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I'm here in Nepal, still. My work involves teaching critical care skills to nurses and doctors . In the Kathmandu Valley, 800 professionals had taken this training, and I'm told that it was put to ...
by guavaboy
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 07:43 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
These two guys are moving toward a vote ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 12:41 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
The polling is pretty clear. Neither Labour nor the Tories are expected to get an overall majority. Here's the BBC's election projection for tonight: The target is 326 seats. That's how many ...
by OllieGarkey
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 02:56 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
As expected in the kingdom of the one-eyed, Fox News tries to connect dots where none exist for farm-raised, catch-and-release violent extremists. Perhaps one of the now dead suspects was ...
by annieli
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 08:33 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
In the tradition of the 19th Century Salons des Refusés (sic). RWNJ Pam Geller and AFDI paid as much for police protection as she awarded to the winner of an art competition that mostly featured ...
by annieli
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 05:06 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Iran’s Regime has now banned the Tehran based Zanaan-e-Emrooz (Today’s Women) Newspaper after it published a special on unmarried couples, considered adulterers in the eyes of the radical ...
by Sofiamo
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 04:57 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
“Is there any point to which you would wish to draw my attention?' 'To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time.' 'The dog did nothing in the night-time.’ ''That was the curious ...
by cnewhall
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 12:57 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Tomorrow, Mike Huckabee is planning to announce his second Presidential run. Cillizza notes that his strength is that ...
by Eternal Hope
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 12:54 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
The UK goes to the polls on Thursday to decide who their representatives in parliament will be. It's a tough election, with no party slated in the polls to take an overall majority. I'll be ...
by OllieGarkey
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 06:34 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Whoops. Even though the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act most likely will pass the Senate by a large majority, the superhawks, pushed by Sens. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and president-wannabe Marco Rubio (R-
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 36 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 09:59 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
In the summer of 2014, 2,205 people were killed in Gaza. 547 children were among those killed and over 1,000 were permanently disabled. Entire families died in their homes as a result of IDF bombs.
by subir
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 08:45 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
If the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement will, if implemented, and as I've argued elsewhere, result in the death of national and state sovereignty, constitutional separation of powers, and ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Afghan government and Taliban officials have been talking in Qatar. Neither side now denies that this talking is going on. Afghan government officials and Taliban militants began two days of ...
by Garrett
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 02:57 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Congratulations to Els, from North London, for her astounding accomplishment. The 8-year old managed to convince a mega book publisher to stop marketing books that are titled 'for boys' and '...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 28 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 04:51 PM PDT with 234 Recommends
The world's attention is on earthquake recovery in Kathmandu and the surrounding area. All the media celebrities have broadcast from there. But there is bound to be a day when the attention will ...
by guavaboy
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 05:01 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Most of the critical attention given to the Fast Track Trade Agreement legislation and to the associated Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Congressional – Executive Agreement on mainstream corporate ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 12:51 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Dictatorships Yaya ...
by fatoujm
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 12:24 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
From here in the flat part of Nepal it's hard for me to see what the international media (ok, the American media) is covering here in Nepal. I'm in Bhairawaha -not Kathmandu - a couple hundred miles ...
by guavaboy
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 05:58 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
This is precisely what Republican leadership deserved to get when recruiting and backing unhinged zealots like the newly elected Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR). Now ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 47 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 12:15 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
The polls open UK wide in one week. But the most interesting part of the election is happening in Scotland. Here's a map of Scotland in 2010 along with the most recent Polling projections for ...
by OllieGarkey
Comment Count 361 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 01:04 PM PDT with 126 Recommends