Tuesday, May 22, 2012

New Normal Police State as Welfare State?

Mayor Emanuel has authorised a 'new normal' of militarised social control in ...
Democratic Underground
The Chicago Police Department has spent $1m in "riot-control equipment" in anticipation of the Nato summit. According to the Guardian, "The city of Chicago's procurement services website shows that in March $757657 was spent on 8513 'retro-fit kits' to ...this police state serves, in reality, as our new welfare state. . . 

Bringing It All Back Home: Occupied Chicago is America's New Normal
Empire Burlesque
Gary Younge and Bernard Harcourt have good pieces in the Guardian about the "new normal" of America's militarized society, as exemplified by armed occupation of Chicago by a staggering array of "security" forces. The dissonance between the global ...

Policy confusions and inflection points
The Asset
This, of course, is what PIMCO had labeled the “new normal” back in early 2009 – one that spoke to delevering in advanced economies, structural imbalances, and global convergence. It thus portrayed, as reiterated in last year's write-up, ...

The Asset 

Charities have to tackle 'new normal' economic conditions to survive - PwC
LONDON, UK: An economic climate of disappointing growth and volatility could be the 'new normal' for charities, prolonging the challenging fundraising climate, and further shocks cannot be ruled out. Speaking at the Charity Finance Group's Annual ...

The Buzz Behind the Scenes at Upfronts
''The New Normal': NBC's show title could actually refer to the network schedule, which is littered with new 'Modern Family' wannabes. At its heart, "Family" is an acknowledgement that today's family unit doesn't hail from Mayberry or look much like ...


How will the rupee's fall affect you?
Economic Times
Nitin Rakesh, CEO, Motilal Oswal AMC, suggests that Indians should get used to this 'new normal' for the rupee. "The rupee is likely to continue to remain in the mid-50s, and become thenew normal for some time to come," he says.

Deloitte: As Economy Rebounds, Energy Users Stick to Diet
MarketWatch (press release)
"Using less may be the new normal, from boardroom tables to the kitchen tables." The annual survey, "reSources 2012," found that 9 out of 10 companies have set goals regarding electricity usage and energy management practices with 66 percent ...

Letter: Returning veterans need adjustment time
The Republic
These contribute to the new individual (new normal) they have become, and this affects all of their relationships. There is an old Indian saying, “You can never step in the same river twice,” because the river keeps flowing regardless of you being ...

Spoiler Alert: Battleship–A Veteran's Dream Movie
But the most important value Gadson brings to the movie is his portrayal of a veteran struggling with finding a new normal after horrendous injuries. Brooklyn Decker (the admiral's daughter) works as a physical therapist, helping amputees learn to walk ...


The Coin Analyst: Gold and Greece: Latest Developments
CoinWeek (blog)
I discussed the new relationship between gold and other asset classes last fall, when I called it a new normal . Basically, the worse things get in Greece, the lower the euro goes and the worse gold performs. And when things start to look better in...

CoinWeek (blog)

For soldiers, normal is adjustment
Albert Lea Tribune
First Lt. James Johnson, who coordinates reintegration events for the Minnesota National Guard, said returning service members are advised to gradually find a “new normal” with their families and not upset any routines. “They kind of hit the pause ...

Weekend Poll Top Three: Fans Eager to See Tony Winners in New TV Shows
Ryan Murphy has created can't-miss TV shows like Glee and American Horror Story and his latest venture, The New Normal, sounds like another potential hit. The show stars Book of Mormon Tony nominee Andrew Rannells and Broadway vet Justin Bartha as a ...


Community rallies to help Lily and Jake
Turn to 10.com
We have to find a new normal and at this point, we don't know what a new normal is," says Staci's sister Jami Ouellette. "I can't believe the amount of support that we've got from our friends and neighbors," said Morse. "It's overwhelming.

As rupee stoops to 55, experts discuss Nifty's movement now
While analysts and traders differ on whether this is the new normal that global markets will have to live with for the rest of FY13, questions are now arising over how long this depressive growth in both financial and economic markets will continue.


Fall TV's most promising and most puzzling offerings
Detroit Free Press
On Tuesday, the network has two sitcoms — "Go On" starring Matthew Perry and "The New Normal" from Glee's Ryan Murphy — that look like they might be funnier than NBC's norm. And on Monday, it has Revolution, a sci-fi action drama from JJ Abrams about ...

'Summer Snow' Changes the Game for Faith Based Films
Standard Newswire (press release)
Forced to find a new "normal," the Bensons must now re-learn how to be a family without the glue that held them together. The Bensons were always a family of faith, but now that faith has been shaken and they are unsure where God fits into this new ...

Standard Newswire (press release)

After the Mission Trip: Volunteers clean-up after storm floods
Madison County Courier
It targeted the incredible devastation in Schoharie and Broome Counties and told how these people suffering from such devastation would never get back to 'normal' – they were rebuilding their homes and their lives, focusing on getting to a 'new normal ...

Madison County Courier

'Revolution', 'Go On': Which NBC series are you excited about? - Poll
Digital Spy UK (blog)
There's Matthew Perry's new sitcom Go On, JJ Abrams / Eric Kripke sci-fi Revolution and TheNew Normal from Glee creator Ryan Murphy! But which new show are you most excited about? Make your voice heard now by voting in our poll and check back next ...

