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For Bernie Sanders: A Practical Plan for Free College Education That Can Work Now!

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders proposes free tuition at public colleges and universities in his "College for All Act." Who wouldn't welcome that? For most Americans the cost of four years of college is prohibitive. It excludes capable students who simply can't afford tuition. Show More Summary

Building a PR Practice ‘Isn’t Rocket Science,’ But Takes Clarity

Summary: Here’s the kind of post we like to send readers into a weekend to ponder, then act on. Rebecca Hasulak, a PR practitioner herself, writes on Entrepreneur that getting launched in a startup consultancy isn’t “rocket science,” and needn’t cost much either. But it requires a clear sense of today’s media/relational environment...

Infographic: The Pros And Cons Of Co-Sleeping

6 days agoHumor : The Onion

The act of co-sleeping, where babies and toddlers share a “family bed” with their parents, is a rising trend in the United States, though the practice is contested by those who doubt its purported benefits. Here are the pros and cons...Show More Summary

NYT: High Obamacare deductibles make mandated insurance practically useless

Remember the Affordable Care Act? The law that was supposed to lower the cost of health care by providing health...

Why These 37 Colleges Haven’t Rescinded Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degrees

Bill Cosby has been the recipient of nearly 60 honorary degrees — everything from fine arts, music, education, and law — since his ascent into the world of comedy and acting in the 1960s. They are, like all honorary degrees, practically worthless. Even so, they do represent a public association... More »

Timely Health Care for Veterans Supported in Bipartisan Senate Bill

If passed, the Veterans Health Care Staffing Improvement Act would allow CRNAs and other APRNs to practice to the full extent of their licensure.

Congressional hearings are bad news for gag orders banning online reviews

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Last week's Senate Commerce Committee hearings invited testimony on the Consumer Review Freedom Act, which would ban the increasingly widespread practice of inserting "non-disparagement" clauses in consumer contracts that are used on products and services from apartment buildings to cellphones to dental care. (more…)

Exhibition of new works by Andrea Zittel opens at Spruth Magers in Berlin

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Over the last 25 years I have developed a practice in which spaces, objects, and acts of living all intertwine within a single ongoing investigation into what it means to exist and participate in our culture today. ?How to live?? and ?what gives life meaning?? are core issues in both my personal life and my artistic practice. Show More Summary

Andy Murray set to perform juggling act in pursuit of Davis Cup glory at Tour Finals

Andy Murray has all but confirmed that he will take his place at the 02 Arena this month for the ATP World Tour Finals, but he will practice for it on clay with his priority still the Davis Cup final.

Jennifer Aniston Will Act Like She's 25 Again In New Movie

It's common practice in Hollywood to higher older actors to play younger characters. Hiring a twenty-something to play a high school student is pretty much standard operating procedure these days. However, hearing that Jennifer Aniston may be playing a 25-year-old in a new film is a little more surprising. Show More Summary

Ensuring Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Compliance While Conducting Business In India

A longstanding federal investigation into allegations of pervasive corruption at Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s operations abroad has uncovered evidence of bribery in India. The company is suspected to have made relatively small, but extensive payments to local officials in India totaling millions of dollars. The bribes were paid to help obtain [...]

13 US housing markets where speculators are making a killing flipping homes

Flipping homes is on the rise according to real estate data tracking firm RealtyTrac. This practice of buying a house, fixing it up, and then quickly selling it is a popular way to book a quick profit. “After curtailing flipping activity...Show More Summary

Did Immigration Services Violate FOIA? 9th Cir. Finds Case Moot

Attorney James Mayock brought a suit against the Federal Agency claimed that USCIS had engaged in a "pattern and practice" of violating the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) for well over several decades. The Ninth Circuit, however, found that Mayock failed to prove standing and that the case was actually moot.The ruling......

Study examines lack of specialists in insurance plans of Affordable Care Act

In a study of federal marketplace insurance plans, nearly 15 percent completely lacked in-network physicians for at least 1 specialty, a practice found among multiple states and issuers, raising concerns regarding patient access to specialty care, according to a study in the October 27 issue of JAMA. read more

Yale, UNC, Notre Dame, and 33 Other Schools on the Status of Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degrees

Bill Cosby has been the recipient of nearly 60 honorary degrees — everything from fine arts, music, education, and law — since his ascent into the world of comedy and acting in the 1960s. They are, like all honorary degrees, practically worthless. Even so, they do represent a public association... More »

Mix Tape: I’m traveling to all of these amazing places, and yet I’m always alone.

Requested by ofthesky • Compiled by wlgyl There’s a persistent and insidious myth that travel is a communal act rather than a purely selfish one. That is, when we go to new places and see new things, we somehow practice our empathicShow More Summary

GNC is crashing (GNC)

GNC got served a lawsuit on Thursday, and its stock sank by up to 17%. The Oregon attorney general alleged in a court filing that the health-and-nutrition-products retailer violated the Oregon Unlawful Trade Practices Act, and sold dietary supplements with potentially dangerous ingredients. Show More Summary

“No, the Voting Rights Act is not in danger”

Robert Driscoll: So the good news is that the VRA is alive and well, covers the entire country, and protects everyone — regardless of race — from actual discriminatory voting procedures and practices. The bad news is that the Democratic Party pretends … Continue reading ?

State law trumps antiabortion centers' attempts at obfuscation

This year state lawmakers moved to counteract the troubling and deceptive practices employed by some "crisis pregnancy" centers to deter women from considering an abortion. Their response — the Reproductive FACT Act, which Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed into law — requires licensed facilities...

Wal-Mart’s Mexico practices: the sequel

Remember that big New York Times exposé that accused Wal-Mart of massive Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)/bribery offenses during its expansion in Mexico? Oops: A high-profile federal probe into allegations of widespread corruption...Show More Summary

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