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

Butternut Squash

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with Dennis Kucinich

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Dennis and Elizabeth Kucinich Green Festival Saturday September 29, 2012

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The “Surge” is Over. The War is Not by Dennis Kucinich

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by Dennis Kucinich
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 21, 2012)

Chicago Anti-War Protest

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Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today released the following statement following the announcement that the “surge” in Afghanistan has ended. In 2009, 33,000 additional troops were deployed to Afghanistan. Today, troop deployment levels have returned to the pre-“surge” levels. Sixty-eight thousand brave men and women continue to put their lives on the line.

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Dennis Kucinich Calls Out Monsanto: Americans Demand GMO Labeling

Activism - (Occupy Wall Street - OWS)

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http://kucinich.house.gov
Washington, Sep 19, 2012

On the Floor of the House of Representatives, Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today called out Monsanto by name for opposing efforts to grant consumers their right-to-know about genetically engineered food. Congressman Kucinich is the author of H.R. 3553: Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act.

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Quiz Time: Very Liberal, Very Conservative or Somewhere In-between? Dennis Kucinch Takes The Quiz

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Sep 5, 2012 by PBSNewsHour

For more coverage: http://to.pbs.org/RmuIv4

The NewsHour partnered with Pew Research Center for a quiz to determine where voters fall on the political spectrum. At the Democratic National Convention we’ve been asking people to take the quiz on camera. Outgoing Rep. Dennis Kucinich was our first. Watch his responses here and see how you rate on the quiz.

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Kucinich Asks Inspector General to Review FDA’s Bungling of “Death Treats” + Action Alert

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by Dennis Kucinich
Washington, Aug. 24 2012

Dan E.'s new haircut

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Five Year Investigation, Thousands of Sick and Dead Dogs, Tainted Jerky Still on the Shelves – FDA Refuses to Exercise Authority

Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today asked the Inspector General to review the Food and Drug Administration’s handling of an investigation of tainted jerky treats for dogs made in China. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been investigating consumer complaints for five years while the death toll rises. The FDA has issued three low profile warnings, unbeknownst to the vast majority of dog owners. Dangerous products are still on the shelves and sold in markets across the country.

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Dennis Kucinich: The House Overwhelmingly Passed a Bill to Audit the Federal Reserve

End the Fed

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Jul 27, 2012 by

There’s only about a week left until Congress goes on a summer recess, and there are a few notable things that have, and haven’t been done. As we mentioned yesterday, the House overwhelmingly passed a bill to Audit the Fed, but the Democratic leadership, isn’t exactly on board. It’s seven days before recess and yet still no jobs bill. And was the symbolic tax vote this week, a lot more important than people wants to let on? And a few US foreign policy decisions that haven’t exactly played out as planned. Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, just to name a few. Alyona discusses with U.S. Congressman Dennis Kucinich.

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FDA Allows Pet Deaths to Mount While Awaiting Scientific Certainty, Certainty That has Eluded Them Since 2008

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by Dennis Kucinich
Washington, Jul 23, 2012

Penny, the pug

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Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today released the following statement criticizing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for failing to adequately protect domestic pets.

“After a weeks-long investigative trip to China and thousands of reports of sick and dying dogs, the FDA still has no answers and offers pet owners no protection,” said Kucinich.

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China is Eating our Lunch by Dennis Kucinich

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by Dennis J. Kucinich
Washington, Jul 18, 2012

Solar is Real Security Real Power 001

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Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today defended American businesses in their efforts to compete with foreign competitors to produce green technologies such as solar panels and called for Congressional action on trade manipulation. That manipulation has allowed China to flood the domestic U.S. market with below-cost solar panels. After China dumped subsidized solar panels into the market, the price of solar panels fell below the manufacturing cost of American solar panels. That price drop put many businesses in financial distress, including some companies that had been supported with loans from the Department of Energy.

