Articles of Interest
December 15, 2014, 4:00am

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/15/us/politics/in-final-spending-bill-salty-food-and-belching-cows-are-winners.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&region=CColumn&module=MostViewed&version=Full&src=mv&WT.nav=MostViewed&_r=0… Read more »

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December 15, 2014, 3:00am

OP-ED COLUMNIST

Charles M. Blow
Last week I spoke at a seminary and graduate school in New York about the protests following the grand jury decisions in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases.

It was invigorating and inspiring to … Read more »

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December 15, 2014, 3:00am

Dodd-Frank Damaged in the Budget Bill

Paul Krugman

On Wall Street, 2010 was the year of “Obama rage,” in which financial tycoons went ballistic over the president’s suggestion that some bankers helped cause the financial crisis. They were also, of … Read more »

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December 12, 2014, 6:00am

By Raúl Ilargi Meijer, The Automatic Earth

I don’t know about you, but I would label my personal knowledge of Hungary as wanting, if not painfully incomplete. It’s not an easy country to come to grips with, not least of … Read more »

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December 09, 2014, 4:00am

By Jake Blumgart, Truthout | Report

Caledonia Spirits is a craft distillery nestled in the sparsely populated northeastern corner of Vermont. The company’s founder, Todd Hardie, has tended honeybees for decades. He began the practice almost 50 years ago, when … Read more »

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December 09, 2014, 4:00am

http://truth-out.org/news/item/27869-extinction-rate-rivals-that-of-dinosaurs-2014-likely-hottest-year-ever… Read more »

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December 08, 2014, 5:00am

Contributing Op-Ed Writer

We know President Obama wants a lasting deal on immigration, something to make taxes fairer, a little help from a caveman Congress on climate change. If he’s lucky, he might get some of the above. But one … Read more »

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December 08, 2014, 3:00am

Last week we got an actually good employment report — arguably the first truly good report in a long time. The U.S. economy added well over 300,000 jobs; wages, which have been stagnant for far too long, picked up a … Read more »

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December 02, 2014, 3:00am

That’s what the GOP senator who’ll be taking control of the environment committee told me several years ago.

—David Corn on Tue. December 2, 2014 6:30 AM PDT

The recent news on the front page of the New York Times … Read more »

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December 02, 2014, 3:00am

By Lexington Herald-Leader | Editorial

We hear a lot about a war on coal. But, to borrow another trendy phrase, amnesty is the real threat — amnesty for the coal industry.

How many more examples do we need of coal … Read more »

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