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Today’s Quotes: President Obama, Helen Keller

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Today’s Quotes: Paul Ryan and Ayn Rand: Cognitive Dissonance Gone Wild

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Today’s Quotes: Moneyballed

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Morsi Set to Be Egypt’s New President

Although right-wingers will be predictably raving hysterically over an alleged member of the Muslim Brotherhood winning the presidential election in Egypt, at least he is not connected to the Egyptian military, and many of those who demonstrated in Tahrir Square to be … Continue reading

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Signs o’ the Times for June 22, 2012

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Today’s Quotes: Great Wealth, Democracy and Treason

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Cartoons: The GOP Bio-Hazard Lab of Oligarchic Democracy

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Today’s Quote: Isaac Asimov on Democracy and Ignorance

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Today’s Quotes: Wealth

“The international community . . . allows nearly 3 billion people—almost half of all humanity—to subsist on $2 or less a day in a world of unprecedented wealth.” – Kofi Annan, former UN Sec’y-General, from an interview with Awake! Magazine, … Continue reading

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Is It Possible That the World is Becoming Less Violent?

Seems incredible, but that’s the conclusion of psychologist Steven Pinker.  Pinker uses the ‘Big Picture’ view of human history to arrive at this conclusion, and he makes a good point regarding the dramactic change in attitudes that started during the … Continue reading

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