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Naked Capitalism
LinksAbout David Dayen David is a contributing writer to Salon.com. He has been wri
Links
Naked Capitalism / Posted 12 hours ago
About David Dayen David is a contributing writer to Salon.com. He has been writing about politics since 2004. He spent three years writing for the FireDogLake News Desk; he’s also written for The New Republic, The American Prospect, The Guardian... Read more
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Slate
Congress Went Looking for Communists in Hollywood Long Before Joseph McCarthyThe secret history of Hollywood. A pervasive idea about the Hollywood blacklis
Congress Went Looking for Communists in Hollywood Long Before Joseph McCarthy
Slate / Posted 3 days ago
The secret history of Hollywood. A pervasive idea about the Hollywood blacklist seems to be that its victims were persecuted and punished despite little to no evidence that they were actually communists. This was true, in many cases, and some people... Read more
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Mashable
Sorry, technophiles: 92 percent of students prefer books to e-readersImage: Thomas Eisenhuth/dpa/Corbis Sorry, technophiles. While the world may be
Sorry, technophiles: 92 percent of students prefer books to e-readers
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
Image: Thomas Eisenhuth/dpa/Corbis Sorry, technophiles. While the world may be going digital, when it comes to reading, regular books are here to stay. In a new study conducted by American University linguistics professor Naomi Baron, researchers... Read more
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Gawker
Oh, So That's Why Leia Doesn't Trust the New Republic in The Force AwakensThe zillions of tie-in stories for The Force Awakens revealed there was going t
Oh, So That's Why Leia Doesn't Trust the New Republic in The Force Awakens
Gawker / Posted 3 days ago
The zillions of tie-in stories for The Force Awakens revealed there was going to be a scene in the movie where Leia acknowledged that her former colleagues in the Senate were just as likely to want to have her killed as they were to ignore her. A new... Read more
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IGN
Bloodline Novel Reveals Why Leia Distrusts the New RepublicAn upcoming Star Wars novel will shed more light on why Leia abandoned politics
Bloodline Novel Reveals Why Leia Distrusts the New Republic
IGN / Posted 4 days ago
An upcoming Star Wars novel will shed more light on why Leia abandoned politics for the Resistance military. USA Today reports that Star Wars: Bloodlines will fill in some gaps between Return of the Jedi and Force Awakens. It establishes that Leia... Read more
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/Film
Star Wars Bloodline to Reveal Leia Organa's BackstoryLeia Organa (Carrie Fisher) returned in Star Wars: The Force Awakens as a gener
Star Wars Bloodline to Reveal Leia Organa's Backstory
/Film / Posted 4 days ago
Leia Organa (Carrie Fisher) returned in Star Wars: The Force Awakens as a general. She was mostly left on the sidelines during J.J. Abrams‘ sequel, but she still played a pivotal role in the film. The former princess was wiser and more confident,... Read more
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IGN
Bloodline Novel Reveals Why Leia Distrusts the New RepublicAn upcoming Star Wars novel will shed more light on why Leia abandoned politics
Bloodline Novel Reveals Why Leia Distrusts the New Republic
IGN / Posted 4 days ago
An upcoming Star Wars novel will shed more light on why Leia abandoned politics for the Resistance military. USA Today reports that Star Wars: Bloodlines will fill in some gaps between Return of the Jedi and Force Awakens. It establishes that Leia... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'He’s a Texan, not a fellow Albertan': locals quick to disavow Ted CruzLast year, Naheed Nenshi, the mayor of Canada’s energy capital Calgary, Alberta
'He’s a Texan, not a fellow Albertan': locals quick to disavow Ted Cruz
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
Last year, Naheed Nenshi, the mayor of Canada’s energy capital Calgary, Alberta, appeared on MSNBC to promote the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. But before he could get to his points, the host pointed out that Calgary was home to a US... Read more
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Salon.com
Misfire by Sanders campaign: Bernie’s wrong to try to own the word “progressive” in criticism of Hillarywas relatively low-drama and policy-oriented, especially compared to what the R
Misfire by Sanders campaign: Bernie’s wrong to try to own the word “progressive” in criticism of Hillary
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
was relatively low-drama and policy-oriented, especially compared to what the Republicans have on offer, but there was one particular moment where the increasing levels of off-stage primary hostility leaked into the proceedings: The battle over who... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Exclusive: Read an excerpt from 'Star Wars: Bloodline'The new novel Star Wars: Bloodline gives Leia Organa — once a princess, later a
Exclusive: Read an excerpt from 'Star Wars: Bloodline'
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 4 days ago
The new novel Star Wars: Bloodline gives Leia Organa — once a princess, later a general — a story, a journey and an adventure all her own. So what is her dad Darth Vader doing on the cover, too? Well, that's a tricky question, according to author... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Exclusive: Read an excerpt from 'Star Wars: Bloodline'The new novel Star Wars: Bloodline gives Leia Organa — once a princess, later a
Exclusive: Read an excerpt from 'Star Wars: Bloodline'
