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Pete Peterson Linked Economists Caught in Austerity Error

Pete Peterson Linked Economists Caught in Austerity Error | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A team of economists at the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at UMass Amherst broke a huge story this week that was promptly picked up by the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Financ...
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Study: Belief in an angry God associated with variety of mental illnesses

Study: Belief in an angry God associated with variety of mental illnesses | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

People who believe in an angry, punishing God are much more likely to suffer from a variety of mental illnesses, a scientific study published in the April edition ofJournal of Religion & Health finds.

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How a student took on eminent economists on debt issue - and won

How a student took on eminent economists on debt issue - and won | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Thomas Herndon, a student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst's doctoral program in economics, spotted possible errors made by two eminent Harvard economists in an influential...
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If you can't even operate Excel properly, how are we supposed to believe you know what the hell you're talking about?  #FAIL

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Electricity still dearer in Belgium

Electricity still dearer in Belgium | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Figures published by the energy watchdog CREG show that despite recent price cuts, electricity in Belgium is still more expensive than in neighbouring countries.
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EXPOSED! – Disney and Red Lobster Restaurant Chain Behind Anti-Gay Legislation In Florida

EXPOSED! – Disney and Red Lobster Restaurant Chain Behind Anti-Gay Legislation In Florida | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
EXPOSED! - Disney and Red Lobster Restaurant Chain Behind Anti-Gay Legislation In Florida
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Nancy Reagan's Daughter Says Former First Lady Supports Marriage Equality

Nancy Reagan's Daughter Says Former First Lady Supports Marriage Equality | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Patti Davis, the daughter of former President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan, made headlines two weeks ago when she said her father would have backed same-sex marriage.
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WATCH: New Zealand MPs Sing Maori Love Song After Approving Gay Marriage

WATCH: New Zealand MPs Sing Maori Love Song After Approving Gay Marriage | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
MPs and people watching in the gallery of New Zealand's parliament broke into spontaneous song on Wednesday, following the passage of historic gay marriage legislation.
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Sh*t Homophobic People Say

Sh*t Homophobic People Say: no spoofing necessary, 100% real commentary by antigay public figures. Lambda Legal fights for the rights of LGBT people and peop...
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Islamaphobes Take Advantage of Boston Marathon Bombing & Why It's Dangerous

Erik Rush, Pamela Geller and countless others have taken to the Internet to attack Muslims. Coming from some of these names, this talk is very dangerous... T...
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Federal judge blocks Mississippi from closing down state’s only abortion clinic

Federal judge blocks Mississippi from closing down state’s only abortion clinic | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A federal judge in Mississippi on Monday temporarily prevented the state’s only abortion clinic from being closed down.

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Witnesses Describe Scene After Blasts at Boston Marathon

Witnesses Describe Scene After Blasts at Boston Marathon | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Witnesses said they saw runners and bystanders who lost limbs and sustained other traumatic injuries.
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Right-Wing Media Horrified That Non-Discrimination Laws Protect Gay People

Right-Wing Media Horrified That Non-Discrimination Laws Protect Gay People | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Right-wing media outlets are criticizing the Washington attorney general for enforcing non-discrimination laws against a florist who refused to offer her services for a same-sex wedding.

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Eden Foods doubles down in birth control flap

Eden Foods doubles down in birth control flap | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
After my report on soy company's anti-birth control agenda, its CEO calls to talk Obama, abortion and contraception
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High Schooler Protests ‘Slut-Shaming’ Abstinence Assembly Despite Alleged Threats From Her Principal

High Schooler Protests ‘Slut-Shaming’ Abstinence Assembly Despite Alleged Threats From Her Principal | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A West Virginia high school student is filing an injunction against her principal, who she claims is threatening to punish her for speaking out against a factually inaccurate abstinence assembly at her school.
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Nation's Largest Movie Theater Chain Cuts Employee Hours To Evade Obamacare

Nation's Largest Movie Theater Chain Cuts Employee Hours To Evade Obamacare | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

After earning record profits in the last year, Regal Cinemas is facing an enormous customer backlash after it was revealed that the company will be slashing staff hours in order to prevent some employees from being covered under Obamacare.

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Criminal & Fox News' Oliver North Attacks Obama Over Visit To Boston For Marathon Memorial Service

Criminal & Fox News' Oliver North Attacks Obama Over Visit To Boston For Marathon Memorial Service | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Fox News host Oliver North is attacking President Barack Obama for visiting Boston to attend a memorial service for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, suggesting that his visit could hurt the Boston Marathon bombing investigation.

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Audio: NOM’s Roback Morse repeats claim that homosexuality is a choice

Audio: NOM’s Roback Morse repeats claim that homosexuality is a choice | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Follow HRC's NOM Exposed, a campaign-style operation that tracks and challenges the anti-gay National Organization for Marriage.
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Jon Stewart eviscerates CNN’s misreporting of Boston Marathon bombing case

Jon Stewart eviscerates CNN’s misreporting of Boston Marathon bombing case | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

On his show Wednesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart ripped into CNN for incorrectly reporting a “dark-skinned male” had been arrested in connection to the Boston Marathon bombing.

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New Zealand Lawmakers Approve Gay Marriage Bill

New Zealand Lawmakers Approve Gay Marriage Bill | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Hundreds of jubilant gay-rights advocates celebrated at New Zealand's Parliament as the country became the 13th in the world and the first in the Asia-Pacific region to legalize same-sex marriage.
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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon: Governments Have a Duty to Uphold the Rights of LGBT People — VIDEO

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon: Governments Have a Duty to Uphold the Rights of LGBT People — VIDEO | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon: Governments Have a Duty to Uphold the Rights of LGBT People — VIDEO -- News |-- Ban-Ki Moon, News, United Nations
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CIA Director Can't Believe Michele Bachmann Asked That Question

--CIA Director John Brennan's astonished reaction to Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann's question about drone strikes is hilarious. --On the Bonus Sh...
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Psychiatric Hospital Apologizes For Not Keeping Better Track Of Alex Jones' Online Privileges

Psychiatric Hospital Apologizes For Not Keeping Better Track Of Alex Jones' Online Privileges | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
"We are working diligently to combat Mr. Jones' acute paranoia and obsessive compulsivity to link all tragedy to the United States government."
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Married Mother Of Nine Accuses Priest Of Rape, Church Helps Him Flee To Poland (VIDEO)

Married Mother Of Nine Accuses Priest Of Rape, Church Helps Him Flee To Poland (VIDEO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
This latest in a never-ending series of rapey Catholic priests escaped to Poland, while law enforcement fumbled the ball.
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Crazy Alex Jones Claims Boston Marathon Bombings A "False Flag Operation" - FBI Involved! (Video)

Crazy Alex Jones Claims Boston Marathon Bombings A "False Flag Operation" - FBI Involved! (Video) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Right-wing conspiracy nut Alex Jones claimed in a tweet today that the Boston Marathon bombings appears to be a "False Flag" operation, meaning of course that somehow the government is involved. &n...
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Teacher who told teens being gay is ‘disgusting’ is banned indefinitely

Teacher who told teens being gay is ‘disgusting’ is banned indefinitely | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Christian teacher has had his appeal at the High Court rejected after he told 15 and 16-year-olds being gay is a 'sin'
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