Frances Perkins

Type: Person
Name: Frances Perkins
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Women’s Colleges—Fun Facts and Figures

There are so many advantages to studying at women only institutions. Here are just a few women’s colleges that have educated some of the finest minds.1. Agnes Scott: Agnes Scott is located just outside of Atlanta in Decatur, Georgia. Founded in 1889 by ... [Published About - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Why Democrats Need to Take Sides in America's Class War

This spring, a prominent Democratic pollster sent a memo to party leaders and Democratic elected officials advising them to speak and think differently. The nation’s economy had deteriorated so drastically, he cautioned, that they needed to abandon their ... [Published TAPPED - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

CBO Predicts a Hangover of Economic Proportions

According to the CBO, the Clairvoyant Bureaucratic Office, “federal debt will be growing faster than GDP, a path that would be ultimately unsustainable.” Our national debt is already bigger than our economy.The key source of upward pressure on the federal ... [Published American Spectator - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Barney Frank in Brunswick: ‘The military is not a jobs program’

BRUNSWICK, Maine — In an area defined, in part, by shipbuilding and the 60-year legacy of a former air base, many would be cautious in broaching the subject of cutting military spending.Not so, for former U.S. Rep. Barney Frank of Massachusetts, who called ... [Published Bangor Daily News - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Guest Viewpoint: No debate about it; British barrister fosters prisoners' communication skills

Alex Just first visited Ithaca in the fall of 2007 as a member of the United Kingdom National Debate Team. By that time Alex, a graduate of Oxford University, had debated for Scotland and for Oxford.“I first debated as a 13-year-old at my high school ... [Published Ithaca Journal - Jul 12 2014]
Entities: Barrister, Prison, Forensics
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

David Brooks's 5-Step Guide to Being Deep

ASPEN, Colo.—David Brooks doesn't subscribe to the Pharrell ian school of life. It's not that he begrudges Pharrell for being happy. It's that he believes American culture is too centered around attaining happiness , at the expense of "a different goal ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Women's Magazine: Lesbian Activism Past and Present - June 30, 2014 at 1:00pm

- 1:00pmWomen's Magazine: Lesbian Activism Past and PresentWe listen to part of a herstory event organized by Old Lesbians Organizing for Change honoring lesbian she-roes of the past. Everyone knows about Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, ... [Published KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Worcester Canal District wagon tours begin July 3

WORCESTER — You can learn plenty of fascinating aspects of Worcester's history by reading about it in books, but why settle for that?A new season of Blackstone Canal District Horse and Wagon Tours offers fun (and free) insights into the daily lives of ... [Published Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

8 Women from Our "Fierce List" Share the Women They Admire Most

“ Rosa Parks . She faced down her fears, and she was victorious!”  — Antoinette Tuff“ Chantal Petitclerc , a remarkable wheelchair racer whose strength and power set the standard for all wheelchair athletes.” — Tatyana McFadden“ Dr. Jane Goodall . She ... [Published MORE - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

Frances Perkins in the Twin Villages, as recalled by attendees

On Wednesday, July 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Newcastle Fire Station on the River Road The Newcastle Historical Society will welcome the recollections of Frances Perkins from past and present residents of the Twin Villages and Lincoln ... [Published Boothbay Register - Jun 22 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Jeffrey M. Riggs

LIVERMORE — , 63, of Livermore, passed away suddenly and peacefully of natural causes on Tuesday, June 17.He was a Christmas baby, born on Dec. 25, 1950, in Jay, a son of Warren and Marion Riggs. He was a 1969 graduate of Jay High School and from 1970 ... [Published Sun-Journal - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

The Daily Agenda for Thursday, April 10

TODAY’S AGENDA: Tenth Circuit Court to Hear Utah Marriage Case: Denver, CO. Last December, Utah’s same sex couples got an early Christmas Present when Federal District Judge Robert J. Shelby found the state’s ban on same-sex marriage violated ... [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Apr 10 2014]

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Women’s Colleges—Fun Facts and Figures [Published About - Jul 22 2014]
Why Democrats Need to Take Sides in America's C... [Published TAPPED - Jul 17 2014]
CBO Predicts a Hangover of Economic Proportions [Published American Spectator - Jul 16 2014]
Barney Frank in Brunswick: ‘The military is not... [Published Bangor Daily News - Jul 15 2014]
Guest Viewpoint: No debate about it; British ba... [Published Ithaca Journal - Jul 12 2014]
David Brooks's 5-Step Guide to Being Deep [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 01 2014]
Women's Magazine: Lesbian Activism Past and Pre... [Published KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley - Jun 30 2014]
Worcester Canal District wagon tours begin July 3 [Published Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Jun 27 2014]
8 Women from Our "Fierce List" Share the Women ... [Published MORE - Jun 23 2014]
Frances Perkins in the Twin Villages, as recall... [Published Boothbay Register - Jun 22 2014]
Jeffrey M. Riggs [Published Sun-Journal - Jun 20 2014]
Family and Medical Leave Insurance [Published Center for American Progress - Apr 15 2014]
Shields and Brooks on Sebelius’ legacy, the 196... [Published PBS - Apr 12 2014]
The Daily Agenda for Thursday, April 10 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Apr 10 2014]
5 Life-Changing Laws We Can Thank Women For [Published Think Progress - Mar 15 2014]
Climbing Trees…and Ladders of Opportunity [Published The White House - Mar 12 2014]
Private alternative to Medicaid expansion faces... [Published PBS - Feb 18 2014]
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Why Democrats Need to Take Sides in America's C... [Published TAPPED - Jul 17 2014]
This spring, a prominent Democratic pollster sent a memo to party leaders and Democratic elected officials advising them to speak and think differently. The nation’s economy had deteriorated so drastically, he cautioned, that they needed to abandon their ...
The Daily Agenda for Thursday, April 10 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Apr 10 2014]
TODAY’S AGENDA: Tenth Circuit Court to Hear Utah Marriage Case: Denver, CO. Last December, Utah’s same sex couples got an early Christmas Present when Federal District Judge Robert J. Shelby found the state’s ban on same-sex marriage violated ...
5 Life-Changing Laws We Can Thank Women For [Published Think Progress - Mar 15 2014]
Sarah Ayres is a Policy Analyst in the Economic Policy team at the Center for American Progress. Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins, left, sporting a new hat, shakes hands with employes of her department at a farewell reception in a flower-banked ...
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