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 days ago
The new novel Star Wars: Bloodline gives Leia Organa — once a princess, later a general — a story, a journey and an adventure all her own. So what is her dad Darth Vader doing on the cover, too? Well, that's a tricky question, according to author... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Exclusive: Read an excerpt from 'Star Wars: Bloodline'The new novel Star Wars: Bloodline gives Leia Organa — once a princess, later a
Exclusive: Read an excerpt from 'Star Wars: Bloodline'
KTVB Boise / Posted 4 days ago
The new novel Star Wars: Bloodline gives Leia Organa — once a princess, later a general — a story, a journey and an adventure all her own. So what is her dad Darth Vader doing on the cover, too? Well, that's a tricky question, according to author... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Exclusive: Read an excerpt from 'Star Wars: Bloodline'The new novel Star Wars: Bloodline gives Leia Organa — once a princess, later a
Exclusive: Read an excerpt from 'Star Wars: Bloodline'
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 4 days ago
The new novel Star Wars: Bloodline gives Leia Organa — once a princess, later a general — a story, a journey and an adventure all her own. So what is her dad Darth Vader doing on the cover, too? Well, that's a tricky question, according to author... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Exclusive: Read an excerpt from 'Star Wars: Bloodline'The new novel Star Wars: Bloodline gives Leia Organa — once a princess, later a
Exclusive: Read an excerpt from 'Star Wars: Bloodline'
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 4 days ago
The new novel Star Wars: Bloodline gives Leia Organa — once a princess, later a general — a story, a journey and an adventure all her own. So what is her dad Darth Vader doing on the cover, too? Well, that's a tricky question, according to author... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Exclusive: Read an excerpt from 'Star Wars: Bloodline'The new novel Star Wars: Bloodline gives Leia Organa — once a princess, later a
Exclusive: Read an excerpt from 'Star Wars: Bloodline'
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
The new novel Star Wars: Bloodline gives Leia Organa — once a princess, later a general — a story, a journey and an adventure all her own. So what is her dad Darth Vader doing on the cover, too? Well, that's a tricky question, according to author... Read more
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KOAM-TV Pittsburg
Kansas Poet Laureate Eric McHenry to Read at Pittsburg State UniversityKansas Poet Laureate Eric McHenry will be reading from his own work at 8 p.m.,
Kansas Poet Laureate Eric McHenry to Read at Pittsburg State University
KOAM-TV Pittsburg / Posted 4 days ago
Kansas Poet Laureate Eric McHenry will be reading from his own work at 8 p.m., Thursday, on February 11, in the Crimson and Gold Room of Pittsburg State University’s Overman Student Center. The event is free and is sponsored by the Distinguished... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Kansas Poet Laureate Eric McHenry to Read at Pittsburg State UniversityKansas Poet Laureate Eric McHenry will be reading from his own work at 8 p.m.,
Kansas Poet Laureate Eric McHenry to Read at Pittsburg State University
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 4 days ago
Kansas Poet Laureate Eric McHenry will be reading from his own work at 8 p.m., Thursday, on February 11, in the Crimson and Gold Room of Pittsburg State University’s Overman Student Center. The event is free and is sponsored by the Distinguished... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
'Audit the Fed' gains support on Right and Left'The Fed,' of course, is the nation's Federal Reserve Board, a network of membe
'Audit the Fed' gains support on Right and Left
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
'The Fed,' of course, is the nation's Federal Reserve Board, a network of member banks that fashions the nation's monetary policy. Once upon a time, the U.S. Constitution gave that prerogative to Congress, but they passed it off to the newly created... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
Wynton/JALC Orchestra to Release “The Abyssinian Mass”The release states: “In 2008 … Marsalis was commissioned to write a piece comme
Wynton/JALC Orchestra to Release “The Abyssinian Mass”
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 5 days ago
The release states: “In 2008 … Marsalis was commissioned to write a piece commemorating the 200th anniversary of Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church. The result was a sacred celebration: a sweeping composition for big band and 70-piece gospel choir.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Remove Warlords'Liberia has since said bon voyage to the fourteen years conflict that caused so
'Remove Warlords'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Liberia has since said bon voyage to the fourteen years conflict that caused so much paralysis to its social, political and economic movements. Better still, its movement depended on clutches provided by international partners. Though the picture is... Read more
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The Atlantic
An Armed Man Walks into a LibraryAs soon as they arrived at the public library in Covington, Kentucky, Michele M
An Armed Man Walks into a Library
The Atlantic / Posted 8 days ago
As soon as they arrived at the public library in Covington, Kentucky, Michele Mueller and Tracey Goodlett realized they were walking into an armed ambush. The women are the leaders, respectively, of the Ohio and Kentucky chapters of Moms Demand... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
So what's new?Once upon an all too familiar time, it was the Jews who were desperate to flee
So what's new?
