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Current events lists our live and Streaming UC complexity Videoconferences and a speakers index for earlier talks, 2005-2008, listed along with those of other complexity centers.
Complexity and other news
Examples of "What's trending at Daily" Kos July 20, 2013 and October 7, 2013
see the Koch brothers exposee
(from email): in case you missed it,
Ann Coulter quote: must be read to be believed, by onanye
Powerful Letter to Zimmerman: "You are now going to feel what it's like to be black in America.", by David Harris Gershon
FBI freezes City of Sanford's plan to return Zimmerman's gun, by ericlewis0
McConnell lies to his caucus, Corker calls 'bullshit', by chose
The stupid, it burns! Racist idiots bash Marc Anthony for singing God Bless America, by Brainwrap
Lewis Black messes with Texas, by Jen Hayden
McDonald's makes the case for raising the minimum wage without realizing it, by sujigu
The joy of watching a Cheney bite Republicans in their behind, by Jed Latinos
Family Research Council guy says America now in era of Pagan sexuality, by Hunter
Chicago schools lay off 2,100 while city puts $55 million into college basketball arena, by Laura Clawson
Detroit bankruptcy on hold, Snyder admin. smacked down by judge for "cheating good people who work", by Eclectablog
- The Gezi Agenda June 13, 2013
- Crooks and Liars Rep. Nadler: NSA Can Listen To Phone Calls Without A Warrant ??? June 16, 2013 08:00 AM
- Congress is set to double the cost of student loans from 3.4% to 6.8% --while offering huge corporate banks the low rate of 0.75%. May 10, 2013. How's that for the fat cats?
- "California is the 4th-largest oil-producing state, but it is the ONLY state that does NOT tax Big Oil. We could raise $2 billion per year to begin repairing the damage of previous cuts to public education, but only if Democrats in the Legislature use their new super-majority power to pass it. Sarah Palin signed Alaska's oil severance tax of 25%! Texas charges 7.5%.(1) Why doesn't California make Big Oil pay for the privilege of profiting off our natural resources? State Senator Noreen Evans (D-Santa Rosa) has proposed Senate Bill 241, which would tax oil extraction at a modest 9.9%. Public higher education would receive 93% of revenues, and 7% would go to the Department of Parks and Recreation." Courage Campaign May 4 2012.
- "The law limiting overall contributions was enacted in 1974 and expanded in 2002 to prevent donors from writing million-dollar checks to candidates, which the Supreme Court has ruled could contribute to the corruption or at least the appearance of corruption of public officials." Breaking that law with oversight by the FEC, "The Huffington Post identified 49 individuals who donated more than $150,000 in the last election cycle, far in excess of the biennial contribution limits. Of the 49 donors, 48 exceeded the PAC and party limit and 32 exceeded the candidate limit." Huffpost May 3 2013.
- The effects of unchecked criminalization: Black Teen charged with felony for science experiment By SESALI BOWEN | http://feministing.com/2013/05/01 Published: MAY 1, 2013
- Austerity Economics Takes A Major Blow As Key Research Paper Discredited April 19, 2013
- later breaking: Colbert Nation Stephen Colbert rips apart debunked austerity economics paper april 25, 2013
- "Ice that took 1,600 years to form in the Peruvian Andes took only 25 years to disappear, according to a new study."
- Senate passes devastating control over NSF scientific research in Political Science: Pro US Research only
- why-we-bought-bushs-lies From March 2, 2013, does not appear in the March 2, 2013 UK Guardian. Here is the original article from UK Guardian: How the bush-administration-sold-iraq-war is still very fresh. Its by Valerie Plame Wilson and Joe Wilson guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 27 February 2013 03.30 EST
- A half billion dollars of foul play with taxpayer money by lawmakers like Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, and Senators Max Baucus, Democrat of Montana, and Orrin G. Hatch, Republican of Utah, who hold heavy sway over Medicare payment policy as the leaders of the Finance Committee with deep financial and political ties to Amgen who pays them perks from $60-90,000 each. NYTimes: January 19, 2013, by ERIC LIPTON and KEVIN SACK
- Now revealed that the big banks themselves coordinated the fall attacks on occupy with the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security, and local police: a totally integrated corporate-state repression of dissent. Naomi Wolfe, Guardian UK
- The myth of austerity
- Independent Party- The independent movement HuffPost 2009 Is the independent movement over? 2012
- Story emerges of Labor Day armed infighting at “FreedomWorks” which dominates the Tea Party clique that defeated Boehner’s attempt to negotiate the fiscal cliff settled by a libertarian magnate’s promise of $400,000/year to get rid of “FreedomWorks” leader Dick Armey, former Republican House leader. RSN Dec 26 2012
- More slaughters on the way thanks to the NRA backed by The Right’s Second Amendment Lies Dec 21, 2012
- Why the US media ignored Murdoch's brazen bid to hijack the presidency: Did the Washington Post and others underplay the story through fear of the News Corp chairman, or simply tin-eared judgment? 20 Dec 2012 The Guardian
- Why the fiscal cliff is causing a nervous breakdown on the right Daily Beast Effects of the fiscal cliff
- Republicans oppose Regulation of assault weapons: not even the assault weapons that can fire 30 rounds of .22 caliber bullets in half a minute. Salon.com Dec 19 2012
- RSN Dec 12 2012: Lawrence Tribe: "It badly distorts the meaning of everything I have written on the subject to treat me as remotely hostile to the comprehensive national regulation of firearms and ammunition possession, transfer, and use; and it even distorts my meaning to regard my views as similar to those that the Roberts Court has expressed on the subject, although I hasten to add that even this Court's unfortunate views leave very substantial room for close regulation and even prohibition of entire categories of dangerous firearms and the ammunition that makes them lethal. The fact that many of my fellow gun control proponents were disappointed by the nuanced character of what I wrote in 2000 shouldn't be allowed to distract from my continuing conclusion that the Constitution permits, and that sane public policy demands, vastly stricter firearms regulation than exists in the United States today.""
- These congressmen have received between $7,400 and $9,900 to "represent" the NRA: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), Mike Coffman (R-Co), Rick Berg (R-ND), Jim Renacci (R-OH), Steve Fincher (R-TN), and more.
- West Antarctica Warming Twice As Fast As Previously Believed: Study HuffPost Dec 24 2012
- Election results: Senate
- 6 Nov'12 Election: Through the process of an honest democratic election we regained a united country and have the opportunity to lift ours and the world economy out of the mini-depression that we got ourselves into through transgressions of Bankers and Wall Street and the inability to cooperate in the aftermath of the financial collapse.
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