School Officials or Peeping Toms?

Posted February 25, 2010 by Tommi Avicolli-Mecca

I’ll never look at my Macbook’s tiny little camera the same way again. Not after reading that 16-year-old Blake Robbins, a high school student at Harriton High School in the Lower Merion School District outside of Philadelphia, was accused of
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Ammiano Introduces Socially Responsible Investment Act

Posted February 24, 2010 by Quintin Mecke

AB 2337 Would Prohibit Use of State Pension Funds In Predatory Investment Schemes Assemblymember Tom Ammiano (D–San Francisco) has introduced the Socially Responsible Investment Act, AB 2337, a bill to prohibit the use of public pension funds in predatory investment
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Concerts at the Cadillac: Concert for Haiti

Posted February 24, 2010 by Paul Hogarth

Join us this Friday, February 26th for a very special Cadillac Hotel concert at 5:30 pm. The Jeffrey Chin Quartet has performed at the Cadillac before, but this time it’s a concert to raise funds for the victims of Haiti’s
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On Curling, U.S.-Canada Relations, and Tiger Woods

Posted February 23, 2010 by Randy Shaw

The worldwide recession deepens, the impacts of climate change worsen, and health care costs continue to skyrocket — yet people are primarily discussing other matters. Chief among them is why curling is an Olympic sport, since it is the on-ice
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Public Option Only Way Out of Health Care Mess

Posted February 23, 2010 by Paul Hogarth

There’s a way for Democrats to salvage the health care mess, but it doesn’t look like they plan on using it. President Obama unveiled his “compromise” bill yesterday to kick off a “bi-partisan summit” at the Blair House, but the
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