NBC 2012 Fall Schedule Analysis
TV Equals
The results show will be jumping off point (NBC hopes) of two new comedies: The Matthew Perry vehicle Go On and Ryan Murphy's The New Normal. I can see both of these shows being exceedingly decent, with Go On clearly having the highest ceiling.

TV Equals

The five big trends to look for next fall
Media Life Magazine
This fall will see comedies about a gay couple and their surrogate (NBC's "The New Normal"), new dads who are ridiculously immature (NBC's "Guys with Kids"), a male nanny ("Ben & Kate") and alien families ("Neighbors"). Sci fi and fantasy are notable ...

Top 10 Forex Events Outlook: May 21-25
The US housing data in the last few years has been nothing to brag about, but in the “new normal” even the slightest increase in home sales could be considered as a hopeful sign. Sales of existing homes in the US are forecast to remain unimpressive ...

Wages looking up in North Dakota
Bismarck Tribune
And it translates to opportunities to address how the state's changing and having the resources to respond the new normal. While wage increases in the state are widespread, there will always be segments of the economy that struggle, and those who for ...

Op-Ed: American exceptionalism is alive and well
At a time when a 24-hour news cycle is telling us that the American dream is dead and the current economic quagmire is the new normal, we must have the courage to shut off those negative voices that tell us not to challenge conventional wisdom.

Online exclusive | Early commitments have become the norm
For now, analysts agree that early verbal offers and earlier athlete commitments are the new normal. Deciding early to a player means getting “ahead of the game,” Park said. “The best thing about it is knowing that you're already going to the school,” ...

VIEW: Free speech in India: liberally intolerant — Shubhankar Dum
Pakistan Daily Times
Today, almost any claim of being offended comes with a liberal dose of violence; it is the new normal in India. A statement of disapproval or outage is not enough: it must be accompanied by threats, coercion or vandalising. Worse still, this likelihood ...

Weasel Zippers » Blog Archive » Amateur Food-Eating Champ ...
tdrag on Amateur Food-Eating Champ Michael Moore: “Welcome, NATO, To Chicago's Police State … a New Normal' of Militarized Social Control”… Sentinel on Amateur Food-Eating Champ Michael Moore: “Welcome, NATO, To Chicago's ...
Weasel Zippers

A Day in the Life of a New Hemophilia Diagnosis « BioPlus ...
By Dr. Stephen Vogt
I think they will settle into knowing a new “normal” for their family. They will gain knowledge and support through our wisdom as their therapy management partner. Our actions then take on an entirely new meaning of grace, genuineness, and ...
BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy

What is evaporating? « Start Up Blog
By Steve Sammartino
Then there's the changing retail landscape. Closing down signs will be the new normal for department & clothing stores. In fact, any product that is sold at a price and is available on-line, cannot and will not be for sale in bricks and mortar retail ...
Start Up Blog

The grind | Energy Bulletin
By kristinsponsler
We're back to a new normal - mostly. And the help and donations and volunteerism is winding down too. And now come the long term expenses - more folks on food stamps and unemployed, more depression, anxiety and stress-related ...
Energy Bulletin -

Local fundraiser nets $14000 for Wounded Warriors « The Medina ...
By Michelle Sprehe
“It's a new normal that you have to get used to.” Waskey and hundreds of other people attended a Medina Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5137 event Saturday to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. The national project aims to help ...
The Medina County Gazette

The Ironic Catholic: We're coming, Alex....
By The Ironic Catholic
When we get home, we may be very busy adjusting to "the new normal"--it is also possible Alex may have some medical needs (he has CP) that need to be addressed right away. Please pray for us. We hope to have some wifi and if we do, ...
The Ironic Catholic

2013 Emmy's: Previous Nominees Returning in New Shows
By thesmartone
... new series, eligible fr the 2013 Emmy Awards. I did not include guest acting and tv movie/miniseries contenders. *Matthew Perry and Laura Benanti - Go On (NBC) *Ellen Barkin - The New Normal (NBC) *Justin Kirk - Animal Practice (NBC) ...
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Signature campaign and public performance against violence in the ...
By beenasarwar
... Nato, to Chicago's police state ... a 'new normal' of militarized social control"mmflint.me/LjLRD8 Tweeted 3 hours ago · #AyeshaJalal: Pakistan's paradox: created for a minority, has been unable to honour & safeguard its own bit.ly/L9uDvu v ...
Journeys to democracy

The New Normal - Georgia King Interview - YouTube
Subscribe to NBC for more The New Normal: http://full.sc/y8sIqD Georgia King discusses her ...

U.S. Acceptance of Gay/Lesbian Relations Is the New Normal
The slight majority of American adults, 54%, consider gay or lesbian relations to be morally acceptable, similar to views in 2010 and 2011, but up from 38% in ...

Selling a home requires a “new normal” - Lansner on Real Estate ...
ARCHIVE Leslie Sargent Eskildsen is an Orange County Realtor. She blogs about what she thinks homebuyers and sellers need to hear about, without — as ...

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