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TwitLonger — When you talk too much for Twitter

These men are common criminals. Article: The message from Oregon is clear: black men with guns are thugs, while whites are patriots - The message …

Google’s Cute Cars And The Ugly End Of Driving

The main thing you should know about autonomous vehicles is that they are utterly inevitable.<p>The thing about covering tech, especially for a long time, is that you have these moments where you get to really reach out and touch the future. They're rare. But you get to the point where you can …

Time I

The VANMOOF Electrified is a smart, stylish, and stealthy electric dream bike

Why ride an electric bike? That's a question I asked until this past weekend, when I had the opportunity to test ride the VANMOOF Electrified …

Electric Vehicles

Americans Are Drinking 10 Billion Gallons of Bottled Water…Here’s Where Those Plastic Bottles End Up - One Green Planet

France’s Vittel mineral water company introduced the first plastic bottles — for any product — and they hit the market in the late 1960s, only fifty …

Green Living

"Las únicas palabras que merecen existir son aquellas mejores que el silencio"

Pasadena Woman To Ride Rose Parade Over 50 Years Later After Being Denied Honor Over Her Race

A Pasadena woman will finally get her chance to be honored in the upcoming Rose Parade after being denied in 1958 because of her race.<p>Joan Williams …

Virginia Republican Says A Pregnant Woman Is Just A 'Host,' Though 'Some Refer To Them As Mothers'

A pregnant woman is just a "host" that should not have the right to end her pregnancy, Virginia State Sen. Steve Martin (R) wrote in a Facebook rant defending his anti-abortion views.<p>Martin, the former chairman of the Senate Education and Health Committee, wrote a lengthy post about his opinions on …

Why work more? We should be working less for a better quality of life

The focus of conventional employment policy is on creating "more work". People without work and in receipt of benefits are viewed as a drain on the state and in need of assistance or direct coercion to get them into work. There is the belief that work is the best form of welfare and that those who …

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On the heels of the sobering news of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death, LIFE presents a seminal 1965 photo essay on the horrors of heroin addiction.

Janet Yellen and I were taught to revere capitalism. But it's a failing system

The growing disconnect between the Fed's policies and people's lives means we need to start exploring economic alternatives<p>Janet Yellen, the United States' Federal Reserve's new Chair, and I were graduate economics students around the same time at Yale University. The professor who shaped the …

GOP uses misleading website to trick Dems into donating to Republicans

Here's a screenshot of Democratic congressional candidate Alex Sink's official website for the March 11 special election in Florida's 13th …

Republicans Self Destruct as Conservative Group Tries to Overthrow Boehner and McConnell

With months to go until the 2014 election, Republicans are already attacking each other as a conservative group is running ads against John Boehner, …

Republicans Propose New Privatization Scheme That Would Destroy Public Schools

In William Shakespeare’s play “Romeo and Juliet” there is a famous line, “<i>What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell</i> …

House Democrat Destroys Eric Cantor's Obamacare Lies

Who are these people? They’re Democrats, but they’re not acting like the Democrats of old. Here comes Sandy Levin (D-MI), charging into the House …

In a Private Meeting John Boehner Says Helping The Unemployed Would Be a Bad Thing

In a private meeting, John Boehner explained to his fellow Republicans why they should cave on the debt ceiling. Boehner warned House Republicans if …

GOP May Refuse To Believe It But CBO Shows That Budget Deficits Continue to Shrink

On Tuesday, the Congressional Budget Office released a report discussing the economy and budget. Much of the noise you may have heard today was from …

Congress Took More Free Trips in 2013 Than in Any Year Since the Abramoff Reforms

Mem­bers of Con­gress and their aides took more free trips around the world in 2013 than in any year since new re­stric­tions were put in place after …

Chris Jansing on Twitter: "On MLK day tell us how you are #growinghope -taking action to make the world a better place http://t.co/1ePfZxRf29 http://t.co/Q6fRj1MBJH"

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The Media Needs to Talk Less About What Obama Can Do and More About Why Republicans Won't Do

James Oliphant writes today in the National Journal that “Obama’s threat of executive action won’t help the economy” because “Congress still calls …

Obama: Some folks ‘don’t like the idea of a black president’

President Obama believes that his race is a contributing factor to his low approval ratings in recent days, according to a new interview he gave to …

Domestic Violence: The Secret Killer That Costs $8.3 Billion Annually

A woman comes to the doctor with depression, fatigue and insomnia. A co-worker stays late in the office even when there is not much to do. A sales associate appears tired and distracted.<p>For each of these individuals, domestic violence – physical, sexual, verbal, emotional or psychological abuse …

President Obama’s Approval Rating Jumps 5 Points as Millions Sign Up for Obamacare

President Obama’s Approval Rating Jumps 5 Points as Millions Sign Up for Obamacare<br>By: Jason Easley<br>Wednesday, January, 1st, 2014, 2:09 pm<p>President …

Media Industry

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MichaelLoBurgio on Twitter: "Letter: The war on the poor http://t.co/8cXk4vdsdS #ksleg @KansasGOP @govsambrownback @Brett4ks http://t.co/NwP0KFZMcU"

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Harry Belafonte Decries Racial Inequality in ‘Dickensian’ New York City at DeBlasio’s Inauguration

During the ceremonies held on Wednesday celebrating the inauguration of New York City’s Mayor <b>Bill DeBlasio</b>, performer <b>Harry Belafonte</b> delivered an …

New York City

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