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Graphic by Michelle Robinson. Used by permission of the artist. Activist women have walked many different paths, and have come from many different places and life experiences to get to where we ...
Denise Oliver Velez 05/28/2015
04:30 PM
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The Trans-Pacific Partnership Intellectual Property Rights Chapter released to WikiLeaks late last year contains a Trade Secrets section that allows for the criminalization of investigative ...
Stephen Benavides 05/28/2015
01:09 PM
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[Diarist's Note: Henry Giroux has provided the diarist with written authorization to reproduce his posts in their entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community.] [http://www.truth-out.org/...
bobswern 05/28/2015
10:38 PM
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WHEN VERMONT SEN. BERNIE SANDERS RECENTLY ANNOUNCED his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016, I couldn’t have been more thrilled. I mentioned a while back that I was not ...
mftalbot 05/28/2015
08:35 PM
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Denny Hastert Did anyone see this coming? Former Speaker of the House Denny Hastert, a Republican who ...
David Nir 05/28/2015
02:26 PM
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So very very simple to understand. Last week, Robert Reich wrote on his blog , supporting Bernie Sanders' revolutionary (see: only in America) idea of using corporations success ...
Walter Einenkel 05/28/2015
12:18 PM
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Are these the future in micro-housing? Prototypes are in the works, but these tiny homes are portable and self-sustaining with both solar panels, wind turbines and water collection ...
Jen Hayden 05/28/2015
10:59 AM
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'Divisive rhetoric', and so on.
Hunter 05/28/2015
10:38 AM
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Rep. Matt Salmon is considering a primary campaign against John McCain On Tuesday, Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick announced that she would challenge Republican Sen. John McCain, but the senator ...
Jeff Singer 05/29/2015
09:05 AM
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Remember the outrage and the anger we had at losing Internet freedom, and the power corporations would have gained to criminalize what they considered unauthorized use of IP and copyright? Well, ...
csainvestor 05/29/2015
08:52 AM
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[http://www.wlky.com/politics/cuba-taken-off-terrorist-list/33285658 WLKY:] The U.S. State Department says Cuba has been taken off a list of state sponsors of terrorism. Secretary of State John ...
Wee Mama 05/29/2015
08:36 AM
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Tanisha Anderson “They killed my sister,” Joell Anderson, Tanisha’s 40-year-old brother said as he fought back tears. “I watched it.” Suffering a mental health breakdown on the evening ...
Shaun King 05/29/2015
08:12 AM
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I meant to write this up a couple of weeks ago when Elizabeth Warren released a report called, "Broken Promises: Decades of Failure to Enforce Labor Standards in Free Trade Agreements" but, well, ...
Tasini 05/29/2015
07:55 AM
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On this day in Labor History the year was 1912. That was the day fifteen women lost their jobs for dancing on their lunch break. The women worked for the Curtis Publishing Company in ...
The Rick Smith Show 05/29/2015
05:00 AM
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The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists have taken the sobering step of moving their Doomsday Clock from 11:55 up to 11:57 the closest we've been to to global catastrophe since 1987 and the bad old days ...
Lefty Coaster 05/29/2015
03:53 AM
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The key to surviving in my neighborhood is ... you see nothing. You know nothing... and you judge nothing... Uh there's a few typos and a couple of missing words. But I sort of ... well, I mean my ...
nicolemaschke 05/29/2015
03:16 AM
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Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, our conservative champion of the rule of law, has helpfully explained that "the issuance of a permit is not a matter of grace." That is, the issuers of ...
hannah 05/29/2015
02:44 AM
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A, the holidays, the previous leadership to send food, is driving, I pick up things, the car around to go. Behind the leader to SMS to accompany her mother to go to the town to see a dentist, had no ...
kimilolo 05/29/2015
01:55 AM
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I am not a veteran, but I can think of few people that deserve our collective respect & support more than those that have actively risked their lives in the interest of our country. I often wish ...
aworldeye 05/29/2015
01:30 AM
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They say that people change. I do not believe that is the truth. People rarely change who they are at their core. If they do, it in my experience, is typically as the result of some life ...
pseudonym76 05/29/2015
12:00 AM
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There are lies and there are big lies, and then are big piles of human excrement upon which perfume is sprayed in copious quantities to make them seem "pleasant"--but what is pleasant about a pile ...
