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Links for 11-21-17 (Economist's View)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 11:13 AM - Tax Reform - IGM Forum Tax Cuts, Growth, and Leprechauns - Paul Krugman Will Artificial Intelligence Recharge Economic Growth? - Tim Taylor Key assumptions in the DOJ chall...

Paul Krugman: Lies, Incoherence and R... (Economist's View)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 11:13 AM - "an unprecedented level of dishonesty": Lies, Incoherence and Rage on Tax Cuts, by Paul Krugman, NY Times: One thing you can count on in 21st-century U.S. politics is that ...

Worse than you thought | Mo’ money, s... (The Stand)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 09:04 AM - Tuesday, November 21, 2017   TAX CUTS FOR THE RICH   ► In today’s NY Times — After vote on taxes, spotlight shifts to undecided senators — The f...

Urge Congress to avoid slashing Socia... (The Stand)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 07:11 AM - Senate GOP wants $492 million cut in Social Security administration, public services   WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 21, 2017) — At more than 1,200 field offices around...

Enough sucking up to Putin (Ridenbaugh Press)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 05:52 AM - During the President’s recent encounter with Vladimir Putin in Vietnam, he says he asked Putin whether Russia had meddled in the U.S. elections in 2016. He relates that Put...

Reasons for rejection (Ridenbaugh Press)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 02:12 AM - The voter-elected official relationship is just another kind of relationship. And a lot of the same rules apply to it as to others. They’re useful in considering ques...

11/21/17: A HEARSE OF A DIFFERENT COLOR (MISCmedia, a report on popu...)
Filed Monday, November 20 at 11:30 PM - Your Tuesday report mentions the local woman behind ‘Barbie’s Dream Hearse’; city budget details; a Memorial Stadium rebuild plan; a block to the latest t...

Notes . . . (Ridenbaugh Press)
Filed Monday, November 20 at 03:40 PM - I never met Orval Hansen face to face; he was departing from Congress as a representative from Idaho just as I was arriving, about to begin my study of the state’s po...

Links for 11-20-17 (Economist's View)
Filed Monday, November 20 at 12:12 PM - Time demands in economics – macromom There Is No Inflation Puzzle - Joseph Gagnon The origins of the Industrial Revolution - VoxEU Why Has Life Insurance Ownership Declined...

Saez and Zucman on the Republican Tax... (Economist's View)
Filed Monday, November 20 at 12:12 PM - Emmanuel Saez & Gabriel Zucman: Republican tax plan slams workers and job creators in favor of the rich and inherited wealth, by Emmanuel Saez & Gabriel Zucman: The tax pla...

Flatter Yield Curve? December Rate Hike? (Economist's View)
Filed Monday, November 20 at 12:12 PM - Two from Tim Duy. First: The Unintended Consequences of a Flatter Yield Curve, by Tim Duy: It was supposed to be easy. When the Federal Reserve started hiking the federal f...

The Rise and Future of Progressive Re... (Economist's View)
Filed Monday, November 20 at 12:11 PM - Peter Lindert at VoxEU: The rise and future of progressive redistribution, by Peter Lindert: What have governments done to shift national income towards the poor at the exp...

Updated State Revenue Projections Sho... (schmudget)
Filed Monday, November 20 at 11:20 AM - The new Economic and Revenue Forecast Council report shows our state has $319 million more to invest over the current biennium than lawmakers previously expected. This smal...

SEIU Local 503 executive director to ... (nwLaborPress)
Filed Monday, November 20 at 11:01 AM - Brian Rudiger will remain until a successor is appointed. The post SEIU Local 503 executive director to step down appeared first on nwLaborPress .

November Local History Video (OlyBlog)
Filed Monday, November 20 at 09:29 AM - The November edition of  Now Where Were We?  is available for viewing on YouTube.  This month's theme is Olympia's civic core and was filmed at Sylvester Par...

10% fewer Boeing jobs | Jaime ‘good’ ... (The Stand)
Filed Monday, November 20 at 08:57 AM - Monday, November 20, 2017   LOCAL   ► In the (Everett) Herald — Aerospace workers adjust to changing industry — Their long, fruitful careers at the Bo...

New at RP: Idaho’s 200 Cities (Ridenbaugh Press)
Filed Monday, November 20 at 07:16 AM - Three new books arriving this week: The series of Idaho’s 200 Cities, with one title each focused on the norther, southwestern and eastern parts of the state. And mor...

Buy Union to have a happy Thanksgiving (The Stand)
Filed Monday, November 20 at 06:43 AM - (Nov. 20, 2016) — As you put together your Thanksgiving dinner shopping list, check this list of union-made in America food items that are essential to a traditional ...

