Agreement reached to settle Plummer's estate, money to go to family instead of COA head

The family of Helen Plummer finally hashed out a settlement agreement Wednesday that leaves Plummer's money to her daughter and great-grandchildren, cutting out administrative fees that Council on Aging Executive Director Tasha Clark-Amar stood to collect

Tony Abbott and the normalisation of bad politics

Bad policies and embarrassing behaviour have become so routine that they are able to hide in plain sight. The default rightwing settings of the political class see to it that dissent is massaged to the margins, writes Tim Dunlop. The general

Bill Maher’s Muddled Attacks on Islam

It was ordered by President Nixon as a punitive measure meant to terrorize the Vietnamese people and, therefore, designed to apply pressure on the Communist government to (ironically) sign a peace agreement in Paris. LobeLog’s David Bacon wrote a

The Latest Plan to Fix the Silicon Valley Housing Crisis Is to Build on Top of Trash

Housing in the Santa Clara region of California is insanely expensive. Tech companies have taken to building modern day versions of mill towns just so their employees have a place to live. The latest solution to pick up traction in the area is to build on

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Time To Come Clean About Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

Nevertheless Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles are without equal when it comes to misdirection The energy efficiency barrier is too high and electricity is too valuable to waste on essentially the un-burning the oxidation products of other fuels.

Levee Plans

There is currently work in New Orleans to rebuild the pumping stations and increase their capacity. The pumps are designed to drain the city or if on the river before the next high water. Subsidence would be taken into account every year by raising