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The U.S. Could Learn From Vietnam’s ‘One For All’ Not ‘All For One’ Philosophy

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Jim Rhodes – Income inequality, raising the minimum wage, an unfair tax structure, gender based wages, corporate outsourcing to avoid taxes and adequately compensating workers has provided Bernie Sanders with issues that resonate with the working poor, students, veterans, and a cross section of Americans excluded by…

Night Time Television Viewing Hits New Low in U.S.

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Jim Norman and Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — Television viewing was once so beloved by Americans that nearly half said it was their favorite thing to do at night. The latest public opinion survey shows night time TV is now less popular than ever, even…

Worst El Niño Effects Yet to Come

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Renee Lewis – The weather effects of El Niño, already blamed in large part for unusual winter floods, tornadoes and other extreme weather in the U.S., the U.K. and other countries during 2015, is far from over. Scientists predict El Niño’s worst effects will be felt…

Wind Power Continues Steady Growth Across the U.S.

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Jeff Brady – The U.S. wind power industry is celebrating after reaching a new milestone in November: 70 gigawatts (GW) of generating capacity. “That’s enough to power about 19 million homes,” says Michael Goggin, senior director of research at the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). There…

The Conundrum of Corporation and Nation

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Robert Reich – The U.S. economy is picking up steam but most Americans aren’t feeling it. By contrast, most European economies are still in bad shape, but most Europeans are doing relatively well. What’s behind this? Two big facts. First, American corporations exert far more political…

Citizen Four: Ed Snowden is No Traitor

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Eschew Obfuscation – By Michael Douglass – LOS ANGELES, Calif. — What’s mind blowing about the whole Snowden thing is not what huge deal it was, it’s what a huge deal it is. To my dismay I have become cynical, so it occurred to me at the…

Autumn Foliage Color Season in Maryland

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Secret Vistas – By Glynn Wilson – It’s that time of year again, time for the leaves on the trees to start changing colors in one of the most beautiful annual displays in nature. Get outside and enjoy. You might be amazed to find few other people…