Daring Democracy Igniting Power, Meaning, and Connection Frances Moore Lapp, author of the multimillion selling Diet for a Small Planet and seventeen other books, is a recipient of the Right Livelihood Award, the Alternative Nobel A small number of people in every generation are forerunners, in thought, action, spirit, who swerve past the barriers of greed and power to hold a torch high for the rest of us. What s the Biggest Threat to American Democracy Democracy s essence is dignity knowing that we count and have a real voice, in the voting booth, yes, but also in other dimensions of life, including the economic Democracy s Edge Choosing to Save Our Country by Bringing There is a small number of people in every generation who are forerunners in thought, action, spirit, who swerve past the barriers of greed and power to hold a torch high for the rest of us. The UU Common Read UUA A Common Read invites participants to read and discuss the same book in a given period of time A Common Read can build community in our congregations and our movement by giving diverse people a shared experience, shared language, and a basis for deep, meaningful conversations. Massive explosion rocks Wisconsin plant, sparks fire CBS Jun , The plant processes corn for ethanol and other uses A review of online OSHA records shows the plant was cited in January for exposing its workers to dust explosion hazards. Twitpic Dear Twitpic Community thank you for all the wonderful photos you have taken over the years We have now placed Twitpic in an archived state. Gates of Vienna Note The following post accompanies Takuan Seiyo s latest piece.Both are being kept sticky until tonight Scroll down for other posts that have appeared since Wednesday Certain posts at Gates of Vienna, among them those by Takuan Seiyo, tend to attract the attention and comments of people who are preoccupied with the Jews. First they came for the Iranians Scott Aaronson The Blog of Scott Aaronson If you take just one piece of information from this blog Quantum computers would not solve hard search problems instantaneously by simply trying all the possible solutions at once. Coming Soon Guild Cinema Dir Kimberly Reed m No Matinees This Sundance award winning political thriller doc examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. How has your perspective changed Journal of the Since you began studying the American Revolution, how has your perspective on it changed My perspective has become complex As I followed Ben Franklin to France, I saw the war become an international struggle.