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Jenkintown Environmental Advisory Committee Chair 2012 - present

What would you like to do if money were no object?

Here’s what Alan Watts asked: I would like to spend my life coordinating discussions on issues of moral, social and political relevance and working with other people to act on those discussion and resolutions to make the world better, both … Continue reading

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Twilight of Democracy Vigil Saturday April 21, 2012 7 pm Jenkintown

Silent, (flashlight)lit vigil THIS Saturday April 21 at 7 pm sharp (dusk): for 24 minutes only. Title of event is TWILIGHT OF DEMOCRACY. ________________ Wear long pale blue, white or gray (twilight-colored) robes (or just normal clothing). Meet (silent – … Continue reading

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“Too Big to Trust? Banks, Schools and the Ongoing Problem of Interest Rate Swaps”

Educate yourself about the causes and local consequences of unethical finance schemes. Sharon Ward, executive director of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center (PBPC) will hold a press conference on Tuesday January 17th at 2 pm in the 4th floor … Continue reading

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What Happens When Money is Speech and the “Speech” of Corporations is Protected?

In June 2011, Stephen Colbert petitioned the Federal Election Commission to start his own political action committee—a real one, with real money. The Colbert Super PAC SHH Institute (as in “hush”) is part razor-edged media stunt and part political statement. … Continue reading

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