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Robin Morgan: Occupying the Occupy Movement

Jan 3, 2012

January 3, 2012 - As women of the Arab Spring are rediscovering, being participants, even leaders, of the uprisings hasn't led to women's equality - a depressingly familiar scenario, notoriously reminiscent of the 1960s aftermath of the Algerian revolu...

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Robert Reich | The GOP Ticket in 2012: Romney-Rubio

Jan 3, 2012

Jan. 2, 2012 - Since my New Year's prediction that Obama would select Hillary Clinton for his running mate in 2012 (and Joe Biden would become Secretary of State), I've been swamped by requests for my GOP prediction. Here goes. You can forget the cauc...

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Christine Gofreddo: High Stakes for Immigration

Jan 3, 2012

Jan. 2, 2012 - Mariela Obregon Chavarria hoped to return to her native country of Nicaragua one day, but arriving in handcuffs and escorted by security officers wasn't what she had in mind. After seven years living and working in the United States, Mar...

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Raul A. Reyes: Alabama’s Immigration Aftershock

Jan 3, 2012

Jan. 2, 2012 - Ever since Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley signed the nation's strictest immigration measure into law, he's faced criticism from religious leaders and immigrant advocates. Now Bentley himself admits that the Republican-passed HB 56 needs t...

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Jan Ting | What Does Tax Reform Mean?

Jan 3, 2012

January 3, 2012 - Tax reform is like the weather. Everyone talks about it, but no one does anything about it, though all agree that the U.S. tax system is a mess, full of complexity and obscure breaks for special interests, and in need of reform. Acco...

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Jason Stanford | Members of Congress Need Teddy Bears

Jan 3, 2012

January 3, 2012 - It's easier for me to believe in peace on Earth than to imagine Congress getting along. But a new study suggests that the secret to making politicians act like grownups might be to remind them of children. According to research by Sr...

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Rep. Chris Tuck: Alaskans don’t have to submit to the new TSA scanners

Jan 3, 2012

Opt out! Representative Chris Tuck advises Alaskans they don't have to submit to the new TSA scanners in Alaska.

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Unemployed, But In Good Spirits

Unemployed, But In Good Spirits

A Pomeranian at San Diego's Lindbergh Field, December 31, 2011.

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Dogs Know: An Otherworldly Connection

Dogs Know: An Otherworldly Connection

My nephew and his dad like whippets.Five months ago, their whippet, Blaze, passed away after a long fight with cancer. They buried Blaze in the back yard.Towards the end, Blaze could barely move and couldn't eat or drink much. Thirst was a constant c...

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How often do major crimes occur in your neighborhood?

Jan 2, 2012

The map above was produced by the Sacramento Police Department to show interested parties the regularity of major crimes by their geographical location within the city limits. For the purposes of this graphic, major crimes include homicide, forcible ra...

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