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Old Globe Theatre Mounts Horton Foote Comedy About Avarice

Old Globe Theatre Mounts Horton Foote Comedy About Avarice

There’s something about southern families and their last wills and testaments that just fascinate Americans. Not to go picking on our southern brethren, but southern playwrights themselves love to write plays about the “the family”, most of them rife with over-the-top characters and situations, and the inevitable “reading of the will”, and lets not forget […]

The Center Announces Agreement to Launch New Program for LGBT Older Workers

The Center Announces Agreement to Launch New Program for LGBT Older Workers

Palm Springs, CA – The LGBT Community Center of the Desert (The Center) has signed an agreement with Services & Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Elders (SAGE) to launch a new program for LGBT older workers, known as SAGEWorks, announced John O’Connor, Executive Director of The Center. SAGEWorks is designed to provide crucial […]

Bad Bankers, Bad Fraud Deals, And The President’s ‘Great Gatsby’ Problem

Bad Bankers, Bad Fraud Deals, And The President’s ‘Great Gatsby’ Problem

Richard (RJ) Eskow, Op-Ed:  “Investigate the Banks!” Today a coalition of progressive groups handed in a petition with more than 360,000 signatures that demanded exactly that. It calls on the Obama administration to stop pushing a cushy fraud settlement for bankers, to pursue a fair deal for shafted homeowners, and to let criminal investigations against […]

New Technology Allows CT Scans to Be Done with a Fraction of the Conventional Radiation Dose

New Technology Allows CT Scans to Be Done with a Fraction of the Conventional Radiation Dose

By Ian Demsky~ Newswise — A technological breakthrough is allowing the University of Michigan Health System to be the first teaching hospital in the U.S. to perform some CT scans using a fraction of the radiation dose required for a conventional CT image. Over the past decade, U-M scientists have contributed to the research behind […]

“Bain Capitalism”: Mitt’s Frankenstein Is a Politically-Created Monster

“Bain Capitalism”: Mitt’s Frankenstein Is a Politically-Created Monster

Richard (RJ) Eskow~ Bain Capital must seem like a Frankenstein’s monster to Mitt Romney’s campaign Like Mary Shelley’s creature, it’s stalking its creator just as he’s about to claim the thing he loves most. But Bain Capital — and Bain Capitalism — isn’t Mitt’s creation. It was sewed together from the corpses of dead ideals […]