July 11-13: At Netroots Nation

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Thursday, June 6: NEW YORK, NY 7:30pm

Location: The Strand (2nd floor), 828 Broadway, NYC

Monday, June 10: WASHINGTON, DC 6:30pm

Location: Busboys and Poets, 450 K St NW, Washington, DC

Wednesday, June 12: PORTLAND, OR 7:30pm

Location: Powell’s, 1005 W Burnside St., Portland

Sunday, June 23: SEATTLE, WA 7:30pm

Location: Town Hall, 1119 8th Ave, Seattle (West Entrance) w/Elliott Bay Book Company

Tuesday, June 25: SAN FRANCISCO, CA 7:00pm

Location: First Church, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley w/The Booksmith

Friday, June 28: CHICAGO, IL 7:00pm

Location: Frugal Muse, 7511 Lemont Rd. #146 (Chestnut Court Shopping Center), Darien

Saturday, June 29: MINNEAPOLIS, MN 7:00pm

Location: Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Ave, St. Paul

Friday, July 12: Philadelphia, PA 4:15pm - At Netroots Nation
Location: PA Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

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EU’s expanded education program is now rolling out

The highly popular Erasmus program, which provides educational opportunities for young people in the European Union, has been expanded and is now being rolled out across the 28-member bloc. Between 2007 and 2013, the previous version of the program aided 2.7 million people in the EU, including 93,000 from the Czech Republic. The new version is called Erasmus+ and is set to run from 2014 to 2020. It has a 40 percent higher budget.

'Good People' explores class, education and survival in Boston

Playwright David Lindsay-Abaire made his name off-Broadway with surreal serio-comedies such as "Fuddy Meers" and "Kimberly Akimbo."

He leapt to greater fame with his 2007 Pulitzer Prize winner "Rabbit Hole," a traditional drama about a family's struggles to cope in the aftermath of a young child's accidental death.

Kenyan President reiterates support to Saharawi people’s right to self-determination

Nairobi (Kenya), 31 May 2014 (SPS) - President of Kenya Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta reaffirmed support to the Saharawi people and their just cause, highlighting that Kenya's position is consistent with the requirements of International Law and resolutions of the African Union, in regard to the decolonization issue in the Western Sahara.

Ken Langone on CNBC Vs. President at West Point

Last Thursday, on CNBC, cofounder of Home Depot and likely coconspirator against Eliot Spitzer, Ken Langone voiced his disgust with President Obama's speech, calling it fundamentally unamerican. Of course, Mr Langone has always been opposed to the existence of that black man in the white house. Perhaps we need to monitor any sale of Mr Langone's property in Florida.

Misogyny And Social Intelligence in Santa Barbara

Many things have been said about the mass murderer of Santa Barbara (even a comment about testosterone being the most dangerous drug on the planet), however, what it is about his brain, that made it possible to speak and act the way he did, is yet to be common knowledge.

Oil sands may not be profitable without significant Government “facilitation”

This from the MotleyFool at http://www.fool.ca/2014/05/30/the-oil-sands-crisis-nobody-is-talking-about/?source=c75yhocs0040001The Oil Sands Crisis Nobody Is Talking AboutBy - May 30, 2014 | See also:

Capacity of Walker’s accident prone Tar Sand oil pipeline in WI to exceed Obama/Hillary’s Keystone XL.

Did you know that a plan is currently in the works to transport 1.2 million gallons of crude and tar sands oil – more than the proposed Keystone XL pipeline – right through the middle of our state?

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How our republic could die in the age of Trump - in a stunning parallel to the fall of Rome

Thom plus logo The American republic could die, just like Rome. Wavering for some time on the verge of becoming a complete oligarchy, America is on the verge of flipping from a democratic republic to a strongman or autocratic form of government, something that's happened to dozens of democracies in the past few decades, but never before here.