On Tuesday, Kentucky representative Hal Rogers introduced a short-term spending bill to fund the government through April 28. And, despite warnings from minority leader Pelosi, House Republicans inserted a clause that expedites the confirmation...Show More Summary
Neil Gaiman writes: "A little over a year ago I released my rarest, earliest, and hardest to find work -- books and comics -- through Humble Bundle to fund charities that do good work. People were all so generous and enthusiastic that we broke records. Show More Summary
Rahm wants Chicago to remain a sanctuary city, and he's putting his money (or at least, some money from an unknown source) where his mouth is. [ more › ]
You can still go to jail for reading erotic comic books. Here's what one adult manga publisher is doing about it.
The EU proposes to fund defense research while Belgium and the Netherlands pool the acquisition of new ships.
Peter Thiel, a recent additon to Donald Trump's transition team, is bringing Trae Stephens, a principal at Thiel's Founders Fund, onto the team, according to Bloomberg. Stephens is on board "to help shape defense and vet Defense Department...Show More Summary
Defense Secretary Ash Carter is warning Republican leaders in Congress that plans to operate the Pentagon on autopilot through as late as May is "unprecedented and unacceptable." Carter said such … Click to Continue »
Charles from the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund writes, "CBLDF is raising money to prepare for a busy 2017 this #GivingTuesday by offering exclusive Comics Are For Everybody merchandise created by Jordie Bellaire (@woahjordie) and Steven Finch (@fonografiks). Show More Summary
"100% of the proceeds from this auction will go to a LGBTQ advocacy center in Pittsburgh, PA and also the Sacred Stone Camp legal defense fund." Continue reading…
Those donating to the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund this #GivingTuesday will receive "Comics Are For Everybody" merchandise. The post CBLDF Celebrates Giving Tuesday by Proclaiming ‘Comics Are For Everybody’ appeared first on CBR.co...
THE COMIC BOOK Legal Defense Fund, a nonprofit group that fights to defend the First Amendment on behalf of the comics community, says it isn’t quite sure what to expect in a new Donald Trump era. “CBLDF is preparing our resources for the uncertain legal climate of 2017,” Charles Brownstein, executive director of the Oregon-based […]
DEFENSE: Fighter Pilots Aren’t Flying Enough to Hone the Skills of Full-Spectrum War. How did it come to this? Fighter force readiness has been declining since 2003, but it took a big dive in fiscal 2013, when funding cuts forced the Air Force to temporarily ground half of its active-duty, combat-coded squadrons and reduce overall […]
Rob Greenfield's latest project is meant to help fund the defense of those who are arrested for dumpster diving for wasted food.
WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — Hillary Clinton is recovering from her election loss in part by shopping for books with her family in Rhode Island. In a speech last week to the Children's Defense Fund, the former Democratic presidential nominee said there have been a few times since her Nov. 8 loss to Republican Donald Trump that all she wanted to do was "to curl up with a good book."
Or, watch the Wednesday Shanker Institute panel (Huerta, Martin, Brown, Hess, Weingarten) reflecting on the election and what comes next. AFT writeup here.
Just one week after losing her presidential bid, former Secretary of State, Senator, First Lady and presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton dusted off her pantsuit and went to give a speech at the Children’s Defense Fund. But LOL who really...Show More Summary
Last night, Hillary Clinton made her first public appearance following her concession speech, speaking at the Children's Defense Fund, where she started her career and which has remained important to her for decades. She was introduced...Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! "Believe in our country, fight for our values, and never ever give up." Wednesday night, Hillary Clinton made her first public appearance since the election at a gala for the Children's Defense Fund, the organization where she began her long career in public service. Show More Summary
She spoke at an event for the Children's Defense Fund
If you're wondering how the Clintons' post-election life is going to look, last night was a perfect indicator. While Hillary gave an emotional speech at the Children’s Defense Fund’s gala in Washington, D.C., telling the crowd that she'd felt a strong pull to "never leave the house again," Bill went ... More »