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|Ferguson: The Conversation, Its Aftermath, and Moving Forward
|Kitchen Table Kibitzing 6/3/15: Service Opportunity
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|The Evening Blues - 6-3-15
|Water export pumps have run every day during record drought!
|Truth, accuracy, Title IX and Laura Kipnis
|Building Bridges Radio: What 75,000 Mondragon Cooperative Workers Can Teach Us
|GUS: Fresh Starts, Big and Little
|I ♥ Democratic Socialism: Building the Perfect Election System
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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, ...
|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-...
|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, ...
|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 ...
|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,
|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 ...
Those of you who already either ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/05/26/1387712/-History-of-the-Antiquities-...
|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 ...
|Baltimore school lunch is now free to all children
Time to focus on learning and not whether or not there's food on the ...
|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 ...
|Zephyr Teachout Is Doing Something Awesome In New York
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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. ...
|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 ...
|Reporters anonymously complain that Clinton campaign offers too many anonymous quotes
A group of reporters met Monday ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|Judge in Dennis Hastert case contributed to Hastert for Congress
Dennis Hastert Things ...
|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 ...
|Clinton campaign focuses in on substance abuse and mental health
|Reports: There's a second alleged Dennis Hastert abuse victim
Dennis Hastert The scandal ...
|How should Joe Biden handle grief? Fox News has just the person to offer advice
Beau Biden and Joe Biden Fox ...
|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. ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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. ...
|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 ...
|Republican governor vetoes North Carolina 'right to discriminate' bill
Amanda Scott and Christina Corvin ...
|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 ...
|Media frets over how to cover everyone in the Republican 2016 clown car
Does Ben Carson's 10 percent in national ...
|Flashback to 2006: Dennis Hastert helped cover up a teen sex abuse scandal
Dennis Hastert Dennis Hastert ...
|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 ...
|Dennis Hastert indictment hints at ugly possibilities
Dennis Hastert, former Republican speaker ...
|Gangster Capitalism in China
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 ...
|Daily Kos Labor digest
A teacher at a Rhode Island charter school has been put on administrative leave after sending a ...
|Politico talks pantsuits like it's not more of the same sexist double standard
Okay, okay, it's in Politico's gossip column, but ...
|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 ...
|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.
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