Help PSLA have another great Children... (The Stand)
Filed Monday, November 20 at 06:43 AM - (Nov. 20, 2017) — Since 1975, the Puget Sound Labor Agency and its volunteers have been building wheelchair ramps for disabled citizens who can’t afford to install th...

The death of privacy (Ridenbaugh Press)
Filed Monday, November 20 at 05:48 AM - Sometimes, tying together two seemingly disparate events/stories can make a good connection to explain an issue larger than either of them. So it is as I look at the nation...

Traditional Mass Media

Front Row Center 2017-2018 Season (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Thursday, May 31 at 02:21 PM - Join KUOW’s Marcie Sillman as she pulls back the curtain on the creative process, giving participants a glimpse of why and how an artist creates work, and we hope, a g...

65th Anniversary Events (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Friday, February 9 at 01:55 PM - In celebration of our 65th Anniversary, KUOW is producing a wide range of events featuring your favorite local and national programs! This list is being updated consta...

Tell us your favorite KUOW moment (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, February 7 at 02:44 PM - Loading...

65 years of fascinating voices (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Wednesday, February 7 at 02:40 PM - Listen to snippets from some of our most thought-provoking guests from the last 65 years of KUOW.

Washington, Oregon Weigh Option... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:50 PM - Washington and Oregon are making contingency plans in case Congress doesn’t reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program . CHIP is for low-income families that ...

PPB Lawsuit | Food Cart Chef | ... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:47 PM - The American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon is suing the Portland Police Bureau for using a tactic known as kettling during a protest on June 4 . Officers cordoned of...

Virginia Delays Vote Certificat... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:43 PM - Election Day results in two high-stakes races for the Virginia House of Delegates remain unresolved after claims of ballot mix ups that listed incorrect candidates in ...

Can a spreadsheet help crack th... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:20 PM - As an environment reporter for The World, I spend a lot of time reporting on climate change as an international policy issue. I spend less time thinking and learning a...

In Israel, gun ownership is a p... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:17 PM - When the topic of stronger gun control resurfaces in the US, often in the wake of a mass shooting, pro-gun activists and politicians frequently cite Israel as a counte...

Exiled Zimbabwean musician wond... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:15 PM - Thomas Mapfumo is a music legend in Zimbabwe.  So, when the so-called "Lion of Zimbabwe" released the album, "Corruption," in 1989, criticizing Robert Mugabe's authori...

Trump's Charity Had 3 Big Donor... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:15 PM - President Trump's charitable foundation received nearly $2.9 million in contributions in 2016, its latest federal tax filing shows — a million dollars more than it rai...

A Russet/Rye Apple Pie That Bri... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:13 PM - If you're recipe dependent, you may mumble, "Wait, what?" while paging through "The Myrtlewood Cookbook, Pacific Northwest Home Cooking" by Portlander Andrew Barton. W...

PHOTOS: It’s that time of year ... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 02:52 PM - A warm front has brought lots and lots of rain to Seattle and surrounding areas this week. The weather is expected to continue through the weekend. Photographer Megan ...

Justice Department Threatens To... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 02:39 PM - The Department of Justice has opened a probe into the role of race in Harvard University's admissions policies and is threatening to sue unless Harvard turns over docu...

London has a unique vigil for i... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 02:29 PM - A few minutes from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, a unique ceremony takes place every month. The Crossbones Vigil follows no particular religion and commemorates no powe...

Washington Lakes Stocked In Tim... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 02:24 PM - Washington state’s Department of Fish and Game is offering its own version of retail therapy this Black Friday: skip the mall and go fishing instead.

Rachel Stuckey Looks at 'Good D... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 02:07 PM - "I've been working for several years on the theme of how humans and technology interact," says artist Rachel Stuckey. "Especially on an emotional level." "I guess mayb...

U.K. Water Companies Sometimes ... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 01:57 PM - Most of the major water companies in the United Kingdom use dowsing rods — a folk magic practice discredited by science — to find underwater pipes, according to an Oxf...

In 'Spineless,' How Jellyfish H... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 01:53 PM - Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

How To Make Stuffing — The Esse... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 01:53 PM - Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

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Only 1 out of 42 leading econom... (Think Progress)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 04:08 PM — Overhauling the tax code before Christmas would be a difficult task under “normal” conditions, yet Republicans in Congress are pledging to do just that wit...

Tech glitches give absurdist ai... (Think Progress)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:57 PM — WASHINGTON, D.C. — The second day of a landmark criminal trial with grim, sweeping civil rights implications often felt more like farce than tragedy on Tuesday. ...

