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Ferguson: The Conversation, Its Aftermath, and Moving Forward
This is the speech I gave at Left Forum's 2015 event named "No Justice, No Peace: Confronting the crisis of Capitalism and Democracy". From the panel "Ferguson: The Fu#$%&ing Conversation, Its ...
WriterRedmon 06/03/2015 1
Kitchen Table Kibitzing 6/3/15: Service Opportunity
Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share part of the evening around a virtual kitchen table with kossacks who are caring and supportive of one another. So bring ...
Pam from Calif 06/03/2015 7
The Evening Blues - 6-3-15
Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary (published Monday - Friday, 8:00 PM Eastern) where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of ...
joe shikspack 06/03/2015 2
Water export pumps have run every day during record drought!
In a news release today, Restore the Delta (RTD) revealed the alarming news that the giant state and federal water export pumps have yet to be turned off one day during California's record drought. ...
Dan Bacher 06/03/2015 1
Truth, accuracy, Title IX and Laura Kipnis
Laura Kipnis a professor of film at Northwestern University, recently became entangled in allegations that she had engaged in retaliatory behavior under Title IX of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. So ...
Citizen Rat 06/03/2015 2
Building Bridges Radio: What 75,000 Mondragon Cooperative Workers Can Teach Us What 75,000 Mondragon Cooperative Workers Can Teach Us About Controlling the Means of Production with Prof.
buildingbridgesradio 06/03/2015 1
GUS: Fresh Starts, Big and Little
GUS (Gave Up Smoking) is a community support diary for Kossacks in the midst of quitting smoking. Any supportive comments, suggestions or positive distractions are ...
Vacationland 06/03/2015 14
I ♥ Democratic Socialism: Building the Perfect Election System
Hello, Genossinnen und Genossen. Last week we discussed the truly abysmal state of democracy (here defined as the proximity between people's votes and the actual result measured in legislature seats)
Waldmarschall 06/03/2015 5
Algebraic Politics
My third diary In algebra - which means restoration as it is derived from latin and arabic - there is, like logic, an act which maintains all properties of form when replacing the substance of an ...
Politcal Alchemist 06/03/2015 1
Cartoon: Blaming immigrants for a drought
An anti-immigration group in parched California recently blamed immigrants for the long drought. Xenophobic groups like these have long blamed everything under the sun on immigrants, and ...
laloalcaraz 06/03/2015 14
Columbus Dispatch sold, could signal big political change in Ohio
The Columbus Dispatch announced that they have been sold to New Media Investment Group. The Wolfe family, which for over a century dominated central Ohio media and Republican politics will retain ...
Ohiodem1 06/03/2015 13
EPI research: Young women newly graduated from college earn much less than their male counterparts
Nearly four years ago, two researchers at the American Association of University Women researched and wrote Graduating to a Pay Gap . The two, Christianne Corbett and ...
Meteor Blades 06/03/2015 29
EPA proposes new rule banning pesticides while bees feed
Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed new temporary restrictions on the use of pesticides while bee swarms are feeding, ...
Walter Einenkel 06/03/2015 5
Trickle Down Urban Redevelopment
Since the Baltimore Uprising began, many confused Baltimoreans (and outsiders) have asked about the $130 million in redevelopment funds poured into Sandtown-Winchester over a ten-year period (1989-...
EquitableHealth 06/03/2015 4
Energy Break - Basement Insulation and Vapor Barrier Q&A
It's the first installment of The Earthy Robot Energy Break episodes! Energy Breaks are 15-20 minute long episodes of the podcast, focused on - you guessed it - energy! Well, energy efficiency, ...
earthyrobot 06/03/2015 5
Stupidity of US congress now an impediment to global climate treaty
The anti-science zealots in the majority in the US Congress are not only an international embarrassment they are an impediment to the ratification of a global treaty on climate change. As global ...
VL Baker 06/03/2015 6
Scientific Method Fails in Florida
The real crime is not testing the range of his jamming device and limiting its effect to his classroom, much like many restaurants, but of course it's against the law, but legal in Ukraine schools,
annieli 06/03/2015 28
Cartoon: Les Beastiables -- Senator Lindsey Giraffe
Les Beastiables ("Les Bez"): Beasties say the darnedest things! Today's Beastiable is Senator Lindsey Giraffe. He is of course a parody of Senator Lindsey Graham, who announced this week that he ...
elenacarlena 06/03/2015 40
Woozle Wednesdai
Those of you who already either ...
triciawyse 06/03/2015 62
How Freaking BAD Does It Have To Get???
