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6ix Troll: Drake And The Rest Of Twitter Clown Lebron James For Loss Against Raptors

15 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Drake Trolls Lebron James And The Cavaliers After Loss To Raptors Drake annoys a LOT of people, but there’s probably no one more annoyed by him that Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Last night, the Owl God was all

Open thread for night owls. Isaacs: 'Fighting for an Alternative to Big Banks'

Katherine Isaacs at Inequality.org writes—Fighting for an Alternative to Big Banks: [...] For many, traditional banks are out of reach geographically. Bank deserts exist in both rural and urban areas. One reason is that banks are abandoning low-income communities. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Blacks Lives Matter is not a 'get out the vote' campaign

Reniqua Allen at The Nation writes— Note to Media: Black Lives Matter Is Not a ‘Get Out the Vote’ Campaign: ? L ast week The Washington Post published a piece about black millennials and voting, the headline of which boldly declared:...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Don't you wish you could be one of these kids for an afternoon?

You know, it’s been another tough week in Primaryland with a lot of fire and brimstone being flung over real and imagined occurrences. So how about a break from all that, even if it’s only for 70 seconds and even if you’ve already seen this more than once? It’s become just about my all-time favorite short video. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: One year later: We still don’t know how many shot by police

Kanya Bennett serves as a Legislative Counsel in the ACLU’s Washington Legislative Office. She writes—One Year Later: We Still Don’t Know How Many Shot by Police One year ago today, the White House released The Final Report of the President’s...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Foreclosure fraud by the banks isn't past news. It's still going on.

At The Intercept, David Dayen writes that the same foreclosure fraud that was a lynchpin of bank behavior leading up to the Great Recession continues to happen even now. My new book, Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Green energy matters but so does conservation

Meg Jacobs at The Atlantic writes—America’s Never-Ending Oil Consumption—Why presidents have found it so difficult to ask people to just use less: The United States accounts for less than 5 percent of the world’s population, but it consumes about 20 percent of the global energy supply. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Global warming means more boreal forest fires, which means more warming

Bob Berwyn at InsideClimate News writes—Global Warming to Spur More Fires in Alaska, in Turn Causing More Warming: As firefighters  continue their struggle to contain the destructive forest fire that has already ravaged Fort McMurray,...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls—Talking about robots requires talking about basic income

Wren Handman at Vice writes—You Can’t Talk About Robots Without Talking About Basic Income: Conversations about basic income, a government-funded salary given to every citizen, used to take place in the dingy offices of extremist left-wing...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Excerpts from the June edition of the Harper's Index

Here are some excerpts from the June edition of the Harper’s Index: Percentage of Republican-primary voters who are “mostly embarrassed” by their party’s campaigns :  60 Of Democratic-primary voters :  13 Percentage of registered U.S. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: At anti-corruption summit, U.S. told it must end its tax 'hypocrisy'

Nadia Prupis at Common Dreams writes—London Summit: US Must End Tax 'Hypocrisy' or Corruption Will Prevail: If the U.S. does not end its "hypocrisy" and hold itself to the same tax transparency standards as other nations, efforts toShow More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Google bans payday lenders from their ad network

Online advertising continues to be inundated with sketchy products. Our computer screens serve as unwilling hosts to ads for nutritional supplements of dubious nutrition, wacky health tips that will probably do nothing for your health,...Show More Summary

These 22 Images Prove That Sleep Is For the WEAK

I genuinely believe that sleep is for the weak. I'm a night owl and a morning person, and during the week, I run on about five hours of sleep - six hours if I'm feeling generous. Or if I'm sick. Which is rarely. I know the importance of a good night's sleep, but I also don't really care. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls—Driftglass: Why does the Left not get credit for being right?

Blogger driftglass writes—The Well-Thumbed History and Plainsong Lore...of our Fucked Up Modern Age: The cheapest laugh down here in the Liberal cheap seats continues to be the hilarious "evolution" of the indignation of Conservatives...Show More Summary

When People At Parties Ask Me About Being An Actor, Here’s What I Tell Them

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“Your work-life balance will be perfect because there is no distinction between the two. … Get used to early mornings and late nights. There is no luxury of being an owl or a lark. You have to be both, and be fit at all sorts of times of day to produce deep emotions or light-hearted […]

Open thread for night owls: After a long decline, farming by black Americans is on the rise

Vegan farmers JoVonna Johnson-Cooke and Eugene Cooke raise corn and other native crops at their Stone Mountain farm. Leah Penniman is a farmer and educator in upstate New York. The piece below was written especially for Yes! magazine,...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Inequality is reducing retirement benefits unless you're rich

Andrea Germanos at Common Dreams writes—Inequality Soars as Retirement Benefits Dwindle for All But the Rich: A report released Thursday from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) offers more evidence that the shift away from traditional pensions to 401(k)-like plans contributes to inequality. As Bloomberg reported Friday, "The U.S. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: 'Having Their Cake and Eating Ours Too'

At The Baffler, Chris Lehmann writes—Having Their Cake and Eating Ours Too: What are billionaires for? It’s time we sussed out a plausible answer to this question, as their numbers ratchet upward across the globe, impervious to the economic setbacks suffered by mere mortals, and their “good works” ooze across the fair land. Show More Summary

Thousands of Canadians miss Predators-Sharks overtime winner due to nightly Rogers cable software update

It was only a matter of time. I kept saying that to friends. As both a night owl and a sports addict, I watch a lot of live TV late at night and into the wee hours of the morning. So when I received a new, upgraded digital terminal —...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Why activists should care about the 40-year-old Church Committee report

Branko Marcetic at In These Times writes—Why Activists Today Should Still Care About the 40-Year-Old Church Committee Report.  The Church Committee Report reveals the lengths the government was willing to go in order to crush grassroots activism and spy on American citizens. Show More Summary

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