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    12+ ways to use social media to help Sandy relief work

    I spent 10 years in NYC. I consider it a second home. I love NYC and it’s breaking my heart to watch what is happening and feel so powerless. So I decided not to be powerless. I gave blood first. I don’t have a lot of cash at the moment so I looked for the next thing. I wanted to have a positive impact. So I found ways. If you have any facility with social media you can be a big help at a distance. Here’s how:


    cup lettuce week 3

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    We are an initiative of the Food working group of Transition Town Media and also of Timebank Media.

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    Frontyard beds

    #Anonymous on #OWS - Worth watching and sharing.

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    A message from Anonymous to Wall street, New York and the press
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    Awesome Krugman oped on #occupywallstreet

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    Panic of the Plutocrats

    It remains to be seen whether the Occupy Wall Street protests will change America’s direction. Yet the protests have already elicited a remarkably hysterical reaction from Wall Street, the super-rich in general, and politicians and pundits who reliably serve the interests of the wealthiest hundredth of a percent.

    And this reaction tells you something important — namely, that the extremists threatening American values are what F.D.R. called “economic royalists,” not the people camping in Zuccotti Park.

    Consider first how Republican politicians have portrayed the modest-sized if growing demonstrations, which have involved some confrontations with the police — confrontations that seem to have involved a lot of police overreaction — but nothing one could call a riot. And there has in fact been nothing so far to match the behavior of Tea Party crowds in the summer of 2009.

    Nonetheless, Eric Cantor, the House majority leader, has denounced “mobs” and “the pitting of Americans against Americans.” The G.O.P. presidential candidates have weighed in, with Mitt Romney accusing the protesters of waging “class warfare,” while Herman Cain calls them “anti-American.” My favorite, however, is Senator Rand Paul, who for some reason worries that the protesters will start seizing iPads, because they believe rich people don’t deserve to have them.

    Read more at www.nytimes.com

    Imagine…FOX edited this video #occupywallstreet

    Nice that it made it on to the web….at least. Oh yeah and savetheinternet.org

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    #occupywallstreet - suggested fliers - easy peasy.

    Don’t these just say it all…or a great deal of it?

    Broccoli is growing May 13, 2011

    The Institute of Medicine has named eight preventive services that women should get for free under the new health care law.

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    The Cost of Being Female: How Much the Average Woman Spends on a Lifetime of Basic Health Care

    The Institute of Medicine has named eight preventive services that women should get for free under the new health care law. Exactly how much money are we talking about? GOOD took stock of the money spent by a “typical” American woman whose sexual health and life choices correlated with the national averages. Turns out being a woman is pretty pricey.

    Infographic, Healthcare, Female, HIV, HPV, Birth Control, Domestic Abuse, Transparency, Reproductive Health
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