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3 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

The Wonky Elite's False ProphetBy James Poulos

Thomas Piketty and his 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century' are white hot, but he's no 'Tocqueville for Today'-and he and his fan club have Tocqueville all wrong.

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7 hrs ago | Free Republic

Former Labor secretary Reich blasts Bundy

Former Clinton Labor secretary Robert Reich, now a prominent author and commentator, blasted Bundy on his Facebook page on Monday.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

SFGate

Sex offender arrested near UC Berkeley police...

A registered sex offender was arrested after he allegedly grabbed a child walking with her parents right outside the UC Berkeley police station, authorities said Tuesday.

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Science Daily

Brain size matters when it comes to animal self-control

Chimpanzees may throw tantrums like toddlers, but their total brain size suggests they have more self-control than, say, a gerbil or fox squirrel, according to a new study of 36 species of mammals and birds ranging from orangutans to zebra finches.

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Patch.com

Berkeley Mayor Proposes East Bay Regional Minimum Wage

Mayor Tom Bates is proposing that several East Bay cities, including Berkeley, join together to adopt a regional minimum wage.

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ABC7 KGO

Police: Man ordered dog to attack woman in Berkeley

University of California at Berkeley police are seeking a man wanted for assault with a deadly weapon after he allegedly ordered his pit bull to attack a woman at People's Park on Sunday night.

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Contra Costa Times

Berkeley: Man reportedly orders pit bull to attack woman at People's Park

A man reportedly ordered his pit bull to attack a woman following an argument in People's Park on Sunday, authorities said.

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CBS Local

'Science Ignorance Is Pervasive In Our Society': Poll...

This image, showing the first all-sky microwave image of the universe soon after the Big Bang, was released by a team of astronomers from NASA and Princeton University on Feb. 10, 2003 in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - Scientists are disturbed from a new poll that reveals that a majority of Americans question the Big Bang theory.

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USA Today

Scientists explore possibilities of mind reading

At Yale University, researchers recently used a brain scanner to identify which face someone was looking about - just from their brain activity.

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Philly.com

Jet-setting college swindler back in Philly jail

PHILADELPHIA Jocelyn Kirsch, the jet-setting college swindler whose exploits as a high-flying identity thief earned her tabloid prominence seven years ago, returned to federal custody in Philadelphia, this time on a probation violation charge that could send her back to prison.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Battling for a safer Bangladesh

Workers sewing garments at a factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 17, 2013. American and European retailers and apparel brands committed to improving safety in Bangladeshi factories have divided into two sometimes feuding camps, a result that some say detracts from the overall effort.

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SFGate

Berkeley at war with itself over redistricting

It's a radical move for a city to file a lawsuit against itself, but when a majority vote of the council is ignored, or bypassed, it becomes a viable option.

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Patch.com

Berkeley Liquor Store Loses License After Employee Allegedly Bought Stolen Property

A South Berkeley liquor store has lost its license to sell alcohol for 20 days after an employee there bought purportedly stolen cellphones from an undercover agent, a state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control spokesman said today.

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Patch.com

Berkeley Film Foundation Announces 2014 Grant Program

BERKELEY, Calif. -The Berkeley FILM Foundation announced that it is accepting applications for its 2014 film and video grant program.

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Business Journal

UC Berkeley admits even more out-of-state students to boost revenue

Cal Chancellor Nicholas Dirks said UC Berkeley had to admit more students from outside California because the school needs money.

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Indybay.org

OccupyForum Field Trip to Berkeley: Author Nomi Prins: All the President's Bankers

Note: LOCATION CHANGE!!! FIELD TRIP TO BERKELEY! OccupyForum continues. . . Monday, April 21st at 7:30 pm at the Hillside Club 2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA 94709 near Downtown Berkeley BART Advance tickets $12 or $15 at the door.

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Switched

Education Department Investigating Claims UC Berkeley Botched Sexual Assault Reports

The U.S. Department of Education will investigate claims that the University of California-Berkeley failed to investigate reports of sexual assault on its grounds.

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Patch.com

Berkeley Mayor's State of the City Address

Mayor Tom Bates will highlight important changes and initiatives that are transforming Berkeley in his annual State of the City address on April 30 at Berkeley City College.

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CSRwire.com

Reinventing Community Dev...

Highlighting Social Venture Network 2013 Innovation Award Winners who are working to bring their social enterprises to scale: One World Futbol Project Founder & Chief Innovation Officer Tim Jahnigen and Co-Founder and Chief Giving Officer Lisa Tarver One World Futbol is a nearly indestructible soccer ball designed for youth to play with in areas of ... (more)

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In-depth Africa

Dam! White Elephants in Ethiopia?

By Alemayehu G Mariam Last week, in a bizarre display of faux outrage and indignation, the regime in Ethiopia unleashed its big "experts" to go after International Rivers , an organization that has been leading the global struggle to protect rivers and the rights of indigenous communities that depend on them for nearly three decades.

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