Ok, this is going to be a short Diary, because what I am trying to do is brainstorm some ideas on just how we communicate to all the people WHO DON'T SEEM TO GET IT...just hoaw bad things are in ...
Kalisiin 06/03/2015 26
Hillary Clinton allies plan lawsuits to fight voter suppression
Maggie Haberman and Amy Chozick at The New York Times report : The Democrats began last month with lawsuits filed in Ohio and Wisconsin, presidential ...
Meteor Blades 06/03/2015 58
History of the Antiquities Act- Part 2- First monuments and Western backlash
This is the second part of my diary series on the History of the Antiquities Act. Part 1 can be found at the link below
MorrellWI1983 06/03/2015 12
Rich Republicans with money to burn eye the GOP's 2016 contenders
Rubio's making a splash among the GOP heavies. Mother Jones has a fun look at which Republican candidates some the GOP's ...
Kerry Eleveld 06/03/2015 29
Baltimore school lunch is now free to all children
Time to focus on learning and not whether or not there's food on the ...
Walter Einenkel 06/03/2015 17
Gawker Media Votes Whether to Unionize -- VICE Watches in Dismay
Gawker Media, Overlord of such sites as Jezebel, Deadspin, Gizmodo, i09, and 1990's Geo Metro Convertible look-alike Jalopnik, vote to destroy the online news media as we know it, by potentially ...
Stephen Benavides 06/03/2015 2
Zephyr Teachout Is Doing Something Awesome In New York
( x-posted from The Albany Project ) It's easy to get jaded about things in New York sometimes. The seemingly endless parade ...
lipris 06/03/2015 35
Walmart's latest raises show just how low its pay is
You know you're a low-wage employer when you're bragging about raising base pay levels to $15 an hour ...
Laura Clawson 06/03/2015 19
When GOP Gov. Pat McCrory Did The Right Thing
Republican Governor Pat McCrory did the right thing -- and in so doing showed the way for conservative Christian Republicans in the age of marriage equality. McCrory not only vetoed a North ...
Frederick Clarkson 06/02/2015 54
Megyn Kelly lays the groundwork for going soft on Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar
Try to control your shock: Flinty though she may be, Fox News' Megyn Kelly is not going to give Jim Bob and ...
Laura Clawson 06/02/2015 10
Boss telling woman that 'babies need their mamas' is not discrimination, jury says
What the ever-loving hell does a company or specific boss have to do to a woman to lose a pregnancy discrimination case? A federal ...
Laura Clawson 06/02/2015 7
Judge upholds labor board rule bringing union representation elections into the 21st century
Here's something new: a court upholding a policy that business lobby groups say is unfairly pro-worker. The first of two legal challenges to the National Labor Relations Board's rule modernizing ...
Laura Clawson 06/02/2015 21
Corrosion, rust, and holes inside busy Washington D.C. bridge
Knowing that two lanes of a major bridge in the nation's capital had to be closed for emergency repairs is scary enough. ...
Laura Clawson 06/02/2015 4
Republicans hoping to get more than six percent of the black vote in 2016
With President Obama not on the ballot in 2016, Republicans are hoping that their candidate will be able to draw a little more of ...
Laura Clawson 06/02/2015 71
Reporters anonymously complain that Clinton campaign offers too many anonymous quotes
A group of reporters met Monday ...
Laura Clawson 06/02/2015 303
Elizabeth Warren isn't running, but Democratic voters still have choices
Fabulous, but still not running for president. Now is the time to talk about the Democratic presidential primary as it is, without all the what ifs. Well, it's been that time for a while, but ...
Laura Clawson 06/02/2015 129
Fox News just can't stop calling Caitlyn Jenner 'he'
"Call me Caitlyn," the upcoming cover of Vanity Fair says, over a picture of the woman who became famous as Olympic champion Bruce Jenner and had more recently been prominent on reality television ...
