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On immigration, who’s the turkey this Thanksgiving? by Marjorie Arons-Barron

The entry below is being cross posted from Marjorie Arons-Barron’s own blog. We don’t need a Rockwell painting to remind us that Thanksgiving is all about those who came to this nation as immigrants.  Everyone,  of course, except the Native Americans.  The Pilgrims came to escape religious persecution. My great…

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Intro to Urban Permaculture

Here’s some information about a two-day long “weekend design workshop” that will take place on Saturday, November 15 and Sunday, November 16 at the Armand P. Mercier Community Center in Lowell.  The cost to attend is $100.  The workshop is an Introduction to Urban Permaculture.  The flyer below has all…

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Shelley Cohen, the Boston Herald and racist cartoon by Marjorie Arons-Barron

The entry below is being cross posted from Marjorie Arons-Barron’s own blog. Today Boston Herald Editorial Page Editor Shelley Cohen has a heartfelt and candid apology for the racist cartoon it published showing President Obama in his bathroom squeezing toothpaste onto his toothbrush while a White House intruder looks on from…

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