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May 14, 2012, 10:05am

In a new book, End This Depression Now!, Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman says the current economic problems can be fixed both more easily and more quickly than anyone imagines. But politicians’ desire to slash spending is deeply destructive, and he details why austerity is so appealing even to Very Serious People – and why it’s such a bad idea.

In the scary months that followed the fall of Lehman Brothers, just about all major governments agreed that the sudden … Read more »

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May 08, 2012, 10:05am

This article is best viewed by clicking here:

http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/04/29/myth-of-decline-u-s-is-stronger-and-faster-than-anywhere-else.html… Read more »

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May 07, 2012, 10:05am

By David Schwartz, Reuters

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on Friday signed into law a bill banning abortion providers like Planned Parenthood from receiving money through the state, her office said in a statement.

The Republican-backed Whole Woman’s Health Funding Priority Act cuts off funding for family planning and health services delivered by Planned Parenthood clinics and other organizations offering abortions.

“By signing this measure into law I stand with the majority of Americans who oppose the use of taxpayer funds … Read more »

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May 07, 2012, 10:05am

By Brad Jacobson, AlterNet

More than a year after the triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, the Japanese government, Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) present similar assurances of the site’s current state: challenges remain but everything is under control. The worst is over.

But nuclear waste experts say the Japanese are literally playing with fire in the way nuclear spent fuel continues to be stored onsite, especially in reactor 4, which … Read more »

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May 07, 2012, 10:05am

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http://www.nationofchange.org/stall-has-arrived-1336224494… Read more »

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May 02, 2012, 10:05am

By Bernie Sanders, Reader Supported News

The history of American democracy, to say the least, has been checkered. Our nation was founded at a time when people of African descent were held in bondage. After slavery was abolished, they were forced to endure legal discrimination for another 100 years.

When our country was formed, women were not just second-class citizens. They were third- or fourth-class citizens. Women couldn’t vote or play a significant role in the political life of the … Read more »

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May 01, 2012, 10:05am

By Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein, Published: April 27

Rep. Allen West, a Florida Republican, was recently captured on video asserting that there are “78 to 81” Democrats in Congress who are members of the Communist Party. Of course, it’s not unusual for some renegade lawmaker from either side of the aisle to say something outrageous. What made West’s comment — right out of the McCarthyite playbook of the 1950s — so striking was the almost complete lack … Read more »

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April 24, 2012, 10:04am

By Anthony Gucciardi, NaturalSociety


A bumblebee flies around the blossoms on an azalea. (photo: AP)

Monsanto, the massive biotechnology company being blamed for contributing to the dwindling bee population, has bought up one of the leading bee collapse research organizations. Recently banned from Poland with one of the primary reasons being that the company’s genetically modified corn may be devastating the dying bee population, it is evident that Monsanto is under serious fire for their role in the downfall of … Read more »

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April 24, 2012, 10:04am

By Frank Rich.

The old, white, rich men who are buying this election.

http://readersupportednews.org/off-site-opinion-section/72-72/11085-sugar-daddies… Read more »

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April 18, 2012, 10:04am

By Jonathan Weisman, The New York Times

Senate Republicans on Monday blocked a move to open debate on the so-called Buffett Rule, ensuring that a measure pressed for months by President Obama and Senate Democrats to ensure that the superrich pay a tax rate of at least 30 percent will not come to a decisive vote.

But the fierce debate preceding the 51-45 vote – the Democrats were nine votes short of the 60 they needed – set off a … Read more »

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February 18, 2011, 9:02am

It was a busy weekend for Barbra as she received the MusiCares Person of the Year Award on Friday evening, followed by a special performance on Sunday evening at the Grammy Awards. Here’s a selection of photos from both events:

MusiCares Concert:

The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards. Barbra performs Evergreen:

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February 15, 2011, 4:02am

BEN STILLER AND ROBERT DE NIRO RETEAM WITH THE HILARIOUS CAST OF BELOVED CHARACTERS IN THE #1 COMEDY BLOCKBUSTER


LITTLE FOCKERS

APRIL 5, 2011

Arrives on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD – Featuring an Alternate Opening and Ending – as Well as on Digital Download and On-Demand From Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

For a Limited Time, Blu-ray™ owners Can Stream A Bonus Movie Instantly
to Their Television or Smartphone and Rent More Hilarious Comedies for Only $2.99!
Universal City, California … Read more »

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February 14, 2011, 11:02am

When asked if I would ever appear on ‘Glee,” I should have said, “You never know.” It was wrong to say, “Not if I can help it.”

What I meant was that I’ve been overwhelmed preparing for my performance on MusiCares, the Grammys, recording a new album, and starting a new movie. So I couldn’t take on any more work, and besides that, I wasn’t asked.

I’m so honored that a lead character on “Glee” is so admiring of my … Read more »

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February 09, 2011, 12:02pm

By Susan King, Los Angeles Times

Tony Bennett, Stevie Wonder and the cast of ‘Glee’ are among the stars who will perform the singer’s hits at the benefit, where Streisand will be lauded for her ‘creative accomplishments and philanthropy.’

She’s recording a new album and getting ready to star in a remake of the musical “Gypsy,” but Barbra Streisand isn’t too busy to be honored this week by MusiCares, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences foundation that aids … Read more »

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January 06, 2011, 4:01am

What the famous singer, actor, and director is doing to change the state of women’s heart health.

WebMD the Magazine – Feature.
Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD

On screen, Barbra Streisand’s newest role as therapist Rozalin Focker (seen in Little Fockers, which opened in late December 2010) alongside Robert DeNiro, Ben Stiller, and Dustin Hoffman, shows just how in tune the legendary performer is with matters of the heart.

But in real life, the two-time Academy Award-winning actor, director, … Read more »

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January 05, 2011, 1:01am

Roz Focker has a very important message to share about Women’s Heart Disease. Visit www.crowdrise.com/barbrastreisand today to make a difference

You can also see the earlier PSA from Barbra herself here:

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December 16, 2010, 12:12pm

Watch clips from the Larry King interview with Barbra that aired yesterday.

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2010/12/14/lkl.streisand.obama.cnn

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2010/12/14/lkl.streisand.on.her.singing.voice.cnn… Read more »

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December 16, 2010, 12:12pm

Watch the full interview with Good Morning America below.

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December 13, 2010, 10:12am

Barbra will be doing some TV Interviews this week – and we thought you’d like to know:

Tuesday AM: Good Morning America.

Tuesday PM: Nightline

Wednesday: Larry King (Full Hour – His 2nd to last show)… Read more »

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December 02, 2010, 11:12am

Congratulations to Barbra on her 2011 Grammy Award nomination.

Her album ‘Love Is The Answer’ has been nominated for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album.

Check out the full list of 2011 nominees here.Read more »

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