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I Endorse Jane Kim for State Senate

Juanita MORE! | Posted 08.31.2016 | Politics
Juanita MORE!

Jane was also the first Supervisor to stand with the black and brown lives movements in San Francisco, while Scott's loyalties laid with Mayor Ed Lee and the rest of his pocketed establishment. The SFPD needs greater transparency and placing more police in our neighborhoods is not the answer.

Climate Change This Week: Another Dangerous Pipeline, Solar Community Power Grows, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.31.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, like this south American treehopper...

Trumpism Could Be More Dangerous Than Trump

Robert Kuttner | Posted 08.29.2016 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

A Clinton Administration, to defeat Trumpism, will have to deliver massive help in the form of good jobs, better prospects for younger Americans, a drastically different trade agenda, a leashing of the one percent and somehow combine that with cultural respect.

How To Vote If You're In The Military Or Living Abroad

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 08.26.2016 | Politics

Every election, millions of U.S. citizens forgo their right to vote simply because they’re living abroad or are an active-duty military member. It r...

Climate Change This Week: Heating Up, Melting Away, Upping Wind Power, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.24.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, like this Jeweled Flower Mantis found ...

Voter ID Laws: Why Black Democrats' Fight For The Ballot In Mississippi Still Matters

The Conversation US | Posted 08.24.2016 | Black Voices
The Conversation US

This fall, we are faced with the question of who will become president. And equally important - who can vote?

The Secret Diary of a Trump Poll Watcher

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.23.2016 | Politics
Peter Mandel

"You've got to get every one of your friends. You've got to get every one of your family. You've got to get everybody to go out and watch. And go out ...

For Those Who Have Considered Not Voting When Hillary Clinton Is Not Enough

Trimiko Melancon | Posted 08.16.2016 | Politics
Trimiko Melancon

Not voting is, essentially, casting a vote for Donald Trump. Voting third party is, again, like casting a vote for Donald Trump. We could only fathom what a Trump presidency would mean given he is unfiltered, unhinged, inexperienced to the point it is criminal.

Voting Justice is Environmental Justice

Courtney Hight | Posted 08.12.2016 | Green
Courtney Hight

This past Saturday was the 51st anniversary of signing of the historic Voting Rights Act (VRA). It was signed into law in 1965, by President Lyndon Jo...

Using The Law Of Attraction During Election Time

Linda Lauren | Posted 08.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Lauren

As the voting time heats up toward November, remember that you have the power to allow the information you want to have access to you. You don't have to be an emotional punching bag for the news or strangers who disagree, especially when much of it may not even be factual. Use the Law of Attraction to your advantage.

Little Boy, Big Ideas

Amanda Waggener | Posted 08.12.2016 | Politics
Amanda Waggener

We are not made to handle all the information, in the amount of detail we get, in the volume it's given to us. We are constantly made aware of every scary story that unfolds around the world, yet we aren't equipped nor do we have the ability to make most any of it better.

Climate Change This Week: The Melting Third Pole, Politics' Climate Clash, And More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.12.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, beautiful unique biodiversity, like this painted bunting that li...

GOP Legislators In Texas Drop Requiring Citizenship Tests For Minority Voters After Most Legislators Fail Test

Christopher Lamb | Posted 08.11.2016 | Comedy
Christopher Lamb

The Republican-led Texas House of Representatives dropped their attempt to require citizenship tests for minority voters after it was revealed that most of the legislators could not pass the test.

Can You Rig A Presidential Poll?

Dr. John Johnson | Posted 08.11.2016 | Politics
Dr. John Johnson

Can you rig a presidential poll? If by rig you mean a vast conspiracy or systematic effort to coordinate every poll in favor of one candidate or another, the answer is no, probably not.

Dr. Fergie Reid Sr Speaks About The Voting Rights Act And '90 for 90'

Wade Norris | Posted 08.09.2016 | Denver
Wade Norris

As we close out the historic Presidency of America's first Black President, Barack Obama, it is important to review the trailblazers who made his elec...

Preparing the Next Generation of Engaged Voters

Kimberly Cassidy | Posted 08.08.2016 | College
Kimberly Cassidy

In my April blog post about the limitations of college rankings, I wrote that "the best colleges produce graduates who will make a difference in the w...

The Heart We Need In the White House

Catherine Nagle | Posted 08.04.2016 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

I've never been interested in politics, but can't help it these days, after hearing what's going on between our presidential nominees on the news. I'm sure you're hearing all about it, too. As a reader, I've heard different, negative things about Hillary Clinton, and what's even sadder is hearing it from other women!

'Green News Report' - August 4, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.04.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: New criminal charges for MI state employees in the Flint Water Crisis; $1...

Climate Change This Week: Siberia Exploding, Too Hot to Work, LED Job Surge, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.04.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Soon This May Be The Only Kind Of Tropical Frog In Existence - one made of painte...

Should You Give Your Employees Time Off To Vote?

Gene Marks | Posted 08.04.2016 | Business
Gene Marks

Here's a startling fact: According to The New York Times, only 9 percent of the American population voted for either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump as their candidate.

Register To Vote Now: Here Are The Links And Deadlines for All US States And Territories

Jacob Stewart | Posted 08.04.2016 | Politics
Jacob Stewart

The conventions are over. The candidates are set. And no matter your opinion, the 2016 Presidential Election will be historic. While election day is...

The New Woman

Miriam Ava | Posted 08.03.2016 | Women
Miriam Ava

Showing America and the world that it is indeed possible for a woman to become the presidential nominee of a major party is life-changing.

Why Your CEO Should Give You An Election Day Vacation

Hunter Walk | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics
Hunter Walk

While I might be partisan (#ImWithHer), this voter effort is not. For too long the tech community has been accused of apathy around social issues. I know this to not be the case from my daily interactions with passionate entrepreneurs.

The Post Convention Tidal Wave of Polls--How Does A Voter Stay Afloat?

Dr. John Johnson | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics
Dr. John Johnson

Since the Republican convention started two weeks ago, more than two dozen presidential polls have already been released. After Donald Trump's speech,...

How U.S. Expats Can Let Their Voices Be Heard In November's Election

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 08.03.2016 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

It used to be common for people back home to think U.S. expats living abroad were no longer U.S. citizens. Now, of course, most people know that living, working, or retiring overseas does not affect U.S. citizenship in any way.