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Plagued by bad memories? Call Death Bear

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Letter sent to alleged drug kingpin details DEA surveillance

CPB’s new local journalism centers initiative from New Public Media

FCC removes gender from advertising nondiscrimination rules

Victim-blaming is alive in the school paper at American University

HEALTH REFORM

Ten things you didn’t know were in the health bill by Emily Badger

David Frum on health reform: ‘Repeal is literally impossible’

Insurers find loophole in health bill, say they don’t have to cover sick kids

The strange tale of ‘black liquor’ and $25B from The Takeaway

CLIMATE AWARENESS

Humans are too stupid to prevent climate change, says James Lovelock

Landmarks went dark worldwide to mark fourth annual Earth Hour

The Yes Men trick the world from Campus Progress

Transportation Sec. Ray LaHood promises bicyclists will finally have a voice

POLITICALLY SPEAKING

Nader on Attention deficit democracy from Common Dreams

Obama is ‘delivering, but for financial institutions’ says Chomsky

CNN claims only Dems want to close Guantanamo Bay prison

Watchdog files complaint against ‘deceptive and illegal’ Hannity concerts

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Closing ceremony - Canada laughs at itself

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Toyota accused of ‘withholding documents’

Al Gore finally responds: ‘We can’t wish away climate change’

Fears drive up the price of copper

Mortgage modifications and you, Part One from FDL

Sixth Annual Israel Apartheid Week hits 40 cities

WAR & PEACE

1000 US soldiers dead in Afghanistan, time to revive anti-war agenda

Kevin Zeese & David Beito on Antiwar Radio: Fundraising for peace

Report: Depressed Tony Blair ‘wanted to quit after Iraq War’

Military suicides are causing civilian casualties too

Pentagon policy allows troops to over-share from Gizmodo

STORIES AROUND THE US

Guns at Starbucks? Open Carry Movement says yes

US Rep. challenges DEA grow-op raid from Stop the Drug War

Vermonters take on nuclear power from Consortium News

Progress toward a multiracial nation from Yes Magazine

Johnny Depp: Free the West Memphis Three

SPIN THE GLOBE

Chile scrambles to find survivors, death toll passes 700

IMF seeks new global currency, more power

New report on web censorship in China

Coffee producers ‘getting hammered’ by climate change

Iran warns of more ‘repressive measures’ in March

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The first hour of the Touch the Sky radio show on Boise Community Radio today consists of a full re-broadcast of the latest episode of Quiet Please, produced by Travis Owens. Quiet Please airs Saturday nights at 11pm on RadioBoise.org and this one is so brilliant and effective I decided to showcase Travis’ efforts for a few more ears. Audio of his show will be available here on the Radioactive Gavin blog in the future.

The second hour of the show features the Monopoly Money segment, featuring music by Take. Today’s segment is focused on the NORML contest and the “news” (as revealed by the idiots at News of the World) that Gold Medalist Michael Phelps likes to take bong hits. He has more Gold Medals than there are intelligent people who could be bothered by this. Super Bowl viewers and NFL fans have likely heard Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver and punt returner Santonio Holmes smokes herb too. What do you think?

NORML, the National Organization to Reform Marijuana Laws, is hosting a video competition. Vote by Sunday night February 8th for your favorite 3 videos. I voted for my friend Robert Kam’s video “20 Millionth Marijuana Arrest” as well as (more…)

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