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Local action to meet global goals will carry out the imperative to mitigate dangerous carbon emissions and adapt to the ever
I did have a sense that I was completely right that this is systemic. That there is nothing in the human being's DNA that
Elizabeth Dohoney Ellis has an active voter for almost 50 years and works as a predict judge in South Polk county in Ace, Texas.
Even as we're all hypnotized by the presidential race, and the candidates' rhetorical responses to these incidents, we have to recognize that these issues, that impact us directly, that move us to tears and to march in our streets -- are almost exclusively controlled by state and local leaders. Not our president.
PokeStops, PokeGyms...PokeParks? Even if the consumption of history or natural beauty is secondary to gameplay - and it is
Last week I attended a fundraiser to garner support for the Jimmy Panetta for Congress campaign. It was an intimate, delicious affair sponsored by the Organic PAC on which I humbly sit as a committee member.
Fraud, waste, and abuse are three of the most prized words in the traditional conservative attack on government, going back
These remarks out of the Sweere campaign seem to have drawn no broader condemnation or blowback at all, and that bothers me. Unless we start naming blatant sexism for what it is, it's hard to imagine things ever changing.
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Hey there, Sydney. It's me. Jess. I know it's been awhile. And sorry I haven't called lately, I've been a little busy. But I couldn't help but think of you as I enjoyed a delicious, hot, fresh kebab on the streets of Hong Kong at 5:00 this morning.
If there is one thing that we can all agree on about Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), it is that he is a staunch advocate of state rights and local control. But his belief in local control over local affairs clearly does not extend to those who actually live in Washington, D.C.
This is the month when Latinos are officially celebrated for everything we have achieved and contributed to this country. Yet the celebration of Latino Heritage Month is bittersweet, because we remain the most underrepresented group in politics and government leadership.
Some conventional wisdom might suggest that the government does best that does least, but when it comes to local for support for small business, this isn't always the case.
One aspect of the Climate Dialogue deals with exchanges and the learning process between municipalities. Information on numerous and diverse examples of good practice is provided by a range of brochures, data bases and competitions.
The issues of transparency and accountability have moved beyond just declarations of support by politicians or their issuing a news release declaring strong support. Savvy politicians have the chance to become the champion of these issues in their respective levels of government.
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Only if the discrepancies are kept aside and the general good of the people of the nation be focused upon, then only can the Kalabagh Dam be erected which can effectively put to rest a great number of problems faced by the citizens of Pakistan.
We need more headlights, not headlines. But the brightest lights are not going to choose politics unless we make it an appealing, even noble, calling. W
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We must not overlook the longer-term needs that will grow out of a refugee crisis of this scale caused by a conflict with no resolution on the horizon.
Economic inequality, racial disparities in sentencing and lack of federal paid-parental-leave (which places working families in a precarious position), are in the headlines on a weekly, if not daily, basis.
Recent research shows that private corporations have sought to cash in on the services and infrastructure that working Americans rely on every day, while slashing wages and benefits in the process.
Not allowing e-cigarettes to be used indoors is a smart move for cities and towns that want to preserve the health of their community. Adding e-cigarettes to smoke-free laws is also practical. People who want to smoke e-cigarettes can continue to do so in the same places where regular cigarettes are smoked, while everyone else can continue to breathe clean air wherever they work, learn and play.