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Why Can't the United States Build a High-Speed Rail System?
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Improving Our Railways: A Key Part of Rebuilding America
High Speed Rail in the US
What's missing is a federal commitment to a well-funded national rail plan. Instead, we have a political system in which the federal governm...
Why can't the US build a high-speed rail system?
Amtrak: The map that shows the real problem | The Economist
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America's Trains Suck Because Most Americans Don't Ride Them
Amtrak Station Ridership
Why 88% of us rely on automobiles for daily commute. In cities like Chicago and NY, a single rain car takes off 600 cars off the road.
Amtrak ridership via Atlantic Cities: Using numbers from Amtrak's State Fact Sheets and a list of GPS coordinates for Amtrak stations published by Bill Ensinger, Mike Hicks, a transit blogger in Minneapolis, funneled ridership data into circular, geographic containers.
10 Pro-Gun Myths, Shot Down
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NRA/ Gun Ownership fact check
Average number of guns owned (U.S.) ...a very interesting statistic!
What day is good to talk about gun violence? According to conservatives, NEVER. What day of the year does gun violence not occur? NONE.
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Hawaii’s Governor Dumps Oil and Gas in Favor of 100 Percent Renewables
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Governor of Hawaii Signs Bill: 100% Renewable Energy by 2045 - http://1sun4all.com/solar/governor-hawaii-renewable-energy-2045/
Hawaii Gov David Ige Hawaii’s Governor Dumps Oil and Gas in Favor of 100 Percent Renewables An unlikely partnership between Hawaii’s local government and the US military makes the island a leader in energy policy By Juan Cole The Nation
At the Asia Pacific Resilience Innovation Summit held in Honolulu, Hawaii this week, Governor David Ige dropped a bombshell. His administration will not use natural gas to replace the state’s petroleum-fueled electricity plants, but will make a full court press toward 100 percent renewables by 204...
Ken Burns sets Confederate flag lovers straight: It’s about ‘slavery slavery slavery’
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Ken Burns: The Civil War was about 'slavery, slavery, slavery'
It's Time to Separate the South From the Confederacy | Mother Jones
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Council begins process of removing Nathan Bedford Forrest’s remains, Deemed Offensive
Racist public symbols in the US go far beyond the Confederate flag
Bronze statue of Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest riding horseback with an American flag flying in the background.
The Southernization of America in 12 maps.
The Southernization of America in 12 maps. Still think the North won the Civil War? Then how do you explain the slow-but-sure Southernization of America? While we were busy patting ourselves on the back for being the most wealthy and free nation in the world, the Old South took over the GOP and began forcing its values and beliefs back onto the rest of us.
The Confederate Flag, the Washington Football Team, and the Owners Who Love Them
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Democrat priorities: 48 Senate Dems push NFL to change Redskins’ ‘racist’ name
About That Open Letter Dan Snyder Just Sent to ‘Redskins Nation’
Bobby Jindal Broke Louisiana So Badly That Even the GOP Doesn’t Want Him | The Nation
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Bobby Jindal Broke Louisiana So Badly That Even the GOP Doesn’t Want Him... How badly Bobby Jindal must wish it were 2008, when he was newly installed as the nation’s first Indian-American governor and a rising star in the Republican Party. Rush Limbaugh declared him “the next Ronald Reagan”; The Washington Post, “a political meteor.
Bobby Jindal School Voucher System Blasted As 'Destruction Of Education' By Religious Group: "In a letter to the governor, C. Welton Gaddy, a Baptist minister and President of the Interfaith Alliance, accused Jindal of initiating a program that “is bad for religious freedom and bad for public education as well as a blatant attack on the religious freedom clauses in the United States Constitution.”
Our town: Extreme cold. Pollution. So why do locals love the Arctic city of Norilsk? - The Calvert Journal
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‘Jours de Nuit – Nuits de Jour’ a pour but l’étude de la vie quotidienne des habitants de Norilsk, ville minière située 400km au nord du cercle polaire, en Sibérie. HELENA CHERNYSHOVA
Elena Chernyshova - There are few green spaces in the Norilsk where one can escape. Inhabitants must go 30 km by bus and take a long walk to reach true nature. Lack of time causes people to enjoy the sun and heat in the urban areas of the city.
Blind to the Future: Chris Christie and the Republican Default on Public Investment
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New Jersey's debt has been downgraded seven times since Christie took office -- the most of any Garden State governor, and Christie's tenure isn't over.
Blind to the Future: Chris Christie and the Republican Default on Public Investment: The New Jersey governor's veto of a rail project 20 years in the making could jeopardize lives and commerce in the greater New York area.
Can Boomers Make Cohousing Mainstream?
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Popular in northern Europe, cohousing is still a fringe option in the U.S. But the number of cohousing communities here is set to climb, thanks to Baby Boomers.
A co-housing community. Photo: Tim Pierce
The Year Montana Rounded Up Citizens for Shooting Off Their Mouths | History | Smithsonian
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Good read. Glad they all got pardons.
The Year Montana Rounded Up Citizens for Shooting Off Their Mouths - 1918 During World War I, the powers that ran Montana sought any excuse to silence dissent
Labor at a Crossroads: Time to Experiment
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Labor at a Crossroads: Can Broadened Civil Rights Law Offer Workers a True Right to Organize?