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The End of Traffic – John Zimmer – Medium: Got Lyft?

Next time you walk outside, pay really close attention to the space around you. Look at how much land is devoted to cars — and nothing else. How much space parked cars take up lining both sides of the street, and how much of our cities go unused covered by parking lots.
It becomes obvious, we’ve built our communities entirely around cars. And for the most part, we’ve built them for cars that aren’t even moving. The average vehicle is used only 4% of the time and parked the other 96%.

Our Revolution | He’s  Back! St. Paul Suburban Organizing Kickoff

Wednesday August 24th It’s Our Revolution Organizing Kickoff! On August 24th, 2016, we’ll launch Our Revolution with a big Organizing Kickoff to get to work fighting for the political revolution—through November and beyond. Bernie will speak via livestream at 8pm CST and lay out the path forward for our movement. We recommend arriving at least 30…

Smart Tatt: Sign me up!

TECHCircuit BreakerMIT and Microsoft Research made a ‘smart’ tattoo that remotely controls your phoneSign me upBy Lauren Goode on August 13, 2016 12:19 pm @LaurenGoode 7 Share on Facebook Tweet Share Pin A group of PhD students from the MIT Media Lab and researchers from Microsoft Research have come up with the ultimate wearable: a…

Grassley: FBI improperly restricting access to Clinton docs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says the FBI is improperly restricting access to materials from its closed investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server.In a letter sent Wednesday to the Senate’s security director, Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley asked that unclassified portions of the FBI documents be provided…

Incentive to Incarcerate 

by Kevin Matthews | Care2Petition Here are several key statistics that paint an ugly, troubling picture of the for-profit prison system in America: 500% Increase The biggest private prison owner in America, The Corrections Corporation of America, has seen its profits increase by more than 500% in the past 20 years. Moreover, the business’ growth…

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