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How Big Chicken Took Over America | Al Jazeera America

April 18, 2014

None of this comes as a surprise to Christopher Leonard, a fellow at the New America Foundation and author of the recently released book “The Meat Racket,” a stunning history of the rise of Tyson Foods — the world's largest meat company, spanning beef ...

U.S. Gas Could Help Europe, But Not Yet | Voice Of America

April 12, 2014

When that happens, both Europe and America will benefit, according to energy writer and professor Steve LeVine. "The impact of putting [exporting] all this gas, and the signal that it's sending, is going to be to increase U.S. influence in the world ...

Wonkbook: Time’s Up, Obamacare! Let’s See How You Did | The Washington Post

April 4, 2014

In Kentucky, Obamacare's success did nothing to change the law's politics. Perry Bacon Jr. in Yahoo News.

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Kentucky Loves Its Insurance, Just Not Obamacare | Bloomberg View

March 31, 2014

That’s from a terrific article this morning by Perry Bacon Jr., who looks at why the success of the Affordable Care Act in Kentucky hasn’t prevented Republicans there, including Senator Mitch McConnell, from running against “Obamacare.”

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The Corner | National Review Online

March 31, 2014

Perry Bacon: In Kentucky, Obamacare's success did nothing to change the politics of the law. Yahoo! News

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Net Neutrality and the Fight for Your TV | The Globe and Mail

March 24, 2014

“This [potential Apple-Comcast] workaround is worth considerable scrutiny, particularly in light of the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, as it speaks to both Comcast’s willingness to skirt around the rules now, and the potential harm if it’s able to do so as a combined entity with considerable market share in a variety of related industries,” said Sarah Morris, senior policy counsel for the Open Technology Institute.

3 Simple Tips For Improving Your Memory | Business Insider

March 22, 2014

It could simply be that you're not using it right, says Annie Murphy Paul, blogger and author of “The Cult of Personality Testing,” in a recent LinkedIn post. Here are three strategies from cognitive science and psychology that may help you to remember ...

As U.S. Withdrawal Looms, Taliban Ponders Talking Peace | Al Jazeera America

March 21, 2014

Anand Gopal, a fellow at the New America Foundation who has covered the Taliban extensively as a journalist, is less sanguine than Rashid that the U.S. withdrawal will spur any movement toward peace talks. “There's a section of the Taliban leadership ...

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