CNN’s Acosta wallops Trump for ... (The Raw Story » ...)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:19 PM — During a CNN panel discussion about Donald Trump’s impromptu endorsement of accused child molester Roy Moore for one of Alabama’s U.S. Senate seats, fill-i...

MSNBC guest mocks Trump’s Moore... (The Raw Story » ...)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 02:12 PM — During an MSNBC panel discussion on President Donald Trump’s tacit endorsement of embattled U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore, one guest noted that Trump’s d...

COP23 Proved That Indigenous Pe... (In These Times)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 02:08 PM — For the most part, Indigenous rights were not included in the operative text of the Paris climate agreement. Most language about the rights of First Nations peoples we...

4 ways right-wing media are shi... (Media Matters for America...)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 02:07 PM — Sarah Wasko / Media Matters House and Senate advance bills to reform the tax code NY Times : House and Senate Republicans advance proposals for a “sweeping tax overhau...

The FCC just decided to repeal ... (Think Progress)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 01:34 PM — The days of a free and open internet are facing a twilight. On Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced a sweeping repeal of the Obama-era net ne...

Trump Breaks Silence on Roy Moo... (Politics | Mother Jones)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 01:31 PM — President Donald Trump spoke publicly about scandal-plagued Senate candidate Roy Moore on Tuesday for the first time since reports of sexual abuse by Moore first broke...

Trump stands by endorsement of ... (Think Progress)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 12:45 PM — Before taking off for his Thanksgiving at Mar-a-Lago, President Trump took some questions from the press and finally responded to the multiple sexual abuse allegations...

A second federal judge has rule... (Think Progress)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 12:19 PM — A second federal judge has ruled against President Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the military, issuing a preliminary injunction prohibiting it fro...

Nevada asks for emergency funds... (Joan McCarter)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 12:13 PM — Campaign Action Congressional Republicans are back home gearing up for Thanksgiving celebrations and their eventual return to D.C., where they will attempt to push thr...

Mysterious Twitter account appe... (Think Progress)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 11:52 AM — One of the most popular fake Twitter accounts run out of Russia, going by @TEN_GOP, long purported to be the unofficial representative of the Tennessee Republican Part...

Obamacare enrollments are still... (Joan McCarter)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 11:19 AM — Campaign Action Things are looking very good for the first few weeks of enrollment in the Affordable Care Act—better than any previous year, but far. About 300,000 mor...

Oil industry lobbying group dis... (Think Progress)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 11:05 AM — The American Petroleum Institute cast shady aspersions on a recent study that warned of increased risks to African Americans who live near oil and gas refineries, citi...

2:00PM Water Cooler 11/21/2017 (Naked Capitalism)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 11:00 AM — Today's Water Cooler: Roy Moore, Trump/Bush analogy, DSA, national activity, Tesla Semi debacle?, Facebook traffic, blockchain, Keystone, IP

The Keystone XL Pipeline Fight ... (RollingStone.com: Politics)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 10:33 AM —

There’s no easier place to be a... (Think Progress)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 09:55 AM — On Tuesday, BuzzFeed reported that numerous woman on the staff of Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) say the congressman repeatedly sexually harassed them. Conyers’ conduc...

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announces... (Joan McCarter)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 09:34 AM — As promised, the new far-right Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission Ajit Pai has taken the first action that will put the internet entirely in the hands o...

As the J20 Trials Begin, We Mus... (In These Times)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 09:28 AM — Editor’s Note: On Inauguration Day, thousands of people took to the streets of Washington, D.C. to participate in a “Disrupt J20” coordinated day of ...

Conservatives are rushing to po... (Think Progress)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 09:26 AM — Early Sunday morning, Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez and his partner were on patrol on the remote Texas Interstate 10, around 90 miles east of El Paso. The pair ...

‘The View’ nails Kellyanne Conw... (The Raw Story » ...)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 09:19 AM — While appearing on Tuesday’s episode of “The View,” Republican consultant Ana Navarro said that she was disappointed in the Alabama GOP for refusing ...

‘The View’ nails Kellyanne Conw... (The Raw Story » ...)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 09:19 AM — While appearing on Tuesday’s episode of “The View,” Republican consultant Ana Navarro said that she was disappointed in the Alabama GOP for refusing ...

This New Ad Running in Alabama ... (Politics | Mother Jones)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 09:09 AM — Doug Jones hasn’t had any problems raising money—the Alabama Democrat, who is vying to replace interim Sen. Luther Strange in next month’s special election...

Judge permanently blocks White ... (Think Progress)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 08:43 AM — A federal judge has permanently blocked President Trump’s efforts to bar cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration forces from receiving funding, the m...

Embattled President Robert Muga... (Think Progress)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 08:20 AM — Zimbabwe’s Parliament Speaker Jacob Mudenda announced Tuesday that President Robert Mugabe has resigned, a much-anticipated development that brings the leader’s ...

