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7 grilled cheese recipes you need to know

Though it may be hard to beat the perfection that is ooey-gooey melted cheese between two crisp pieces of bread, we do have some ideas to help you take your grilled cheese to the next level. Actually, we have seven ideas. Think caramelized shallots or sliced pear. Or sage-infused grilling oil or …

grilled cheese

Jeb Bush is erasing history: Why his comments about Black Americans are even worse than you thought | Salon.com

Austerity kills: The sad, sick truth about right-wing economics’ body count

<b>(Reuters/Charles Platiau/Brendan McDermid/AP/Victoria Will)</b><p>Conservative economics wrecks lives and destroys people: Just look at the impact of brutal UK austerity policies<p>Mary O'Hara<p>August 9, 2015 2:30pm (UTC)<p>Reprinted with permission from “Austerity Bites: A Journey to the Sharp End of Cuts in the …

Mental Health

Americans need a new social contract for the sharing economy

This is the new "you're on your own," benefit-free, race-to-the-bottom reality for millions of American workers. And as more new innovative businesses and business models are invented, this process will only accelerate. As the sharing economy kicks into high gear, more and more Americans will …

Earth has entered sixth mass extinction, warn scientists

Humans are responsible for so many species dying out that we are now in a sixth mass extinction, Stanford University has warned<p>Earth has entered its sixth mass extinction with animals now dying out at 100 times the normal rate, scientists have warned.<p>Humans have created a toxic mix of habitat loss, …

White progressives’ racial myopia: Why their colorblindness fails minorities — and the left

<b>(Reuters/Jonathan Ernst/AP/Damian Dovarganes/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>The inspiring rhetoric of Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren can leave black people feeling left out. Here’s why<p>Joan Walsh<p>June 1, 2015 6:27pm (UTC)<p>Sen. Bernie Sanders, the lifelong crusader for economic justice now running for the …

Middle-class

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz: 'There is no magic bullet' to fix income inequality

Over the past three decades, the share of household wealth by the top .1 percent has increased from 7 percent to a whopping 22 percent.<p>Since 1980, the share of national income for the bottom 99 percent of workers has decreased by 15 percent. On top of that, the compensation packages for top …

As police killings show, the African American community needs more change

The terrible images are sharp and clean, and they seem to show what common sense says has been happening all along: A white police officer — unnecessarily and unlawfully — took aim and killed an unarmed black man. For once, the white officer was quickly charged with murder.<p>What happened to Walter …

Blood money, killer cops: How privatization is funding the racist logic of America’s police

<b>Michael Slager, Robert Bates (AP/Charleston County Sheriff's Office/Tulsa County Sheriff's Office)</b><p>What do police violence in Oklahoma and NYC have in common? An infusion of private cash and a culture of death<p>Brittney Cooper<p>April 15, 2015 4:15pm (UTC)<p>This article has been corrected since it first …

Justice

Bill de Blasio: I'm still not ready to endorse Hillary Clinton

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is standing by his remarks on “Meet the Press” that he is not yet ready to endorse Hillary Clinton for president.<p>“Everything I said on ‘Meet the Press,’ I had said previously to Secretary Clinton and her team,” De Blasio told reporters on Tuesday, once again …

Robert Reich: The rich have bought America’s silence

The former secretary of labor on the insidious ways colleges and nonprofits are beholden to their wealthy donors<p>Robert Reich<p>April 8, 2015 11:34am (UTC)<p>This originally appeared on Robert Reich’s blog.<p>Not long ago I was asked to speak to a religious congregation about widening inequality. Shortly …

Middle-class

Stop this egregious injustice: Why a bipartisan tax holiday is just another corporate handout

<b>(AP/Paul Sakuma)</b><p>Corporations like Apple shouldn’t get a sweetheart deal to “onshore” profits, tax expert Scott Klinger tells Salon<p>Elias Isquith<p>April 8, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>One of the more consequential paradoxes of American politics concerns the myth and the reality of bipartisan legislation. The …

Middle-class

Jeb Bush’s affirmative action atrocity: How his reactionary record on race reveals his true colors

<b>Jeb Bush (Reuters/David Manning)</b><p>Even by the standards of today’s GOP, the ex-governor is no moderate. His affirmative action policy proves it<p>April 8, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>If you’re paying just a scintilla of attention to the 2016 presidential campaign, you probably know already that Jeb Bush, the …

