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Boston Globe
Bloomberg, put those presidential dreams to bedJust say no, Michael Bloomberg. I know you’re more likely than ever to attempt
Bloomberg, put those presidential dreams to bed
Boston Globe / Posted 3 hours ago
Just say no, Michael Bloomberg. I know you’re more likely than ever to attempt an independent run for president after Tuesday night. You’re horrified at the prospect of either winner becoming president. As to Donald Trump, who can argue your point?... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
The case for KasichI met John Kasich on the Flathead Lake tour boat, then named the Retta Mary, in
The case for Kasich
Char-Koosta News / Posted 10 hours ago
I met John Kasich on the Flathead Lake tour boat, then named the Retta Mary, in the early 90’s. He was a young Ohio Congressman, and along with a few of the other passengers, I intruded on his Montana vacation to engage him in conversation. I... Read more
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Slate
I Used to Hate Hillary Clinton. Now I’m Voting for Her.What women really think about news, politics, and culture. It was easier to wr
I Used to Hate Hillary Clinton. Now I’m Voting for Her.
Slate / Posted 12 hours ago
What women really think about news, politics, and culture. It was easier to write about Hillary Clinton when I hated her. I spent much of the 2008 Democratic primary season furious at both Clinton and the second-wave feminists who tried to guilt... Read more
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Salon.com
Calm down about this “civil war”: Why the Hillary vs. Bernie rivalry won’t hurt Dems in NovemberBernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton got into a debate last week about what it me
Calm down about this “civil war”: Why the Hillary vs. Bernie rivalry won’t hurt Dems in November
Salon.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton got into a debate last week about what it means to be a progressive, which would be marginally enlightening if it didn’t take place on Twitter, a website where people respond to posts by In this debate, Sanders... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Michael Bloomberg 'looking at all the options' for a White House run“I find the level of discourse and discussion distressingly banal and an outrag
Michael Bloomberg 'looking at all the options' for a White House run
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
“I find the level of discourse and discussion distressingly banal and an outrage and an insult to the voters,” Bloomberg said, declaring that US voters deserve “a lot better” than the current frontrunners in the Democratic and Republican... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Examining popularity of Donald TrumpDonald Trump’s historic rise as a political candidate has the pundits and polls
Examining popularity of Donald Trump
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
Donald Trump’s historic rise as a political candidate has the pundits and pollsters searching for explanations. Pollster Nate Silver has three theories for the rise of Donald Trump. 1. Trump reflects a populist revolt against the establishment. Two... Read more
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The Atlantic
Bernie Sanders's Problem With DemocratsWhen a party chooses its presidential candidate, it also chooses its party lead
Bernie Sanders's Problem With Democrats
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
When a party chooses its presidential candidate, it also chooses its party leader in the election. This year the Democrats face an unusual situation. Bernie Sanders isn’t just an outsider to the party establishment; he’s not even been a member of the... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Should Harvard be tuition-free?The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Jan. 31: Five candi
Should Harvard be tuition-free?
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Jan. 31: Five candidates running for Harvard’s board of overseers raised a provocative question: Should America’s most renowned university be tuition-free? The candidates, including... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Very Dishonest Viability ArgumentEvery pro-Clinton nomination argument contains or is built around the viability
The Very Dishonest Viability Argument
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
Every pro-Clinton nomination argument contains or is built around the viability argument. Expressed by an inner-child, it goes something like this: "Bernie Sanders should stop causing trouble ... Hillary Clinton is more electable ... If Bernie... Read more
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The New Yorker
Books As BombsIn 1963, the year she published “The Feminine Mystique,” Betty Friedan was livi
Books As Bombs
The New Yorker / Posted 6 days ago
In 1963, the year she published “The Feminine Mystique,” Betty Friedan was living in Grand View-on-Hudson, New York, in an eleven-room house overlooking the river, with her husband, Carl, and their three children. Carl was an advertising executive;... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Clinton Campaign Goes on Tilt as a Result of Dead Heat With Sanders in IowaGreat analysis, Yves — thank you. My pleasure at the “virtual tie” (which desp
Clinton Campaign Goes on Tilt as a Result of Dead Heat With Sanders in Iowa
Naked Capitalism / Posted 7 days ago
Great analysis, Yves — thank you. My pleasure at the “virtual tie” (which despite Team Clinton’s faux and contrived triumphalism is an astonishing Sanders victory, all things considered) is tempered by your warnings: However, Clinton still has two... Read more
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Op-Ed News
How Many Nations Are We, Anyway?2016-02-03We have contradictory expectations of our Chief Executives. On the on
How Many Nations Are We, Anyway?
