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BASTILLE DAY: NO POLITICS AS USUAL

Posted July 15, 2014 by Marc Norton

Yesterday, July 14, was Bastille Day. That was the day in 1789 when the people of France stormed the Bastille, the fortress-prison that had held many political prisoners and at the time was an armory well-stocked with guns and ammunition.
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How to Inspire Millions More People to Bike

Posted July 11, 2014 by Jay Walljasper

You can see big changes happening across North America as communities from Fairbanks to St. Petersburg transform their streets into appealing places for people, not just cars and trucks. “Over the past five years we’re seeing an infrastructure revolution, a
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Lift Up Oakland Rallies to Protect Minimum Wage

Posted July 9, 2014 by Ashley Marguerite Heine

On July 8th students, children, single parents, grandparents, seniors, and many others who had worked to get 30,000 signatures came together at the Lift Up Oakland noon rally in front of the Chamber of Commerce. They are fighting for the
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What the President Can Do on Immigration

Posted July 7, 2014 by Marshall Fitz

With immigration reform legislation stalled, and deportations reaching a crisis level, President Barack Obama asked his new secretary of homeland security, Jeh Johnson, to conduct a review of the agency’s deportation policies in order to identify ways to make the
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