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S&PS Kos - Take the Initiative with Yoram Bauman
It's time for a get together, catch up with each other, have a drink, eat some good food and be entertained. Where: Pyramid Alehouse, Brewery and Restaurant 1201 First Ave S. (...
John Crapper 05/03/2015 5
The Republican Food Police Strike Again
I thought Republicans hated "big government" that sticks its nose into your private affairs? Ah, when it comes to the poors they're perfectly willing to throw all that out the window, because they ...
Th0rn 05/03/2015 36
This week in the war on workers: Death on the job
This week, in honor of Workers Memorial Day, the AFL-CIO released its Death on the Job report. Some facts: In ...
Laura Clawson 05/02/2015 9
Obama touts education programs in weekly address
In a global economy, we’ve got to help ensure that everyone, of every age, in every zip code—urban and rural—has the chance to learn the skills that lead directly to a good job. President ...
Laura Clawson 05/02/2015 35
Baltimore's curfew hits service workers and small businesses hard
If you work something close to a 9-5 schedule, a 10 p.m. ...
Laura Clawson 05/01/2015 6
Where are the New York Times and Washington Post reports on 'Clinton Cash' errors?
What do you know. The New York Times ...
Laura Clawson 05/01/2015 70
Museums 101: British Motorcycles in America's Car Museum (Photo Diary)
The LeMay—America’s Car Museum in Tacoma, Washington includes a collection of motorcycles. ...
Ojibwa 05/01/2015 17
House Benghazi czar details his conditions for not looking through Hillary Clinton's email server
Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) Hmm. Hmmmm. Rep. Trey Gowdy, the chair of the House Benghazi Committee, ...
Laura Clawson 05/01/2015 71
Jeb Bush: 'I'm a total nerd' for racism with a scientific veneer
Jeb Bush ...
Laura Clawson 05/01/2015 132
Clinton campaign knocks Republican effort to block D.C. anti-discrimination law
House Republicans voted Thursday to block a Washington, D....
Laura Clawson 05/01/2015 34
MD Republican Suggest Taking Away Food Stamps From Rioters' Parents
And now for the latest entry from the never ending GOP stupid parade. From the Huffington Post ... A Republican lawmaker in the Maryland General Assembly said it might be a good idea to take food ...
jawillie 05/01/2015 14
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 ...
Laura Clawson 04/30/2015 2
House Republicans voting to override D.C. anti-discrimination law, because 'liberty'
At his Thursday press conference, House Speaker John ...
Laura Clawson 04/30/2015 12
Who's the more 'serious' presidential candidate: Rand Paul or Bernie Sanders?
Sen. Bernie Sanders (R-VT)
Laura Clawson 04/30/2015 119
Screw $10.10, Democrats now pushing for a $12 minimum wage
Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) ...
Laura Clawson 04/30/2015 77
Washington Post struggles with the idea that Hillary Clinton is not the same person as her husband
Not a picture of conjoined twins. A ...
Laura Clawson 04/30/2015 170
GOP lawmaker wants to take food stamps from parents of 'thug community'
Welcome to post-racial America. Here, in his own words (...
Laura Clawson 04/30/2015 82
April filled with Rallies in Seattle
I’ve been busy lately attending a number of rallies in the Seattle area. I’ve been joined by many others. We’re all saying Shell No! I learned the day before Easter there would be an "...
momomia 04/29/2015 9
No surprise here: Errors surfacing in Clinton hit piece
The allegations in Peter Schweizer's hit piece, Clinton Cash , basically go like ...
Laura Clawson 04/29/2015 118
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 ...
Laura Clawson 04/29/2015 23
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 ...
Laura Clawson 04/29/2015 48
Hillary Clinton calls for 'real reforms' of policing and mass incarceration
Hillary Clinton is making criminal justice reform, mass ...
Laura Clawson 04/29/2015 365
Charles Koch acknowledges 'climate change', offers to buy California a glass of water
It's not like 'we' are going to accept his glass of water, if it exists, (it doesn't) having just gotten an ample HALF inch of rain this past weekend and we're GOOD TO GO for at least three, maybe ...
kellyb2 04/28/2015 20
Debunking the pH Claim of GMO Safety
EdG Note: This article has been retitled and substantially edited since 1st publication. See "Updates" for details. Those who pay even casual attention to The Great GMO Debate are likely aware ...
edg 04/28/2015 269
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 ...
Laura Clawson 04/28/2015 2
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? ...
Laura Clawson 04/28/2015 63
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, ...
Laura Clawson 04/28/2015 17
Republican candidates rush to explain how exactly they are each Not Hillary
Marco Rubio: Fresh face, maybe. Stale positions, definitely. It'...
Laura Clawson 04/28/2015 44
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 ...
Jen Hayden 04/28/2015 97
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 ...
Laura Clawson 04/28/2015 36
Rand Paul and Ted Cruz draw eye rolls from fellow Republican senators
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) Question: ...
Laura Clawson 04/28/2015 78
Baltimore begins clean-up and recovery after violent night
Baltimore is under a state of emergency and weeklong ...
Laura Clawson 04/28/2015 114
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 ...
RonK 04/28/2015 73
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 ...
Laura Clawson 04/27/2015 54
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 ...
Laura Clawson 04/27/2015 44
Scott Walker complains about 'political witch hunt'; Republican prosecutor fires back
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) It takes some chutzpah to run for president ...
Laura Clawson 04/27/2015 63
Nepal earthquake death toll tops 4,000
Following Saturday's massive 7.8 earthquake in Nepal, the death toll ...
Laura Clawson 04/27/2015 43
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 ...
Laura Clawson 04/27/2015 90
'Clinton Cash' author can't even defend his wild claims on Fox News
First, former Bush speechwriter and Clinton Cash ...
Laura Clawson 04/27/2015 142
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)
Joan McCarter 04/25/2015 9
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 ...
John Crapper 04/25/2015 8
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. ...
Pacificshift 04/25/2015 13
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 ...
TXConservative 04/24/2015 114
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 ...
Laura Clawson 04/24/2015 89
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 ...
John Crapper 04/23/2015 7
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 ...
raoul78 04/23/2015 17
“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 ...
Pacificshift 04/22/2015 6
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 ...
TofG 04/22/2015 5
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 ...
raoul78 04/22/2015 55
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 ...
Laura Clawson 04/20/2015 35
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 ...
Walter Einenkel 04/20/2015 31

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