Op-Ed News / Posted 7 days ago
2016-02-03We have contradictory expectations of our Chief Executives. On the one hand, we want someone who can be 'a President for All Americans' -- but at the same time, we also want a President that will be 'our'... Read more
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Gawker
This Is Just a Good Rant from Ralph Nader About the ElectionFive-time candidate for President of the United States Ralph Nader appeared on
This Is Just a Good Rant from Ralph Nader About the Election
Gawker / Posted 8 days ago
Five-time candidate for President of the United States Ralph Nader appeared on Tavis Smiley last night and had this to say about the state of politics in 2016: The candidates still narrow the agenda. That is, the voters are not propelling into the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
There's a growing movement to end tuition at one of America's most prestigious collegesHarvard alumnus Ron Unz — ex-publisher of The American Conservative — has align
There's a growing movement to end tuition at one of America's most prestigious colleges
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
Harvard alumnus Ron Unz — ex-publisher of The American Conservative — has aligned himself with a liberal-sounding cause: He wants his alma mater to stop charging tuition. Unz is running with four other alums for a spot on the Harvard University... Read more
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Connecticut Post
There's a growing movement to end tuition at one of America's most prestigious collegesHarvard alumnus Ron Unz — ex-publisher of The American Conservative — has align
There's a growing movement to end tuition at one of America's most prestigious colleges
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
Harvard alumnus Ron Unz — ex-publisher of The American Conservative — has aligned himself with a liberal-sounding cause: He wants his alma mater to stop charging tuition. Unz is running with four other alums for a spot on the Harvard University... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
It's a nice thought, but Bernie Sanders can't winIn my heart, I #FeelTheBern. I believe in universal health care coverage, gene
It's a nice thought, but Bernie Sanders can't win
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
In my heart, I #FeelTheBern. I believe in universal health care coverage, generous minimum wages, an extension of the public education model through college and tight leashes on big banks, all of which are being advanced by the Democratic... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Monday's TV Highlights: 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' on KTLASupergirl Kara (Melissa Benoist) is confronted by Bizarro (Hope Lauren), a twis
Monday's TV Highlights: 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' on KTLA
Los Angeles Times / Posted 10 days ago
Supergirl Kara (Melissa Benoist) is confronted by Bizarro (Hope Lauren), a twisted version of Supergirl who is out to destroy her. Calista Flockhart and Blake Jenner also star in this new episode. 8 p.m. CBS Superstore The employees of Cloud 9 brace... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
It's a nice thought, but Bernie Sanders can't winIn my heart, I #FeelTheBern. I believe in universal health care coverage, gene
It's a nice thought, but Bernie Sanders can't win
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
In my heart, I #FeelTheBern. I believe in universal health care coverage, generous minimum wages, an extension of the public education model through college and tight leashes on big banks, all of which are being advanced by the Democratic... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Should Harvard be free?Five candidates running for Harvard's board of overseers — the panjandrums who
Should Harvard be free?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Five candidates running for Harvard's board of overseers — the panjandrums who help set strategy for the school — have raised a provocative question: Should America's most renowned university be tuition-free? The candidates, including California... Read more
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People Magazine
Susan Sarandon Slams Trump as 'Drunk Uncle' Who Has 'Made Hatred and Racism Normal' "He reminds me of your drunk uncle at a wedding, who gets up and starts talki
Susan Sarandon Slams Trump as 'Drunk Uncle' Who Has 'Made Hatred and Racism Normal'
People Magazine / Posted 13 days ago
"He reminds me of your drunk uncle at a wedding, who gets up and starts talking and just loves the crowd," the Oscar winner said of the GOP front-runner in a new... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Who will he offend next?Trump fans, let's talk. I have heard you. You don't like America's immigration
Who will he offend next?
