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Open Thread - 10/20/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Patty Still Has a Big Mouth!! ;-)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: blog news, awards )

TomCat
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
Honoring the person who posted the 57,000th comment at Politics Plus, the brog where I publish the articles I share here.
Open Thread - 10/19/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). 3rd attempt to upload. :-(
Open Thread - 10/18/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 2 days ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).. That's all today. 2nd attempt to upload.
London's Terrorists Next Door
World  (tags: London, terrorists, Islamic extremism, world, violence, society, culture, interesting )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - macleans.ca
Strolling around these streets on a sunny afternoon last week, it seems scarcely believable that this idyllic example of Britain's social welfare state is also one of the country's worst breeding grounds for Islamic extremism.
American Schools Are Training Kids for a World That Doesn't Exist
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, education, world, society, culture, discovery, interesting, children, environment, humans )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - wired.com
The crisis in American education may be more than a matter of sliding rankings on world educational performance scales. Our kids learn within a system of education devised for a world that increasingly does not exist.
International Community Promises to Rebuild Gaza ... With Sweat Shops to Exploit Palestinian Workers
World  (tags: violence, war, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, sweat shops, dishonesty, ethics, politics, middle-east, interesting, society, news, corruption, conflict, government, world, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
The Israeli siege of the Gaza Strip has brought with it a depressingly familiar ritual: The Israeli military destroys large swaths of the ghettoized coastal enclave, leaving tens of thousands homeless, a trail of carnage and piles of rubble.
Help Rein in Runaway Wall Street Pay ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, corruption, americans, money, wall street, Dodd Frank, financial reform )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - action.civilrights.org
We need rules on big bank pay with teeth in them. Senior people should not get paid huge sums for short term gains that lead to long term and widespread losses.
 
 
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