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Open thread for night owls. Robert Reich: Why the economy is still failing most Americans

Open thread for night owls. Robert Reich: Why the economy is still failing most Americans

Breaker boys in South Pittston, Pennsylvania, coal mine, 1911. A 1911 photo of “breaker boys.” Starting around 1866 in the United States, impurities
were removed from coal by breakers, most of them between the ages of 8 and 12.
They worked 10 hours a day, six days a week, perched on wooden seats above
 conveyor belts or wooden chutes, picking slate and other unwanted items from the coal.

Robert Reich writes Why the Economy is Still Failing Most Americans:

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Economics Daily Digest: Community development banks, the midterm agenda, and NY Federal Reserve

Economics Daily Digest: Community development banks, the midterm agenda, and NY Federal Reserve

By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal

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GWU Students Tackling Income Inequality in Their Own Backyard (USA Today)

Campus Network Northeast Regional Coordinator Areeba Kamal profiles the George Washington University chapter’s Bank on DCinitiative, which asks the university to invest…

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Authors who hated adaptions of their works

Malcolm McDowell as Alex DeLarge in Stanley Kubrick adaption of Anthony Burgess’ A Clockwork Orange

The poet John Godfrey Saxe is attributedwith first saying Otto von Bismarck’s famous maxim: laws are like sausages, it’s better not to see how they’re made. In politics and government, sometimes ideas become much different after moving through the process. With laws, everything starts as a bill, “

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Election Diary Rescue: Week 38

Election Diary Rescue: Week 38

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The following diaries are examples of this week’s Election Diary Rescue. This post features a collection of 68 diaries.

(MI-Sen) Michigan’s GOP Candidate for U.S. Senate Missteps Againby grape crush – In the “I know you are but what am I Dept.,” Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land has sold her shares in a mutual fund that invests in an oil company she has lambasted Democratic…

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Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: A strange spot from Republican Bill Cassidy in Louisiana

Leading Off: • LA-Sen: Republican Bill Cassidy‘s new spot is backed up by a $400,000 buy.


John Cleese on (Fox News) stupidity

You see, if you’re very, very stupid, how can you possibly realize that you’re very, very stupid?


HBO’s John Oliver: How is Ayn Rand still a thing?

John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight wants to know–how is Ayn Rand still a thing? “She’s something you’re supposed to grow out of, like ska music, or handjobs.”


Tackling autoimmune diseases and chronic inflammation

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Tackling autoimmune diseases and chronic inflammation

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Two more polls confirm it: We have a real gubernatorial contest in&nbspMassachusetts

Massachusetts Republican gubernatorial nominee Charlie Baker Republican Charlie Baker

There’s been a lot of uncertaintyabout the state of play in Massachusetts. In the last week a MassInc poll showed Democrat Martha Coakley leading Republican Charlie Baker by 10 points, while surveys from SocialSphere and Rasmussen showed a very tight contest; a different MassInc poll of the 6th Congressional district also indicated that Baker could win statewide. On…

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Mike Honda: ‘What unites us is more powerful than anything that can divide us’

Mike Honda: ‘What unites us is more powerful than anything that can divide us’

Here’s a strong, positive ad from Rep. Mike Honda (CA-17).

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I was told that I didn’t belong, seen not for my potential but for my differences. We need to be the change that we desire. That’s how we move forward.

Access to transportation, job creation, stronger schools, investing in our future. Because what unites us is more…

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