Alligator Ed 05/28/2015
10:17 PM
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The question many of the refugees from the Occupy Wall Street movement are asking themselves is a perennial one. Simply put, if a tree falls in the forest and there's no one to hear the sound, will ...
MisterbadExample 05/28/2015
07:51 PM
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I realize that this is the 3rd diary I've posted tonight, but this one is kind of important to me on a personal level. I'm one of those who tore Luis Lang apart in the first place, so it behooves me ...
Brainwrap 05/28/2015
07:32 PM
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I must recommend the very readable paper, [http://www.paecon.net/PAEReview/issue71/Smith71.pdf China’s Communist-Capitalist ecological apocalypse]. While the paper is 45 pages long (with at least ...
arendt 05/28/2015
07:00 PM
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There's a diary out today. Yet another instance where the police come to the home of someone in a mental health crisis and the crisis ends in death. I wish this was a rare occurrence, but today's ...
JDWolverton 05/28/2015
06:51 PM
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(photo courtesy of OxFam International) From ThinkProgress.Org : A group of more than 120 CEOs and other institutional investors who manage more than $12 trillion in assets sent ...
ericlewis0 05/28/2015
06:13 PM
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Amy Schumer has spent this season taking on basic ideas of what it means to be a successful comedian. While many of her episodes ...
Chris Reeves 05/28/2015
03:33 PM
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Sorry, nothing aviation related. The statistics will tell you that flying is quite safe even if your "gut" says otherwise. It was much more mundane than that. Someone almost ran me over.
Major Kong 05/28/2015
03:32 PM
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Caitlyn Cannon's high school yearbook quote is one for the ages--humorously touching on marriage equality, feminism and the wage gap. The quote reads: "I need feminism because I intend on marrying ...
TealBomb 05/28/2015
02:32 PM
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This Minnesota couple got quite the scare while waiting for their son Majida and Adly Abumayaleh say an insane (my word, not theirs) Minnesota woman pulled a rifle on them for having the nerve ...
Jen Hayden 05/28/2015
02:14 PM
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The Justice Department has indicted former House Speaker Dennis Hastert on reporting evasion charges and lying to the FBI as part of an effort to pay off victims of “prior bad acts.” In an ...
MTmofo 05/28/2015
02:13 PM
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"Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.” - John Steinbeck Today, one of my friends ...
maisey 05/28/2015
01:52 PM
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This has to ...
Hunter 05/28/2015
01:50 PM
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Some more lunacy from the most vulnerable Tea Party U.S. Senator: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/28/lego-movie-scripted-by-karl-marx_n_7462068.html?utm_hp_ref=politics ...
poopdogcomedy 05/28/2015
01:34 PM
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Imagine if Occupy Wall Street had ballooned into a massive movement with 50 million people in the streets nationwide. Imagine this grassroots upswelling coalescing into a political party ...
Daniel Donner 05/28/2015
11:30 AM
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A hearty thanks to James Wells for hosting the last SP 101 ! Before getting started, if you're in the Bellingham, WA area, I'll mention his book launch for The Great Symmetry at 7 pm this Saturday .
akadjian 05/28/2015
11:00 AM
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Busy, busy, busy. Ron Green at the Associated Press has taken a look at all the corporate and non-profit boards and advisory boards Jeb Bush has served on since he ...
Meteor Blades 05/28/2015
10:48 AM
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In an interview with USA Today published this morning, AFL-CIO head Richard Trumka said : that it would cost Clinton the enthusiasm of organized labor if she backed the Trans-Pacific Partnership ...
ManfromMiddletown 05/28/2015
10:34 AM
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Click image to enlarge. This week, Ireland voted YES (by vast majority) for same-sex marriage in a ...
rebeccahendin 05/28/2015
10:31 AM
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