Monthly Archives: February 2018

Cruel & Unconstitutional: ACLU Denounces SCOTUS Ruling Approving Indefinite Immigrant Detention

Posted by Planet Waves

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The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that federal authorities can continue to indefinitely detain some immigrants and asylum seekers without a bond hearing. The 5-3 ruling overturned the rulings of two lower courts that found immigrants facing prolonged detention must be given a custody hearing.

Four Winds Report for Feb. 28, 2018

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If you’re like most people, something only feels like a sacrifice if you don’t really want to do it, or if you don’t really value it, or if it truly takes more out of you than you have to give to it. Devotion often goes unacknowledged by the person exhibiting it, because they’re just doing what feels right.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018

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You are going through one of the most interesting explorations of gender identity that I’ve ever seen. While this would mean different things to a soccer mom, a corporate exec and a transgender person, the thing they all have in common is that gender identity is as much a mental and emotional experience as it is a physical one.

Kent State: Granddaddy of All School Shootings

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino

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Tonight’s program features an interview with Gerald Casale, co-founder and bass player of the rock group DEVO, who was an eyewitness to the Kent State massacre of 1970, and with Laurel Krausse, the younger sister of one of the four students killed that day.

Modern-Day Redlining: Banks Face Probes for Refusing Home Loans for People of Color

Posted by Planet Waves

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A shocking new investigation by Reveal and the Center for Investigative Reporting has uncovered evidence that African Americans and Latinos continue to be routinely denied conventional mortgage loans, even at rates far higher than their white counterparts, across the country.

Four Winds Report for Feb. 27, 2018

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With the Pisces Sun opposite a body called Orcus, which is in Virgo, today offers a reminder to keep your word to others. Everyone knows that life gets busy, and sometimes priorities, desires, preferences and goals change. But if you have made any promises or commitments that are coming due, you might want to review them and do your best to keep them.

As Students Demand Gun Control, Arms Manufacturers Continue Targeting “Next Generation of Shooters”

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In Parkland, Florida, students returned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Sunday afternoon for the first time inside their school since February 14, when a 19-year-old former student named Nikolas Cruz walked into the school with an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle, killing 17 people.

Four Winds Report for Feb. 26, 2018

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Today’s aspects by the Moon would seem to be a reminder that love and compassion are not a zero-sum game. The best solution to any problem is one that takes into account everyone’s wellbeing; the best sort of creed is likewise inclusive. Wherever you have the opportunity today, do your best to make sure that no-one is left out in the cold.