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
Trump fans, let's talk. I have heard you. You don't like America's immigration policy. You don't like what the modern economy offers to folks who don't have a college degree. And you are sick to death of well-paid folks in Washington and New York... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Yang: Why free Harvard tuition is a bad ideaFor the past two decades, Harvard, the nation's oldest and arguably most presti
Yang: Why free Harvard tuition is a bad idea
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 14 days ago
For the past two decades, Harvard, the nation's oldest and arguably most prestigious institution of higher learning, has been a primary front in the assault on Affirmative Action. Since the early 1990s, it has been subject to a nearly continuous... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Donald Trump fans should know he'll offend them nextTrump fans, let's talk. I have heard you. You don't like America's immigration
Donald Trump fans should know he'll offend them next
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
Trump fans, let's talk. I have heard you. You don't like America's immigration policy. You don't like what the modern economy offers to folks who don't have a college degree. And you are sick to death of well-paid folks in Washington and New York... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Pearl Jam rocks back to TampaPearl Jam is a band that has publicly fought a lot of battles and lost quite a
Pearl Jam rocks back to Tampa
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
Pearl Jam is a band that has publicly fought a lot of battles and lost quite a few of them. The Seattle grunge outfit took on the monopoly of Ticketmaster only to learn exactly why it is a monopoly and that opposing it meant performing in unsecured... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
UB Archives’ ‘prominent visitors’ photographs command attentionIf a picture is worth a thousand words, the photos hanging in the Oscar A. Silv
UB Archives’ ‘prominent visitors’ photographs command attention
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 14 days ago
If a picture is worth a thousand words, the photos hanging in the Oscar A. Silverman Library speak with loud, proud voices. They seize your attention and trigger emotional memories, making the past haunting but somehow more accessible and... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
KCMJ's big flip to FMGive the average American 100 watts and they'll switch on a reading lamp. But
KCMJ's big flip to FM
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 15 days ago
Give the average American 100 watts and they'll switch on a reading lamp. But give those same 100 watts to the community activists at KCMJ, and they'll climb to the top of Stargazers' geodesic dome and install a radio transmitter. Then they'll flip... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Michael Bloomberg sees unique opening for presidential runAnother billionaire, former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, is mulling runnin
Michael Bloomberg sees unique opening for presidential run
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Another billionaire, former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, is mulling running for president as an independent, adding another odd twist to an already-bizarre election campaign. Mr. Bloomberg’s bid depends on how well – or poorly – the current... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Northwestern-led study of medical residents working 28-hour shifts decriedA medical student association and a national consumer group are calling for a f
Northwestern-led study of medical residents working 28-hour shifts decried
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
A medical student association and a national consumer group are calling for a federal investigation into two national clinical trials, including one led by a doctor at Northwestern University that assigned hundreds of first-year medical residents in... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Not-So-Subtle Establishment Threat? Bloomberg Hints at Presidential RunIs the real establishment getting worried? As news broke Saturday afternoon th
Not-So-Subtle Establishment Threat? Bloomberg Hints at Presidential Run
Op-Ed News / Posted 17 days ago
Is the real establishment getting worried? As news broke Saturday afternoon that billionaire former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is "seriously" considering the idea of a third-party run for president in 2016, some political observers... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
The Trump card is still a jokerEveryone has a theory about the GOP presidential race, and here’s mine. I don’t
The Trump card is still a joker
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 21 days ago
Everyone has a theory about the GOP presidential race, and here’s mine. I don’t think either Donald Trump or his poll-responding supporters ever expected it to go this far, and now they find themselves part of a double-edged charade.Trump has... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
TPPA: Don’t Sign! speaking tourThursday, 21 January 2016, 9:21 amPress Release: Professor Jane Kelsey 21 Janua
TPPA: Don’t Sign! speaking tour
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 days ago
Thursday, 21 January 2016, 9:21 amPress Release: Professor Jane Kelsey 21 January 2016For immediate release: US expert Lori Wallach on “how US politics may kill the deal”Lori Wallach,... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
General Motors Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here's a look at General Motors, one of the Big Three U.S. automakers.
