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In No Happy Cows, Robbins’ provocative observations about food politics and eating more consciously give you potent tools to take positive action for a healthier life and a healthier world. http://www.johnrobbins.info/no-happy-cows/

from Slate Magazine

How Three Fierce Female Justices Took Control of the Supreme Court

In oral arguments for the Texas abortion case, the three female justices upend the Supreme Court’s balance of power.

Climate Disruption Dispatches, With Dahr Jamail | Climate Change Series | Truthout | Truthout is launching his monthly climate dispatches to chronicle ongoing evidence & impacts of ACD as they have manifested around the globe for the previous 30 days. Consider this a monthly inventory of each month's new evidence of what the Western mode of living and generating financial profits is costing Earth. I think this will be a very important series to read and share.

from Washington Post

Inside Trump’s financial ties to Russia and his unusual flattery of Vladimir Putin

Little Hands Donnie has been trying for 30 years to get more business in Russia. (Click on READ IT for full article)

from The Hive

Marie Colvin’s Private War

"By the time Marie Colvin got herself smuggled into Syria last winter, to report on the slaughter for the London Sunday Times, she was a legend, for her style (the eye patch, the La Perla bra under the flak jacket) as well as her courageous dispatches championing the innocent victims of war. It would be her last story."

from nytimes.com

The End of the Postracial Myth

Pundits are quick to say that it couldn’t be about prejudice in states like Iowa, where Obama voters went for Trump. But racial anxiety is always close to the surface — and can easily be stoked.

Holder dispatches team that ‘inflamed’ Trayvon case Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2014/08/holder-dispatches-team-that-inflamed-trayvon-case/#QBstzSf4KLRUel98.99Protesters in Ferguson, Missouri

Children who are abused sometimes react to the feeling of being powerless by exerting power (in the form of abuse) on strays as well as on family pets. It has also been shown that often abuse in the home begins with the abuser being cruel to family pets or strays from around the home. In a study of women entering “safe shelters” 71% to 83% reported that their partners abused and or killed the family pet.