JoAnn Chateau

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Climate Crisis Descending Series: Get Your Venice Tour In Now

Beautiful music, exquisite views, but this gorgeous Venice travel video makes me nervous. The water is too high.<p>I wager, hundreds of years ago, …

DuckDuckGo

Revolt Against The Shallow Deadliness Of Our Corn Syrup Nation

The Essays of The Man From the North by Rivera Sun Writer, Dandelion Salad January 13, 2018 Reject the glossy and sensational for the gritty and …

Loneliness

2018 Progressive Candidates & Ballot Initiatives -- A Nationwide List

Progressive candidates accept NO Super PAC funds, NO Big Money.<br>They are funded by small donations from real people, like you and me.<br>Progressive …

Bernie Sanders

An Exclusive Email Interview with Progressive Candidate Sarah Smith (WA, 9th)

<b>JC.COM:</b> Five years ago, Sarah, did you imagine you’d be running for Congress in 2018? When, why, or what event made you decide to run? What does your …

Bernie Sanders

Warren Buffett Wins $1 Million Bet That Hedge Funds Are a Rip-Off

Warren Buffett

Harvard Study: Two-Party Duopoly to Blame for Government Dysfunction

Harvard Study: Two-Party Duopoly to Blame for Government DysfunctionA groundbreaking new report was published last week by the Harvard Business …

Democratic Party

Words We're Watching: 'Doggo'

In these trying times, humanity collectively turns to one source of solace amidst the upheaval and grief:<p>Pink Floyd with music doggo in the …

Pets

Five Surprising Ways Your Christmas Tree Can Give Back Long After the Holidays

Growing a New Generation of Christmas Trees for the Future!<p>Just by buying a real Christmas tree, you’re ensuring more trees are grown for future …

Christmas

Environmental Warriors are Getting Killed

Trying to save the environment may be life-threatening. In recognition of this tragic reality, the Los Angeles Times is presently doing a series on …

Injustice

Reverend Billy's Holiday Message

YouTube

Why Inequality Predicts Homicide Rates Better Than Any Other Variable

By Maia Szalavitz17-year-old boy shoots a 15-year-old stranger to death, apparently believing that the victim had given him a dirty look. A Chicago …

Psychology

Don’t Like FCC Ruling? Boycott Home Internet Service!

In the video above, FCC chairman Ajit Pai tries to put a “shine” on killing Net Neutrality. Clownish. I certainly hope the decision backfires on Pai …

The man trying to beat Putin

A lot's been said about Russia meddling in our 2016 presidential campaign. But the Russians are already buzzing about their presidential election …

Gorging on Anger

The Daily Post word of the day—GORGE<p>“Come, follow me,” the chef said. “A feast is going on. I will set the table before you and it will be spread …

Chester’s Double Seen Boating in Bahamas

Everyone wants to know what I look like in real life, which is rather difficult because… I’m somewhat posthumous (in material terms). But see here. …

Dog Makes Christmas Cookies: Funny Dog Maymo

Rewarding Wikipedia & Other Good Guys this Holiday Season of Giving

The Merit of Wikipedia<p>I use and reference good ol’ <b>Wikipedia</b> quite a lot. Lately, though, there have been these pesky pop-ups on the site. Adept at …

Nationalize the internet

Last Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission, led by deregulation zealot Ajit Pai, presented a plan to dismantle net neutrality in America. …

Jefferson took a blade to his Bible: Presidents, faith and the new Bible museum

Thomas Jefferson had a complicated relationship with the Bible.<p>By the time he was elected the nation’s third president in 1801, the Founding Father had become a champion of separation of church and state. His Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, a precursor to First Amendment safeguards on …

History

20 People Now Own As Much Wealth as Half of All Americans

The 400 richest Americans now have more wealth than the bottom 61 percent of the population, a report released on Wednesday by the Institute for …

The Island Where Women Rule

First Wave of Work Dogs Discovered in Siberia

I hate to bring up the Russians, what with the <b>Russiagate</b> scandal abounding… but… Russian archaeologist Vladimir Pitulko, at the Russian Academy of …

Dog Needs High Chair To Eat Until He Surprises Everyone | The Dodo

Combating speciesism in a time of racism

I’m an animal rights advocate, stuck with the problem of how to discuss discrimination based on species at a time when the news is dominated by …

Russell Simmons

Giving a Voice to the Voiceless – Meet the ‘Art-ivists’ For Animal Rights

This eye-opening piece by freelance journalist Peter Yeung is from Dazed & Confused magazine, Jan 2015<p>Animal rights and art have not always been easy …

Scared of Spiders? You May Be Hard-Wired That Way

Ask kids what they are most scared of, and with one voice they’ll shriek “SPIDERS!” Hardly surprising then that of all the phobias UK people suffer, …

Spotlight on Canada's health-care system during Bernie Sanders's visit to Toronto this weekend

Congressman Beto O'Rourke on The Young Turks with Cenk Uygur

How to Create Good Captions for Pictures on Your WordPress Website

Writing good captions for pictures on the web is an art in itself. We often stress on this blog how important it is to supplement your written …

A powerful, poignant post about men's role in the #MeToo movement went viral.

Actor Jim Beaver. Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images.In a heart-wrenching Facebook post, actor Jim Beaver ("Supernatural," "Deadwood") described …

Feminism