The International Association of Dreams would like to know if you are dreaming about current events. Take the survey.The Future of the Abortion-Rights Movement is an excellent article from Newsweek sent here by my regular contributor, Jon. Activists, young and old, respond to a recent NEWSWEEK article about generational differences.
An advocacy campaign by Democracy for America reminds that "Gay and lesbian Americans have demonstrated their courage and given their lives in service to our country since our nation's military was founded. Now it's time to allow them to say who they are." They are sending an open letter about DADT to President Obama, Don't Wait Don't Delay.
Public Service Announcement – sent to me by my regular contributor, Betmo. To quote:
Every day in America, 1 woman is killed every 4 hours at the hands of a significant other. We need to pass this along to the women in our lives… The helpful links on staying safe from Betmo are here and here.
With 2010 action by Congress now uncertain on climate and energy issues, Synapse of Cambridge, MA., will release a new report detailing how the United States could make the transition to a clean electricity future. To quote further:
The report, prepared for the nonprofit and nonpartisan Civil Society Institute (CSI), outlines a transition to a healthier, safer power industry and provides details on what this transition might look like in the various regions of the U.S.
The Synapse report for CSI develops a scenario for 2010- 2050 in which the country:TO PARTICIPATE: You can join this live, phone-based news conference (with full, two-way Q&A) at 1:30 p.m. EDT/ by dialing . Ask for the “Synapse report on clean-energy future" news event.
Mother's Day gift/reading my daughter's smart paper on Anna Karenina and Fathers & Sons & understanding how far women have come…no trains/
This family lives in a big settlement. Yahoo! News reports that the world's biggest beaver dam was discovered in northern Canada. The fascinating story was sent by Jon, my regular contributor.
Holy Mother Earth, didja hear about that nasty oil spill in the Gulf? Technorati's Dr. Laserfalcon looks at the fallout from the enviropocalypse, while BC's John Lake says it may be time to blame Halliburton.On a lighter note, BC's Stevie Wilson has some swell gift suggestions for Mothers Day; and Technorati's Dawn Olsen goes one-on-one with author Charlaine Harris. All that, plus , dead rock star shrines, and more add up to the sort of reading guaranteed to bring a smile to Mom's face this week!