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the economic injustice of plastic

[Language: English (audio); Captions: English, Korean] If the name Van Jones rings a bell, it should. In March 2009 Jones was appointed by President Barack Obama to the newly created position of Special Advisor for Green Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation … Continue reading

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this n that

Boosting the signal: Guest Post – Carl Siciliano Youth homeless shelters in NYC are taking a severe beating with the budget cuts. Carl Siciliano, the Executive Director of Ali Forney Center describes the magnitude of the problem. If you can … Continue reading

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political roundup

Finally a court case that may help wind down the excessive use of tasering: Taser Breakthrough. DADT discharges have been dropping steadily since 2002 and even more dramatically when the Obama administration revised the rules, requiring the additional approval of … Continue reading

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this is all very well and nice…

Oil falls under $72; gasoline at one-week low. Other than that I paid the most I have EVER paid per gallon today: $3.39. Seems like gas prices rise pretty damn quick when crude oil does, but doesn’t go down at … Continue reading

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american prosperity?

The Gini Coefficient and the Lorenz Curve Which basically goes to confirm my general running-in-a-hamster-wheel feeling these years… pfft… Like 0

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what is wrong with this picture?

I mean, my accountant (not that I have one, just my inner accountant) would beat me up if I did this equivalent in MY financial affairs: Bush Team Seeks to Sell Land Selling off public land to make up for … Continue reading

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more links du jour and a helping of snark

Oh, and as for all the GOP fury over the political nature of comments made at King’s funeral? I don’t geddit. Google up the political nature of comments made at Reagan’s funeral. Pot, kettle, ka-DING… The Eighth Carnival of Feminists … Continue reading

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