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May 14, 2012, 10:05am

In a new book, End This Depression Now!, Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman says the current economic problems can be fixed both more easily and more quickly than anyone imagines. But politicians’ desire to slash spending is deeply destructive, and he details why austerity is so appealing even to Very Serious People – and why it’s such a bad idea.

In the scary months that followed the fall of Lehman Brothers, just about all major governments agreed that the sudden … Read more »

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May 08, 2012, 10:05am

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http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/04/29/myth-of-decline-u-s-is-stronger-and-faster-than-anywhere-else.html… Read more »

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May 07, 2012, 10:05am

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http://www.nationofchange.org/stall-has-arrived-1336224494… Read more »

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May 07, 2012, 10:05am

By David Schwartz, Reuters

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on Friday signed into law a bill banning abortion providers like Planned Parenthood from receiving money through the state, her office said in a statement.

The Republican-backed Whole Woman’s Health Funding Priority Act cuts off funding for family planning and health services delivered by Planned Parenthood clinics and other organizations offering abortions.

“By signing this measure into law I stand with the majority of Americans who oppose the use of taxpayer funds … Read more »

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May 07, 2012, 10:05am

By Brad Jacobson, AlterNet

More than a year after the triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, the Japanese government, Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) present similar assurances of the site’s current state: challenges remain but everything is under control. The worst is over.

But nuclear waste experts say the Japanese are literally playing with fire in the way nuclear spent fuel continues to be stored onsite, especially in reactor 4, which … Read more »

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May 02, 2012, 10:05am

By Bernie Sanders, Reader Supported News

The history of American democracy, to say the least, has been checkered. Our nation was founded at a time when people of African descent were held in bondage. After slavery was abolished, they were forced to endure legal discrimination for another 100 years.

When our country was formed, women were not just second-class citizens. They were third- or fourth-class citizens. Women couldn’t vote or play a significant role in the political life of the … Read more »

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May 01, 2012, 10:05am

By Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein, Published: April 27

Rep. Allen West, a Florida Republican, was recently captured on video asserting that there are “78 to 81” Democrats in Congress who are members of the Communist Party. Of course, it’s not unusual for some renegade lawmaker from either side of the aisle to say something outrageous. What made West’s comment — right out of the McCarthyite playbook of the 1950s — so striking was the almost complete lack … Read more »

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April 24, 2012, 10:04am

By Anthony Gucciardi, NaturalSociety


A bumblebee flies around the blossoms on an azalea. (photo: AP)

Monsanto, the massive biotechnology company being blamed for contributing to the dwindling bee population, has bought up one of the leading bee collapse research organizations. Recently banned from Poland with one of the primary reasons being that the company’s genetically modified corn may be devastating the dying bee population, it is evident that Monsanto is under serious fire for their role in the downfall of … Read more »

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April 24, 2012, 10:04am

By Frank Rich.

The old, white, rich men who are buying this election.

http://readersupportednews.org/off-site-opinion-section/72-72/11085-sugar-daddies… Read more »

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April 18, 2012, 10:04am

By Jonathan Weisman, The New York Times

Senate Republicans on Monday blocked a move to open debate on the so-called Buffett Rule, ensuring that a measure pressed for months by President Obama and Senate Democrats to ensure that the superrich pay a tax rate of at least 30 percent will not come to a decisive vote.

But the fierce debate preceding the 51-45 vote – the Democrats were nine votes short of the 60 they needed – set off a … Read more »

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September 25, 2009, 5:09am

FRIDAY NIGHT WITH STREISAND & ROSS

JONATHAN ROSS SECURES SENSATIONAL WORLD EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH BARBRA STREISAND

One of the biggest and best-loved superstars in the world, BARBRA STREISAND, has today confirmed a world exclusive appearance with JONATHAN ROSS.

In her first live British TV interview this century, she will be in the UK for a unique edition of Jonathan’s Friday night talk show, Friday Night With Streisand & Ross, entirely devoted to a celebration of her legendary life as a … Read more »

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September 25, 2009, 5:09am

Barbra Streisand will be gracing the cover of PARADE Magazine this weekend.

Her complete interview, photos and more can be found on Parade.comRead more »

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August 13, 2009, 11:08am

(NEW YORK) – (August 12, 2009) – Barbra Streisand’s “STREISAND THE CONCERTS” DVD set has been accredited Gold and Platinum in the United States in its first two months of release, according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) which also affirmed that the 3-disc Streisand package has achieved the highest sales for any music DVD during 2009. The super-selling set reigned for three weeks as a solid number one on the Billboard Top Music DVD chart as well … Read more »

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August 13, 2009, 11:08am

Barbra Streisand Celebrates Release of New Jazz-Flavored Album,
Love Is The Answer, With Rare Club Show

In what promises to be a once-in-a lifetime thrill for a hundred of her luckiest fans, Barbra Streisand will celebrate the release of Love Is The Answer—her new album of jazz standards and classics— by singing a selection of these songs at New York’s legendary Village Vanguard, where she last performed in 1961 as the opening act for Miles Davis.

Free tickets to this … Read more »

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August 13, 2009, 11:08am

Barbra has recorded her first video interview for the upcoming Love Is The Answer album.

Click here to watch the interview (you’ll need to scroll down): http://www.amazon.com/Love-Answer-Deluxe-Barbra-Streisand/dp/B002DYJAIO/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=music&qid=1249918767&sr=1-1… Read more »

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