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Open thread for night owls: The rise of progressive cities

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At The Nation, Michelle Goldberg writes The Rise of the Progressive City—With liberal hopes dashed in Washington, political energy is gathering in cities, where social change is actually possible:

The Bush years were grim for progressives, but they did offer one small consolation: the hope t…
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Open thread for night owls: How Paul Ryan’s GOP budget messes with environmental protection

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At Grist, Ben Adler writes 5 ways Paul Ryan’s budget screws the climate and environment:

Whatever his goal—replace retiring Ways and Means Chair David Camp (R-Mich.), become speaker of the House, or run for president in 2016 — [Paul] Ryan wants to be considered politically brave and fiscally …
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Rob Ford Caused Quite A Scene In Toronto Last Night Complete With Alleged Raging, Clubbing, And A ‘Bizarre’ Odor

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For several hours late Saturday night and early Sunday morning, Torontonians were captivated by their embattled Mayor Rob Ford as he had a night on the town complete that began when he allegedly received a warning from security guards hockey game after acting “
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Open thread for night owls: Commonomics

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At Yes! magazine, Laura Flanders writes After Death of Radical Mayor, Mississippi’s Capital Wrestles With His Economic Vision:

On his way into work every morning, Chokwe Lumumba, the late mayor of Jackson, Miss., used to pass a historical marker:  “Jackson City Hall: built 1846-7 b…
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Tech at Night: Marsha Blackburn dings Obama on transparency. Just how secure is Tor against the US Government?

Funny how Bitcoin ATM installations get all that hype, but their later flops and removals get much less attention.
They’ve got to be so desperate for good news in the Bitcoin community. Imagine being one of those suckers who bought in at $ 1000 or even $ 800, only to get hit with the steady d…
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From RealClearPolitics and Honda: Obama Says ACA Debate “Over”; Rand Paul Wants GOP Hispanic Outreach; the Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

Good morning. It’s Wednesday, April 2, 2014. President Obama is scheduled to speak in Ann Arbor today in a hastily planned speech at the University of Michigan to drum up support for raising the federal minimum wage to $ 10.10 an hour.
His speech comes a month before the university commencement …
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Open thread for night owls: Post-Cold War military spending 1988-2012

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Thanks to ian bremmer for pointing to this chart:

To reiterate, spending shown in the chart is adjusted for inflation by calculating everything in 2014 dollars.

Blast from the Past. At Daily Kos on this date in 2009—Reforming the ‘Big Three’:

While most of the discussion t…
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