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Diversity Matters: Measuring It
This week, I explored a metric I used about a decade ago to measure diversity and its effects. Essentially, it seeks to solve the statistical problem of not having a good way to measure diversity ...
leviabowles 05/22/2015 1
Hellraisers Journal: Clarence Darrows Testifies Before the Commission on Industrial Relations
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Saturday ...
JayRaye 05/22/2015 4
Christian Family Group Employed Child Molester
I apologize for writing about such unmitigated click bait, but this is just too interesting to ignore. It is like some radical atheist wrote a skit meant to show the hypocrisy of the radical ...
lowt 05/22/2015 5
Netroots Radio Presents The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Angle of Repose Friday"
It's "Angle of Repose Friday" on The After Show You know, the angle in which a granular substance stays in place on a slope. Makes sense to us. An obscure government document proves Elizabeth ...
justiceputnam 05/22/2015 1
Marriage Equality in Ireland
Today is an historic day in the Republic of Ireland as the Irish people go to the polls to decide whether to amend their constitution to provide for marriage equality. If, as expected, the vote is ...
KPDownes 05/22/2015 8
Fire the Liar? Rahm's schools CEO claims residency in two states
In October 2012, the Chicago Board of Education voted to hire Barbara Byrd-Bennett as the school system's "Chief Executive Officer" following the dumping of Jean-Claude Brizard. The ...
Hyde Park Johnny 05/22/2015 8
HI-Sen: Brian Schatz (D) Fights Back Against Fast Tracking The TPA
U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D. HI), who has been an adamant opponent of the TPP, is now focusing on stopping the TPA:
poopdogcomedy 05/21/2015 3
Kansas House Gives Secretary of State Kobach Prosecutorial Powers
The Kansas State House moved today to send legislation to Sam Brownback which would significantly increase the role of the Kansas Secretary of State. Kris Kobach, in earlier testimony to the house ...
Chris Reeves 05/21/2015 26
Cartoon: Crime and injustice
Click image for larger view. See more www.rebeccahendin.com Follow on Twitter @...
rebeccahendin 05/21/2015 2
Daily Kos Labor digest
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is trying to buy votes for his anti-worker agenda .
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 3
Six Baltimore officers indicted in death of Freddie Gray
Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby has announced that a grand jury has returned indictments for ...
Hunter 05/21/2015 108
Hellraisers Journal: Socialist Preachers Forced to Stifle Themselves For Fear of Landlord's Ire.
Definition of Socialism from the Socialist Party of Oklahoma: Collective ownership and democratic management of things collectively used and private ownership of things privately used. ```````````
JayRaye 05/21/2015 3
If Hillary Clinton isn't talking to reporters, who should she be listening to?
Some enterprising reporters have moved on, as New ...
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 12
"Second Amendment [Shoot Back]"
"[1] Everybody seems to be concerned with the greater good, say the last thing we need is guns in our neighborhoods. But when I weigh the good against the hoods wearing ‘em I think that if it’...
AyDeeTheGreat 05/21/2015 5
TONIGHT: Vigils across the nation to Sunset PATRIOT Act!
DailyKos was founded in a spirit of resistance to the Bush agenda. We have a chance this week to undo part of that legacy, and return us to a better and more constitutional path. Fight for the ...
smartalex 05/21/2015 1
Why I'm Standing With Doug Hughes, the Gyrocopter Pilot
Activists gather at the Pettyman Courthouse in D.C. today for Doug Hughes's indictment hearing. He faces 9 1/2 years in prison because he landed a gyrocopter outside the U.S. Capitol last month to�
BenCohen 05/21/2015 15
Oregon high school junior confronts anti-gay haters, launches beautiful counter-protest
Need a bit of inspiration this morning? I've got just the story for you. On Tuesday, two men showed up on a street corner in Tillamook, Oregon, with signs reading "Homo sex is sin" and "Jesus said ...
Chrislove 05/21/2015 99
Netroots Radio Presents The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Thank God It's Giovedì"
If it's Thursday on The After Show with Wink & Justice; then Thank God It's Giovedì (that's what we call it)! Experts blast the New York Times' hit piece on the Environmental Protection Agency; ...
justiceputnam 05/21/2015 1
Community Alert: White Americans Have a Gang Violence Problem
I have come to the conclusion that the white race in American has a serious problem with violence. There are deadly gangs thriving in every city and town with the tendency to kill without provocation.