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
Once upon an all too familiar time, it was the Jews who were desperate to flee Europe a step ahead of Hitler, but first the authorities took the precaution of relieving them of all their property, some of it still the subject of court cases all over... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ross O’Carroll Kelly: 'He smiles with the same smile he uses when choosing his lobster in Cavistons'The old man steps out of the court with his hair – in other words, wig – blowin
Ross O’Carroll Kelly: 'He smiles with the same smile he uses when choosing his lobster in Cavistons'
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
The old man steps out of the court with his hair – in other words, wig – blowing in the wind and the grim, businesslike face of a man standing on a riverbank with a sackful of cats. There’s, like, 30 or 40 reporters standing in front of him. “Are... Read more
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Gawker
Who’s Going to Keep Paying For This Crap?It seems safe to infer that VandeHei sought more expansion, and was rebuffed. A
Who’s Going to Keep Paying For This Crap?
Gawker / Posted 10 days ago
It seems safe to infer that VandeHei sought more expansion, and was rebuffed. As Erik Wemple says: “The reported departures follow whispers among Washington media circles that VandeHei was clashing with Politico ownership — chiefly Robert Allbritton... Read more
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Gawker
CHAOS AT POLITICOPolitico CEO Jim VandeHei is expected to leave the company he co-founded later
CHAOS AT POLITICO
Gawker / Posted 11 days ago
Politico CEO Jim VandeHei is expected to leave the company he co-founded later this year in what staffers believe will be a major shake-up, with other top journalists and executives also leaving the news organization later this year. Beyond VandeHei,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Facebook co-founder’s $24m townhouse has an underground tunnelFacebook co-founder swaps $9m Soho apartment for $24m West Village townhouse co
Facebook co-founder’s $24m townhouse has an underground tunnel
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Facebook co-founder swaps $9m Soho apartment for $24m West Village townhouse compete with an underground tunnel Chris Hughes and husband Sean Eldridge bought the house on 12th Street Mark Zuckerberg was previously thought to be the buyer Couple... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Hillary Clinton's green squeezeHillary Clinton has embraced Barack Obama's legacy. Her campaign chairman is a
Hillary Clinton's green squeeze
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 13 days ago
Hillary Clinton has embraced Barack Obama's legacy. Her campaign chairman is a former White House adviser credited for pushing through pro-environmental regulations. And she talks about the need to act on global warming. But in this Democratic... Read more
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My EastText
Hillary Clinton's green squeezeHillary Clinton has embraced Barack Obama's legacy. Her campaign chairman is a
Hillary Clinton's green squeeze
My EastText / Posted 13 days ago
Hillary Clinton has embraced Barack Obama's legacy. Her campaign chairman is a former White House adviser credited for pushing through pro-environmental regulations. And she talks about the need to act on global warming. But in this Democratic... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Hillary Clinton's green squeezeHillary Clinton has embraced Barack Obama's legacy. Her campaign chairman is a
Hillary Clinton's green squeeze
KECI Missoula / Posted 13 days ago
Hillary Clinton has embraced Barack Obama's legacy. Her campaign chairman is a former White House adviser credited for pushing through pro-environmental regulations. And she talks about the need to act on global warming. But in this Democratic... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Hillary Clinton's green squeezeHillary Clinton has embraced Barack Obama's legacy. Her campaign chairman is a
Hillary Clinton's green squeeze
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 13 days ago
Hillary Clinton has embraced Barack Obama's legacy. Her campaign chairman is a former White House adviser credited for pushing through pro-environmental regulations. And she talks about the need to act on global warming. But in this Democratic... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Hillary Clinton's green squeezeHillary Clinton has embraced Barack Obama's legacy. Her campaign chairman is a
Hillary Clinton's green squeeze
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 13 days ago
Hillary Clinton has embraced Barack Obama's legacy. Her campaign chairman is a former White House adviser credited for pushing through pro-environmental regulations. And she talks about the need to act on global warming. But in this Democratic... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Hillary Clinton's green squeeze | Politics - Home Scott Olson Getty Images Hillary Clinton has embraced Bara
