Research Grants at the Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture at Duke University From the FLP mailbox: The Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture, part of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library...Show More Summary
M y children were born in Jerusalem—to be precise, in West Jerusalem. As dual citizens, they each have an Israeli passport and an American one. In the Israeli documents, their birthplace is listed as Israel. On their U.S. passports, on the line for place of birth, "Jerusalem" appears instead of the name of a country. Show More Summary
Kansans are facing a a pivotal choice for the U.S. Senate: incumbent pro-life GOP Senator Pat Roberts versus pro-abortion multimillionaire Greg Orman. Orman was unknown to Kansans before he bought over a million dollars in TV ads this summer denigrating Washington’s “gridlock” politics, and offering to end it. Show More Summary
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A weekly roundup of UNICEF issues in the news. (October 31, 2014)
We Americans could use “a population shift in knowledge and positive engagement in the issue of climate change,” as environmental scientist and media guru Anthony Leiserowitz and colleagues have characterized it. While people and governments...Show More Summary
With the judgment in their favor tied up in a New York courtroom, indigenous residents of Ecuador's oil-polluted rainforest are going back to basics.
Time for our twenty-second #spillover thread. Some reminders: 1. #spillover is part of our comment moderation system for keeping other threads on-topic by providing a separate constructive space for side-discussions. 2. Commentors are encouraged to respect the topic of each post and cheerfully volunteer to take off-topic side-discussions into #spillover.
If your artfully glitter-glued pants don’t have a clearly defined political stance, you might as well not go out at all.
Paul Hain is an organic farmer in San Benito County who is involved in a campaign to raise awareness of the impacts that fracking.
I had an unwanted pregnancy. I had just started my TV show, I knew that in black Hollywood a girl having a baby, they’d get rid of you. I had to do something about it. I had to make a decision to get rid of a child for my career… I knew from the jump […] The post Actress Countess Vaughn opens up about her abortion appeared first on Jill Stanek.
The NYT imes just ran “Hard-Nosed Advice From Veteran Lobbyist: ‘Win Ugly or Lose Pretty’ - Richard Berman Energy Industry Talk Secretly Taped”. Rick Berman has long been the architect of “public charities” for any client willing to pay. Show More Summary
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The California Department of Public Health has failed to effectively investigate nursing home complaints, a state audit released Thursday found, with a total of 11,000 unresolved complaints in its system.