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Who am I? Guess the progressive

  Can you identify this person? Occasional Planet’s “Who Am I” series features people who have made important contributions to liberal thought, progressive politics, human rights, enlightened education, and “small-d” democratic principles–both in the US and internationally. The abbreviated bios in our “Progressive Hall of Fame” only hint at the scope of our hall of…

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Who am I? Guess the progressive

  Can you identify this person? Occasional Planet’s “Who Am I” series features people who have made important contributions to liberal thought, progressive politics, human rights, enlightened education, and “small-d” democratic principles–both in the US and internationally. The abbreviated bios in our “Progressive Hall of Fame” only hint at the scope of our hall of…

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Survey asks: What’s your social-conscience quotient?

The 2014 mid-term elections are approximately five months away. And with that time frame, it’s not surprising that there’s a horde of survey-conducting companies out there frantically gathering data that ends up on the desks of the political-messaging mavens. Of course, it’s not just candidates, political parties, or election-year special-interest groups that want to find…

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Vermont is first to go all in on GMO labeling

It looks as if the near future—in fact, as soon as July 2016 if all goes well—Vermonters are going to know a lot more about what’s in their food than all the rest of us.  That’s because on April 16, 2014, the Vermont State Senate passed, by an overwhelming majority of 28-2, H.112, the first…

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