – to advance broad community commitment to renewable energy. …

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The Senior Source

Dallas, TX – EIN 751085555 theseniorsource.org Improve Financial and Emotional Well Being Explore our wide array of programs and services below. As the leading resource for all age-related issues in greater Dallas, older adults and their loved ones can turn to The Senior Source for assistance and expert guidance. Making Older Better Whether you’re a …

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Benton County Blazes A Trail for Ranked Choice Voting in Oregon

For more than a decade, Oregon state Representative Dan Rayfield, D-Corvallis, has been advocating for ranked choice voting in Benton County. So it was stirring for him when he finally got to rank candidates on his own ballot for the November general election. “That’s the culmination of the journey,” Rayfield said. “It is extremely fulfilling …

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New Jersey: Senate Lawmakers Approve Legislation to End Low-Level Marijuana Arrests

Members of the New Jersey Senate approved legislation that would end the practice of arresting adults in the Garden State for low-level marijuana offenses. A1897 / S2535 would remove penalties for the possession of up to six ounces of marijuana and the distribution of up to one ounce of marijuana, making these activities punishable by …

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PETA Statement on Moderna Vaccine Announcement

For Immediate Release:November 16, 2020 Contact:Tasgola Bruner 202-483-7382 Washington – Please see the following statement from PETA scientist Jeffrey Brown regarding Moderna’s announcement that clinical data show that its COVID-19 vaccine is 94.5% effective at preventing infection: COVID-19 research is paving the way for safer, faster development of more effective vaccines. Moderna, Pfizer, and BioNTech …

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ProPublica Selects Six Journalists for Distinguished Fellows Program

ProPublica announced on Monday six local reporters who have been selected as the inaugural members of the ProPublica Distinguished Fellows program. The program will fund the reporters’ salaries and benefits for three years as they produce important investigative projects from their home newsrooms on topics affecting their communities. An outgrowth of the ProPublica Local Reporting …

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La campaña de Trump no logra encontrar un juez que ignore los hechos, pero no se da por vencida

Al no haber logrado persuadir a la mayoría de los electores estadounidenses, la campaña de reelección del presidente Donald Trump está ahora llevando su caso ante los tribunales del país. Pero la campaña y sus aliados no han avanzado en este intento mucho más que en el primero. Cerca de la mitad de los cerca …

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Will Gov Newsom Appoint a “Champion of Immigrant Workers Rights” to the US Senate?

Los Angeles, CA – On Friday, a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom signed by 48 groups statewide called on the governor to utilize his power to appoint a woman of color, “champion for immigrant workers rights” to the United States Senate seat vacated by VP-elect Kamala Harris. Full text of the letter and signing organizations …

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NARAL Pro-Choice America Celebrates Lauren Underwood’s Victory in Illinois’ 14th Congressional District

For Immediate Release: Thursday, November 12, 2020 Contact: media@prochoiceamerica.org Defeat of anti-choice, anti-freedom Republican candidate Jim Oberweis is a win for Illinoisans and reproductive freedom Illinois — On Election Day, voters in Illinois’ 14th Congressional District reelected NARAL-endorsed incumbent Representative Lauren Underwood to the U.S. House of Representatives. Her victory over anti-choice, anti-freedom Republican candidate …

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Tell Biden: We Demand a Pro-Marijuana Reform Attorney General

As America prepares for a shift in leadership, the incoming Administration’s pick for Attorney General will likely be one of the most consequential signals as to how the Biden-Harris Presidency will address marijuana policy reform. So we’re sending President-elect Joe Biden a letter demanding a reform-minded AG and we want you to be a co-signer. …

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International Working Group for Indigenous Affairs

Copenhagen, Denmark – iwgia.orgen IWGIA – International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs – is a global human rights organisation dedicated to promoting, protecting and defending Indigenous Peoples’ rights. Since 1968, IWGIA has cooperated with Indigenous Peoples’ organisations and international institutions to promote recognition and implementation of the rights of Indigenous Peoples. IWGIA works to empower …

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Laboratoria

Brooklyn, NY – EIN 815071835 laboratoria.la In response to the profound gender gap in tech, our 6-month bootcamp is geared towards women who have not been able to start a professional career. Through our project-based Agile Classroom, we prepare our students to work as Web Developers or UX Designers. We connect our graduates with companies …

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Survival International

London, United Kingdom – survivalinternational.org We exist to prevent the annihilation of tribal peoples and to give them a platform to speak to the world so they can bear witness to the genocidal violence, slavery and racism they face on a daily basis. By lobbying the powerful we help defend the lives, lands and futures …

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Flailing Trump Campaign Shares Doctored Image of a 2000 Newspaper to Dispute Biden’s Victory

Alex Brandon/AP For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis, the election, and more, subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter. The Trump campaign’s latest attempt to deny President-elect Joe Biden’s victory is to claim that the media can’t call the race, and therefore it’s not over. To make this point, on Sunday the campaign’s spokesperson …

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Pro-Trump Caravan Allegedly Tried to Run a Biden Campaign Bus “Off the Road”

The Biden campaign canceled a planned event in Central Texas after being harassed by Trump supporters on Friday, according to the Texas Democratic Party. Videos started going viral on Saturday of a group of trucks and SUVs flying Trump flags surrounding a Biden campaign bus on the highway. The Trump trucks had been camping out …

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Facebook And Steve Bannon Hacked The Media. And They Won’t Stop.

For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis, the election, and more, subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Let’s talk about Steve Bannon—I’d like to say “one last time” but who are we kidding? Regardless of the election outcome, we know that America’s political and media ecosystem has been inexorably changed by a racist novel-loving, …

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