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Will upcoming move for Mental Health Partners make access to walk-in crisis services more difficult? by Caitlin Rockett 13.
Page 3 - no comments - 713 views Does Obama even know what’s in his TPP deal?
More and more Americans are learning that TPP would undermine America’s very sovereignty, giving multinational corporations direct access to secretive tribunals empowered to roll back our nation’s consumer, labor and other laws that global corporate giants don’t like.
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Page 5 - no comments - 807 views Why are so many working class whites killing themselves?
Between 1999 and 2013, the number of deaths per 100,000 people rose by 134.4 for this group. That’s more than a 20 percent jump in the death rate. Deaton sees only one parallel: “Only HIV/AIDS in contemporary times has done anything like this.” This hasn’t happened in any other advanced country or among any other demographic group in the U.
Page 6 - no comments - 806 views Let us build bridges
Coming back from a medical mission that treated the unfortunate Syrian refugees in Jordan, I could imagine the customs and border protection officer denying my entrance to the country of my citizenship because I am a Muslim. “I am sorry, doctor, but the rules have changed since your departure,” he would say.
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I am thrilled that these young delegates are making their voices heard loud and clear. This is exactly what needs to be happening all over the world. It is our young people who are inheriting a fouled nest, and they are the ones who need to demand that our legislators do everything in their power to help stop putting more CO2 into our environment.
Page 9 - no comments - 864 views Gifts in a pinch
Well Dumbledore, we agree. Everyone needs socks. Especially if they are creatively designed. Collaborating with Rihanna, Star Wars, the NBA and more, Stance socks are both functional and thoughtful. They have personality. They have pizzazz. They will make you laugh.
Page 10 - no comments - 867 views IT’S UP TO US
While the nations of the world were putting the final touches on the historic Paris accord on climate change, I stood below the Eiffel tower gripping a 100 meter long banner with a simple, salient message, “It’s Up to Us to Leave It in the Ground.
Page 17 - no comments - 909 views 20 years behind Europe
AD takes place naturally and is the force behind phenomena such as swamp gas, in which natural wetlands produce methane through the breakdown of organic material; and fool’s fire, in which the methane is ignited, creating glowing orbs of light. But, in the non-natural state, AD occurs in specialized tanks called anaerobic digesters.
Page 21 - no comments - 806 views THE MIND-BODY SOLUTION
Carl Jung believed reaching full potential as a human required exploration of our deepest thoughts, those feelings that lay buried deep beneath our consciousness. As he put it, “There is no energy unless there is a tension of opposites; hence it is necessary to discover the opposite attitude of the conscious mind.
Page 25 - no comments - 1,040 views SNAPSHOT OF FEMININITY
The painting shook my inner girl and reminded me of the goopy glitter jelly that came in childhood makeup training kits; the agony a blemish could cause in adolescence, and drunkenly navigating my bathroom counter in my current twentysomething-hood looking for the makeup remover to wipe off the mask I painted on before going out.
Page 29 - no comments - 978 views The music tells me what to do
For George Winston, his approach has been one of total immersion and a laser-focus on his chosen instrument dating back to 1972, when he forsake playing organ after getting turned on to the stride piano stylings of Fats Waller and Teddy Wilson.
Page 33 - no comments - 859 views American Life in Poetry: Column 557
(New Rivers Press, 2015). Poem reprinted by permission of Debra Marquart and the publisher. Introduction copyright © 2015 by The Poetry Foundation. The introduction’s author, Ted Kooser, served as United States Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 2004-2006.
Page 43 - no comments - 753 views Extra, extra bad things
who exposed the scandal; this is the story of the process it took to do so. What that means is that far more time is spent showing how the dots were connected than examining the toll it took on those connecting said dots.
Page 44 - no comments - 841 views Recognize this
I want to tell you a story about a story,” writer/director/performance artist Laurie Anderson tells the audience. She recounts the time she spent in the hospital as a child after breaking her back.
Page 45 - no comments - 880 views More than what meets the eyes
It’s hard to be unassuming so close to the Pearl Street Mall, but that’s just what Fuji Cafe and Bar is. The shop is clean and welllighted, but that’s about all you can say about the physical space of the restaurant.
Page 47 - no comments - 841 views Tidbites | Week of Dec. 17, 2015
There’s few better ways to celebrate the holiday season than drinking local beer and listening to local music at a local venue. And at the Kick The Keg Charity Fundraiser at the Fox Theatre on Friday, Dec. 18, you can do all that while giving money to local charities.
Page 49 - no comments - 875 views Winter warmers
All too often, though, we succumb to several common pitfalls of wintertime drinking: we associate them only with the holidays and stop drinking still-seasonal beverages after New Year’s; we burn out on them before December’s over; or we don’t think to expand our seasonal drinking horizons with new drinks.
Page 51 - no comments - 865 views Sabrage: Almost as impressive as a keg stand
Beer pong. Flip cup. Quarters. For beer guzzlers, there’s no shortage of ways to make drinking fun. Even if college is solidly in the rearview mirror, most of us can bank on one friend — or several — attempting to shotgun a beer at some point every summer.
Page 53 - no comments - 834 views Astrology
For now, just feel them and observe them. Find out what they have to teach you. Wait until the new year before you consider the possibility of expressing them..
Page 61 - no comments - 782 views (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT)
try, the House voted to lift the 40-yearold ban on oil exports. The ban was put into place following the Arab oil embargo of the 1970s. The reason we made it law that oil produced in the U.S. had to be used here was for the exact reason of making us more energy independent.
Page 63 - no comments - 696 views Ushering in a new era of marijuana policy in Boulder
Boulder City Council and staff are structuring and compiling an advisory panel to research and make recommendations towards the city’s regulation of marijuana, to convene January 2016. As the marijuana industry matures, the City is working to update codes and create forward-looking regulations.
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I’m a straight 26-year-old man who wants advice on helping my fiancée realize a particular fantasy. We have been dating for three years and are in a happy monogamous relationship. I was always vanilla, but she enjoys rougher sex and light bondage. We’ve incorporated some of this into our sex lives, and we are both happy with how fun it is.
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