Category Archives: Activism

Wave of anti-net neutrality comments has ties to Koch Brothers

“A letter-writing campaign that appears to have been organized by a shadowy organization with ties to the Koch Brothers inundated the Federal Communications Commission with missives opposed to net neutrality (NN), an analysis by the Sunlight Foundation reveals. Over the … Continue reading

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Strange Petition on Net Neutrality

It’s very strange and misleading with emotionally charged manipulative language. Huh? http://arstechnica.com/business/2014/12/shadowy-anti-net-neutrality-group-submitted-56-5-of-comments-to-fcc/

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Die-in in Brooklyn

There was a die-in last night outside a Brooklyn basketball game. The game, at the Barclays Center, which was attended by celebrities as well as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, became a site of protest outside of the facility. … Continue reading

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Denton Becomes First City in Texas to Ban Fracking

Fracking a “Nuisance,” Denton Tells Court by Jim Malewitz, The Texas Tribune Dec. 1, 2014 One day before its first-in-Texas ban on hydraulic fracturing is set to take effect, Denton called the oil and gas extraction technique a “public nuisance” … Continue reading

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A way to help single moms serve Thanksgiving Dinner to their families

Scary Mommy is an internet community for “imperfect parents.” It’s a resourceful site that was started by a mother a few years ago. Three years ago, a Thanksgiving initiative started to help feed families on Thanksgiving. It helped feed a … Continue reading

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Biking across the Panhandle for 4-H Healthy Living Program

Joe Ostaszewski reminds us that fitness is as simple as getting outside, riding your bike, and having fun. He was a finalist on The Biggest Loser. He is riding a bicycle across the country to raise awareness for the 4-H … Continue reading

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Justin Bieber Face Times with Malala Yousafzai

Young girls of today do not need to be looking at a Barbie doll. They need to be looking at a Malala doll. I want a Malala Yousafzai doll. That’s the kind of gal that gets the attention and respect … Continue reading

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Hong Kong marches for democracy An estimated 180,000 people marched into the city center of Hong Kong to demand democracy on Tuesday and an end to communist China. They didn’t mind the weather or if Beijing didn’t approve. They did … Continue reading

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Today in Texas History…

“May 16, 1968 On this day in 1968, 400 students at Edgewood High School in San Antonio held a walkout and demonstration, and marched to the district administration office. Ninety percent of the students in the Edgewood district were of Mexican … Continue reading

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Pussy Riot rallies for American Political Prisoner Cecily McMillan

“In breaking news, members of the punk band “Pussy Riot” have made their way from from Russia to the United States, to visit Cecily McMillan, 25, an American Political Prisoner. Ironically enough, there was widespread support for the jailed members … Continue reading

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