Aftermath: Supreme Court & Health Care with Carl Bernstein, Jeffrey Toobin & Susan Blumenthal – July 19th

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On Thursday, July 19th, at 12:15pm, please join The Common Good for a lunch discussion with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Carl Bernstein, expert legal analyst for CNN and The New Yorker, Jeffrey Toobin and former Assistant Surgeon General and Senior Global Health Advisor for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Rear Admiral Susan Blumenthal. They will be discussing the implication…

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Chris Hayes – Getting Past the “Fail Decade” – July 18th

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On Wednesday, July 18th, at 12:15pm, The Common Good hosted a lunch Discussion with Chris Hayes, host of Up with Chris Hayes on MSNBC, about his new book Twilight of the Elites, which analyzes how our institutions have imploded, spawning a lack of trust between citizens and the elites. Chris spoke about the shortcomings of contemporary American financial and soci…

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TOP NEWS: Nat’l Security / Foreign Affairs: May 16, 2012

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As Trained Afghans Turn Enemy, U.S. Imperative in Peril Greece Sets Date for New Vote Amid Euro Exit Fears Syrian rebels get influx of arms Moscow police clear occupied park Mladic taunts survivors at start of genocide trial Excerpts below As Trained Afghans Turn Enemy, a U.S.-Led Imperative Is in Peril - Matthew Rosenberg, New York……

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TOP STORIES: Democracy – April 30, 2012

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Obama, Clinton Join Forces Highlights from the White House Correspondents’ Dinner *Obama Campaign Grapples With New Voter ID Laws *Obama losing rock star status with young *Mitt Romney’s narrow road to presidency …

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How Apple Sidesteps Billions in Taxes

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NY Times - Charles Duhigg / David Kocieniewski - Apple serves as a window on how technology giants have taken advantage of tax codes written for an industrial age and ill suited to today’s digital economy.…

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TOP STORIES: Democracy – April 27, 2012

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Public Opinion of Federal Government at 15-Year Low Romney Hires Santorum Campaign Manager *Young, Restless, and Not Voting *Cyber-security bill Cispa passes US House *Big Labor’s Big Moment…

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