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The Limits of American Power: A Letter to the Left

When I was young, a mantra among progressives was that America had to stop operating as global policeman. Vietnam was the signal episode of arrogant and ultimately self-defeating American overreach. But there were plenty of other cases of the U.S. Show More Summary

Open Thread: “An Idiot’s Guide to Inequality”

Nick Kristoff, earnest well-meaning NYTimes Conventional Wisdomneer, has a nice short forwardable piece that reads, to me, like another straw in the progressive wind: … The rush to purchase Piketty’s book suggested that Americans must have wanted to understand inequality. Show More Summary

MKSAP: 68-year-old woman with exertional leg discomfort

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 68-year-old woman is assessed for a 6-month history of progressive exertional leg discomfort, described as a “heaviness” involving both calves. The symptoms are relieved within 5 to 10 minutes of rest. She has noted the same limiting heaviness with bicycling. […]

Pay for veteran teachers ‘painfully low’ in states like Colorado, where truckers earn more — new report

A new report on teacher pay finds that base salaries in some states are so “painfully low” for mid- and late-career teachers that truckers and sheet-metal workers earn more. The report by the nonprofit Center for American Progress, titled “Mid- and Late-Career Teachers Struggle With Paltry Incomes,” says that many veteran teachers must work a […]

How to Protect Yourself in the Workplace if You're Suffering From Postpartum Depression

We've made years of progress with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) since it was enacted 24 years ago, though not all people protected by the law know about their rights. Luckily, the new pregnancy discrimination federal guidelines...Show More Summary

KERRY IN ISRAEL TO PUSH FOR GAZA PEACE

Secretary of State John F. Kerry claimed some progress Wednesday toward halting the Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed in Gaza, now in its third week, as Israel held a funeral for one of two Americans killed fighting for the Jewish state. Click here to read the story.  

Toward an oral therapy for treating Alzheimer's disease: Using a cancer drug

Currently, no cure exists for Alzheimer's disease, the devastating neurological disease affecting more than 5 million Americans. But scientists are now reporting new progress on a set of compounds, initially developed for cancer treatment, that shows promise as a potential oral therapy for Alzheimer's. Their study appears in ACS' Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. read more

Liberal, Conservative Evangelicals Unite to Call Congress to Act on Migrant Children

In the midst of an unprecedented number of unaccompanied Central American children migrating across the Mexican-American border, Conservative and progressive Evangelicals have called upon Congress to authorize additional funds to address the crisis.

eSports Milestone: Video Game Tournament Featured On ESPN, Angry Feedback Mirrored Soccer Coverage, So...We Win?

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This seems to be progressing more quickly than I would have predicted. We were just talking about a milestone of sorts being reached in eSports, or professional video game tournaments. Last month that milestone was an American university actually offering athletic scholarship money for eGamers. Show More Summary

New report shows negative impact of names like Rdskns on Indian and Alaskan Native children

Some honoring of Indians by a Rdskns fan. A new report from the Center for American Progress concludes that Indian-oriented team names and mascots damage the self-worth of American Indian and Alaskan Native children. In Missing the Point:...Show More Summary

Hedge Fund News: Larry Robbins, Ken Griffin & Winton Capital Management

Hedge fund manager Winton Capital making headway with long-only strategy (PIOnline) North American investors are helping Winton Capital Management Ltd. make progress — albeit slowly — toward its founder’s goal of becoming a $100 billion company. …Winton Capital managed $25.5 billion as of June 30. The vast majority of the assets are in lucrative managed […]

Two Republican Judges Order Obamacare Defunded

Think Progress has the story of today’s decision in the case of Halbig v. Burwell, where two Republican judges will have to live with their decision to deny millions of Americans federal health insurance subsidies. So you can thank Judge Raymond Randolph, a Bush I appointee, and Judge Thomas Griffith, a Bush II appointee for [...]

I Agree Will Filled Negro: Both "The (Original) Black Panthers" And "The Republic Of New Afrika" Are No Longer A Threat To The American Imperialist Establishment. The Late Chokwe Lumumba Said That Now That Black Progressive Fundamentalist Radical Revolu

Filled Negro Is The Most Important Black Progressive Fundamentalist Bigot Posting Content Upon The Internet. Period.If you want to understand how the larger ideological collective is thinking - you only need to keep an eye upon the topics...Show More Summary

Obama, Senate make progress on NSA data-collection reform bill

The Obama administration and Senate negotiators appear close to an agreement to strengthen legislation that would curtail the bulk collection of data on Americans.

Chef Charlie Palmer Takes On Cocktails Inside The Lipstick Building

  Chef Charlie Palmer has built his empire upon his self-named Progressive American Cuisine, which has made him a Michelin darling and notable personality on the national culinary map since his first restaurant Aureole opened in 1988. Show More Summary

The Coming Christian Revolt

From behind a smoking sniper rifle high atop his ivory tower peers the secular-"progressive." He surveys his many victims, strewn across the American landscape below and mockingly sneers, "War on Christianity? What war on Christiani...

1 Massive Opportunity for American Express Company

While Apple and Google have their sights on the payment industry, American Express is making major progress in one incredibly big business.

Hyper-Progressive Elizabeth Warren Releases Her 11 Commandments Of Nice Fascism

Progressives, who Jonah Goldberg referred to as “nice fascists” in his book Liberal Fascism, have been gaga for Elizabeth Warren from the first. They willing ignored her blatant lies about being a Native American, because of racial politics. Show More Summary

Catalyst Check: Updating the Progress of Energy Stocks on the Natural Resources Watchlist

Rick Rule, CEO of Sprott US Holdings Inc., began his career in the securities business in 1974. He is a leading American retail broker specializing in mining, energy, water utilities, forest products and agriculture. His company has built a national reputation on taking advantage of global opportunities. read more

Elizabeth Warren Backs Corporate Welfare Bank

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) may market herself as a progressive populist, but when forced to choose between everyday Americans and billion...

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