Green Festival: Dennis and Elizabeth Kucinich: Veganism Helps the Environment

Butternut Squash

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Dandelion Salad

with Dennis Kucinich

Oct 1, 2012 by

Dennis and Elizabeth Kucinich Green Festival Saturday September 29, 2012

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Columbus, the Indians, and Human Progress by Howard Zinn (repost)

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It’s that time of the year again. In case you missed reading this, here it is again.

by Howard Zinn
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
October 12, 2009

An excerpt from A People’s History of the United States.

Arawak men and women, naked, tawny, and full of wonder, emerged from their villages onto the island’s beaches and swam out to get a closer look at the strange big boat. When Columbus and his sailors came ashore, carrying swords, speaking oddly, the Arawaks ran to greet them, brought them food, water, gifts. He later wrote of this in his log: Read More

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Green Festival: Amy Goodman: Democracy is a Process — Everyday You Must Fight For It

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Sep 30, 2012 by

Amy Goodman Green Festival DC September 29, 2012

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The Four Faces of Obama by Luke Hiken and Marti Hiken

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by Luke Hiken and Marti Hiken
Guest Writers
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October 1, 2012

In 1957, Joanne Woodward won the Best Actress Oscar for her captivating portrayal of Eve White, a woman suffering from what was then described as Multiple Personality Disorder. The movie, entitled The Three Faces of Eve, captured the contradiction of sick individuals who suffered from that type of schizophrenia. The Eve of the movie actually possessed many fragmented personalities. It should be obvious at this point that the President of the United States, Barack Obama, suffers from the same disorder.

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Fire Congress, Vote Out Incumbents by Joel S. Hirschhorn

by Joel S. Hirschhorn
Featured Writer
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September 21, 2012

I voted

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For politicians to do what is right, first citizens must do what is right.

Of all the many, many stupid things that most Americans do, nothing is more insane than the ritual every two years of reelecting incumbent members of Congress.  Countless opinion polls find that the public has incredibly low levels of positive regard for Congress.  Just one in 10 Americans approves of the job Congress is doing, according to a Gallup poll released a few weeks ago, tying the branch’s lowest approval rating in 38 years.

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