Cin5456 05/21/2015 6
Ken Burns Commencement Speech-line On #BlackLivesmatter Gets Huge Applause In One for the Ages
Today in Ferguson 150 years after the Civil War we see "ghastly remnants of our great shame emerging still"/Lincoln warned of "national suicide" if we neglect to be a "nation of freemen"/Mark Twain'...
thirty three and a third 05/20/2015 45
I am a NONMor(m)on!
Am I a Liberal?
BJake 05/20/2015 9
LIVE: Mr. Aqua Buddha goes to Washington: Rand Paul filibuster against PATRIOT Act
"Couldn't we just for a couple of hours live under the Constitution?" http://www.nbcnews.com/watch/live-video/watch-live-rand-paul-opposes-patriot-act-on-senate-floor-322521155994 Paulistas ...
annieli 05/20/2015 10
Asheville Coal Plant to Retire After High Profile Three-Year Campaign; Clean Energy Work To Continue
This week I want to honor some of the most hard-working activists on our Beyond Coal campaign - Team Asheville in North Carolina. After years of rallies, public meetings, educational forums, ...
Mary Anne Hitt 05/20/2015 12
McDonald's can't ignore worker protests before shareholder meeting
Laura Clawson 05/20/2015 13
Bobby Jindal doubles down on Mike Pence's antigay strategies for success
When only 4.6 percent of your state thinks you're doing an "excellent job," you can pretty much do anything, which is exactly what GOP Gov. Bobby Jindal is doing. After ...
Kerry Eleveld 05/20/2015 40
Hellraisers Journal: Fifty Striking Chicago School Children Supporting Teamsters Arrested and Jailed
If they want to fight, let them come on. We will call out every member of our union rather than give up. -Teamster President Cornelius Shea `````````````````````````````````````````````````````````
JayRaye 05/20/2015 3
Bobby Jindal Issues Executive Order For "Religious Freedom"
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal decided that today was the day to take a stand for straight people who felt under fire by the off chance they might find themselves in the same general vicinity of ...
Chris Reeves 05/20/2015 8
Walmart's leaked anti-union video is crazy
Look, I used to be an actor in a union job A Walmart anti-union video leaked onto the internet yesterday. It's been pulled down from YouTube. UPDATE: It's back up! Walmart has had problems with ...
Walter Einenkel 05/20/2015 102
The Information Economy
Remember when what was left after most of it ran down Poppy Bush's leg said "...
thepanamarick 05/20/2015 3
Netroots Radio Presents The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Wednesday's Child is Full of Whoa!"
It's "Wednesday's Child is Full of Whoa! Wednesdays" on The After Show. We were going to call it "Germanic Mercury" but you know what they say, if you have to explain a joke, yada yada ya. A Utah ...
justiceputnam 05/20/2015 1
A nun, a house painter and a Vietnam vet walked out of prison
From The New Yorker, May 18, 2015: On May 16th, three Christian pacifists—Gregory Boertje-Obed, a sixty-year-old housepainter; Michael Walli, a Vietnam veteran in his early sixties; and Sister ...
twocrows1023 05/20/2015 10
White Privilege Is Too Obvious To Ignore
KantV420 05/20/2015 17
Daily Kos Labor digest
Five ways to help nail salon workers. Better than swearing off manicures now while the subject is on your mind, then slinking ...
Laura Clawson 05/19/2015 3
29 shots, 2 dead, No Charges: The West Bank, Ferguson and Obama's call for Community Policing.
A blogger who goes by the name "John Brown" writes at +972mag, often with righteous fury. Over the past few months, he's teamed up with Noam Rotem to research incidents where Palestinian civilians ...
subir 05/19/2015 4
Advertising for God
If you use cash you're carrying around advertisements for God.
Ed Martin 05/19/2015 7
KS Republicans Take On The Courts: Rule For Us Or Don't Get Paid
Kansas Republicans have decided that favorable rulings in court hearings may require some incentive - and that incentive boils down to whether or not judges get paid. http://www2.ljworld.com/news/...
Chris Reeves 05/19/2015 22
Los Angeles city council says yes to $15 minimum wage
Los Angeles is becoming the third major American city to ...
Laura Clawson 05/19/2015 9
Hellraisers Journal: Mrs. Wells-Barnett Speaks at Chicago Meeting, Protests Race Prejudice in Strike
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Friday ...
JayRaye 05/19/2015 3
Four workers dead, 11 safety violations ... and a $99,000 fine?
Laura Clawson 05/18/2015 70
Hellraisers Journal: Mother Jones: That which is Nature's should be given to all Nature's Children.