Traditional Mass Media

Trump defends Senate candidate ... (Reuters: Politics)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:56 PM — WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump defended embattled U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Tuesday, saying the Alabama Republican had denied allegations of se...

U.S. FCC chief plans to dump Ob... (Reuters: Politics)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:55 PM — WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission unveiled plans on Tuesday to scrap landmark 2015 rules intended to ensure a free and open...

Virginia Delays Vote Certificat... (NPR Topics: Politics)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:43 PM — The state's Board of Elections voted to delay certification of election results for the 28th and 88th House of Delegates districts after claims of incorrect ballot dis...

Trump all but endorses GOP's Mo... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:40 PM — Silent for more than a week, President Donald Trump all but endorsed embattled Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore on Tuesday, discounting the sexual assault a...

Patients' rights at issue in ca... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:30 PM — Trying to balance the right to a fair trial with patient privacy concerns, a DuPage County judge Tuesday set stringent rules for handling video evidence in the case of...

NHL history shows if you're not... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:29 PM — Here's the thing about the American Thanksgiving, as those watching NHL standings across hockey-mad Canada say: Our national holiday tells everyone which teams will ma...

America is about to kill the op... (The Guardian (NW and US))
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:26 PM — Residents of Winlock, Washington can barely stream Spotify and Netflix. Changes to Obama’s net neutrality rules are going to make things even worse US telecoms regulat...

Charlie Rose, the time for hono... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:25 PM — Creepy old Charlie Rose has been fired, another in what appears now to be a never-ending line of older, more powerful men sexually harassing young women. Rose, famed b...

Police: Disorderly conduct char... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:23 PM — An Oak Park and River Forest High School student is facing disciplinary charges after allegedly bringing a toy gun to school Tuesday morning, school and Oak Park polic...

'Suspicious injuries' involved ... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:18 PM — Investigators are questioning numerous people in a criminal investigation into a 7-week-old baby girl who died Monday in Round Lake Park after suffering "suspicious in...

Trump's Charity Had 3 Big Donor... (NPR Topics: Politics)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:15 PM — The Donald J. Trump Foundation remains under investigation in New York. Trump says he wants to close it down, but he can't until the probe is finished.

9 reasons not to be thankful fo... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:15 PM — Let us pause, as we prepare to consider gratefully the blessings and bounties of life, to review what’s to dislike and fear about the various Republican plans to resha...

Federal court puts stop to Trum... (ABC News: Politics)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:11 PM — The latest preliminary injunction has been ordered in the ongoing case.

Happy Hour Roundup (The Plum Line)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:10 PM —

Waukegan man claims CVS employe... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:10 PM — A Waukegan man claims in a lawsuit filed last week that a CVS employee stole his winning $1 million Illinois Lottery scratch-off card. Carlos Figueroa claims in the su...

FCC plan would give Internet pr... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:06 PM — Federal officials took aim at a signature Obama-era regulation Tuesday, unveiling a plan that would give internet providers broad powers to determine what websites and...

Cubs opener to kick off 2018 ML... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 03:00 PM — The Cubs will bat leadoff in the 2018 season when they face the Marlins at 11:30 a.m. March 29 at Marlins Park in Miami. March 29 ties the Cubs’ earliest season opener...

FBI treating border agent's dea... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 02:51 PM — An FBI official said Tuesday that the bureau is investigating the death of a border patrol agent and injuring of another as "potential assault," but he wouldn't rule o...

John Lasseter taking sabbatical... (ABC News: Politics)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 02:50 PM — The Pixar head learned he'd made employees "feel disrespected or uncomfortable."

House ethics panel investigatin... (Reuters: Politics)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 02:49 PM — WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Tuesday it was investigating allegations of sexual harassment against U.S. Representative ...

Additional remains of Sgt. La D... (ABC News: Politics)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 02:43 PM — Johnson and three other U.S. soldiers were killed in October.

Police study video footage in P... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 02:43 PM — Investigators Tuesday were poring over video surveillance camera footage for possible leads in the Monday fatal shooting of a Palos Heights man. Police were studying v...

Emanuel's 2018 budget approved;... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 02:40 PM — Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 2018 budget was approved overwhelmingly by the Chicago City Council on Tuesday, setting the stage for tax and fee hikes next year on telephone ser...

South Side soul food restaurant... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 02:35 PM — The military coup that led to the resignation as president of Zimbabwean strongman Robert Mugabe made international headlines Tuesday . But the spectacle of tanks on t...

Uber concealed cyberattack that... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Tuesday, November 21 at 02:26 PM — Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies, a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year. This week...