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Huntington's disease will be challenged....
by diverdonreed
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 09:52 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
OND Editors 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 ...
by side pocket
Comment Count 51 comments on Sun Mar 22, 2015 at 08:58 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
One of the most striking theories that the famous libertarian economist Milton Friedman put forth in his book Capitalism And Freedom was that economic freedom (a market free from government ...
by diligentbureaucrat
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Apr 09, 2015 at 05:20 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
by shortfinals
Comment Count 72 comments on Tue Feb 04, 2014 at 04:10 PM PST with 47 Recommends
Have you noticed the new trend among regressives regarding healthcare? Having lied for decades that America has the "best healthcare system" in the world, they have now begun a new lie - that the ...
by Whirlaway
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Dec 03, 2013 at 08:23 AM PST with 41 Recommends
by shortfinals
Comment Count 41 comments on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 07:00 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
When I think of immigration reform in the US today, I think of people migrating here from across our southern border in search of work, usually for low-skilled and low-paying jobs --- such as farm ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Jun 08, 2013 at 01:50 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) just launched a multi-year project aimed at stripping away the biggest mystery associated with tax havens: the owners of anonymous ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 12:16 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
In an earlier diary, “ Bygone Days in a British Crown Colony ,” I told how my family came to live in Singapore for three years in the mid-1950s. If I’d recounted every memory I have of the ...
by Diana in NoVa
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 01:00 PM PST with 28 Recommends
It's late and I've gotta sleep, but did anybody see this ? Saturday in Poland and Singapore, Google started its "Legalize Love" campaign to legalize same sex marriage around the world. "Google's ...
by joeschmeaux
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Jul 08, 2012 at 03:48 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Just in time for the unveiling of the Facebook public offering, Facebook cofounder Eduardo Saverin is renouncing his US citizenship and becoming a citizen of Singapore, instead. His spokesman has ...
by eXtina
Comment Count 44 comments on Tue May 15, 2012 at 07:05 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
This is from September of 2011, and I was just stunned to view it. Jesus Camp was disturbing to me when I watched, this is just unbelievable. Hat tip to the Progressive Puppy blog for finding this.
by floridagal
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun Mar 04, 2012 at 08:49 PM PST with 21 Recommends
Living in Asia for the last 8 years I have been able to observe my home country (the United States) from a very different view. Not just being 13,000 miles away - but seeing the change in ...
by Exasperated Expat
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Sep 06, 2011 at 08:39 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Over 10,000 pink-attired Singaporeans turned Hong Lim Park into a sea of pink, where they gathered – for the third year running - to form a giant pink dot in a show of support for inclusiveness, ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Jun 27, 2011 at 06:05 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
The aphorism “Distance lends enchantment” has a certain ring of truth: when I look back from the distance of almost 60 years, my life in the former British Crown Colony of Singapore seems like a ...
by Diana in NoVa
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Jun 16, 2011 at 08:23 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
It's election night in Singapore! It's one of the most contested elections in Singapore history, with the opposition contesting 82 of the 87 seats in Parliament. (Back in the last election, in 2006,
by Neil Sinhababu
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat May 07, 2011 at 07:07 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Every so often I check out Fridae which is the best source for LGBTQ news from around Asia. I thought some of ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Mar 15, 2011 at 11:28 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
EDIT 2: Via here: http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/1402706/Qantas-plane-in-mid-air-scare,-no-crash There were at least 430 433 passengers and 26 crew on board, ...
by AquaBreaker
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Nov 03, 2010 at 09:17 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Oct 16, 2010 at 08:00 AM PDT with 61 Recommends
China’s aggression in September after Japan seized a Chinese fisherman near the East China Sea islands claimed by both countries confirmed China as a burly international tyrant. The caution ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Oct 10, 2010 at 07:46 AM PDT with 0 Recommends