Readers of Rolling Stone Magazine have long known what to expect from the bi-weekly’s acidulous commentaries: anarchist screeds from the rather unbalanced Matt Taibbi; thinly researched and often specious investigative pieces from Tim Dickinson; alarmist jeremiads from environmentalist hound dog Jeff Goodell and apoplectic harangues against Republicans, Tea Party groups and anyone else who espouses a right wing cause. 1,704 more words
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Don’t tell anyone this, but there are some rumors in certain circles that Hillary Clinton might be considering a run for president in 2016. Speaking at an event in Massachusetts today, the former secretary of state seemed to be trying to head off possible competitor Elizabeth Warren by hijacking her line that it’s not corporations and businesses that create jobs. 483 more words
Oh dear. This is awkward!
For a while, American Bridge president Brad Woodhouse thought he was having a pretty awesome day. He couldn’t contain his excitement over a video purportedly showing GOP Senate hopeful David Perdue autographing “a young woman’s torso”: 663 more words
Although the Alliance for Workers Liberty has no co-group in New Zealand and is a minor player on the British far-left, we’re running the article below because the AWL ideas being critiqued in it are certainly relevant here (and probably in the rest of the imperialist world). 5,209 more words
Childbuilders: "Prevention is the Heart of the Thing" - Children | Youth | Grants - Inside Philanthropy
One way to help ensure that kids turn into thriving adults is to reduce their exposure to abusive situations. That logic of prevention is why the Houston Endowment has long been investing in a nonprofit called Childbuilders. 13 more words