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Caring across cultural groups

Our current featured article is an exemplar of research that provides evidence of cultural meanings of health and illness.  The article is titled  “Family Adjustment Across Cultural Groups in Autistic Spectrum Disorders” is by Sandra L. 183 more words

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The New York Times columnist explains how California’s success puts conservative dogma to shame

In his latest column for the New York Times, award-winning economist and best-selling author Paul Krugman argues that California’s recent success — and Kansas’ ongoing failure — is yet more proof that conservative anti-tax dogma “is nonsense.” 438 more words


Garlic Butter

When I was in college, my sister met a Australian boy traveling through Europe on her train ride to Milan. In a sign of compassion, she invited him to spend a few nights on our couch. 151 more words

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Rise of the Christian left: Why the religious right’s moment may be ending | Salon

It’s hard to tell if the near-constant stream of millennial-centric political think-pieces are perpetuating or reflecting growing curmudgeonly fears about the future of the country. Maybe it’s a little of both, and Fox is probably observing within its competency when it pegs more than a handful of us as “deluded narcissists” –  but it appears there’s room for some political optimism among all the moral panic and the reign of the religious right. 132 more words

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First Times: Experiencing Seattle’s music scene

Photos by Melissa Hebeler and Josh Herwitt // Written by Josh Herwitt //

Growing up in the 90’s, Seattle always had a special place in my heart. 808 more words


It's Time for an Aperol Spritz

You know you’re in Italy when you walk into a bar or restaurant and everyone is sipping from an orange glass. In case you haven’t had Aperol Spritz before, trust me, it is almost a ritual in Italy and probably the most widespread and common aperitif in Italy. 215 more words

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Is the DOJ being ordered not to file anti-trust actions on the Silicon Valley "BIG 6" because they are the biggest campaign donors?

Is the DOJ being ordered not to file anti-trust actions on the Silicon Valley “BIG 6″ because they are the biggest campaign donors? SOLON ASKS, OUTLOUD, the THING WE ARE ALL THINKING… 3,514 more words