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The rebellion at the EPA is far from over Despite an unprecedented revolt by the agencys employees, Scott Pruitt was confirmed Friday to head the Environmental Protection Agency. But thatll hardly be the end of the rebellion. As The New York Times reported, EPA staffers actively lobbied senators
New York Post | Feb 18, 2017 01:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Another smelly Cuomo giveaway Any way you slice it, a $25 million chunk of change Gov. Cuomo funneled to a Hudson Valley health-group last year doesnt look good. At the least, its more reason to keep a tight lid on taxpayer money. The Albany Times Union reported this week that Crystal
New York Post | Feb 18, 2017 01:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Fact vs. innuendo in the Flynn affair, Trump's press-bashing & other notable commentary Security analyst: Fact vs. Innuendo in Flynn Affair The problem with Michael Flynns ouster as national security adviser is not the mishandling of classified information, as President Trump believes, says Eli Lake at Bloomberg. Its about Flynns detractors
New York Post | Feb 17, 2017 10:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Week In Politics: Trump's Press Conference, Michael Flynn NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with political commentators, Jason Riley, of The Wall Street Journal and the Manhattan Institute, and Abderrahim Foukara, Washington, D.C., bureau chief for Al Jazeera, about President Trump's wide-ranging news conference on Thu
NPR.org | Feb 17, 2017 9:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Shooting the messenger: how Trump's media vitriol could ultimately backfire The presidents belligerent approach to the press may distract from problems in the short term, experts say, but history shows such hostility can end badlyThough it was ostensibly called to announce his new nominee for the Department of Labor, Donald Trump
The Guardian | Feb 17, 2017 6:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Guardian view on Proust: finding an artist again, not his art | Editorial A snatch of film thought to show the great French novelist captivates our imagination. But it cannot tell us what we really want to know about the artistThe discovery of what could be the only footage of Marcel Proust offers a tantalising glimpse of the r
The Guardian | Feb 17, 2017 6:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
This week in patriarchy: resignations, Russians and pressers, oh my! | Jessica Valenti As we obsess over the latest tweet or never-ending breaking news, lets not forget that the new administration is causing tangible harm every dayGet this newsletter via email sign upResignations, Russians and pressers, oh my. Were barely a month in, yet so
The Guardian | Feb 17, 2017 4:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Europe's biggest paper ran a bogus refugee 'sex mob' story. What now? | Christian Christensen No amount of retractions, excuses or apologies from the outlets that ran with it will heal the damage. That goes for Bowling Green and other false stories, tooIt was tailor-made for the anti-immigration press: a crazed man wearing a suicide vest filled wi
The Guardian | Feb 17, 2017 1:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Donald Trump will use every weapon to stamp out the grassroots resistance | Douglas Williams Social movements play a critical role in holding his administration to account. But Trumps recent executive orders could endanger their survivalPundits say Donald Trump is undermining democracy. But their concern is often just about elite institutions: th
The Guardian | Feb 17, 2017 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Why does the left insist that food stamps cover junk food? Congress created the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as SNAP, or food stamps, to alleviate ... hunger and malnutrition and to permit low-income households to obtain a more nutritious diet through normal channels of trade, in the words of
New York Post | Feb 17, 2017 10:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend