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QotD – Sunday, August 28
Posted on August 31st, 2011 by  |  Filed under Community News and Greetings

“We are now faced with the fact, my friends, that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history, there is such a thing as being too late. Procrastination… read more »

QotD – Wed. 8/24
Posted on August 24th, 2011 by  |  Filed under Community News and Greetings

It’s Howard Zinn’s birthday, so here’s my favorite quote from him, the final words from his autobiography:  “To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history… read more »

QotD Tues. 8/23
Posted on August 23rd, 2011 by  |  Filed under Community News and Greetings

This is an historic occasion, the first time our quote of the day has originated as a Tweet! History also seems to be unfolding inLibya, although it seems a bit more muddled today than yesterday. This morning I visited the… read more »

QotD – Monday Aug. 22
Posted on August 22nd, 2011 by  |  Filed under Community News and Greetings

On this day in 1791 a slave rebellion began which would lead, in 1804, to the founding of the Republic of  Haiti. On this day in 1864, the first Geneva Convention was signed, providing a basis in international law for… read more »

Quote of the Day – Saturday, Aug. 20
Posted on August 20th, 2011 by  |  Filed under Community News and Greetings

On this day in 1858, Charles Darwin and Alfred Russell Wallace jointly published “On the Tendency of Species to form Varieties; and on the Perpetuation of Varieties and Species by Natural Means of Selection” the title of a joint presentation… read more »