Daily Archives: September 14, 2014

Shooting Ourselves in the Foot

Last week, NPR highlighted the budget cuts at the National Institutes of Health that are undermining medical research at U.S. universities. The NPR study focused on the University of Virginia, but here’s a look at how the cuts have affected … Continue reading

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SAFE Act, Fracking, and the NY 23’s Primary Results

Andrew Cuomo defeated Zephyr Teachout  in Tuesday’s Democratic Gubernatorial Primary. Was anyone surprised? Cuomo had all the important factors: Name recognition, a large war-chest, and a legislative record that most Democrats approve of, such as: marriage equality, reducing middle class income … Continue reading

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