The newspapers were hammering me, and the priests and the ministers were hammering me, but I am alive yet, I am still here, hammering them. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````
JayRaye 05/18/2015 4
Scott Walker stands by firing American workers as his top foreign policy idea
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) Scott Walker got a little bit of side-eye from ...
Laura Clawson 05/18/2015 100
#Shell No - Happening Now in Seattle
From King 5 news Right now all entranceways to Terminal 5 in the Port of Seattle are blocked in protest of Shell's plans to drill in the Arctic. Hundred of people converged on the terminal ...
John Crapper 05/18/2015 51
Anti-Capitalist Meetup: Solidarity in the time of choleric "trade" deals
Epidemics of cholera as well as other serious diseases, including neoliberalism, can take a toll on solidarity. "Trade" deals, and the conduct used in pushing them through to adoption, can be ...
Galtisalie 05/17/2015 101
Hellraisers Journal: Mother Jones warns: a nation that crushes her producers goes over the breakers.
I don't want any mercy from any court, I don't do anything but what is my duty to do as a citizen of this nation, and I don't ask you for mercy. I am asking for justice, and not mercy, and I ...
JayRaye 05/17/2015 14
This week in the war on workers: Happy graduation, kids. How screwed are you?
The good news is that recent high school and college graduates looking for work aren't as screwed ...
Laura Clawson 05/16/2015 22
Hellraisers Journal: Tears stream from the eyes of Mother Jones as she tells of industrial horrors.
I reside wherever there is a good fight against wrong-all over the country. Wherever the workers are fighting the robbers I go there. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````
JayRaye 05/16/2015 7
Daily Kos Labor digest
How can you get an ethical manicure? Support worker organizing. The fight for a $15 minimum wage changes another major company. Facebook ...
Laura Clawson 05/14/2015 1
Canada to the Rescue of Warren
Just a quick, but what seems important, post about TPP - Canada, you know, the country with that province that is like Texas (ie, oil & gas nirvana) that just elected its equivalent of Bernie Sanders,
We Shall Overcome 05/14/2015 75
How 1.7 million average American families don't equal six Waltons
The AFL-CIO has released its executive paywatch, with a section looking at inequality, Walmart style. And boy, Walmart's inequality is extremely unequal. A Walmart worker would need ...
Laura Clawson 05/14/2015 51
Hellraisers Journal: Big Bill Haywood, "I am a partisan of the workers."
I am speaking for the working class, and I am a partisan of the workers. -Big Bill Haywood ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Friday May 14, 1915 ...
JayRaye 05/14/2015 7
Phila. High School Student Leads Walkout Over High Stakes Testing
Giancarlos Rodriguez, a high school student from Philadelphia's Penn Treaty High School in the city's Fishtown neighborhood, organized a walkout against Pennsylvania's Keystone Exams. The walkout ...
The Rick Smith Show 05/14/2015 2
Hellraisers Journal: Big Bill Haywood, Sec-Trea of IWW, Testifies Before the Walsh Commission
The Industrial Workers of the World is socialism with its working clothes on. -Big Bill Haywood ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Thursday May 13,
JayRaye 05/13/2015 8
Daily Kos Labor digest
Ugly, ugly union-busting in Bangladesh. Public assistance programs may look like they don't have much effect in the ...
Laura Clawson 05/12/2015 1
Breaking: No Charges in the Police Execution of Tony Robinson
This about sums it up. #TonyRobinson 's mother leaves crying, distraught. "They murdered my son." Family, friends comfort her, urge calm. — Dan Simmons (@MadDanWSJ) May 12, ...
jpmassar 05/12/2015 177
Voters want overtime pay expanded. By a lot.
Laura Clawson 05/12/2015 32
Hellraisers Journal: Mother Jones, Clarence Darrow & Bill Haywood to Come Before Walsh Commission
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Wednesday ...
JayRaye 05/12/2015 9
Wisconsin budget woes can't be helping Scott Walker's 2016 hopes
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) ...
Laura Clawson 05/12/2015 16
Warren, DeBlasio & Stiglitz Reveal Liberal Manifesto "Rewriting the Rules" at 9am - Livestream
Wow! I just stumbled onto this - can't wait! Economist Joseph Stiglitz, along with Bill DeBlasio and Elizabeth Warren will reveal today a comprehensive plan to address wealth inequality that was ...
Phoebe Loosinhouse 05/12/2015 70

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