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Activists hold climate conference deep in the Amazon rainforest

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/nov/15/a-journey-to-the-centre-of-the-amazon-in-radical-bid-to-solve-climate-crisis?

For Nov. 18: Restorative Justice

By the second half of the 1990s, the expression “restorative justice” had become popular, evolving to universal usage by 2006. The restorative justice movement has attracted many segments of society, including “police officers, judges, schoolteachers, politicians, juvenile justice agencies, victim support groups, aboriginal elders, and mums and dads.”

“Restorative justice is a fast-growing state, national and international social movement that seeks to bring together people to address the harm caused by crime,” write Mark Umbreit and Marilyn Peterson Armour. “Restorative justice views violence, community decline, and fear-based responses as indicators of broken relationships. It offers a different response, namely the use of restorative solutions to repair the harm related to conflict, crime, and victimization.”
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_Zehr

September 30: The Shifting Impeachment Calculus

Today’s (9/25/2019) email from TheAtlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2019/09/nancy-pelosi-announces-impeachment-inquiry-politics-daily/598690/

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