Jeb Bush

'Wish me luck': Chris Rock posts selfies of police stops

<b>(CNN) —</b> Comedian Chris Rock made light of racial disparities in police treatment of whites and blacks with a tongue-in-cheek guide to not being beaten by the police.<p>He encapsulated the frustration and grief caused by a New York grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in the death …

Ted Cruz goes ballistic over “radical” idea that gay people should enjoy equality

<b>(AP/Jim Cole)</b><p>The Texas senator loses it over the “radical” idea that gay people should enjoy equality<p>Luke Brinker<p>April 2, 2015 1:45pm (UTC)<p>As I've written previously, Ted Cruz has cemented his status as the most rabidly anti-gay contender for the Republican Party's 2016 presidential nomination, …

Ted Cruz

9 of the Lamest Arguments in Support of Discrimination

With the recent passing of Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act, a law that basically gives a pass to discrimination as long as it's in the name of God, I've come across a lot of hilarious supporters of the bill who seemed to misunderstand the definition of discrimination. And the concept of …

The right’s made-up God: How bigots invented a white supremacist Jesus

<b>(AP/Reuters/Susan Walsh/Michael Conroy/Joe Skipper/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>As Indiana peddles its “religious freedom” garbage, it’s time to call the religious right’s trash what it really is<p>Brittney Cooper<p>April 1, 2015 9:15pm (UTC)<p>Just in time for Holy Week, the State of Indiana has passed a new …

Religion

Uproar over Indiana religious freedom law shows shift in gay rights fight

In other times, maybe even fairly recently, the religious freedom law signed last week in Indiana could have allowed Republican lawmakers to appeal to their core conservative supporters without attracting much notice from the general public. But the blowback against it that has upended the state's …

Wal-Mart just took a bold stand asking Arkansas' governor to veto a controversial 'religious freedom' law

On Tuesday, the Arkansas House of Representatives passed a controversial "religious freedom" bill similar to one recently approved in Indiana, which has ignited heated criticism.<p>According to the Associated Press, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) has indicated that he will pass the bill, and the …

Tim Cook

Stephen King slams Indiana’s anti-gay “religious freedom” law in the best way possible

<b>Stephen King (AP/Elise Amendola)</b><p>Bestselling author takes state to task for sanctioning discriminiation<p>Luke Brinker<p>March 31, 2015 9:38pm (UTC)<p>After landing in the news for his spat with Maine's Tea Party governor, bestselling author Stephen King made another foray into politics on Monday night, …

Stephen King

Michelle Obama, Race and the Ivy League

The education of a future first lady.<p>In 1988, a group of black students at Harvard Law School compiled a report designed to recognize the growing achievements of black students on campus and share their wisdom with newcomers. The longest essay in the 50-page newsletter was written by a 24-year-old …

Administration drafts plan to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria

The Obama administration is about to release a long-awaited plan to fight the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria – but scientists and lawmakers are already dismissing it as too weak to make enough progress against one of the most urgent public health risks.<p>The plan, which leaked Thursday ahead …

Ben Carson’s cringe-inducing foreign policy ignorance: Israel edition

<b>(Jeffery Malet, maletphoto.com)</b><p>Wannabe commander-in-chief clueless on basic facts about the country<p>Luke Brinker<p>March 24, 2015 5:28pm (UTC)<p>Ben Carson is a living, breathing example of why being a celebrity among Fox News viewers doesn't qualify someone to be president of the United States. For …

Foreign Policy

“A dream come true for Hillary Clinton”: Wall Street Journal editorial board rips Ted Cruz

<b>(Reuters/Gary Cameron)</b><p>The conservative editorial board doesn’t see a path to victory for the Tea Party firebrand<p>Luke Brinker<p>March 24, 2015 8:51pm (UTC)<p>Count the conservative Wall Street Journal editorial board as skeptical of Ted Cruz's just-launched presidential bid.<p>In a Tuesday editorial, the …

Republicans

5 signs America is devolving into a plutocracy

<b>(Shutterstock/Palmer Kane LLC)</b><p>One-percent elections. Congressional gridlock. An increasingly demobilized public. Our democracy is on life support<p>Tom Engelhardt<p>March 22, 2015 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>Have you ever undertaken some task you felt less than qualified …

Political Science