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Why America Needs Campaign Finance Reform Now

Kyle Victor | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics
Kyle Victor

To say that the eventual winner of the presidency will not be beholden to his mega-donors, and to their particular economic interests, borders on delusional. And this seriously threatens the ability of the president to act in the interests of the general public, which is worrisome.

Democrats Must Push Back on Monetary Policy Arguments

Kyle Victor | Posted 03.05.2012 | Business
Kyle Victor

Democrats and progressives must become more willing to engage in monetary policy conversation and make the case for keeping the Fed, for using QE and stimulus to get America out of recession, and for more robust financial regulation.

Sorry Ron Paul, "End the Fed" Is Just Another Republican Plan to Help the Financial Sector and Hurt Everyone Else

Kyle Victor | Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics
Kyle Victor

Many liberals, myself included, have long harbored some sympathy for Ron Paul. I suspect that this is not only because of his refusal to follow the neo-conservatives on issues like civil liberties, but also because the man, like a squirrel, has always seemed so very harmless.

Finding The Higgs (Or Not...)

Théo Le Bret | Posted 02.15.2012 | Technology
Théo Le Bret

"(Finding the) Higg's boson": the elusive particle and the search for it has become so popular among scientists that it is now a recurring theme in scientific in-jokes but, more seriously, the Higg's boson is (if you haven't yet been told a hundred times), the "missing piece" of the Standard Model of Particles, the not-yet-observed particle responsible for the mass of matter, and so it is little wonder that its discovery would cause quite a stir...