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|S&PS Kos - Take the Initiative with Yoram Bauman
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|Obama touts education programs in weekly address
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|MD Republican Suggest Taking Away Food Stamps From Rioters' Parents
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|Daily Kos Labor digest: Port truck drivers explain why they're striking
Here's more on the strike. In other news: University of Chicago nurses narrowly avert a strike . Here are all the ...
|House Republicans voting to override D.C. anti-discrimination law, because 'liberty'
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (R-VT)
|Screw $10.10, Democrats now pushing for a $12 minimum wage
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|Washington Post struggles with the idea that Hillary Clinton is not the same person as her husband
Not a picture of conjoined twins. A ...
|GOP lawmaker wants to take food stamps from parents of 'thug community'
Welcome to post-racial America. Here, in his own words (...
|April filled with Rallies in Seattle
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|No surprise here: Errors surfacing in Clinton hit piece
The allegations in Peter Schweizer's hit piece, Clinton Cash , basically go like ...
|Ted Cruz and the House Freedom Caucus look to block D.C. abortion law
Opponent of democracy Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) Congressional oversight of the District of Columbia gives ...
|Republican 2016 candidates struggle to strike the right note on Baltimore and Freddie Gray
Jeb Bush While Hillary Clinton has not just given a sound bite ...
|Hillary Clinton calls for 'real reforms' of policing and mass incarceration
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|Charles Koch acknowledges 'climate change', offers to buy California a glass of water
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|Debunking the pH Claim of GMO Safety
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|Daily Kos Labor digest: Massachusetts takes over city's schools despite protest
Despite the hundreds of community members who turned out Monday to protest and testify against a state takeover of schools in Holyoke, Massachusetts, the state Board of Elementary and Secondary ...
|Bumble Bee Foods faces charges for worker killed in pressure cooker
Here's something you may find less than appetizing after reading this story. What does it take for criminal charges to be filed in a workplace death? ...
|Democrats push for higher wages for Senate janitors and cafeteria workers
Days after Senate janitors and cafeteria workers walked out to protest low wages, and after one janitor's homelessness made news, ...
|Republican candidates rush to explain how exactly they are each Not Hillary
Marco Rubio: Fresh face, maybe. Stale positions, definitely. It'...
|Maine food stamp reform could include banning deli meat, pickles and more
Maine Governor Paul LePage In the last year alone, Maine has kicked 9,000 people off the welfare rolls. Now, Maine ...
|Trumka: 'Will our candidates listen' to workers' concerns in 2016 race?
AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka The union movement is beginning its traditional campaign season dance with Democrats, in which union leaders push Democratic candidates to make working ...
|Rand Paul and Ted Cruz draw eye rolls from fellow Republican senators
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) Question: ...
|Baltimore begins clean-up and recovery after violent night
Baltimore is under a state of emergency and weeklong ...
|The Daily Bucket: The Beach Ecology Around a Tin Rock
I took advantage of a spring minus tide to explore an interesting historical feature along the Bellingham waterfront and to investigate how the intertidal denizens were faring in and around this ...
|Jeb Bush wants to defund Planned Parenthood, adviser tells Iowa audience
Jeb Bush Jeb Bush couldn't be bothered to appear at the Faith and Freedom Summit in Iowa over ...
|Scott Walker's campaign plan: Find a sugar-daddy donor and don't gaffe too hard on policy
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker knows he's outmatched ...
|Scott Walker complains about 'political witch hunt'; Republican prosecutor fires back
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) It takes some chutzpah to run for president ...
|Nepal earthquake death toll tops 4,000
Following Saturday's massive 7.8 earthquake in Nepal, the death toll ...
|A choice for Republican billionaires: Buy a yacht or a presidential candidate?
Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson is expected to be one of the leading purchasers of a Republican presidential candidate. The Republican Party really wanted to avoid a drawn-out presidential primary ...
|'Clinton Cash' author can't even defend his wild claims on Fox News
First, former Bush speechwriter and Clinton Cash ...
|Democratic member of budget conference vows to protect the safety net
Rep. Gwen Moore House and Senate conferees are meeting to reconcile the two chambers' budgets, and one Democratic member, Rep. Gwen Moore (WI-04)
|Washington State Kossacks - It's Time to Help CarbonWA - Initiative #732
Calling on Washington State Kossacks to put some adrenaline into the mix. It's time. Time for a carbon tax reality check: There are only two carbon pricing policies on the table in Washington ...
|Competing WA cap-and-trade ballot initiative? A modest proposal to stop the insanity
Washington State faces the possibility of competing 2016 climate ballot initiatives. A carbon tax initiative forwarded by grassroots citizens group Carbon Washington is already on the streets. ...
|Gwyneth Paltrow fails food stamp challenge
Last week one of the stories making the rounds was how Gwyneth Paltrow was highlighting food insufficiency in America by taking the food stamp challenge. She tried to live for a week on $29 worth of ...
|Maine governor wants to take candy from poor kids
Gov. Paul LePage (R-ME) Here we go again. Maine Gov. Paul LePage is the latest to push for harsher limits on what foods people can buy with food stamps. Because it's not enough that people have ...
|Museums 101: Mustang Convertibles (Photo Diary)||Ojibwa||04/24/2015||15|
|The Blobs Are Here
The stuff of science fiction movies is now here in reality. When I read this article I just paused in shock, opened my mouth and uttered the phrase I always utter at such moments: Holy Shit! As ...
|Genetically engineered human embryos are here
I wrote previously about the rumors that scientists were using a new biotech tool, the CRISPR/Cas9 nuclease system, to genetically engineer human embryos. Nature News broke the story today that ...
|“Beginning of a revolution” – Earth Day’s first organizer on the 45th
On the 45th Earth Day, the organizer of the first Earth Day is calling on youth to seize the torch and lead the struggle for global sustainability. “The important stuff is always done by young ...
|Voting matters---Pa. Drops SNAP asset test
One consequence of Corbett out and Wolf in: From today's Philadelphia Inquirer: Pennsylvania will eliminate the asset test for food stamps as of Monday, a spokeswoman for the Department of Human ...
|You say potato, I say po...GMO?
There were two related stories that popped up in my twitter feed today about GMO potatoes; the stories intrigued me primarily because they once again call into question what it means to be a ...
|Not just fast food: Full-service restaurant chains pay poverty wages, too
Fast food isn't the only part of the restaurant industry where workers are seriously underpaid. A recent report from the ...
|Wisconsin Republicans want photo IDs for food stamps now
I'm going to need to see ID for that tuna there Since being terrible is a part of the Republican platform these days, Wisconsin's Republican lawmakers would be remiss in their duty to the dark lord ...
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