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Over the next six weeks, U.S. Department of Arts and Culture   (where I have the honor of serving as Chief Policy Wonk) Cultural Agents will host Imaginings in 15 different towns and cities across ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon May 25, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
In ancient times, Romans crossed out coins imprinted with the face of their tyrannical emperor, Caligula. In the early 20th century, British ...
by BenCohen
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 02:27 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Activists gather at the Pettyman Courthouse in D.C. today for Doug Hughes's indictment hearing. He faces 9 1/2 years in prison because he landed a gyrocopter outside the U.S. Capitol last month to�
by BenCohen
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 09:30 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
This week I want to honor some of the most hard-working activists on our Beyond Coal campaign - Team Asheville in North Carolina. After years of rallies, public meetings, educational forums, ...
by Mary Anne Hitt
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 12:40 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Today in Ferguson 150 years after the Civil War we see "ghastly remnants of our great shame emerging still"/Lincoln warned of "national suicide" if we neglect to be a "nation of freemen"/Mark Twain'...
by thirty three and a third
Comment Count 47 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 05:43 PM PDT with 288 Recommends
“ Not 2 B Used 4 Buying Elections ,” that’s the slogan stamped in red ink on every single dollar in my wallet. I started StampStampede.org ...
by BenCohen
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 10:53 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
It's a start: geographic distribution of North Carolina activist Kossacks on Doc's List, as of May 17, 2015 YOU CAN VIEW THE MOST CURRENT (LIVE) VERSION OF THIS ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 08:41 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
This is the second in a two-part series based on interviews with  two founding Cultural Agents  in the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture (where I hold the title of Chief Policy Wonk).  (To ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
PeopleforBernie.com is a grassroots organizing place. Many other cities have formed their groups under this umbrella. Today a group of people met through San Jose for Bernie. I was one of the 16, ...
by boriskamite
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 07:55 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
When I applied to be a Cultural Agent and read the fine print about hosting an Imagining, I was already thinking about what was next because often times we have these events, they feel good, you get ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon May 11, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
The Satanic Temple begins legal aid fund to offer exemptions against, and actively challenge, arbitrary, insulting, and outright harmful anti-abortion legislation. The Satanic Temple (TST), ...
by Doug Mesner
Comment Count 49 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 07:34 AM PDT with 121 Recommends
Enclosed is an open letter to activists and true believers alike. Continue the good work you are doing, but recognize that being a standard-bearer comes with its share of grief. If you see your role ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 08:27 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Paul Krugman delivers a needed reality check to the "there's no difference between the 2 political parties" nonsense. On the social safety net: [A]ny Democrat would, if elected, seek to maintain ...
by Armando
Comment Count 155 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 07:15 AM PDT with 108 Recommends
As some of you may know yesterday a bust of Edward Snowden appeared about the Fort Greene area in Brooklyn. This morning it was removed by new york city's parks officials but was ...
by Tool
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 02:43 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
Dana Flor and her partner Toby Oppenheimer have been making a film . Their film ...
by rserven
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Apr 05, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
I see a lot of really fantastic work on the Kos regarding the incredible work that teachers do, and those amazing individuals who support the work we do and the schools their children attend every ...
by IvoryTusk
Comment Count 110 comments on Sat Apr 04, 2015 at 09:07 PM PDT with 166 Recommends
my anger. I come to realize how much prejudice, discrimination, injustice, and cruelty my soul was subjected to (Physiologically, emotionally, psycologically, physically, and financially). I find ...
by sreeizzle2012
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 08:16 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
There's a video commercial asking drone pilots not to fly. It's been aired on TV in Las Vegas, and is to run this week in Sacramento on CNN and FoxNews. http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2015/03/...
by Jim P
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 05:59 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
What is the difference between an activist and a terrorist? To most, the answer seems pretty obvious; both have strong ideological beliefs, and are willing to fight for these beliefs, but their ...
by diligentbureaucrat
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 02:53 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
"I've always believed that change doesn't come from the top down; it comes from the bottom up." -President Barack Obama, September, 2009 It's been Obama's mantra since the beginning of his ...
by ProseAndThorn
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 11:21 AM PDT with 11 Recommends