Thursday, May 24, 2018
INFLUENTIAL DEMOCRATIC CONSULTANTS, some of whom work for the Super PACs backing Hillary Clinton, have signed up to fight a bold initiative to create a state-based single-payer system in Colorado, according to a state filing posted Monday. Coloradans for Coloradans,...
Joe Sestak is a slow learner.It isn't because he's dumb -- he graduated second in his class of 900 midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy, one of the most rigorous colleges in the country; a decade later, he earned...
AMY GOODMAN: A new book being published today paints a very different picture of the U.S. drone program. It's titled The Assassination Complex: Inside the Government's Secret Drone Warfare Program. It's written by Jeremy Scahill and the staff of...
  The United States’ ranking improved in Reporters Without Borders (RSF) World Press Freedom Index, published on April 20. At 49th place in 2015, the country now ranks 41st out of 180 countries. This improvement in ranking is, however, quite...
  On the eve of World Press Freedom Day, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is launching "Great year for censorship", an ironic campaign about 12 heads of state who will be throwing parties tomorrow to celebrate their victories over media freedom....
  About a quarter of the world’s population, or some 1.6 billion people, live in countries where water already is scarce, according to the World Bank. By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Economies across large swathes of the globe...
  John Della Volpe, the polling director at Harvard, went on to personally interview a small group of young people about their attitudes toward capitalism to try to learn more. They told him that capitalism was unfair and left people out despite their hard...
  Clinton’s sole leftward economic conversion was on trade. Early in the campaign, Clinton told a reporter she opposed the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which she had helped craft during her tenure at the State Department. This was real movement, but it...
Nightmare stories of nurses giving potent drugs meant for one patient to another and surgeons removing the wrong body parts  have dominated recent headlines about medical care. Lest you assume those cases are the exceptions, a new study by patient safety researchers provides some...
Perhaps the most enlightening evidence of the historical significance of prohibiting weapons on a college campus is found in the minutes of October 4, 1824, Board of Visitors of the newly created University of Virginia. Present for that meeting...
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