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Good morning, Daily Kos community. I have a question. I'm curious to know if there would be any interest to read an intermittent diary covering an insider's view of an election campaign for the ...
by tsm63
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Mar 06, 2015 at 07:53 AM PST with 11 Recommends
In Ft. Lauderdale, Florida that is... This short video tells of an insane ordinance the city council of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, saw fit to pass; making it an arrestable offence if you dare to give ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2014 at 05:23 AM PST with 6 Recommends
I was walking to the free pool at Sunset Park when I noticed a large stream of water pouring down the street. I got to an open fire hydrant shooting out full force, with a white/Latina woman and ...
by questioneverything1
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 06:32 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Ill see how this goes. My question for this poll is: Should New York City mayor Bill de Blasio make New York City the next $15 Hr. minimum wage city?: Context: *i wasn't sure how the poll question ...
by Seattle Socialist
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri May 02, 2014 at 12:25 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
as well as towns and even villages. Indiana's Open Door law seems to forbid these planned actions, so I asked the Public Access Counselor for his opinion. Can you use your State Law to stop ALEC's ...
by CroneWit
Comment Count 42 comments on Fri Mar 07, 2014 at 03:36 PM PST with 78 Recommends
Using data from the US Conference of Mayor's U.S. Metro Economies report, redditor atrubetskoy tallied up the economic activities of cites and metro areas and created the map below. While it is ...
by Aximill
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Feb 19, 2014 at 10:35 AM PST with 23 Recommends
My name is Peter Yuan Liu, an 80% disabled Army war veteran, a rags to riches millionaire, a father, an insurance agent, an investor, a taxpayer, a soldier who went to combat who now have multiple ...
by PeterYLiu
Comment Count 115 comments on Tue Feb 18, 2014 at 09:02 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Background: •Poor immigrant arrived to the U.S. at age seven in 1987. •Educated in the Oakland Public Schools from Bella Vista to Oakland High, Class of 1998. •Graduated from the University ...
by PeterYLiu
Comment Count 59 comments on Sat Feb 15, 2014 at 10:40 PM PST with 2 Recommends
San Francisco's New Disruption EXCERPT: The view looks different from inside the shuttle. Prominent venture capitalist Tom Perkins publicly compared San Francisco's "rising tide of hatred of the ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Feb 03, 2014 at 08:33 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Last night I wrote about creating green cities in ways that are more accomplishable and down-to-earth than what we often may think of-- ways that are calling out for some grassroots activism. Here ...
by Save The Environment
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Dec 17, 2013 at 10:01 AM PST with 4 Recommends
When we think of creating green cities, we most likely think of science magazine articles and Internet videos we’ve seen about new or planned buildings that incorporate a lot of impressive new ...
by Save The Environment
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Dec 16, 2013 at 07:14 PM PST with 7 Recommends
I have a love of living systems - whether the systems inside our own bodies or the living systems of the biosphere in which we live. I believe that the answers to the problems in our society can be ...
by phoenixvoice
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Dec 11, 2013 at 08:05 AM PST with 1 Recommend
What if every building in NYC or in the surrounding area over a certain number of stories was required to have a bin for used shoes in its lobby or by its front door that was picked up from every ...
by Save The Environment
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Dec 05, 2013 at 11:59 AM PST with 1 Recommend
I don't place a lot of stock in endorsements. I don't really care who celebrities endorse (not even Clint Eastwood). And NYC's newspapers are in thrall to or owned by the powers that be (real ...
by rexxnyc
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Sep 01, 2013 at 12:35 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
According to the BBC (http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20130603-city-farms-to-feed-a-hungry-world/all), "Urban agriculture has the potential to become so pervasive within our cities that by the year ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Jul 28, 2013 at 01:21 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
My life has changed. I'm now living on a farm in East Tennessee while my daughter and her husband adjust to having a new baby in the home. To start with, this has been quite the year for me! Four ...
by people power granny
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Jul 16, 2013 at 01:05 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
New York Magazine captures blacked out Lower Manhattan post-magastorm Sandy. ©New York Magazine This past week I found myself sitting in a relatively cheap - for New York City - Japanese ...
by SamuraiArtGuy
Comment Count 55 comments on Sun Mar 03, 2013 at 05:14 PM PST with 20 Recommends
Raw Story In an New Republic article published Sunday, the president said he had a “profound respect” for the nation’s hunting traditions and that to dismiss them out of hand in the course of ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 136 comments on Mon Jan 28, 2013 at 06:00 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Last night was a resounding victory for the Democrats: retention of the Presidency and the expansion of our majority in the Senate. But beyond that, it was a victory for the Progressive cause: we ...
by BlueAdair
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Nov 07, 2012 at 10:03 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Here are some of the lessons I've learned as an activist since the birth of the Occupy Wall Street movement on Sept 17, 2011. Personal Empowerment = Social Empowerment As we learn to accept and ...
by Mark Taylor Canfield
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Sep 27, 2012 at 04:23 AM PDT with 16 Recommends