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2014-09-11 12:25:57

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Campaign Nonviolence, a newly formed movement to build a culture of peace through the practice of active nonviolence, will formally launch at the National Press Club on Thursday, September 18 in the club's Broadcast Operations Center at 10:00 AM. The launch event and press conference will feature former Ohio Representative Dennis Kucinich, Ken Butigan (Pace e Bene), Nobel Peace Prize nominee John Dear (Pace e Bene), Rev. Lennox...

2014-09-10 08:27:33

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Campaign Nonviolence, a newly formed movement to build a culture of peace through the practice of active nonviolence, will formally launch at the National Press Club on Thursday, September 18 in the Lisagor Room at 10:00 AM. The launch event and press conference will feature former Ohio Representative Dennis Kucinich, Ken Butigan (Pace e Bene), Nobel Peace Prize nominee John Dear (Pace e Bene), Rev. Lennox Yearwood (Hip Hop Caucus)...

2014-09-03 12:22:52

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenScreen Animals (GSA), the industry leader in supplying green screen animal content to all forms of entertainment media, is joining Greenpeace's "Click Clean" initiative. "Click Clean" focuses on ensuring that the Internet's growing power needs come from clean energy sources and features various GSA animals in its videos. "We were so happy to be able to use content from greenscreenanimals.com because the animals are treated...

2014-09-02 08:28:39

Fraud investigation is warranted, says SafeMinds. ATLANTA, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For over a decade SafeMinds has claimed that the CDC manipulated data to show no link between vaccines and autism. But at least for one study, the rumors were put an end. In a statement, William Thompson, Ph.D. acknowledged that he and his co-authors "omitted statistically significant information" linking the MMR vaccine to an increased risk of autism in a 2004 study. An independent reanalysis...

2014-08-20 12:24:44

CARMEL, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership training for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is pleased to announce that journalist and activist Maria Shriver and Lieutenant Governor of California Gavin Newsom will return as Honorary Co-Chairs of the 11(th) Anniversary Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle. More than 1,500 people are...

2014-08-20 08:33:35

LANDOVER, Md. and ATLANTA, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), announced it has partnered with Habitat for Humanity to provide Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps Alumni Association members with scholarships to four graduate school programs enabled by 2U. This unique partnership helps make top-tier, graduate-level education more affordable to a large group of alumni of the global nonprofit housing organization. 2U will make scholarships of $10,000 available to eligible...

2014-07-23 23:01:59

Rich Dad® Education, a leader in financial education, is pleased to announce the success of their charity yard sale to support Habit for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties. Over $650 was raised and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Habitat for Humanity. Cape Coral, FL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Rich Dad® Education, a leader in financial education, is pleased to announce the success of their charity yard sale to support Habit for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties. Over $650...

2014-07-23 08:25:19

DALLAS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Five years ago, Kimberly-Clark and Greenpeace established a framework for collaboration to work positively toward long-term solutions to conserve and protect forest resources worldwide. Appropriately marking the traditional "wood" anniversary, K-C and Greenpeace will host a first-of-its-kind Twitter chat to discuss progress and future goals. -- The chat is expected to cover questions such as: --...

2014-07-17 08:21:58

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The simplest solution to avert the culture of avoidance or coverup inside GM regarding their discovery of product defects is for the CEO to establish an independent Ombudsman office, authorized to receive, in total confidence, the assertions of conscientious engineers and other employees about safety defects without fear of retaliation or losing their jobs. The Ombudsman, outside the GM chain of hierarchical command, would report...

2014-06-24 12:34:49

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon and the National Civil Rights Museum announced the development of a new eLearning Lunch Counter Sit-In program modeled after the museum's powerful "Standing Up By Sitting Down" exhibit. The eLearning Lunch Counter Sit-In will be a round-the-clock educational program serving middle school and high school students across the U.S. The program will discuss in detail the Greensboro Four, the risks they faced and the spread of the...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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