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Why Do They Keep Begging?

So when Trump talks about the forgotten people who don't have those factory and mining jobs anymore, nobody's going to mention the statistically irrelevant class of people known as professional touring musicians. But we musicians have also been put out of work by the free market, essentially.

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Millions March Against the Hatred Agenda

The Washington Post was the first to say that millions marched on Jan. 21 to reject the agenda of hatred towards women, immigrants, Muslims and science.  There were actions on seven continents, yes, even in Antarctica.  Several hundred brave people gathered in protest in Moscow and in Myrammar where marches are forbidden they had a solidarity picnic! Here’s a two ...

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Building a Straw Bale School at Standing Rock

 “…so there are many more possibilities as to what sort of housing to create.  Currently, many different sorts of alternative sustainable housing designs are being considered, such as straw bale, cob, subterranean houses, earth bag structures, pallet designs and other well insulated and affordable structures” By Miguel Elliott It’s been nearly a week now since my return from Standing Rock ...

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ISIS is only the #2 Danger for Iraqis in Mosul and Baghdad

In February of 2016 the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad issued a blunt warning to its diplomats.  It said, “Mosul Dam faces a serious and unprecedented risk of catastrophic failure with little warning,”  Failure of the dam would flood Mosul in some areas to 60 feet.  The water would continue down river and reach Baghdad in four days.  The embassy told ...

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All Dutch Electric Trains Run with Energy from Wind

The Netherlands, aka Windmill Country, is now operating 100 percent of its electric trains with wind energy. As of Jan. 1, 600,000 daily train passengers have been traveling completely carbon neutral, according to an announcement from the Netherlands’ principal passenger railway operator, NS.   No, there are no wind mills on the trains, but the electricity all comes from wind mills. ...

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