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Peter King Leaked Classified Info

From:   THE DAILY BEAST   1. HYPOCRITE Report: Peter King Leaked Classified Info During Hearing SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS “If you weren’t privy to secret intelligence information, you definitely missed it, but according to The New Yorker, Rep. Peter King (R-NY) leaked classified information during Monday’s House Intelligence Committee hearing on alleged Russian interference in the […]

Montsanto Inflating Shrimp with CMC

Vietnam is one of the top 5 exporters of shrimp, and one of the members of the TPP aka Trans-Pacific Partnership. We must stop the TPP during the Lame Duck Congress #NoLameDuck Register: http://www.flushthetpp.org/register/ Stop this #NAFTAonSteroids Invite Friends to #StopTPP: http://bit.ly/2cWm8sF Companies in Vietnam inject substances to shrimp in order to increase sales. We […]

Bright Minds and Dark Attitudes

Lower Cognitive Ability Predicts Greater Prejudice Through Right-Wing Ideology and Low Intergroup Contact.  Gordon Hodson and Michael A. Busseri – Brock University Despite their important implications for interpersonal behaviors and relations, cognitive abilities have been largely ignored as explanations of prejudice. We proposed and tested mediation models in which lower cognitive ability predicts greater prejudice, […]

William Doyle: The Post-Technology Classroom

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
William Doyle describes an emerging international consensus about the appropriate and limited use of technology in the classroom. Doyle starts from the proposition that “Technology in the classroom has so far had little positive effect on childhood learning.” That’s the stunning finding of the OECDs September 2015 report…

Is Trump Mad? Or Does He Exercise Poor Judgment? Or…..

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The story about Trump’s rambling news conference had this headline in the Washington Post: “Trump Invites Russia to Meddle in the U.S. Presidential Race with Clinton’s Emails.” This is a story that is very troublesome. He is running for president of the United States, and he asks a…

Real Sustainability: Dry Farming in a Drought | Earthjustice

As the historic drought continues in the American West, policy makers, scientists and residents are bracing for the potential impact drought will have on our country’s food system. Many have their gaze set on agricultural reform in California, in particular, since the state is responsible for growing nearly half of our nation’s fruits, veggies and nuts. While larger agricultural […]

Mike Huckabee threatens actual war on women … with troops to stop abortions

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/aug/01/mike-huckabee-end-abortion-military-intervention Lizz Winstead, co-creator of The Daily Show and a founder of Lady Parts Justice, said: “Mike Huckabee wants to drive a tank into your vagina, so that’s a thing.” “Well, we did say they’d stop at nothing,” tweeted Planned Parenthood, which Republicans are trying to de-fund  again.