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Cultural Intelligence

26 December 2010

BETWEEN ‘ICKY’ AND ‘BRIBERY’

Miles Mogulescu: Holiday Cheers for DADT Repeal, 9/11 Healthcare, and START, But It’s Still the Economy, Stupid

Too Small To Save: How The Fed Let Community Banks Fail

24 December 2010

Pat Robertson endorses legalization of “a couple of ounces” of marijuana

C.I.A. Secrets Could Surface in Swiss Nuclear Case

U.S. Allowed American Companies To Do Business With Blacklisted Nations

Mark Levine: If WikiLeaks Is Too Dangerous for iTunes, Then So Am I

WATCH: IBM Predicts Holographic Phones, Air-Breathing Batteries In Next 5 Years

New Zealand Military Releases UFO Files

Solar-Powered Hornet Discovered, A First For Animal Kingdom

‘DREAM IS STILL ALIVE’: Obama Signals Top Priorities For Next Session

2010: America Held Hostage (by the Top 1%)

The Jewish View Of Creationism

Eric Boehlert: Jon Stewart Did What Pundits and Reporters Should Have Done

Best Books 2010: 18 On Social and Political Awareness (PHOTOS)

22 December 2010

Science Journal Publishes Study By 8-Year-Olds, A ‘Genuine Advance’ In Field

Congress vs. the World

40 Percent Of Americans Still Believe In Creationism

Julian Assange is a Sideshow; the Documents Should Take Center Stage

A Dismal Failure of Leadership All Around

USDA Continues to Lie About Pigford Fraud Despite Lawyer Statements

Senators Call On EPA To Enforce Limits For Chemical Found In Tap Water

At Kaplan University, ‘Guerilla Registration’ Leaves Students Deep In Debt

19 December 2010

Arianna Huffington Sunday Roundup (Focus on Chile)

Tracking the Progress of the White House Open Government Directive

Twitter Users Publicly Mock EU Officials During EU Meeting

Google Refusing To Turn Over WiFi Data Says State AG

DynCorp, Other Private Contractors In Afghanistan Behaving Badly

Careless Words and Callous Deeds (On Calls for Assassination)

The Obama Triangulation: The Right, the Left and Slick Willy

In Third World America, You Can’t Buy a Ream of Paper on Minimum Wage

Lebanon: Finding Consensus Without the Factions

WikiLeaks Cables: Evidence in Hand Points to “Masterminds” Behind Assassination of Prominent Indonesian Rights Activist

European Commission Widens Google Inquiry

Phi Beta Iota: There is not a single current issue above that would not be improved by an M4IS2 global grid outside the control of any one nation, but harvestable by all.  We need to connect dots to dots, dots to people, and people to people, and we need to do this without presuming to “control” any of it.  Information has a life of its own–contrived and imposed secrecy is, in a nutshell, a cancer of the global and national minds.

17-18 December 2010

Crowdsourced Philanthropy: How Do We Measure The Impact of the Crowd?

TWO STATES SUE BANK OF AMERICA FOR MORTGAGE FRAUD

Tax Cuts For The Rich, Scraps For The Jobless

The Economy Is Slowly Improving — Except For Housing, Unemployment

The Most Important Report of the Next Two Years

Bruce Fein: American Exceptionalism Is Un-American

To Contain Iran, Succeed in Palestine

Daniel Sokatch: The Unorthodox Solution: Embracing Pluralism and Reason in Israeli Society

UN Mulls Internet Regulation

Tea Party Era Begins As Conservatives Help Kill Major Bill

Senate Republicans Explain Blocking 9/11 First Responder Health Care

Mike Huckabee Calls On ‘Every Republican’ To Support 9/11 First Responders Bill

16 December 2010

Arianna Huffington: The Media Gets It Wrong on WikiLeaks: It’s About Broken Trust, Not Broken Condoms

L. Randall Wray: Anatomy of Mortgage Fraud, Part III: MERS’S Role in Facilitating the Mother of All Frauds

Obama’s War on WikiLeaks — and Us

Shadow Elite: The “Secretive” Bankers Who Love Derivatives and Hate the Free Market

Obama and the CEOs: Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places

Man Who Leaked Pentagon Papers Defends WikiLeaks

Taylor Marsh: TIME‘s “Person of the Year” Should Have Been Sarah Palin

15 December 2010

Stewart On Obama Using Clinton: His Confidence ‘Borders On Delusional’ (VIDEO)

Crisis In American Cities As Revenues Dwindle, Bankruptcy Looms

Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson: The Great Disconnect

Bipartisanship vs. Democracy: The President and the Third Way Fallacy

Time Person of the Year Mark Zuckerberg Changing How We Share Information

Major Anti-War Protest Planned Daniel Ellsberg, Others Will Chain Themselves To WH Fence

Pork Finds A Way: Military’s F-35 Funding In Budget Despite Obama Veto Threat

WATCH: Arianna Talks About Palin’s Presidential Prospects On ‘Wendy Williams’

First HIV-Positive Man Cured

14 December 2010

‘Democracy Recession’ Sweeps The Globe

The Unemployed Appeal For Help

The Middle Class Is Getting Savaged, But Washington Ignores Reality

Bernie Sanders: Tax Cut Deal Could Doom Social Security

Robert Reich: Why America’s Two Economies Continue to Drift Apart

How So-Called Deficit Experts Would Destroy Our Already Broken Pension System

Rove-Backed Group To Launch First Major 2012 Offensive

A Web Trust to Publish and Store Our Creative Work

13 December 2010

Federal Judge Rules Rules Health Care Reform Provision Unconstitutional

Governing by Doing What’s Right (Gary Hart)

Wall Street Set For Best Two Years Ever, Thanks To ‘Once-In-A-Lifetime’ Bailout

Credit Card Companies Are Targeting Risky Borrowers Again

Israel SLAMMED For Arresting Palestinian Minors

12 December 2010

9/11 Heroes Deserve Better

Michael Bloomberg Addresses Rumored Presidential Interest

Why Bill Clinton’s Favorable View of Obama’s Tax Deal Should Be Disregarded

Israel: We Won’t Share Jerusalem

Stockholm Bombings Kill 1, Injure 2

Declassified CIA Files Detail Ties Between U.S. And Ex-Nazis

The FCC’s Guide to Losing Net Neutrality Without Really Trying

11 December 2010

Introducing an Era of Justice: How to Take Back America and Usher in a New Political Age

Maybe We Can’t Handle the Truth

Papers Shed New Light On Eisenhower’s Famous ‘Military-Industrial Complex’ Farewell Speech

Johann Hari: The Banks Have Not Been Reregulated by Our Corrupt Politicians. So Get Ready for the Next Crash

The Rise Of The ‘4.0’ Career: Who’s Driving It?

My Filibuster of the Tax Deal (Bernie Sanders)

Blind Trust: Holder’s Bogus “Operation” and Obama’s Wall Street Justice

Time to “Stress Test” the Fed

Republicans to 9/11 Responders: Drop Dead

Battle Heats Up Between Police Officers, Civilians Who Record Them

Hitchens Blasts Tea Party: ‘The Mad Ideas of Exploded Crackpots And Bigots’

Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett: Listening Posts on Iran Produce the Same Sort of Bad Intel as Iraqi Defectors

A $7 Billion New Nuke Attack