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Pork Barrel Politics: New Laws Silence and Fine Critics of Animal Abuse

June 21, 2017 • Anjali Pitti
“If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian,” stated rock legend Paul McCartney in 2009. Most people know about the growing uproar around the ethics of producing and consuming animal products. With the rise of the vegetarian and …

Universal Health Care in New York? Artists, Hackers and Filmmakers Say, Go For It; Small Business Owners Say, Hold On!

June 19, 2017 • Naomi Wolf
This past week, DailyClout hosted a Rapi Castillo, who is a coder, and Kathryn Jones, who is the Executive Director of Resistance Media Collective. They spoke about their work, along with that of other graphic artists, hackers and designers, including …

A Female Science and Tech Pioneer about whose Breakthrough Discovery You May Not Have been Taught in High School: Dr Nancy Kemeny

June 17, 2017 • dailyclout_226nux
A shout out to our pioneers who are women in the sciences and medicine — whose breakthroughs, history shows, are often under-recognized in medical or scientific history. Dr. Nancy Kemeny of Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital is responsible for groundbr …

EXCLUSIVE: Steven Matthews, Author of the Must-Read ‘On Magnetism,’ Explains why Everyone Needs Poems, Even — or maybe especially — in High-Tech, Distracted Times

June 16, 2017 • Naomi Wolf
Steven Matthews, born in Colchester, UK, is a leading voice in contemporary poetry. He teaches in Oxford and Reading. In his new book, On Magnetism, he unites Romantic sensibility with an urgent timely focus. We are thrilled to introduce him as our fir …

A Referendum lets Mainers Decide on Investing $50 Million in Small Businesses: Do State-Funded Grants Offer a Model for other States?

June 6, 2017 • Bhavani Pitti
A referendum on the issue of bonds in the state of Maine is to be held in June of 2017. Citizens of Maine will vote on the grant of $50 million on behalf of the state to two entities — the Maine Technology Institute and the Maine Venture Fund. If the …

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