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The Power of the Limbic Brain
Jane Simon, MD
Writes a weekly blog, www.drsimonsays.blogspot.com
Feelings and emotions that motivate or paralyze us lie within the limbic system. Our awareness that our emotional life colors our performance can liberate us from some brain chains.
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Kochs Embedded In Major Rift On Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform
The proposed reform could make much white-collar crime harder to prosecute.
STYLE & BEAUTY
Sweater Up: 10 Ways to Find Your Knit
zulily.com lifestyle expert, TV personality, author, and devot...
While aran and cable knits were certainly celebrated down Altuzarra and Carvens' runways, there are additional twists to this seasonal favorite that extend to accessories too.
Elizabeth Warren Infiltrates The Clinton Borg
CAP President Neera Tanden, who was policy director for Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign, gave Warren an effusive
Retailers, Bankers and Democrats Agree
Leo W. Gerard
International President, United Steelworkers
Income inequality is killing the economy. Retailers, bankers and Democrats agree on that. Really. It's only Republicans who continue to insist that income inequality is great.
Energy Industry Overestimated Cost Of Pollution Controls: Study
"Recently, these industries have again predicted that government pollution limits would result in skyrocketing electricity
Ted Strickland Joins Top Democratic Think Tank, Has 'No Plans For The Senate'
But outside groups like CAP are no longer moderately influential players, putting their stock in policy platforms. Increasingly
Finally, A List Of All The Center For American Progress' 2013 Corporate Donors
Warren's shot was aimed at the group Third Way, but it could apply to groups across the spectrum. CAP has come under particular
Progressives, Fresh From Government Shutdown Victory, Revert To Handwringing
Tyson said her bigger concern was that the country wasn't grasping how much government matters in their lives, and that Democrats
Immigration Reform Advocates Struggle With Obama 'Love-Hate' Relationship
Tramonte pointed out that advocates were in a similar situation ahead of the election, when many wanted to hammer Obama on
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Center For American Progress Gets Heavy Backing From Foundations
Founded in 2003, CAP is, in many ways, the brain trust of the Washington-based Democratic Party, serving as something of
Child Poverty Holds Steady For The First Time In Years, Census Bureau Finds
A spokesperson for the House agriculture committee, where the farm bill originated, forwarded a statement from Rep. Frank
Tom Perriello To Head Center For American Progress Advocacy Arm
WASHINGTON -- Former Rep. Tom Perriello (D-Va.) a beloved progressive whom activists and party officials had pushed to consider
Modern Monetary Theory: The Last Progressive Left Standing
Fixed income fund manager specializing in monetary policy; Fou...
The headline progressives are in full retreat. They have found out the hard way that their bleeding heart pleadings -- 'yes, the financial markets might destroy us, but how can we cut this or that worthy cause' -- don't cut it.
Close The Social Security "Cap" Tax Loophole!
Fellow, Campaign for America's Future
Selling Your Business? 3 Tips for Entrepreneurs
Scott Edward Walker
Founder and CEO, Walker Corporate Law Group, PLLC
Selling a business can be a very difficult and emotional experience, particularly for first-time entrepreneurs. I thought it would be helpful to share three tips in connection with selling your business.
Finding the Most Powerful Levers for Fixing Struggling Schools
Fortunately, the report is not as platitudinous as it seemed as first blush. Behind each of these not-too-promising headers, Baroody has more useful recommendations.
White House Allies Push Bank Lobby Line On Government Mortgage Reform
Even before the heated days of the housing bubble, Fannie and Freddie reaped enormous profits from its mortgage securitization
BP Oil Spill: Containment Cap To Be Replaced Next Month
Officials say the current cap is collecting more than 460,000 gallons of oil per day. BP continues to drill relief wells
Weekly Mulch: Why the Senate Climate Bill is Doomed
The Media Consortium
Network of Leading Progressive Independent Journalism Organiza...
Just a few weeks ago, off-shore drilling could have been a point of compromise around which Senators could rally votes to
John Podesta: American Politics 'Sucks'
Podesta predicted that the Democratic Party could be in for a similar electoral "massacre" in November 2010. "They lost the
Obama Allies Struggle To Defend Spending Freeze
SEIU President Andy Stern, who is closely allied with the White House, did his best to put a good face on the plan but expressed
Interchangeable Quagmires: Why Doesn't
Apply What It Wrote About Iraq To Afghanistan?
It seems to me that you could make a case for all they said to be applicable to Afghanistan too, though. Yet again we have
Too Big To Fire? 92% Of Managers At Top Bailout Recipients Are Still In Same Jobs
The prospects for a robust prudently guided financial sector have been substantially clouded by the fact that the both the
Friday Talking Points  -- Washington Frenzy
Chris Weigant is a political commentator.
After taking more time off than George Bush ever did, Congress finds itself at the year's end with a whole stack of things to accomplish. Which results in a frenzy of things getting passed, or at least debated.
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