January 30, 2013

Meanwhile, furthermore & on the other hand

Chicago's strict gun laws fail to restrain violence

Corpus Christi hits ninety degrees

Three GOP governors plan raise taxes on middle class

Health
Bernie Sanders: Only 7% of the nation's medical school graduates now choose a primary care career.

Economy
Nearly 44 percent of Americans don't have enough savings or other liquid assets to stay out of poverty for more than three months if they lose their income.

Mystery explained
Bhaskar Sunkara, Vice - Paul Ryan’s appeal is simple: He's what stupid people think smart people sound like.

Reading & writing
Even though DC has built a number of new libraries, the total number of volumes in its library collection has declined from 2.2 million on 2010 to 1.5 million last year.

Immigration
The foreign born population in the US - as a percentage of the total - is about what it was from 1860 to 1910: 13%. It has ranged from a low of 5% in 1970 to 15% between 1880 and 1900. The only time it has fallen below 10% in the past century was between 1940 and 1980.

Where the action is

Activists take on Education Department over school closings

The fight against corporate personhood

Trying to save Philadelphia's schools

Town thinks fracking should be a felony

The rise of non-union labor activism

Free voices

Justin Raimondo: When did the American empire die?
Dean Baker: Delusions about the Clinton legacy
Deborah Meier: Responding to bad behavior in school
Robert Reich: Why are consumers so bummed out?
James Howard Kuntsler: The master meme
Chris Hedges: The return of the confederacy?
Michel Chossudovsky: The Children Killed by America's Drones.
Bruce A. Dixon - Obama's Race To The Top Drives Wave of School Closings, Teacher Firings
Glenn Greenwald: The Pentagon's war on cyberspace
Ralph Nader: Obama’s Record Belies Inaugural Words

Conventional media

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GUARDIAN US

NRA chief Wayne LaPierre: new gun laws 'not a serious solution' – live blog

Dr Phil: Ronaiah Tuiasosopo was 'romantically in love' with Manti Te'o

Immigration reform: a pathway to citizenship means prosperity for all | Ana Avendano

Herbalife registers internet domain names featuring Bill Ackman's name

Growth in GDP relies on governments buying not selling in this climate

WASHINGTON POST

Watchdog: Treasury needs an exit plan for bailed-out Ally Financial

Chicago teen who perfomed at inaugural events killed

Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on gun violence on Jan. 30, 2013 (Transcript)

Gabrielle Giffords appears at Senate hearing on gun violence

Durbin to LaPierre: 'You missed the point'

POLITICO

Leahy: No backing for weapons ban

Schumer: Beyoncé did a great job

Economy shrinks in fourth-quarter surprise

Gore: Ideology is in our DNA

Nelson: Rubio gives 'cover' to GOP

HUFFINGTON POST

Liberty Ross Nude For LOVE Magazine Is The Best Way To Announce She's Single (NSFW PHOTOS)

Machu Picchu Llama Photobomb Is An Instant Classic (PHOTO)

Impeach President Obama! Majority Of Texas Republicans Say

Kitten Meets Hedgehog For The First Time, Adorableness Ensues (VIDEO)

Artist Georg Baselitz Tells Spiegel Online: 'Women Don't Paint Very Well'

CNN

Powerful storms sweep east

Clinton's legacy on gay rights

Right ref for the Super Bowl?

Chicken wing buying frenzy

X Games too extreme? New questions after snowmobile accident

  POLITICAL WIRE

Lawmaker Seeks Corporal Punishment Bill

Fox News Ratings Plummet

Pantyless Interviewer Pranks Serbian Prime Minister

Corzine Seeking Rehabilitation of His Image

Cowan Picked as Interim Senator

LA TIMES

Mass. gov appoints former aide as interim senator to replace Kerry

Gabrielle Giffords opens Senate gun hearing with plea: 'Be bold'

Obama on immigration: 'Right tone' or 'same old story'?

Rubio, McCain push back against critics of immigration overhaul

Senate overwhelmingly approves John Kerry for secretary of State

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Chicago's strict gun laws fail because less than a four hour drive is the state of Missouri and anything, and everything, can be had without so much as even a simple background check.