March 7, 2016 archive

The Daily Late Nightly Show (The Real Deal)

So I have a new subtitle. The Real Deal Texas Style The New Guy Look at these Guns Bill de Blasio Exclusive Extended Trevor’s guests this week are- Monday 3/7: Ilana Glazer & Abbi Jacobson Tuesday 3/8: Ellen Page Wednesday 3/9: Sacha Baron Cohen Thursday 3/10: Padma Lakshmi Mr. Continuity Reparations Larry’s panelists this week …

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Our First ‘Black’ President

Clinton-era welfare reforms haunt America’s poorest families, critics say by Chris McGreal, The Guardian Monday 7 March 2016 11.28 EST In 1996, when welfare reforms were introduced in a coalition between President Bill Clinton and Republicans, 68% of families in the US living below the poverty line received cash assistance. That has since fallen to …

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Since it is Monday and not Friday as Atrios constantly insists I occasionally like to draw your attention to things economic. This piece appeared over at New Economic Perspectives and while it’s slightly wonky at the beginning it gets more lucid toward the end and is overall a good explanation of the basics by a …

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The Breakfast Club (Wandering)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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