Tag Archives: 2013

The Hamilton Project: Melissa Kearney & Lesley Turner- ‘Press Release: Supporting America’s Struggling Lower-Middle-Class Families’

Source:The Hamilton Project– is a Washington think tank. Source:The New Democrat “Washington, DC – On December 4th, The Hamilton Project at Brookings hosted a forum on opportunities to support America’s struggling lower-middle-class. Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert E. Rubin kicked … Continue reading

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The New America Foundation: Peter Beinart- ‘On The Rise of The New Left’

Source:New America Foundation– political commentator Peter Beinart about about the New-Left in America, the Millennial version. “In a recent piece for The Daily Beast, New America Senior Fellow Peter Beinart wrote that the Democratic Party is making its next left … Continue reading

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Washington Post: Harold Meyerson- ‘Washington D.C. Council stands for fair wages and against Wal-Mart’

“For Republicans who want to cut the number of food stamp recipients, here’s a helpful suggestion: Support the ordinance passed last week by the D.C. Council, which required big-box stores like Wal-Mart to pay their employees at least $12.50 an … Continue reading

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Kyle Summerall: John Madden’s Eulogy of Pat Summerall

Source:Kyle Summerall– Pat Summerall’s longtime partner at CBS Sports John Madden, delivering his eulogy. Source:The Daily Press  “John Madden Eulogy” From Kyle Summerall As John Madden said, Pat Summerall’s long time partner on the NFL on CBS and then later on … Continue reading

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The Intelligent Channel: Michael Lind- ‘The Global Roots of The 2008 Crash’

Source:The Intelligent Channel– talking to economist Michael Lind on his version of The Social Contract. “Michael Lind, Policy Director of the New America Foundation’s Economic Growth Program and author of Land of Promise: An Economic History of the United States … Continue reading

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The Economist: Americas View- ‘Affirmative Action in Brazil: Slavery’s Legacy’

Source:The Economist– looks like freedom in Brazil. “TO SUM up recent research predicting a mixed-race future for humanity, biologist Stephen Stearns of Yale University turns to an already intermingled nation. In a few centuries, he says, we will all “look … Continue reading

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U.S. Congress: ‘Justice Safety Valve Act of 2013’

Source:Foleon– with a look at the Justice Safety Valve Act. “The bill amends the federal criminal US code of the United States title 18, Part II, Chapter 227, Subchapter A, Section 3553 Imposition of a Sentence. It aimed to authorize … Continue reading

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The Intelligent Channel: Michael Lind- ‘On The Need For Economic Reform – in The Social Contract’

Source:The Intelligent Channel– talking to economist Michael Lind on his version of The Social Contract. “Michael Lind, Policy Director of the New America Foundation’s Economic Growth Program and author of Land of Promise: An Economic History of the United States … Continue reading

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NFL Film: Pat Summerall- A Life Remembered

Source:NFL Films– the greatest NFL broadcast duo ever. Source:The Daily Press  “Spanning an NFL career that lasted 50 years both on the playing field and broadcast booth, Pat Summerall dies at the age of 82. Legendary television announcer Pat Summerall … Continue reading

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The Economist: ‘Margaret Thatcher: Freedom Fighter’

“ONLY a handful of peacetime politicians can claim to have changed the world. Margaret Thatcher was one. She transformed not just her own Conservative Party, but the whole of British politics. Her enthusiasm for privatisation launched a global revolution and … Continue reading

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