Articles of Interest
January 15, 2014, 6:00am

Reprinted from “It’s Not You”

The media loves to crow that smart, liberated women are hopeless in romance. Actually, the opposite is true

By SARA ECKEL

In 1970, an Australian university student scribbled A woman needs a man like a … Read more »

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January 14, 2014, 1:00am

Suddenly it’s O.K., even mandatory, for politicians with national ambitions to talk about helping the poor. This is easy for Democrats, who can go back to being the party of F.D.R. and L.B.J. It’s much more difficult for Republicans, who … Read more »

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January 14, 2014, 1:00am

By Elizabeth Warren, Reader Supported News

Almost a year ago, during my first banking committee hearing, I asked several federal regulators a simple question: When was the last time you took a Wall Street bank all the way to a … Read more »

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January 14, 2014, 1:00am

By Lindsay Abrams, Salon

The U.S. Supreme Court Monday upheld Monsanto’s patents on genetically modified seeds, foiling an attempt to challenge the company’s frequent lawsuits against farmers.

Leaving intact a federal appeals court decision, the justices threw out a lawsuit … Read more »

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January 13, 2014, 6:00am

That “good” news you may have read last week about the Food and Drug Administration’s curbing antibiotics in animal feed may not be so good after all. In fact, it appears that the F.D.A. has once again refused to do … Read more »

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January 09, 2014, 2:00am

By Barbra Streisand.

Why the Health Care Law Will Make Our Nation More Secure

My interest in health care policy was spurred by researching women’s health care issues and discovering more women than men die from heart disease. Heart research, … Read more »

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January 09, 2014, 2:00am

This movie was released last year but can now be streamed online. It’s one of the best summaries of a growing problem we have in this country that is totally solvable.

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January 08, 2014, 1:00am

By Ruth Rosen, Open Democracy

As the 2014 midterm elections loom on the horizon, American Republicans fear they may lose a sizable female vote because they have spent the last eight years vilifying women and voting against their major concerns.… Read more »

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January 08, 2014, 1:00am

One of the worst epithets that can be leveled at a politician these days is to call him a “redistributionist.” Yet 2013 marked one of the biggest redistributions in recent American history. It was a redistribution upward, from average working … Read more »

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January 06, 2014, 5:00am

By CORAL DAVENPORT

WASHINGTON — As a young naval officer in Vietnam, John Kerry commanded a Swift boat up the dangerous rivers of the Mekong Delta. But when he returned there last month as secretary of state for the first … Read more »

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