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Christopher Daniels

Nepal earthquake: Nation copes with the devastation - CNN.com - 0 views

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    The death toll in Nepal from the devastating earthquake that struck two days ago has risen to 3,218, Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs spokesman Laxmi Dhakal said Monday. The spokesman said there were reports that the number of people injured now stands at 6,535. [Previous story, posted at 10:29 p.m.
nleinen265

How a 3-D printed arm gave hope to boy maimed in bomb blast - 3 views

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    Daniel is a Sudanese boy who lost both arms when a bomb exploded a few meters from him. When American Mick Ebeling heard Daniel's story, he decided to do something to help. Editor's note: Mick Ebeling is the founder of Not Impossible Labs and The Ebeling Group.
gweiss164

Crime stopper eats to sop crime - 0 views

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    This makes me think of the many ways of Civil Disobedience
kroark782

Majority of Congress members now millionaires - 1 views

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    According to CRP executive director Sheila Krumholz, they need all that money to be able to "run financially viable campaigns". It seems like elections are all congress and all other politicians care about.
whitneytoms

4 Reasons Obama's New Dark-Money Rules Won't Stop Dark Money - 0 views

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    Great article. The amount of $$$ spent to get our politicians into office is spiraling out of control. SuperPACs and "dark money" sources make it impossible to see who the candidates are getting financial support from.
whitneytoms

Obama signs anti-protest Trespass Bill - 0 views

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    US President Barack Obama Only days after clearing Congress, US President Barack Obama signed his name to H.R. 347 on Thursday, officially making it a federal offense to cause a disturbance at certain political events - essentially criminalizing protest in the States. RT broke the news last month that H.R.
deahnna

Opinion: U.S. should copy Switzerland and consider a 'maximum wage' - CNN.com - 0 views

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    The referendum, which is called the "1:12 initiative" and began after supporters gathered 100,000 signatures to put it on the ballot, is the kind of elegant solution to income inequality that we in the United States should consider more seriously.
ladasia

Republicans Back Down, Ending Crisis Over Shutdown and Debt Limit - 0 views

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    Republicans give in to plan just in time; but will it last?
Bryan Pregon

the Walton family of Wal-Mart, owns more wealth than the bottom 40 percent of Americans. - 0 views

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    "In America today, we have the most unequal distribution of wealth and income of any major country on earth... One family, the Walton family of Wal-Mart, owns more wealth than the bottom 40 percent of Americans. "
Bryan Pregon

UNO study: Immigrant workers boost local economy - 0 views

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    Pretty interesting study. Sometimes I will hear people claim immigrants are "a drain on the economy' This research says quite the opposite (at least for CB and Omaha).
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    Crazy that people who actually work help the economy when they spend their money locally. Oh wait no its not.
caseyyard

What are we going to do with out Twinkies - 1 views

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    The world needs this company. You don't think we can get the government to bail out this company to do you ?
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    without twinkies what are we sopose to look forward to after working out
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    we will all die
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    Pretty sad that my children will not get to experience a Twinkie or other Hostess products. RIP.
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