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Republican Data Firms Agree to Voter-Data Swap | Campaign Trail – Advertising Age

Source: adage.com These Republican firms look at have leap-frogged the Democratic firms, at least when it comes to integration.   See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst

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Politicians are cowards. More than that, they are cowardly followers. So are we.

I recently received this in an email from a friend. Brilliant! Anger is the only way. You have won me over.  This is America.  American’s respond emotionally.  We have to rile them up against the right.  But if Democrats aren’t … Continue reading

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Celebrate Labor on Labor Day – YouTube

Published on Aug 29, 2013 Robert Reich, the Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration and the subject of the upcoming documentary “Inequality for All,” shares a Labor Day message about how we can do better by workers. In the … Continue reading

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10 States With Lowest Uninsured Rates Post-ACA

While the uninsured rate has dropped to a record low of 13.4% nationwide, according to Gallup figures, rates differ dramatically across states. Here are the top 10 states with the best uninsured rates in the aftermath of health care reform … Continue reading

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Study Finds ‘De Facto’ Segregation Among PA Charter Schools

Charter schools in Pennsylvania are defined by their flexibility and freedom from many state regulations.A new study shows they’re also marked by their Source: wesa.fm The only form of education I oppose more than charter schools is home schooling.   … Continue reading

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Study Finds Social Media Users Actually Less Likely to Share their Opinions, Online and Off

People who use Facebook and Twitter are less likely than others to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research… Source: http://www.foxbusiness.com I also agree with this: … Continue reading

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When it comes to Facebook, we all just want to be popular, study finds | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour

If you think your Facebook NewsFeed or Twitter timeline is becoming an echo chamber of the same material, you’re right. According to a new Pew Research Center report on the role of social media in civil discourse, Facebook might not … Continue reading

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What Does Earth Look Like?

Source: http://www.youtube.com Fellow map lovers will LOVE this!!! See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst

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U.S. $2 a Day Poverty in a Global Context: Five Questions Answered

Recent studies by Thomas Piketty and others have told us a lot more about income among the richest 1 percent in America. But doing the same for America’s poorest is a much murkier proposition. Laurence Chandy and Cory Smith weigh … Continue reading

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Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters: Why moral perversity of U.S. position in Gaza is stunning

I think it’s safe to say that if U.S. neighborhoods were living under siege, folks like Rand Paul wouldn’t take it Source: http://www.salon.com You won’t want to miss Roger’s poem at the end. See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst

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