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It is Easter Sunday, I'm sitting in the local hotel room trying to gather support to rebuild The Veterans Green Bus. I need to raise $7,500 in the next week to get her fixed and on the road.
by gordonsoderberg
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Mar 31, 2013 at 05:19 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Daily Kos, It has been a while. Sorry, I've been a bit busy these last 4 years helping to start Veterans Green Jobs, building the Veterans Green Bus, and Helping get United Peace Relief organized ...
by gordonsoderberg
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 09:28 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
NASA Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy [ This is an extended version of an essay written for Four Quarters InterFaith Sanctuary’s 2013 Wheel of the Year Calendar Age of Limits Supplement . ]
by SamuraiArtGuy
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 10:48 AM PST with 45 Recommends
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Jan 05, 2013 at 12:15 PM PST with 0 Recommends
When it came down to it, you didn't think about politics, you thought about my unemployed mother. As a political junkie, and a hard-left Liberal, Im not happy with the compromise. But as a son, I am ...
by coolelegans
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 12:56 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Hi everybody, Using every social networking channel I can think of. I have a friend on the West Coast who is desperately seeking word of her 85 year old mother in Rockaway, NY. We're trying to ...
by UnaSpenser
Comment Count 57 comments on Sat Nov 03, 2012 at 08:48 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
http://lunchpailleft.com/ Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you walk into an open sewer and die. Mel Brooks In a move that is both tragic and comedic at the same time the Romney ...
by djrobertjohnson
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Nov 01, 2012 at 07:36 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
There was a front page diary yesterday explaining that natural disasters are a reminder we need government . But our government goes far beyond that, preventing or alleviating unnatural disasters ...
by TheOrchid
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Oct 31, 2012 at 09:03 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Book Review: Solnit, Rebecca. A Paradise Built In Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise In Disaster. New York: Penguin/Viking, 2009. Two years after Naomi Klein's well-reviewed (2007) ...
by Cassiodorus
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Jun 20, 2012 at 10:35 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
So I mentioned I was going to work at this cool restaurant... I had the right geographic idea - island - but completely wrong ocean. I am a bit pacific biased. Puerto Rico is not in the pacific.
by Mortifyd
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Dec 26, 2011 at 08:33 PM PST with 8 Recommends
I'm sick and tired of seeing, day after day, diaries from Obamaloves and Obamahates being at the top of the recommended list. JUST STOP RECOMMENDING THIS CRAP! They uniformly lack solutions, but ...
by Disgusted in St Louis
Comment Count 63 comments on Sat Aug 13, 2011 at 07:26 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Got this in my mailbox so I copied and pasted...... Conflict and natural disasters are wreaking havoc on families around the world, and ShelterBox needs your help. ShelterBos USA http://...
by TexMex
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Aug 07, 2011 at 08:36 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
For those of you not in the know, the past couple of weeks have been long ones. My Mother-in-law's mental health had a bad set back, leading to mania and paranoia for which she was hospitalized. ...
by mapamp
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Jul 27, 2011 at 02:25 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
From the Huffington Post: Missouri Tornado: Churches Coming Together to Pray and Help ...
by slksfca
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue May 24, 2011 at 08:02 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Asshole and amoral. Thanks to Think Progress for letting us know that Eric Cantor is both an asshole and amoral.
by gchaucer2
Comment Count 169 comments on Tue May 24, 2011 at 10:00 AM PDT with 290 Recommends
Note: This originally appeared in a diary from akmk . Please go there to t & r.
by Plubius
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Mar 21, 2011 at 11:43 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Japan still reeling days after quake. The earthquake and mostly the tsunami killed over 10,000 people and ...
by Plubius
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Mar 16, 2011 at 10:30 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
The earthquake and mostly the tsunami killed over 10,000 people and left 10x that homeless and totally without personal belongings. Japan is a rich country with a strong social safety net, but it ...
by Plubius
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Mar 14, 2011 at 09:11 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
A year ago today I could feel myself falling in love. Not the love that hits you over the head, not irrational, sudden chemical lust/love, but the kind that says 'gosh, this is clicking nicely. I'
by parryander
Comment Count 51 comments on Tue Jan 11, 2011 at 06:33 AM PST with 49 Recommends
A cholera outbreak that already has left 250 people dead and more than 3,000 sickened is at the doorstep of an enormous potential breeding ground: the squalid camps in Port-au-Prince where 1.3 ...
by GlowNZ
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Oct 24, 2010 at 07:27 PM PDT with 18 Recommends