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Donald Trump Is Afraid of Steve Bannon, and That's Why He Won't Fire Him: Report

If the president fires his political strategist, he could lose support from angry white nationalists. Steve Bannon has built a lucrative career as an outspoken advocate and defender of white male privilege, but his strategy of pandering...Show More Summary

ECS OpenCon 2017 explores ideas for next generation research

(The Electrochemical Society) The Electrochemical Society (ECS) will host its first OpenCon event on Sunday, October 1 at the Gaylord National Conference Center in National Harbor, Md., bringing together some of the top advocates in open access and open science to explore new avenues in the dissemination of next generation research.

100 antiquities police officers needed, 7 on the books

5 hours agoArts : The Punching Bag

Laws against looting and smuggling are meaningless if the state doesn't enforce them. This simple truth is nearly always ignored by heritage protection advocates, or applied by them only to the demand end with calls for more seizures...Show More Summary

Damien Chazelle Joins Twitter To Advocate For Impeachment, And Probably Be Blocked By The President

Damien Chazelle is cruising for a presidential bruising on Twitter, or at least a swift blocking. The director joined the social media platform today specifically to speak up for progressive political activism and call out the president for not sufficiently denouncing white supremacy. He broke in the account by throwing ... More »

Pro-Life Advocate Admits “I’m Not Fighting to Save Babies”

I enter the room quietly, take my seat across from the nervous teen, and gently ask how she is feeling. Her eyes pool. “Not so good. I can’t believe this is happening to me.” Her story unfolds. “Courtney” hasn’t yet finished high school, let alone pursued her field of study and career of choice. Her dreams […]

Another TOD Could Pop Up Near The CTA Blue Line's Western Stop

The development is being proposed just south of The 606, at a time when advocates are clamoring for more affordable-housing protections along the trail. [ more › ]

Council panel deals setback to proposed homeless housing project in Boyle Heights

A Los Angeles City Council committee has rebuffed the city’s blue-ribbon homeless housing advocates, siding with a Boyle Heights shopping center owner who opposed a project to build 49 units for mentally ill homeless people. In a procedure that provoked cries of bewilderment from the project’s supporters,...

Study Explores How To Talk To Climate Change Deniers

A new study shows how climate change advocates should talk to those who don't believe in global warming. Hint: put the data graphs down.

Guest Post by Seema Rao: How Museums Can Resist Racism and Oppression

17 hours agoArts / Museums : Museum 2.0

This guest post was written by Seema Rao, a 2017 MuseumCamper and brilliant GLAM visitor advocate. Seema wrote it (original post here) in response to her experience last week at MuseumCamp... followed by the painful news about racism-fueled rallies and mob violence in Charlottesville, VA. Show More Summary

Americans Demand That Offensive Symbol of Racism Be Removed from Public Property

Andy Borowitz reports a satirical account of protesters advocating for the removal of an offensive symbol from public property.

WDL feat. Roads – Cashmere (Moods Remix)

Soulful indie dance advocate Moods is priming his debut album for 2018, but hasn’t been shy of remixes for the Summer. Taking on WDL’s melancholic pop landmark ‘Cashmere,’ the Dutchman oozes docile beats and easy flowing melodic movements, piecing a fine balance of chill and soul ahead of his impending LP’s first single. Stream: Spotify

Doctor Told 25-Year-Old Disabled Woman to Kill Herself in an Assisted Suicide Instead of Getting Treatment

Carmela Hutchison who is the President of the DisAbled Women’s Network (DAWN) Canada), an executive member of the Council of Canadians with Disabilities and a mental health advocate, wonders why a woman with disabilities, such as herself, was urged to die by assisted death, rather than offered assistance to live, in her article that was […]

Abortion Biz CEO Supports Unlimited Abortions Up to Birth, No Limits Even in the 9th Month

ITV’s Loose Women isn’t known for being the most socially conservative show on television. However, the panellists couldn’t hide their shock at the extreme proposals advocated by Ann Furedi. who was a guest on the show today. “Necessary family planning” The head of bpas, the largest abortion provider in the country, was on the show […]

Anti-Paper Prophet: Comments on The Curse of Cash

Kenneth S. Rogoff stands out as the advocate of restricting hand-to-hand currency who has argued the case most comprehensively and probably the most cautiously. I critically reviewed his recent book, The Curse of Cash, in the July 2017 issue of Econ Journal Watch. Show More Summary

As Houston plots a sustainable path forward, it’s leaving this neighborhood behind

Advocates say the city is sacrificing the community of Manchester to the petrochemical industry.

Privacy advocates appalled after U.S. government demands details about visitors to anti-Trump website

The U.S. Department of Justice is demanding that it be given details about 1.3 million people who visited a website that was created to organize protestors on President Donald Trump’s inauguration. In a blog post web hosting provider...Show More Summary

Who Were the Counterprotesters in Charlottesville?

2 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

The counterprotesters were united against white supremacy, but they advocated a wide array of beliefs, tactics and goals.

Sean Payton offers non-denial denial of Delvin Breaux trade talk

Saints coach Sean Payton just denied the team was actively trying to trade cornerback Delvin Breaux. Except he didn’t, really. Asked to speak to the report from the New Orleans Advocate that they were looking to move the oft-injured cornerback, Payton talked a complete circle around it. “We would never comment if we were to [more]

Horn selected to fill unexpired Kansas House term

A northeast Kansas county's top environmental advocate has been chosen to complete the 13 months left of a state House term of a lawmaker who has resigned. The Lawrence Journal-World … Click to Continue »

The HSUS unites with family farmers and food retailers to drive positive reforms in animal agriculture

The National Pork Producers Council and other players in Big Ag are frightened by the idea of animal advocates and thousands of American farmers uniting to call for agricultural practices that make more sense for animals and for rural communities. Show More Summary

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