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Daily Archives: July 22nd, 2011

RE: Grassroots missing from this year’s initiatives – What about last year?

Excerpt: Nearly one hundred years ago, progressives succeeded in amending the Constitution of Washington State to provide for three powers of direct democracy: The initiative, the referendum, and the recall. The purpose of establishing these three powers was not to supplant or replace our republican form of government, but rather, to give the people a way […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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Tragedy in Norway: Explosions, shootings injure or take lives of dozens

Excerpt: Inexplicable, unexpected tragedy has struck again, this time in Norway: Norway suffered dual attacks on Friday when powerful explosions shook the government center here and, shortly after, a gunman stalked youths at an island summer camp for young members of the governing Labor Party. The police arrested a Norwegian in connection with both attacks, which […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, World Commmunity
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