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The Stars in Allah’s Sky by Ed Ciaccio + Dennis Kucinich: June Brides in Afghanistan

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by Ed Ciaccio
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Featured Writer
June 20, 2012

Above our tiny village the stars in Allah’s sky shone bright.
The special wedding food and music had all filled me with delight.
We’d gathered there to celebrate the start of the new life
Of my gentle older brother and his lovely young wife.

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26 Members of Congress Demand Answers About Combat Drone Program by Dennis Kucinich

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Indict Obama Drones

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by Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich
Washington
June 13, 2012

Bipartisan Letter Calls for Legal Justification of “Signature” Drone Strikes

Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) and twenty-five fellow Members of Congress today wrote to President Obama demanding the White House’s legal justification for “signature” drone strikes, which could significantly increase the risk of killing innocent civilians or those who have no relationship to a potential attack on the U.S., further enflaming anti-U.S. sentiment abroad.

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Israeli Comptroller Confirms Mistakes Were Made Regarding the Mavi Marmara Flotilla Raid by Dennis Kucinich + Israeli navy attacks Oliva human rights boat

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by Dennis Kucinich
Washington D.C.
June 14, 2012

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A report by the Israeli state comptroller criticized Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his handling of the commando raid on the Mavi Marmara in 2010, which resulted in the death of nine people. The report found that Prime Minister Netanyahu failed to heed multiple warnings from top officials in his government that militarily enforcing the blockade on Gaza could result in violence. Congressman Kucinich personally wrote to the Israeli Ambassador on May 26, 2010, 5 days before the raid, urging him to “take the necessary measures to alert [the Israeli] government of the mission of this ship.”

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Peace is Inevitable by Dennis Kucinich

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by Dennis Kucinich
June 13, 2012

Protest against US wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, etc.

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For Immediate Release
Nathan.White@mail.house.gov (202)225-5871

“The Department of Peace is based on faith in the evolution of human consciousness”

New York, NY (June 13, 2012) — Appearing on a live broadcast of Brian Lehrer Radio Show at The Green Space, Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) called for a new approach to peace. He explained H.R. 808, his legislation to establish a Cabinet-level Department of Peace. H.R. 808, which seeks to address the causes of violence both nationally and internationally, currently has 52 cosponsors.

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Roundtable: Kucinich, Nader, Rocky Anderson and Barbara Marx Hubbard + Saving Our Democracy from Duopoly: Jill Stein, Rocky Anderson and Judge James Gray

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Jun 11, 2012 by

This evening’s show will be an Enlightened, Evolutionary Politics Roundtable, dedicated to ideas about transforming the current political zeitgeist in the U.S.

To help bring forth first an understanding of what it’s really like to serve in Congress, then enlightening ideas about its transformation, is Representative Dennis Kucinich, Congressman from Ohio, former, two-term Mayor of Salt Lake City, Rocky Anderson, now running for President in the Justice Party and former Vice-Presidential candidate, social philosopher Barbara Marx Hubbard, each of whom has been a guest a few times on A Better World Radio &/or TV.

We have last-minute word that former Presidential candidate Ralph Nader may be joining us as well.

More at http://abetterworld.tv

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Dennis Kucinich Inspires at American University in Dubai: Power of Now

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by Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich
Washington, May 9, 2012

Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today delivered the keynote address at the American University in Dubai’s Fifteenth Commencement. Kucinich spoke to an attentive audience of about 5,000. His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai was also present at the ceremony. Previous keynote speakers have included President William Jefferson Clinton, Secretaries of State James Baker, Madeleine Albright and General Colin Powell and former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell.

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Dennis Kucinich: Where do Washington politicians want to make cuts to protect the war budget?

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Growing Strawberries

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May 2, 2012 by

Congressman Dennis Kucinich today asked Americans to consider what kind of a country they want to live in — a country where our friends and neighbors have enough food to eat or a nation that wages unending warfare. The question comes as recent news reports point to a proposal to cut food assistance for hungry families to fund the Department of Defense.

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