General Motors Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 23 days ago
(CNN) -- Here's a look at General Motors, one of the Big Three U.S. automakers. Major GM automobile brands in the United States are Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC. Domestic and international subsidiaries at one time included Oldsmobile,... Read more
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The News & Observer
Advocates: Free tuition at Harvard would fuel diversity | News & Observer January 17, 2016 8:33 PM Candidates for Harvard board sa
Advocates: Free tuition at Harvard would fuel diversity
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
| News & Observer January 17, 2016 8:33 PM Candidates for Harvard board say endowment sufficient to stop charging tuition Advocates... Read more
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Market Watch
Free tuition to Harvard? Sounds great. Here’s the problemA group of five men — including lawyer and consumer advocate Ralph Nader — runn
Free tuition to Harvard? Sounds great. Here’s the problem
Market Watch / Posted 24 days ago
A group of five men — including lawyer and consumer advocate Ralph Nader — running to be part of one of Harvard’s governing bodies has proposed making tuition free to all undergraduates in a campaign called “Free Harvard, Fair Harvard.” As families... Read more
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New York Magazine
Bob McDonnell Heads to the Supreme Court for a Second OpinionLatest News from Daily Intelligencer18 mins ago The former Virginia governor d
Bob McDonnell Heads to the Supreme Court for a Second Opinion
New York Magazine / Posted 26 days ago
Latest News from Daily Intelligencer18 mins ago The former Virginia governor doesn't have to go to jail while his case is considered.4:20 p.m.Billionaire Former Vikings Owner Is Trying to... Read more
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The Telegraph
Harvard free tuition pushJan. 15: Should Harvard be free? That is the provocative question posed by a s
Harvard free tuition push
The Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
Jan. 15: Should Harvard be free? That is the provocative question posed by a slate of candidates running for the Board of Overseers at Harvard, which helps set strategy for the university. They say Harvard makes so much money from its $37.6 billion... Read more
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New York Magazine
Conservative Alumni Want to Make Harvard the Cheapest College in the CountryPhoto: CJ Gunther/EPA/Corbis Harvard University, like most elite private colle
Conservative Alumni Want to Make Harvard the Cheapest College in the Country
New York Magazine / Posted 26 days ago
Photo: CJ Gunther/EPA/Corbis Harvard University, like most elite private colleges, has basically become an academia-themed investment firm. By ushering so many of our nation’s best (or most privileged) young minds into highly lucrative professions —... Read more
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Boston Globe
A push to make Harvard free also questions the role of race in admissionsThat is the provocative question posed by an outsider slate of candidates runni
A push to make Harvard free also questions the role of race in admissions
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
That is the provocative question posed by an outsider slate of candidates running for the Board of Overseers at Harvard, which helps set strategy for the university. They say Harvard makes so much money from its $37.6 billion endowment that it should... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Polarization is the Problem - and Balance is the SolutionLast night, President Obama made his last presentation to Congress on the State
Polarization is the Problem - and Balance is the Solution
Op-Ed News / Posted 28 days ago
Last night, President Obama made his last presentation to Congress on the State of the Nation. In that speech he outlined the successes of his administration but he also devoted considerable time to what he regards as his greatest failure -- that the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Great ForgettingAmerica's refusal to fund and sustain its intellectual and cultural heritage me
The Great Forgetting
Op-Ed News / Posted a month ago
America's refusal to fund and sustain its intellectual and cultural heritage means it has lost touch with its past, obliterated its understanding of the present, crushed its capacity to transform itself through self-reflection and self-criticism, and... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Police release video of Bill Richardson after car crashSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) � Police video released Thursday shows former New Mexico Go
Police release video of Bill Richardson after car crash
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 1 months ago
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) � Police video released Thursday shows former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson feigning ignorance briefly before acknowledging to a Santa Fe police officer that he rear-ended another car and didn't pull over. A witness identified... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Police release video of Bill Richardson after car crashSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) � Police video released Thursday shows former New Mexico Go
Police release video of Bill Richardson after car crash
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 1 months ago
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) � Police video released Thursday shows former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson feigning ignorance briefly before acknowledging to a Santa Fe police officer that he rear-ended another car and didn't pull over. A witness identified... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Police release video of Bill Richardson after car crashSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) � Police video released Thursday shows former New Mexico Go
Police release video of Bill Richardson after car crash
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) � Police video released Thursday shows former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson feigning ignorance briefly before acknowledging to a Santa Fe police officer that he rear-ended another car and didn't pull over. A witness identified... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Police release video of Bill Richardson after car crashSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Police video released Thursday shows former New Mexico Go
Police release video of Bill Richardson after car crash
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 1 months ago
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Police video released Thursday shows former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson feigning ignorance briefly before acknowledging to a Santa Fe police officer that he rear-ended another car and didn't pull over. A witness identified... Read more
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