Sunday Talk: The father, the sun, and the holy ****!

By rss@dailykos.com (Silly Rabbit) “9/11 changed everything.“ Never in Earth’s (roughly) 6,000 year history has that statement been more true than with regard to @TedCruz’s musical preferences. Prior to that horrific day, like many of his fellow Canadians, Ted considered himself a fan of numerous (American) rock ‘n’ roll artists. But, after witnessing their response […]

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This week in the war on workers: Holyoke, MA, students protest likely state schools takeover

By rss@dailykos.com (Laura Clawson) Schools in the economically struggling city of Holyoke, MA, face a takeover by the state because of low standardized test scores. Students and teachers alike are fighting back, but the city’s schools superintendent, Sergio Paez, continues to back testing-based education and take aim at those who disagree with him. On Tuesday […]

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This week at progressive state blogs: Retreat on insecticide law? Backdooring youth off voter rolls?

By rss@dailykos.com (Meteor Blades) This week in progressive state blogs is designed specifically to focus attention on the writing and analysis of people focused on their home turf. Let me know via comments or Kosmail if you have a favorite state- or city-based blog you think I should be watching. Inclusion of a diary does […]

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Gov. Mike Pence wants Indiana’s new hate law to be ‘clarified’

By rss@dailykos.com (Barbara Morrill) Mikey never saw this coming … It seems that Indiana Gov. Mike Pence thinks the license-to-hate legislation that he eagerly signed last week needs some clarification: Gov. Mike Pence, scorched by a fast-spreading political firestorm, told The Star on Saturday that he will support the introduction of legislation to “clarify” that […]

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Dr. Greger: The Cause of Diabetes And The Dangers of Low Carb Diets

By michaelsuede Dr. Michael Greger explains how his grandma was cured of end stage heart disease after being sent home to die, who then went on to live another 31 years. He also discusses the cause of insulin resistance and why people remain diabetic. >> READ MORE << SOURCE ARTICLE: : https://www.libertariannews.org/2015/03/28/dr-greger-the-cause-of-diabetes-and-the-dangers-of-low-carb-diets/

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Spotlight on green news & views: Ted Cruz fact-checked on climate, Elon Musk rejects oil dependency

By rss@dailykos.com (Meteor Blades) See Daily Bucket post here. Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don’t attract the attention they deserve. To help get more eyeballs, Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue) normally appears twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The most recent […]

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Does ‘Ethical Fashion’ Include Paying Models And Giving Them Food?

By Jessica Goldstein Model Eva Herzigova walks the runway with a creation by Italian fashion designer Donatella Versace, as part of the Atelier Versace Spring Summer 2015-16 Haute Couture fashion collection in Paris, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. CREDIT: AP Photo/Jacques Brinon Can you legislate a model’s body weight? The French Parliament is debating legislation that […]

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Here’s What Georgia Businesses Think About The State’s ‘Religious Liberty’ Bill

By Zack Ford Activists protest Georgia’s “religious freedom” bill at a March 17 rally in Atlanta. CREDIT: AP Photo/David Goldman Despite initial optimism that Georgia’s discriminatory “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” (RFRA) had been sufficiently halted in committee on Thursday, activists worry that it could still be revived during the last week of the legislative session. […]

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