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Arab Israeli High-Tech Incubator Raises $4.5 Million
Science & Tech  (tags: Israeli-Arab tech company )

Beth
- 1 day ago - iati.co.il
Takwin (Arabic for Genesis or start) is a unique incubator for start-ups in the Arab-Israeli community. Takwin Labs raised $4.5 million from Israeli (Jewish and Arab) and US investors. It will invest hundreds of thousands of dollars per venture in 4-6
Using Laptops for Note-Taking Impedes Learning, Study Shows
Society & Culture  (tags: education, humans, interesting, society, children )

June
- 2 days ago - theepochtimes.com
As the debate around laptops in the classroom continues, a series of U.S. studies shows that the use of technology to aid learning may not always have a positive outcome.
A New Way Insurers Are Shifting Costs to the Sick
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health Care, Health Insurance, Sickness, Affordable Care Act, Inadequate, #MedicareForAll )

Brian
- 6 days ago - truth-out.org
Health insurance companies are no longer allowed to charge patients more because of their pre-existing conditions. But some health policy experts say insurers may be doing so in a more subtle way: by forcing people to pay more for their drugs."
The Coup D'Etat Is Over, the Corporations Won
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, democracy, republicans, corruption, crime, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, elections, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, news )

Jason
- 4 days ago - truthdig.com
Corporate regulation is a must to protect democracy. The rich has used the media to change minds, away from that.
Are Monsanto Executives Psychopaths? - Via Eat Local Grown
Business  (tags: Business, Monsanto, Psychology, Corporations, Humans, Ethics, Consumerism, Sustainability, People Power, World )

Victoria
- 8 days ago - eatlocalgrown.com
Dr Hare says they are in the 2003 documentary 'The Corporation', screening is necessary. However, failing to take personal responsibility makes a person as "sociopathic" as the CEOs. Ultimately our power is that we can decide what to buy and consume.
Send Message to Congress - Do Not Listen To The Army Of Cable Lobbyists - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Net Neutrality, cable industry, lobbyists, talking points )

Dandelion
- 6 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Cable industry lobbyists have their full army of lobbyists who are "slinging tight one-pagers" and "repeating carefully crafted and plausible-sounding talking points" in order to prevent real net neutrality rules. Don't let them win.
Coca-Cola Is Not the Solution to Hunger in Africa
Business  (tags: business, dishonesty, corporate, corruption, greed, agriculture, world, politics, society, investors, finance, government, ethics )

Cal
- 6 days ago - theecologist.org
Backed by £600 million of British aid under the guise of 'food security' and 'nutrition', a vast give-away of Africa's land is under way that will condemn small farmers to landlessness and povert
Obama Hits at Companies Moving Overseas to Avoid Taxes
Business  (tags: Obama administration, taxes, business, corporate, government, ethics, economy, money, dishonesty, news )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The Obama administration took action Monday to discourage corporations from moving their headquarters abroad to avoid U.S. taxes, announcing new rules designed to make such transactions significantly less profitable.
Amazing Israeli Shoe to Protect Against Balance Problems AndFalls
Health & Wellness  (tags: Balance problems, Israeli motorized shoe, prevents falls )

Patricia
- 7 days ago - jewsnews.co.il
Imagine having a balance problem and being afraid of falls. You might be using a cane or a walker. Now an Israeli company called B-Shoe has made that cane and walker no longer necessary by creating a computerized shoe that corrects for it!
Dunkin' Donuts Worker's Death Reveals The True Cost Of Our Low-Wage, Part-Time Economy
Business  (tags: economy, working poor, low-wage, multiple jobs, & shifts, minimum wage, poverty, retail, service, Maria Fernandes death, Debra Harrell arrest, , 20M low-wage earners:, 2/3 women, living wage )

LucyKalei
- 27 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
NJ woman, 32, died in a car park this wk catching a few hrs sleep between (4) jobs, chilling reminder of the struggle low-wage workers, esp women, face in absence of a living wage, cobbling together a patchwork of low-wage jobs with unreliable schedules
 
 
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