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UNITED STATES of SECRETS | Frontline Part 1

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See Part 1 of the 2-part FRONTLINE by clicking HERE. Part 2 on PBS WTTW Channel 11 Tuesday May 20, 2014 9pm

NYT: Nicholas Kristof on Social Mobility (CANADA beats US)

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It’s Now the Canadian Dream It was in 1931 that the historian James Truslow Adams coined the phrase “the American dream.” The American dream is not just a yearning for affluence, Adams said, but also for the chance to overcome …

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CAPA Pres./Business Owner: Raise Minimum Wage! in Crain’s

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CAPA President David Borris wrote: As a caterer, I do a lot of weddings. With another summer season approaching, I can almost hear the wedding bells chime. But when I hear big trade associations usurping the identity of small businesses …

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Robert Reich: How to Shrink Inequality

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It’s not inevitable. Here are ten practical steps to reverse the growing trend.   Some inequality of income and wealth is inevitable, if not necessary. If an economy is to function well, people need incentives to work hard and innovate. …

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Glenn Greenwald Debates Former NSA Dir. on Surveillance

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Video starts with quotes. "Munk Debates" show-intro at 24:00 Greenwald/Hayden debate 24:30 VIEW DEBATE HERE

SHADOWS of LIBERTY = stunning new documentary on news media

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In highly revealing stories, renowned journalists, activists and academics give insider accounts of a broken media system.

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FREE FORUM with NSA Specialist Geoffrey Stone

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CAPA thanks Tenth Dems for this forum on NSA practices Thursday 20 February 2014 at 7pm.  The event was a success! PRESENTING:  Professor Geoffrey Stone, constitutional law specialist, former Dean of the University of Chicago Law School, Edward H. Levi …

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Guns & Kids: Pete Seeger Not Applauding

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CAPA's  Roxane Assaf presents an idea being tried in Washington state for reducing gun violence accidents involving children. "Buy a Gun for Your Son" …. But Let the Neighbors Know About It Read Huffington Post article by clicking here.

MUST READ: The Arc of Justice and the Long Run by Rebecca Solnit

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The Arc of Justice and the Long Run By Rebecca Solnit, TomDispatch 24 December 2013 READ FULL ARTICLE WITH LINKS by CLICKING HERE North American cicada nymphs live underground for 17 years before they emerge as adults. Many seeds stay …

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The Issues: U.S. Foreign Policy

On issues concerning Iran, Syria, Israel-Palestine, Egypt and other parts of the world that emerge as urgently critical to world peace, U.S. foreign policy weighs heavily. Public opinion counts.

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