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#Walmart Workers Strike at Stores Nationwide - #walmartstrikers

Hooray! I've been waiting for this moment for years! Good luck to the Walmart strikers!


via (title unknown) by beth on 10/4/12

Walmart workers at various stores around the country are on strike today, protesting poor working conditions and alleged retaliation for their attempts to organize.

The one-day strike was expected to culminate in a mass rally outside a store in Pico Rivera, Calif., this afternoon.

OUR Walmart, a coalition of Walmart workers and other sympathizers, organized the protest.


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Syndicated 2012-10-05 00:54:00 (Updated 2012-10-05 00:54:07) from proclus

Expanding the Debate Exclusive: Third Party Candidates Break the Sound Barri...

via Democracy Now! by mail@democracynow.org (Democracy Now!) on 10/4/12


As President Obama and Mitt Romney squared off for the first time on Wednesday night, Democracy Now! broke the sound barrier by pausing Obama and Romney’s answers to get real-time responses from candidates Jill Stein of the Green Party and Rocky Anderson of the Justice Party. Stein and Anderson joined Democracy Now! for a live special just miles away from the Obama-Romney contest at the University of Denver. Many Obama supporters have expressed surprise that Romney was able to put the president on the defensive, while Obama failed to mention several of Romney’s potential weak spots, including including his record at the private equity firm Bain Capital, his vast personal wealth and offshore investments, and his recent remark that 47 percent of Americans are government dependents. Today, highlights from our "Expanding the Debate" special with the voices of all four candidates, showcasing the broadened perspectives on the critical issues beyond the Democratic-Republican political spectrum. [Includes rush transcript]

Syndicated 2012-10-04 16:30:00 (Updated 2012-10-04 16:30:54) from proclus

Google #bicycle maps - #biking #carfree

I'd just like to thank the Google bicycle mappers, who are contributing immensely to my health and sense of adventure. 


Syndicated 2012-10-04 02:37:00 (Updated 2012-10-04 02:37:18) from proclus

Anti-#Drone Protesters Gather for Weekend March into Waziristan #drones

via (title unknown) by admin on 10/1/12

Former US ambassador and peace activist Ann Wright – who has arrived in Islamabad to participate in Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)’s peace march to South Waziristan. Wright and Imran Khan spoke to the media in Islamabad on Sunday, September 30, 2012.


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Syndicated 2012-10-02 11:38:00 (Updated 2012-10-02 11:38:49) from proclus

Join me - stand with Bradley Manning


Bradley Manning's hearing has begun, and he needs our support. Join me and sign this statement that you stand with Bradley, and that he should be a protected whistleblower. 

Just go here: http://bit.ly/vqahJx


Syndicated 2012-09-29 17:32:00 (Updated 2012-09-29 17:32:34) from proclus

28 Sep 2012 (updated 29 Sep 2012 at 00:08 UTC) »

Jones falls trail, baltimore, maryland #biking


Im  really looking forward to further exploration of the Jones Falls Trail. Here is a little snippet of the map.

Syndicated 2012-09-28 22:55:00 (Updated 2012-09-28 22:55:12) from proclus

Jones falls trail, baltimore, maryland #biking


Im  really looking forward to further exploration of the Jones Falls Trail. Here is a little snippet of the map.

Syndicated 2012-09-28 22:55:00 (Updated 2012-09-28 22:55:12) from proclus

Keep GMO apples out of our shopping carts

Dear Friend,

I just asked the CEOs of the major grocery store chains to refuse to
carry genetically modified apples or processed foods that use them.

The USDA is likely to fast-track approval of a new GMO apple variety
engineered not to brown when sliced. Over a minor cosmetic issue, our
supermarkets could be flooded with experimental apples that look
fresher than they should and unlabeled products sweetened with GMO
apple juice.

I just signed a petition telling major grocery stores around the
country that I don't want GMO apples on their store shelves. Will you
join me and help stop this potentially unsafe food?

Syndicated 2012-09-28 14:41:00 (Updated 2012-09-28 14:41:44) from proclus

Ban Weaponized Drones

I just signed the petition to ban weaponized drones that is going to be delivered to every possible national and international authority. I hope you can sign too and spread the word. http://bit.ly/OGIQ3S

Syndicated 2012-09-27 17:32:00 (Updated 2012-09-27 17:32:04) from proclus

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