Hillary Clinton's green squeeze
KTVZ Bend / Posted 13 days ago
| Politics - Home Scott Olson Getty Images Hillary Clinton has embraced Barack Obama's legacy. Her campaign chairman is a former White House adviser credited for pushing through pro-environmental regulations. And she... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Hillary Clinton's green squeezeHillary Clinton has embraced Barack Obama's legacy. Her campaign chairman is a
Hillary Clinton's green squeeze
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 13 days ago
Hillary Clinton has embraced Barack Obama's legacy. Her campaign chairman is a former White House adviser credited for pushing through pro-environmental regulations. And she talks about the need to act on global warming. But in this Democratic... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Hillary Clinton's green squeezeHillary Clinton has embraced Barack Obama's legacy. Her campaign chairman is a
Hillary Clinton's green squeeze
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 13 days ago
Hillary Clinton has embraced Barack Obama's legacy. Her campaign chairman is a former White House adviser credited for pushing through pro-environmental regulations. And she talks about the need to act on global warming. But in this Democratic... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Hillary Clinton's green squeezeHillary Clinton has embraced Barack Obama's legacy. Her campaign chairman is a
Hillary Clinton's green squeeze
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 13 days ago
Hillary Clinton has embraced Barack Obama's legacy. Her campaign chairman is a former White House adviser credited for pushing through pro-environmental regulations. And she talks about the need to act on global warming. But in this Democratic... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Hillary Clinton's green squeezeHillary Clinton has embraced Barack Obama's legacy. Her campaign chairman is a
Hillary Clinton's green squeeze
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 13 days ago
Hillary Clinton has embraced Barack Obama's legacy. Her campaign chairman is a former White House adviser credited for pushing through pro-environmental regulations. And she talks about the need to act on global warming. But in this Democratic... Read more
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The Chronicle
Restoring the land of opportunityThe independence declared by the United States in 1776 was not just political;
Restoring the land of opportunity
The Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
The independence declared by the United States in 1776 was not just political; it was also ideological. Separating itself from class societies the globe over, the new republic asserted “that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their... Read more
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The Daily Review
Turkey wants Fremont school board to reject charter schoolFREMONT -- A Southern California charter school wants to expand into Fremont, d
Turkey wants Fremont school board to reject charter school
The Daily Review / Posted 13 days ago
FREMONT -- A Southern California charter school wants to expand into Fremont, despite a history of financial problems and accusations of it being linked to a controversial Turkish cleric, which its leaders emphatically deny. In a bizarre twist, an... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Turkey wants Fremont school board to reject charter schoolFREMONT -- A Southern California charter school wants to expand into Fremont, d
Turkey wants Fremont school board to reject charter school
Oakland Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
FREMONT -- A Southern California charter school wants to expand into Fremont, despite a history of financial problems and accusations of it being linked to a controversial Turkish cleric, which its leaders emphatically deny. In a bizarre twist, an... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Turkey wants Fremont school board to reject charter schoolFREMONT -- A Southern California charter school wants to expand into Fremont, d
Turkey wants Fremont school board to reject charter school
The Fremont Argus / Posted 13 days ago
FREMONT -- A Southern California charter school wants to expand into Fremont, despite a history of financial problems and accusations of it being linked to a controversial Turkish cleric, which its leaders emphatically deny. In a bizarre twist, an... Read more
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The Mercury News
Turkey wants Fremont school board to reject charter schoolFREMONT -- A Southern California charter school wants to expand into Fremont, d
Turkey wants Fremont school board to reject charter school
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
