There is an ecological manmade disaster of geologic proportions occurring in the rolling mountains of the southern Appalachians, its called mountain range -- or mountain top -– removal. It is the ultimate in theft of a people's heritage -- the destruction of watersheds -- and the annihilation of one of the most diverse places on earth. And the perpetrators are turning it into the biological equivalent of a parking lot. The theft of our mountains is escalating as the coal companies strive to outdo one another in their orgy of destruction.
Two events aimed at challenging the certification of
the 2004 Presidential election. House Democrats are
planning to challenge Ohio's electoral votes, and as in
2001, a single United States Senator is needed to make
the challenge official. Call on your Senators to join the fight
to ensure that we do indeed have the right to vote in this
great (ha!) democracy.
Nearly 40 Massachusetts community-based organizations have received $750,000 in competitive grants and technical assistance, through a unique capacity-building initiative for programs that build the technology skills of at-risk youth and homeless individuals.
Since former Clinton Administration Treasury Secretary Larry Summers moved from D.C. into the Harvard University presidential office, institutional sexism at Harvard University has apparently increased.