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Open thread for night owls: America's workers need faster wage growth

21 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Elise Gould at the Economic Policy Institute writes Why America’s Workers Need Faster Wage Growth: The last year has been a poor one for American workers’ wages. Comparing the first half of 2014 with the first half of 2013, real (inflation-adjusted)...Show More Summary

Light My Way Owl Nightlight Will Lighten Your Child's Night

Part nightlight. Part flashlight. All super cute. This woodland creature can keep your child company while winding down with a book before bed and guide their way to the bathroom in the middle of the night. It can also be placed on a bedside table to create a glow bright enough to keep he boogie man away but soft enough to drift off to sleep. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: ISIS followed the CIA model by torturing with waterboarding

Jon Queally at CommonDreams writes Modeling CIA Torture, ISIS Waterboarded Those It Captured: Report: The Washington Post reports on Thursday that at least four individuals taken captive by the Islamic State were tortured and that the...Show More Summary

California Spotted Owls

During the summer of 2014 I was part of a California Spotted Owl surveying team and spent many late nights out in the forest hooting and looking for these medium sized birds. Surveys are done for a number of reasons including to determine if the birds are present on lands that have logging or fuels projects planned. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: 'Locking residents in their own neighborhood'

Steven Hsieh, on police blockades that for several days trapped Ferguson residents in their own homes Wilkerson, 27, found a job through a temp agency for an energy company further out in the suburbs. But at the height of the protests earlier this month, the bus he takes to work never came. Show More Summary

Time Warner Cable experiences nationwide Internet outage

The Internet was down for night owls and early birds with Time Warner Cable early Wednesday during a nationwide outage.

Open thread for night owls: S&P passes stock-market milestone, but who cares?

At the Campaign for America's Future, Richard Eskow writes A Stock-Market Milestone is Reached, But Who Cares?: There was great economic news on Monday – for somebody. Monday morning the stock market passed another historic milestone, as the S&P 500 composite index briefly passed the 2,000 mark before ending the day on a record-breaking high. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls. Coates: 'No angel'—dubious language of 'morality' about black men

At The Atlantic, Ta-Nehisi Coates writes Michael Brown's Unremarkable Humanity: The New York Times has a feature today looking at the brief life of Michael Brown, informing us that he was "no angel." The reasons for this are many. Brown smoked marijuana. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Big as it is, BofA settlement shows banks never pay for financial crimes

Jon Queally at Common Dreams writes Bank of America Settlement Only Proves Invincibility of Wall Street: It's not nothing, say critics, but the U.S. government's announced $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America announced on Thursday—so...Show More Summary

Galimatias – Night Owl

Galimatias is yet another Scandinavian electronic music act who has started to make waves on the global music scene. The smooth sounds that this Dane has been bringing us over […] Related posts: Pharrell – Angel (Galimatias Remix) Haywyre & Galimatias – Voice Of Reason Alina Baraz & Galimatias – Make You Feel

Galimatias - Night Owl

Sounds like: Shlohmo, XXYYXX Song: Galimatias - Night Owl What's so good? I haven't heard anything this electronically soothing and euphoric since XXYYXX came onto the scene. Galimatia's "Night Owl" is a sensational track for a low-key weekend with friends. To go deeper into the sounds of Galimatia, stream his SoundCloud.  1. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Friday Night Follies

After a week of gawdawful news, it's time for the Friday Night Follies: Blast from the Past. At Daily Kos on this date in 2011—Michelle Rhee still refuses to answer questions about cheating scandal: "Why won't Michelle Rhee talk to USA...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Here's another 'far sooner than previously thought' polar melting story

Alex Kirby at Climate News Network writes Antarctic warming could accelerate sea level rise: The effect of climate change on the world’s two polar regions looks like a stark contrast: the Arctic is warming faster than most of the rest...Show More Summary

Night Owl Woes: Although cities such as Boston and...

Although cities such as Boston and Philadelphia have begun extending their train service into the wee hours of the morning, San Francisco is pretty much never getting all-night BART service, according to a spokeswoman for the system. BART was designed...

Night Owl Woes: Although cities such as Boston and...

Although cities such as Boston and Philadelphia have begun extending their train service into the wee hours of the morning, San Francisco is pretty much never getting all-night BART service, according to a spokeswoman for the system. BART was designed...

Open thread for night owls: Ferguson courts a 'chronic' violator of the rights of poor residents

The Arch City Defenders report on St. Louis Municipal Courts and their pattern of using traffic fines both as steady cash generators and as gateways for criminalizing the poverty of their citizens: We observed over 60 different courts during our court watching program and obtained sworn statements from clients and individuals we encountered. Show More Summary

One for the night owls: 5 must-have big night out apps

One for the night owls: 5 must-have big night out apps I honestly have no idea how people of my parents' generation were able to coordinate their plans. I mean I'm young enough for mobile phones to have been commonplace (although we still called people's landlines), but I can't imagine how you ever made plans […]

Open thread for night owls: Carbon Tracker warns investors that oil megaprojects have megarisks

Elizabeth Douglass at InsideClimate News, writes Wall Street Warned About $91 Billion of High-Risk Oil Megaprojects: Critics of environmentally risky oil projects proposed for deep undersea and Canada's tar sands got new ammunition last...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: False facts and the right-wing distortion machine

Paul Rosenberg at Salon writes False facts and the conservative distortion machine: It’s much more than just Fox News. An excerpt: Citizens are misinformed — often badly so. It’s not just that they lack good information — which would merely make them uninformed — they have plenty of bad information that leads them to believe untrue things. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls. Thomas Frank: Wrecking the Republican Party in three easy steps

Thomas Frank writes How to wreck the GOP in 3 easy steps! The great days of the Obama presidency are behind us, everyone seems to believe, and the most this once-promising president can do now are hold convenings and issue small-bore executive orders while awaiting a round of midterm elections that are likely to go against him. Show More Summary

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