Daily Archives: May 4, 2018

Culture

Film Academy Expels Cosby and Polanski

 (AP Photo) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The organization that bestows the Academy Awards said Thursday that it has expelled two prominent members convicted of sexual offenses, Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski, from its membership. Read the full article here  
Money

What is full employment? An economist explains the latest jobs ...

Jobs a-plenty. AP Photo/Danny Johnston Link to original source: Jay L. Zagorsky | The Conversation The latest jobs report has gotten a lot of analysts, policymakers and talking heads once again asking whether the U.S. is at full employment. The ...
Police State

Why top US universities have law schools but not police ...

Police school lecture series, 1935. Courtesy of Berkley, Ca. Police Department – Historical Unit Link to original source: Nidia Bañuelos | The Conversation In response to protests calling for police reform and accountability, some U.S. police departments are partnering with ...
World

Two-Faced Trump: Peace in Korea, World War in the Middle ...

Link to original source: John Feffer | Informed Comment Trump believes he can simultaneously capture a Nobel Peace Prize for North Korea while leaping toward war with Iran. The president giveth and he taketh away. Donald Trump is a stern ...
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Why Trump can’t put Iran back in an Obama-style box ...

Link to original source: Juan Cole | Informed Comment Iranian oil exports were back up to 2.5 million barrels a day or so last month, similar to the levels common before the US placed severe sanctions on the country beginning ...
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GOP Senate candidate unleashes new round of ads attacking Mitch ...

Don Blankenship, a GOP candidate for U.S. Senate in West Virginia, has unveiled another round of bizarre attack ads against Mitch McConnell. His campaign’s newest offensive contains the claim that the Senate majority leader created “millions of jobs for China ...
Healthcare

How A Drug Company Under Pressure For High Prices Ratchets ...

Pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk’s logo is displayed at its headquarters in Bagsvaerd, outside of Copenhagen, Denmark. (Liselotte Sabroe/AFP/Getty Images) Link to original source: By Jay Hancock and Elizabeth Lucas | Kaiser Health News Business looked challenging for Novo Nordisk at ...
Latest News

Here Are the 7 Craziest Controversies From America’s Craziest Republican ...

A screenshot from Indiana GOP Senate candidate Mike Braun’s advertisement, “The Swamp Brothers.”Mike Braun for Indiana/YouTube For the better part of a year, Indiana Republicans have been duking it out for a chance to take on Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly ...
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Adjusting Its Criminal Complaint, Watchdog Groups Says Guiliani’s Statements Only ...

Rudy Giuliani bolstered a legal complaint against President Donald Trump this week after he told Sean Hannity that the president had in fact known about and repaid a payment his lawyer had sent to an adult film star. (Photo: Gage ...