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The New Orleans JazzFest and effective advocacy have more in common than you might think. This article offers insights into navigating any music festival or advocacy campaign. Topics include strategizing, building coalitions and developing themes.
As I know you are aware, our society is on the verge of giant social transformation at this time. The precursors we see to this, regarding the inequitable distribution of wealth and tax burdens in our country, are seen on a daily basis in the streets and on capital hill. This is an epic dynamic that
If you have an issue you are passionate about, or you have something you want to sell, writing a letter is one way to get the information to others. The reality is the same tools that work in an argument over logic and politics work in advertising, or in trying to get a family member to see somethin
How many Americans know what is really going on in the Middle East? Perhaps Americans are working and playing too hard to get the true picture. What is brewing there comes with no promise to remain over there. Global conflicts don't remain over there anymore in our shrinking world.
Now with the flurry of excitement of the health care bill being passed has settled where does the Congress health care reform issues stand now? It would seem that part of the major debate is that the public is not in favor of the proposed health bills.
Hispanics and Latinos are a critical segment of the nation's diverse socioeconomic and cultural landscape. Therefore, it can be said that the United States has several regions in which Spanish is the second most widely spoken language at home next to English. But, according to the most recent U.S. C
From the National Association of Realtors' Virtual Office Website policy, to laws and regulations in individual states across the country, the U.S. Department of Justice has been fighting since 2003 what it believes are illegal practices by the U.S. realty industry that harm the American consum
So, here's a question for Republicans - is Bush an honest and sincere President who just happens to have no leadership or communications skills or an evil human being who deliberately tries to confuse the American public about war?
Highway construction is one of the most significant responsibilities of each state. In Alaska, contractors who are hired to build highways must follow a number of specifications in bidding for and doing this work. While a contract is signed between the State of Alaska and the contractor,...
Urban settlements face challenges due to population growth.urban image by UBE from Fotolia.comAccording to the John Hopkins Institute, 1 million people move into urban areas every week. Developing countries struggle to provide adequate living standards to this rapid population growth...
Recently, it has been coming out that our government has been snooping into the personal data and information of private citizens. This isn't just a recent incident that has been uncovered either. This type of behavior by our government has been going on for a very long time. The difference now
America, called to create a new world order by the leaders of many other countries is now leading the effort. The average American has no idea what this would mean to his or her current life style. The average American is lost in a consortium of illegitimate political debate while the rug is pulled
An economic recession is a period of negative growth in a nation's economy. Scholars and economists haven't come up with an exact definition that everybody can agree on, mostly because of the great number of variables involved. A prolonged recession is called an economic depression. Global recession
Senate Bill S.510 could make it illegal to grow, share, trade, or sell home-grown food. Dr. Shiv Chopra said of the bill, "If accepted S.510 would preclude the public's right to grow, own, trade, transport, share, feed and eat each and every food that nature makes. It will become the most
The U.S. Capitol Buildingcapitol image by Andrew Breeden from Fotolia.comMost people in the United States know senators represent them in the federal government, but some don't know exactly what senators do. They have many important responsibilities, and understanding what senators do...
The ACLU "just won a landmark ruling in the BRCA gene patents case. Overturning 20 years of precedent, the federal district court boldly declared that a person's genetic information is a product of nature and may not be patented." As a proud supporter of the ACLU, I offer this argumen