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The year 1979 may very well have been the year when the middle-class in America had first began it's long decent into oblivion. According the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, manufacturing in the U.S.
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jun 28, 2013 at 04:01 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .  Yes, the predictions are in.� By 2016 (...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Jun 20, 2013 at 07:30 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
New York, N.Y. I recently attended Ticket2Bollywood ( T2B ) sponsored by Molecule Communications . I had the opportunity to interview its ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon May 13, 2013 at 05:28 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
It doesn't look like anybody else has posted about this but there is a major election in Malaysia today. The ruling party (National Front or BN), which has become corrupt, has been shipping in ...
by Rezkalla
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat May 04, 2013 at 09:09 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Jiroemon Kimura , the world’s oldest living person, turned 116 April 19, 2013. (While it is still April 18, 2013 in the Western Hemisphere, Mr. Kimura lives and was born in Japan, where it is ...
by Pragmatus
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 10:56 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
North Korea says it is going to attack the United States. A country that has nuclear weapons, even if only a handful, has no trouble getting a lot of attention when it says something like that. Most ...
by petercgoldmark
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Apr 14, 2013 at 12:26 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
North Korea's recent bluster bears out what I have thought for years, that North Korea exists as a reminder of unfinished diplomacy in East Asia. North Korea has now hamfistedly expressed publicly ...
by radicalcontra
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Apr 12, 2013 at 08:02 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Betty Sutton (D-Ohio) used databases from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' "Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages" to compute the following statistics: There were 398,887 private manufacturing ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Mar 24, 2013 at 08:52 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
We loose another of the once, seemingly, from the real professional journalism ranks. Stanley brought great perspective to us about Asia and East Asia as written in this short piece about his passing.
by jimstaro
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 04:38 PM PST with 18 Recommends
... is terrible parents. Most M video games are designed for adults . I know it's common knowledge that "only kids play video games," but that's completely wrong. The average age of video game ...
by OllieGarkey
Comment Count 41 comments on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 01:17 PM PST with 16 Recommends
The Great Wall of China. You gotta see this! My partner and I are foodies. We spent most of this past November in south-east Asia, visiting and touring with several members of his family, who live ...
by lotac
Comment Count 50 comments on Sat Dec 29, 2012 at 04:30 PM PST with 33 Recommends
Thailand, Myanmar, and Combodia, places that most Americans may be hard pressed to locate on the world map, are getting a visit from Obama. These visits are (hopefully) planned well in advance, even ...
by insyyte
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 05:08 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Do you know the story of the President's visit to Burma? I didn't, but when I found out he was going there, I looked into it. It's a really good story. It is the story of the United States, once ...
by LeftOfYou
Comment Count 50 comments on Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 05:19 PM PST with 210 Recommends
"Guerilla warfare, child soldiers and landmines: What do these ripped-from-the-headlines terms have to do with a coming-of-age story for young readers? As it turns out, quite a bit." - Book Page ...
by The Book Bear
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Jul 22, 2012 at 03:00 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
With the prospect of Powder River coal being carried across the Northwestern states of Washington and Oregon on its way to power the Chinese economy, citizens and officials are beginning to register ...
by torridjoe
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Jul 16, 2012 at 10:42 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Author's Note : The following is an excerpt from an upcoming article entitled Intervention in Syria: What Could Happen? in which the interests of several major countries are examined in relation to ...
by DevonDB
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Jul 08, 2012 at 02:03 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
The road means different things to different people. For me it meant a return to the power grid, cell phone coverage, showers, beds, restaurants. For Lorphaew’s son who was along for the walk and ...
by ban nock
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat May 19, 2012 at 06:22 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
By: inoljt, http://mypolitikal.com/ In 1996 scholar Samuel P. Huntington wrote a famous book titled "The Clash of Civilizations." Huntington postulated that after the Cold War: In this new world,
by Inoljt
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Apr 26, 2012 at 06:05 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
North Korea failed with its attempted launch of a long range ballistic missile. India, however did not. It's missile, the Agri-5 was launched successfully yesterday, making its nuclear arsenal ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Apr 20, 2012 at 04:42 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary. Editors of OND impart their own ...
by jlms qkw
Comment Count 28 comments on Sat Apr 14, 2012 at 08:55 PM PDT with 35 Recommends