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Andy Rowell: Falling Oil Price “Changing Whole Dynamic” for Tar Sands

Nov 6, 2014

Nov. 6, 2014 - When legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix wrote the song “Castles Made of Sand,” the critics argued that the sand metaphor symbolised “the temporary nature of existence” ” and “how nothing can be taken for granted”.

Well it seems that the huge multi-billion dollar Canadian tar sands industry took one simple thing for...

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Frances Beinecke: Ignoring the Public, GOP Leadership Promises Worst Attack on Environmental Protection in Decades

Nov 6, 2014

November 6, 2014 - Concerns about the economy and heath care may have dominated the midterms, but the election results have unleashed a major threat to our children’s health and the environment. The Senate is now in the control of a handful of GOP leaders who promise to trash clean air and water and...

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Marjorie E. Wood: Your Server Isn’t on the Menu

Nov 6, 2014

Nov. 5, 2014 - At a popular sit-down restaurant in Independence, Missouri, Allison waits tables for $3.60 an hour — the going rate for servers at her restaurant.

Advocates of raising the federal hourly tipped minimum wage of $2.13 up to the standard minimum wage — currently pegged at $7.25 —understand that living on tips...

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College males need support too

Nov 5, 2014

To get straight to the point, male empowerment is an absolute necessity that does not receive the right attention.

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Marielena HincapiƩ: Immigrant Families Need Action Now

Nov 5, 2014

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2014 – As polling centers came to a close yesterday, pollsters and pundits declared a solid victory for the Republican Party, which will assume majority status in both the Senate and House of Representatives. This outcome, which was widely predicted by pundits on both sides of the aisle, was a result...

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Robert Borosage: There is no mandate for right-wing policies here

Nov 5, 2014

Nov. 5, 2014 - Debacle. Bloodbath. Call it what you will. Democrats, as expected, fared poorly in red states in an off-year election. Worse, unpopular Republican governors survived. This was ugly.

Yes, the electorate was as skewed as was the map. Many Republicans won office with the support of less than 20 percent of the...

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"Yes" on arena delivers new debt, not new experience

What’s going to cost you $219 dollars more a semester if it passes the special student referendum vote on December 2 and 3? The proposed Student Center Arena, brought to you by a handful of students as a semester long campaign project.



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Election Day Nov 4

Nov 4, 2014
Election Day Nov 4

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Voting Stickers

Nov 4, 2014
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RIP Tom Car Talk

Nov 4, 2014
RIP Tom Car Talk

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