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Open thread for night owls: Hurricane Sandy wasn't enough to keep people from building on the coast

19 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Leslie Kaufman at Inside Climate News writes—Sandy's Lessons Lost: Jersey Shore Rebuilds in Sea's Inevitable Path: Toms River, N.J.—For most of the last century, modest one-story summer bungalows lined this private strip of road that dead-ends at Vision Beach. Show More Summary

15 Affordable Gifts For the Morning Person You Admire

There's two types of people in this world: early birds and night owls. Some of us can't function in the mornings whatsoever, while others thrive and can hit the ground running. We all have that friend who gets up earlier than everybody else in the group; they annoy us but we also can't help but admire them. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls. Lehmann: CNN's Jeff Zucker explains how he became Trump's useful idiot

Chris Lehman is editor in chief of  The Baffler  and author of  Rich People Things.  His latest book,  The Money Cult, is out now from Melville House. He  writes—Trump TV? CNN’s Jeff Zucker explains how he became Donald’s useful idiot: Until very recently, it seemed self-evident that Donald Trump was the biggest raging moron in American public life. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Tom Hayden knew we could overcome the politics of division

R.I.P. Tom Hayden. ¡Presente! John Nichols at The Nation writes— Tom Hayden Taught Us How to Get Beyond Trump and Trumpism: Hayden’s lifetime was devoted to challenging the dogmas of the right, and the false populism of conservative politicians who would exploit global uncertainty for domestic gain. Show More Summary

Sunny and Owl Girl: OwlCopter

Sunny and Owl Girl are as different as Night and Day. They are two best friends… who happen to be The post Sunny and Owl Girl: OwlCopter appeared first on Rogues Portal.

Open thread for night owls: 'I'm done. I'm tired of defending these people.'

For the Republican Party, Trump's candidacy may have an impact well beyond this next election. And it's not because of what Trump's done, but what the rest of the party hasn't. “I’m over it; I’m done. I’m tired of defending these people. You may not be a sexist, but you are OK with people who are,” said Brittany Pounders, a conservative writer and activist in Texas. [...]Show More Summary

Night Owl Vs Early Bird: The Science Behind Sleeping Patterns Explained

Sleep is critical for physical and mental health, and our quality of life. While three per cent of the population are genetically programmed to function with less than six hours sleep regularly, the rest of us need around 7.5 hours a night. But what determines whether we like to go to bed early or late? More »      

Open thread for night owls: Kochs use LIBRE to urge Latinos to vote against their own best interests

From Brave New Films:  I t’s no secret that Latinos are a key voting bloc in many presidential swing states and tight senate races this election season. That’s the power the Koch brothers are trying to harness through LIBRE, a cynical attempt to convince Latino voters that Koch-supported candidates and policies align with their best interests. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Cal Prop. 62 can end suffering and expense caused by the death penalty

Mike Farrell, co-chair emeritus of Human Rights Watch in California, serves as president of Death Penalty Focus and as a member of the advisory board of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty. He is the national spokesperson for Concern America, an international refugee aid and development organization. Show More Summary

Early birds and night owls are better at sport at different times of day

If there's one thing we're all guilty of, it's that we don't get enough sleep. The importance of shut-eye is becoming an increasingly popular trend in sports, though, with top athletes like Usain Bolt declaring he gets upwards of 10Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: The $5 trillion wars

Linda J. Bilmes  is a former Assistant Secretary of Commerce, and co-author (with Joseph Stiglitz) of The Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the Iraq Conflict. At the Boston Globe, she writes—The $5 Trillion Wars: This October marks 15 years since American troops entered Afghanistan. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls—Konczal: Some ideas on a trade policy progressives can get behind

Mike Konczal at The Nation writes—Here’s the Trade Policy That Progressives Should Get Behind: So what can be done? First, we need a progressive vision of what trade deals should look like in the future. Here’s one: At this point inShow More Summary

Sunny and Owl Girl: Welcome to the Owl’s Nest

Sunny and Owl Girl are as different as Night and Day. They are two best friends… who happen to be The post Sunny and Owl Girl: Welcome to the Owl’s Nest appeared first on Rogues Portal.

Open thread for night owls: The 'cowards and scoundrels' who enable Trump

Josh Barro, on Why I left the Republican Party to become a Democrat. I want to focus on a fourth group: Republican politicians who understand exactly how dangerous Donald Trump is, but who have chosen to support him anyway for reasons of strategy, careerism, or cowardice. I am talking, for example, about Sen. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: New boss at Wells Fargo same as the old boss?

David Dayen at The Intercept reports: Just Four Months Ago, New Wells Fargo Chief Said No Changes in Sales Strategy: Wells Fargo’s New CEO, Tim Sloan, told a leading industry trade publication in June 2016 that the bank’s aggressiveShow More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Excerpts from Harper's Index (and Michelle Obama's Manchester speech)

Here are some excerpts from the November edition of the Harper’s Index: Percentage of American renters who spend more than half their salary on housing: 28 Number of years by which an average U.S. book reader outlives a nonreader: 2 Rank...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: How urban governments are promoting worker cooperatives

Michelle Camou at Grassroots Economic Organizing writes—How 10 urban governments are promoting work cooperatives: City governments are shaping up as key actors accelerating worker co-op development. It started in 2009 when the City of Cleveland accessed a federal guaranteed loan to help finance the Evergreen Cooperatives. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Postcards from Mars

Nasa's HiRISE camera, mounted on the 2005-launched Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, has been stationed above the planet for over ten years now. It continues to send back high-quality images; a new batch of over 600 has just been released. Show More Summary

9 Inspiring Benefits of Waking Up Early

We all know that successful people are early risers, but it can be a challenge to wake up early in the morning when you’re a chronic night owl. Just like early birds experience a burst of energy and creativity in the morning, night owls get their creative juices flowing at night. While many studies show […]

Open thread for night owls. Galeano on the curse of Columbus Day

Eduardo Galeano at The Progressive writes—The Curse of Columbus Day: Because Columbus didn’t understand what the Indians were saying, he concluded that they didn’t know how to speak. Because they wore no clothes, were gentle, and gave away everything they had, he concluded they lacked the capacity for reason. Show More Summary

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