Articles of Interest
November 21, 2014, 6:00am

By Paul Krugman

The Tenement Museum, on the Lower East Side, is one of my favorite places in New York City. It’s a Civil War-vintage building that housed successive waves of immigrants, and a number of apartments have been restored … Read more »

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November 20, 2014, 9:00am

By looking down, things are looking up.

Here’s a little known fact about climate change: According to NOAA, if we could magically cut all current CO2 emissions worldwide to zero today (a feat even Merlin couldn’t achieve) it would do … Read more »

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November 18, 2014, 1:00am

By Bill McKibben, Salon

China and the U.S. came to long-overdue climate agreement this week. So why are we still talking about Keystone XL?

If you want to understand why the China-U.S. climate deal announced this week is going to … Read more »

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November 17, 2014, 12:00pm

A Blogger’s Note to RSN News:

“# politicfix 2014-11-16 11:44

Taunting remarks and yucking it up after the election has set this situation up. The economy is up, unemployment is up, the stock market is up, gas prices went down, Read more »

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November 17, 2014, 5:00am

By Paul Krugman
The great American Ebola freakout of 2014 seems to be over. The disease is still ravaging Africa, and as with any epidemic, there’s always a risk of a renewed outbreak. But there haven’t been any new U.S. … Read more »

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November 17, 2014, 5:00am

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a financial deregulation package that would benefit the Koch brothers and the nation’s largest banks by a vote of 265-143.

The legislation would significantly weaken elements of the 2010 Dodd-Frank … Read more »

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November 11, 2014, 3:00am

By Bhaskar Sunkara, Al Jazeera America

From the outside, it looks as though American voters are more confused than ever.

On election day, they showed their concern about growing economic inequity by voting for ballot measures that increased the minimum … Read more »

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November 09, 2014, 1:00am

By Juan Thompson, The Intercept

On Tuesday, older, white voters — who traditionally support Republicans — went to the polls in droves, while turnout among traditionally Democratic groups — the young, the minoritized, and women — was down. Indeed, overall … Read more »

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November 08, 2014, 2:00am

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November 07, 2014, 1:00am

By Frank Rich, New York Magazine

Every week, New York Magazine writer-at-large Frank Rich talks with contributor Eric Benson about the biggest stories in politics and culture. This week: The GOP’s midterm triumph, and what it means for the President, … Read more »

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