Articles of Interest
July 17, 2014, 4:00am

http://www.newrepublic.com/article/118735/problem-esquires-praise-42-year-old-women-amy-poehler… Read more »

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July 16, 2014, 3:00am

Representative Nancy Pelosi of California, the House Democratic leader, on Wednesday said she would not back changes to a 2008 law that gave certain undocumented immigrant children broader legal rights to enter the United States.

By JONATHAN WEISMAN

WASHINGTON — … Read more »

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July 15, 2014, 12:00pm

By Paul Krugman

How many Americans know how health reform is going? For that matter, how many people in the news media are following the positive developments?

I suspect that the answer to the first question is “Not many,” while … Read more »

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July 14, 2014, 11:00am

A hydroponic greenhouse in Connecticut. An estimate says that domestic organic food sales reached $32.3 billion last year.

CHRISTOPHER CAPOZZIELLO FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES
By KENNETH CHANG

JULY 11, 2014

Adding fuel to the debates over the merits of … Read more »

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July 12, 2014, 1:00am

By Catherine Rampell, The Washington Post

First they came for blacks, and we said nothing. Then they came for Latinos, poor people and married women, and we again ignored the warning signs.

Now, after our years of apathy, they’re coming … Read more »

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July 11, 2014, 5:00am

By Ashley Spillane July 11 at 6:00 AM

Ashley Spillane, president of Rock The Vote, spent more than ten years working in electoral politics.

Earlier this year, North Carolina lawmakers passed a bill aimed at stifling the newfound political muscle … Read more »

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July 08, 2014, 7:00am

By ROBERT PEAR

WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats said Tuesday that they had developed legislation to override the Supreme Court decision on contraceptives. The bill would ensure that women have access to coverage for birth control even if they work for … Read more »

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July 07, 2014, 12:00pm

By MATT APUZZO

WASHINGTON — Civil rights groups have spent a decade fighting requirements that voters show photo identification, arguing that this discriminates against African-Americans, Hispanics and the poor. This week in a North Carolina courtroom, another group will make … Read more »

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July 07, 2014, 12:00pm

Opponents of fracking rallied outside Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s fund-raiser in Manhattan on Monday, calling on him to ban the drilling method. Individual towns now may impose a ban.

RUBY WASHINGTON / THE NEW YORK TIMES
By KATE TAYLOR and … Read more »

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July 03, 2014, 1:00am

Barbra:Even within the madness and turmoil of the world… these little creatures contribute to humanity

By Dr. David Suzuki, EcoWatch

Bees may be small, but they play a big role in human health and survival. Some experts say one of … Read more »

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