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Public Banks and Public Rail: Expanding Green Public Transit in New Jersey

At a time when fossil fuels are peaking, climate change is spiraling, and the public sphere is cracking under the weight of elite corporate interests, the Garden State’s rail tracks provide a vast array of public wealth whose revitalization could be a game-changer for transportation in New Jersey. We can see that untapped potential by

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Fracking v. First Amendment

Vera Scroggins of Susquehanna County, Pa., will be in court Monday morning. This time, she will have lawyers and hundreds of thousands of supporters throughout the country. Representing Scroggins to vacate an injunction limiting her travel will be lawyers from the ACLU and Public Citizen, and a private attorney. The last time Scroggins appeared in

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The Accountability Report for Judicial Corruption in Bolivia

On September 13, 2013, at the Bolivian Embassy in Washington, DC, I was part of a public meeting that will remain etched forever in my memory as the vivid expression of the many-sided process of change that Bolivia is undergoing. The historic event included the presence of Nardy Suxo, Bolivia’s Minister of Institutional Transparency and

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Cultural Excrement in the course of normal Development. The Dialectical Relation between Identity and State

Written by Rene B. Balderas Abolnik                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        . To reject the notion that Bolivia of 2014 is fundamentally different from the Bolivia of 2005 is irrational, but to say –as is now fashionable in some circles- that Bolivia has in this time degenerated into chaos is even more so. Some point at the seemingly