Homo sapiens can be trained to do many tricks and learn many different skills. However, because we developed a complex "Word" language (attaching named sounds and actions to named concepts), we can also become tricked by those Alphas (male and female) who use our "Word" language as a weapon.
As a journalist who writes about AIDS, I am endlessly amazed by the difference between the public and the private face of HIV; between what the public is told and what’s explained in the medical literature.
Another reason to make our own media: a creative Direct Action banner-hang exposing CEO of Seaboard Corporation for human rights violations in Salta, Argentina is reported by the Newton TAB as "vandals struck an Evelyn Road home."
After the 2000 presidenial election farce, black representatives in Congress sought vainly to find just one Democratic senator to join them in a call to challenge the Florida electoral vote. None would. This time, those representatives may find more support when they call for a challenge to Ohio’s electoral college delegation.
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.