Forgive, But Don’t Forget – 原谅但不忘记

By Longfei Zhang and Helene de Boissiere – Swanson Saturday, May 7th, 2016 NEW YORK CITY – The Right to be Forgotten which was approved by the European Union has had a global impact on blocking information and expression online across the across the globe. On 13 May 2014, the European Court of Justice (ECJ)…
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We drive. They get sick.

Tar Sands: Environmental justice, treaty rights and Indigenous Peoples Clayton Thomas-Müller, March/April 2008, Canadian Dimension magazine Tar Sands: Environment justice, treaty rights and Indigenous Peoples Pulling crude from the tar sands As a conventional reserves of crude oil tighten, the race is on in northern Alberta, where fleets of dinosaur -sized trucks are tearing apart…
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Casandra May Be Right

What’s Going to Happen As we Start Running out of Cheap Gas to Guzzle? By JAMES HOWARD KUNSTLER Thanks to Dick Atlee A few weeks ago, the price of oil ratcheted above fifty-five dollars a barrel, which is about twenty dollars a barrel more than a year ago. The next day, the oil story was…
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Buy or Steal this Book

This Book is Changing My Life So I dare you to read it! Better Yet: Get Your Bookstore to Stock It! New from Seabury Books — An Imprint of Church Publishing, Incorporated For Immediate Release The Fire of Your Life Written by Maggie Ross Maggie Ross, a life-professed solitary and mystic under vows to the…
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The Presiding Bishop Elect Writes

Dear George,   Oh, how I wish I could be with you to celebrate the life of one of the church’s pioneers!  It sounds like you have put together a remarkable tribute to her life’s work, work that is ongoing and will continue to flourish.  My prayers will be with you that weekend.  I am…
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Life is Good!

On June 6th, 2005, the day before our 47th wedding anniversary I “bought the farm” on the floor of the cardiac rehab unit in Ellsworth.  I woke up with an IV in each wrist and a strange nurse looking down into my face saying, “I just resuscitated you.  Hope you don’t mind.”  “Hey, that’s great,”…
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Sally Hemings & Her Sisters

“When a woman says no to a man, she subliminally looks death in the face.  Men have not only more physical strength—and the threat of that strength is always there, consciously or unconsciously—but in today’s society of inequality, men usually have more status and power than women.  If women learn not to be afraid of…
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