Laura Clawson 06/01/2015 94
Scott Walker not looking for rape or incest exemptions in Wisconsin 20-week abortion ban
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) Last fall, as he campaigned for re-election as governor of ...
Laura Clawson 06/01/2015 48
Judge in Dennis Hastert case contributed to Hastert for Congress
Dennis Hastert Things ...
Laura Clawson 06/01/2015 46
Jeb Bush on his brother's successes and mistakes: 'He kept us safe'
Jeb Bush Man, Jeb Bush is taking all the popular positions. In an ...
Laura Clawson 06/01/2015 139
Clinton campaign focuses in on substance abuse and mental health
Hillary ...
Laura Clawson 06/01/2015 92
Reports: There's a second alleged Dennis Hastert abuse victim
Dennis Hastert The scandal ...
Laura Clawson 06/01/2015 145
How should Joe Biden handle grief? Fox News has just the person to offer advice
Beau Biden and Joe Biden Fox ...
Laura Clawson 06/01/2015 72
WAYWO: Open Thread
What Are You Working On? is for all things hand-made, home-made, and creative in a variety of mediums. What I have been up to mostly lately is recovering from skin cancer surgery on my forehead. ...
winifred3 05/31/2015 44
The Endangered Endangered Species Act; A Call to Action
In America, the majestic Bald Eagle is probably the first species which comes to mind when discussing the Endangered Species Act (ESA). This huge and powerful raptor graces our flag poles, our ...
cany 05/31/2015 34
The Christian Right’s claims of persecution by the secular state ring hollow
Religious exemptions to various laws and regulations have been much in the news in recent years, particularly in relation to the advance of LGBTQ rights and marriage equality. But the history of ...
Frederick Clarkson 05/30/2015 21
This week in the war on workers: Did Kevin Johnson destroy black mayors group over charter schools?
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Former All-Star NBA point guard Kevin Johnson is now the mayor of Sacramento, California—and the destroyer of the 40-year-old National Conference of Black Mayors. ...
Laura Clawson 05/30/2015 55
Down and Out in Brooklyn and Queens
New York, I love you, but you're freaking me out. I've been working full time and trying to find a place to live that I can afford and it is going nowhere. Bouncing back and forth between Brooklyn ...
MinistryOfTruth 05/29/2015 29
Republican governor vetoes North Carolina 'right to discriminate' bill
Amanda Scott and Christina Corvin ...
Laura Clawson 05/29/2015 56
Emergency bridge repairs to snarl Virginia-to-D.C. traffic
The Memorial Bridge carries about 68,000 vehicles per day—including buses—between Washington, D.C. and Virginia. Or, it did. That's going ...
Laura Clawson 05/29/2015 34
Media frets over how to cover everyone in the Republican 2016 clown car
Does Ben Carson's 10 percent in national ...
Laura Clawson 05/29/2015 84
Flashback to 2006: Dennis Hastert helped cover up a teen sex abuse scandal
Dennis Hastert Dennis Hastert ...
Laura Clawson 05/29/2015 81
The Real Reason Hillary is a Prohibitive Favorite in 2016
"The Chinese have this great saying that women hold up half the sky. So if you are holding up half the sky, you ...
FishOutofWater 05/29/2015 119
Dennis Hastert indictment hints at ugly possibilities
Dennis Hastert, former Republican speaker ...
Laura Clawson 05/29/2015 225
Gangster Capitalism in China
I must recommend the very readable paper, [ China’s Communist-Capitalist ecological apocalypse]. While the paper is 45 pages long (with at least ...
arendt 05/28/2015 4
Daily Kos Labor digest
A teacher at a Rhode Island charter school has been put on administrative leave after sending a ...
Laura Clawson 05/28/2015 3
Politico talks pantsuits like it's not more of the same sexist double standard
Okay, okay, it's in Politico's gossip column, but ...
Laura Clawson 05/28/2015 75
Jeb Bush takes a dig at Republican immigration flip-floppers
Jeb Bush Jeb Bush, facing a stiffer challenge than he may have expected in the Republican ...
Laura Clawson 05/28/2015 28
WAYWO: Memorial Day open thread
What Are You Working On? is for all things hand-made, home-made, and creative in a variety of mediums.
vgranucci 05/24/2015 20

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