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#click3 Sen. McCain plays poker during Senate hearing

09/03/13 08:36PM

1. A group of dudes known as "How Ridiculous" traveled to Rotterdam to throw a basketball into a hoop...from a height of about 96m. They got it in. 2. Oops. Scandal! Caught playing iPhone game at 3+ hour Senate hearing - worst of all I lost! — John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) September 3, 2013 3. Putin's artistic interpretation of a "cat from behind" read more

Sequestration Education - Suzy Khimm - 08/30/2013

In budget cuts, low-income students suffer more than wealthy ones

09/02/13 11:30PM

For America's 98,800 public schools, it's been a tale of two sequesters. In Virginia's Loudoun County—the wealthiest county in the U.S.—the automatic budget cuts have "meant hardly anything" as its public schools barely receive any federal support, explains school district spokesman Wayde Byard. Less than two hours south in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, it's a different story. read more

Fast Food Strikes - Ned Resnikoff - 08/31/2013

Among the poorest paid, a new labor revival

09/02/13 06:00AM

Movements don't hold still; they either keep pushing forward or they decline. American labor has been doing the latter for the better part of a century. When organized labor peaked in the mid-fifties, roughly one-third of all American workers were union members. Now only 11.3% are enrolled in unions, including 6.6% of private sector employees. Should the trend of de-unionization continue, it is not unreasonable to wonder whether there will be any American labor movement to speak of in twenty years or so. read more

The liberal case for war

The liberal case for war

08/31/13 08:31PM

Chris Hayes talks about the liberal interventionist argument for military action in Syria, with former Congressman Tom Perriello, Amy Goodman, host of ... watch