Warren G Haad

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The Minimum Wage Movement Is Leaving Tipped Workers Behind

When New Jersey raised its minimum wage at the start of the year, low-wage workers across the state cheered. But not Rebecca Fox. The 31-year-old …

Obamacare repeal would kill millions of jobs nationwide | McClatchy Washington Bureau

It may not crash the economy, but repealing key provisions of the Affordable Care Act would certainly create job losses in every state.<p>That’s the …

Health Care

Liberation Theology: Ragnar Kjartansson’s “God”

Anyone who experiences all thirty-plus minutes of “God” (2007), a video installation by the Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson currently on view in …

Yoga for Bedtime

Need a little extra help relaxing before going to sleep?<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close your eyes and rest your hands on …

Yoga

Thich Nhat Hanh: The Power Of Walking Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness – the art of focusing your attention to the present moment - is a way to develop peace and happiness in our lives according to Thich Nhat …

Tashi Dorji – Appa (Bathetic Records, 2015) ***½

[b]By Chris Haines[/b]<p>Tashi Dorji is a Bhutanese-American improvising guitarist. Initially when growing up in Bhutan his early influences were mainly …

Breathtaking photos capture rare blue moon

Friday night's blue moon wasn't blue, but its grandeur still prompted many to look up to the night sky in awe. People from all over the world gawked …

Jersey City

This is How Photoshop Artist Erik Johansson Creates His Mind-Bending Images

Swedish photographer and retoucher Erik Johansson is well known for his mind-bending photo-manipulations and optical illusions, which are all made …

Digital Art

Here is everything you need to know about Joni Ernst, the GOP senator firing back at Obama tonight

Joni Ernst

Kepler 438b: Most Earth-like planet ever discovered could be home for alien life

An alien world that orbits a distant star in the constellation of Lyra may be the most Earth-like planet ever found outside the solar system.<p>The planet, named Kepler 438b, is slightly larger than Earth and circles an orange dwarf star that bathes it in 40% more heat than our home planet receives …

Astronomy

Nothing Is Permanent: Letting Go of Attachment to People

<b>“Impermanence is not something to be afraid of. It’s the evolution, a never-ending horizon.” ~Deepak Chopra</b><p>I have been reading a lot lately on …

4 Yoga Poses For Perfect Posture If You Sit All Day

Working in front of our computers and sitting for extended periods of time can often round our posture forward. This can create physical tension that …

Ashtanga Yoga Drishti 101

"Dṛṣṭi means gazing point. There are nine dṛṣṭis in the āsana practice. If the dṛṣṭi indicated for the āsana is too difficult, one may always revert …

Download Detailed Files by Election Cycle

Detailed Files About Candidates, Parties and Other Committees<p>Files by Election Cycle<p>2017 - 2018<br>• 2015 - 2016<br>• 2013 - 2014<br>• Archive Files (1980 - …

Government

Vermont bails on single-payer health care

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin on Wednesday dropped his plan to enact a single-payer health care system in his state — a plan that had won praise from liberals but never really got much past the framework stage.<p>“This is not the right time” for enacting single payer, Shumlin said in a statement, citing …

Election Guide 2018 | Roll Call

Roll Call’s 2018 Election Guide<p>Your road map to the state-by-state battles that will decide the balance of power in Washington. Inside Elections with …

Africa, uncolonized: a detailed look at an alternate continent

What if the Black Plague had killed off almost all Europeans? Then the <i>Reconquista</i> never happens. Spain and Portugal don't kickstart Europe's …

Maps

In Defense of Obama

When it comes to Barack Obama, I've always been out of sync. Back in 2008, when many liberals were wildly enthusiastic about his candidacy and his …

Political Science

Brazil presidential vote headed for runoff

Brazil's economy ahead of elections<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p><b>NEW:</b> With more than 99% of votes counted, Dilma Rousseff has more than 41% of votes• <b><br>NEW:</b> Exit polls say she'll face Aecio Neves in a runoff<br>• Rousseff is Brazil's first female President and was once a Marxist rebel<br>• Neves, an economist, is a well known …

Robert Reich on What's Really Destroying the American Middle Class

I was in Seattle, Washington, recently, to congratulate union and community organizers who helped Seattle enact the first $15 per hour minimum wage …

This Republican who wants to end the weekend is probably headed to Congress

Weekend warrior: Wisconsin state Sen. Glenn GrothmanJohn Ehlke/The Daily News<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.

Syrian Islamists seize Golan Heights crossing

Rebels aided by al Qaeda-linked militants seized control of the only border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Wednesday.<p>The capture of the Quneitra crossing by Syrian rebels, including members of the al Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front, represents a new dynamic in a war …

Trump is planning to roll back Obama's landmark bank regulations

The Wall Street Journal reports Friday morning that Donald Trump is planning an executive order that will lay out his intention to roll back the Dodd-Frank financial regulation bill that Barack Obama signed into law in 2010.<p>Spearheading the charge will be Gary Cohn, a former top executive at …

4 ways the Fourth Amendment won't protect you anymore.

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Israel: America’s Frankenstein Monster

With Israeli tanks rolling into the Gaza Strip and Hamas fighters firing dozens of rockets into Israel every day, the two sides in the endless Middle …

Israel

The crisis in Israel-Palestine - Vox

By<p>A fascinating conversation between the co-authors of The Gaza Kitchen and Yotam Ottolenghi.<p>By<p>An American relief worker in Gaza tells his story.<p>By<p>A major study of tweets on Israel-Palestine was based on a typo. The corrected results confirm that pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian people barely talk to …

Scientists: We're 'very close' to finding another Earth

Scientists looking for signs of life in the universe -- as well as another planet like our own -- are a lot closer to their goal than people realize.<p>That was the consensus of a panel on the search for life in the universe held at NASA headquarters Monday in Washington. The discussion focused not …

The Popular Diet That Ignores Some Basic Biology Facts

Illustrated by Tania Lili.<p>The alkaline diet has been touted as a cure for health issues ranging from indigestion to cancer. Some believe it's the …