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Cano Homers, Mariners Beat Rangers 5-0

6 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

James Paxton pitched into the seventh in a bounce-back start, Robinson Cano hit his 12th home run of the season, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 5-0 on Tuesday night.

The Acemoglu-Robinson Critique of Piketty

Branko Milanovic: My take on the Acemoglu-Robinson critique of Piketty: A couple of days ago Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson published a critique of Piketty’s Capital in the 21st century. It is published here. Because of the renown of the...

Cano, Paxton Lead Mariners to 7-2 Win Over Tigers

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Robinson Cano homered, James Paxton won his sixth consecutive decision to start his career and the surging Seattle Mariners beat the Detroit Tigers 7-2 Friday night in a matchup of American League playoff contenders.

“Two lesbians living together are not a family. They are sexual perverts playing let’s pretend”

3 weeks agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

Much was said of Belfast ‘Pastor’ James McConnell’s recent anti-Islamic comments: The story was picked up around the world and McConnell was subsequently questioned by the PSNI. First Minister of Northern Ireland Peter Robinson was drawn into the row when he gave his backing to the Pastor’s remarks and said he would not trust Muslims more...

Becoming James Brown

4 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

After playing Jackie Robinson in 42, the actor wasn’t interested in another biopic. Now, he’s receiving raves for his riveting portrayal of The Godfather of Soul in Get On Up.

Keith “Baby Roy” Robinson Talks James Brown Biopic [Video]

Keith Robinson talked to us about his new role in the James Brown biopic.

Get On Up: James Brown on the Big Screen

The movie Get On Up -- a big screen full feature -- is the biopic on the life of James Brown, opening across the country August 1. Chadwick Boseman, who starred as Jackie Robinson in the movie biopic 42 is quite the character actor. He transforms into Mr. Show More Summary

Fare-beater who shot cop to spend 25 years behind bars

Rashaun Robinson, 29, acted defiantly during the Friday hearing in Brooklyn Supreme Court, saying, "He can walk," when asked if he seriously injured Officer James Li.

An Army of Deathloks Target Robinson's "All-New Invaders"

James Robinson explains the story that begins in "All-New Invaders" #8, when the team faces an arm of every incarnation of cyborg super soldier Deathlok.

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Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson discuss the work of Jim Scott in a (so far) three-part series: here, here and here. This reminds me of an oldie but goodie: Brad Delong on Seeing Like a State. Also, Paul Seabright’s review … Continue reading ? The post Links I liked appeared first on Chris Blattman.

The Second Phase of Technological Disruption

I’ve been thinking about a book called Why Nations Fail, by Daron Acemo?lu and James Robinson. To (over)summarize, the coauthors say that nations fail because they resist, and try to stifle, the disruption that follows technological breakthroughs. Technological disruption challenges prevailing power. Show More Summary

How I Met James Brown

On August 1, 2014, a movie about James Brown, called "Get On Up," will open nationwide. Mr. Brown is played by Chadwick Boseman, the same actor who played Jackie Robinson in the "42" movie. (Mr. Brown always insisted on being called "Mr. Show More Summary

In separate cases, users accuse Disney and Hulu of breaking 1980s video privacy law, claim damages

2 months agoTechnology : Pando Daily

In two separate class action suits, both Disney and Hulu are being accused of illegally sharing user viewing data with third parties. In the Disney case, New Yorker James Robinson claims that the company’s Roku app has shared details of his viewing habits with Adobe as part of an analytics partnership. Courthouse News has more details of the complaint...

Cano and Seager Lead Mariners Over Astros 13-2

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Robinson Cano and Kyle Seager had three RBIs apiece, James Jones added two and a seven-run sixth inning propelled the Seattle Mariners to score a season high in a 13-2 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

CBS Orders Adaptation of James Patterson's Zoo Straight to Series

CBS has given a straight-to-series order for Zoo, based on James Patterson's novel of the same name, the network announced Tuesday. Zoo is a global thriller about... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Alias Bill Robinson James Patterson James Mangold Deadliest Catch Andre Nemec Jeff Pinkner Cathy Konrad Josh Appelbaum Scott Rosenberg Fringe Life on Mars

PREVIEW: Doom, Captain America & More Feature in "Original Sins" #4

Check out a first look at "Original Sins" #4, featuring stories by James Robinson, Alex Maleev, Ryan North, Ramon Villalobos and more.

Chats with ZZ Top's Billy F. Gibbons, Rich Robinson, The English Beat's Dave Wakeling and Leena James, Plus Sin Cos Tan

A Conversation with ZZ Top's Billy F. Gibbons Mike Ragogna: Billy, in addition to ZZ Top's tour, there's a new double disc retrospective CD at Warners being released as well as your Live At Montreux concert at Eagle Rock. Considering...Show More Summary

$4.7 Million Workplace Bullying Case; Do You Have a Policy?

James Robinson might be the most expensive security guard in the world. The former employee of Pretty Girl clothing in Brooklyn, who previously pled guilty to assaulting his coworker, just cost his employer $4.7 million. Why? Not only did Robinson punch his Yemeni-born coworker, Osama Saleh, in the face, fracturing......

PREVIEW: "Original Sin" Explodes in "Fantastic Four" #6

What was Johnny Storm's "Original Sin?" James Robinson, Leonard Kirk and Dead Haspiel reveal the Human Torch's dark secret!

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