FREMONT -- A Southern California charter school wants to expand into Fremont, despite a history of financial problems and accusations of it being linked to a controversial Turkish cleric, which its leaders emphatically deny. In a bizarre twist, an... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Turkey wants Fremont school board to reject charter schoolFREMONT -- A Southern California charter school wants to expand into Fremont, d
Turkey wants Fremont school board to reject charter school
Inside Bay Area / Posted 14 days ago
FREMONT -- A Southern California charter school wants to expand into Fremont, despite a history of financial problems and accusations of it being linked to a controversial Turkish cleric, which its leaders emphatically deny. In a bizarre twist, an... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Turkey wants Fremont school board to reject charter schoolFREMONT -- A Southern California charter school wants to expand into Fremont, d
Turkey wants Fremont school board to reject charter school
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 14 days ago
FREMONT -- A Southern California charter school wants to expand into Fremont, despite a history of financial problems and accusations of it being linked to a controversial Turkish cleric, which its leaders emphatically deny. In a bizarre twist, an... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC voter ID trial opens in Winston-Salem | News & Observer January 24, 2016 3:43 PM Case being watched by many Pho
NC voter ID trial opens in Winston-Salem
The News & Observer / Posted 14 days ago
| News & Observer January 24, 2016 3:43 PM Case being watched by many Photo ID necessary to vote in NC now Case could swing on ‘reasonable impediment’... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Chasing The Wild Goose In DavosSubmitted by MN Gordon via EconomicPrism.com, Despite the reformers endless ef
Chasing The Wild Goose In Davos
Zero Hedge / Posted 17 days ago
Submitted by MN Gordon via EconomicPrism.com, Despite the reformers endless efforts to encircle mankind, some persist beyond the broad extent of their casted net. In the backwaters of the new Republic, for instance, the distant rumble and flicker of... Read more
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New York Magazine
Fresh Intelligence: East Coast Braces for Blizzard, U.S. Cries for Bernie, and MoreThese New York firefighters are just stocking up on salt, but we'll all get a c
Fresh Intelligence: East Coast Braces for Blizzard, U.S. Cries for Bernie, and More
New York Magazine / Posted 17 days ago
These New York firefighters are just stocking up on salt, but we'll all get a crack at the real thing soon enough. Photo: Bryan Thomas/2016 Getty Images Good morning and welcome to Fresh Intelligence, our roundup of the stories, ideas, and memes... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
How The U.S. Almost Had Universal Child Care (Twice)Day care costs more than college tuition in most states in America. This high
How The U.S. Almost Had Universal Child Care (Twice)
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 18 days ago
Day care costs more than college tuition in most states in America. This high cost often ends up being close to or more than the take-home pay of many parents, and thanks to the persistent gender pay gap, that parent is most often the mom. This... Read more
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New York Magazine
Leon Wieseltier Is Not Buying The New Republic — But He Is Teaming Up With Steve Jobs’s Widow to Start a New PublicationLeon Wieseltier is back! Photo: Dan Balilty/AP/Corbis The New Republic’s oneti
Leon Wieseltier Is Not Buying The New Republic — But He Is Teaming Up With Steve Jobs’s Widow to Start a New Publication
New York Magazine / Posted 18 days ago
Leon Wieseltier is back! Photo: Dan Balilty/AP/Corbis The New Republic’s onetime, longtime literary editor, Leon Wieseltier, wants to run a learned journal again, according to multiple sources in TNR's orbit. Despite what happened last time with... Read more
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Roll Call
Patricia Murphy: Hey Congress, Remember Legislating? The 5 Best Ideas From the States It's no secret that not much actual legislating happens on Capitol Hill these
Patricia Murphy: Hey Congress, Remember Legislating? The 5 Best Ideas From the States
Roll Call / Posted 19 days ago
It's no secret that not much actual legislating happens on Capitol Hill these days.�When it comes as a pleasant surprise that the government doesn't shut down... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Meet Debbie Wasserman Schultz's First-Ever Primary Challenger: Tim CanovaDebbie Wasserman Schultz, the six-term congresswoman from South Florida and cha
Meet Debbie Wasserman Schultz's First-Ever Primary Challenger: Tim Canova
Op-Ed News / Posted 20 days ago
Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the six-term congresswoman from South Florida and chair of the Democratic National Committee, has been embroiled in numerous significant controversies lately. As the Washington Postput it just today: "DNC Chair Debbie... Read more
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