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  • But I think it's fair to speculate that the focus of Walker's proposal on rolling back long-accepted bargaining rights, and the massive amount of media attention to it, may have reframed the debate and refocused the public's attention in a way that is undermining the right's previous advantage on questions involving public employees.

    Public employees not such an easy scapegoat after all

  • Whatever hostility exists towards public employees, it seems fair to speculate that proposals to roll back long-accepted fundamental rights represent an over-reading of public sentiment -- and may even be stirring some public sympathy for these workers and their right to organize.

    The Morning Plum

  • One long-accepted justification would be “this ship is engaged in running a blockade that has been declared and enforced”.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Pollak on Uniquely Israeli Stupidity

  • And share this piece of good news: Whole pork cuts may now be cooked to a mere 145 degrees, the long-accepted temperature for beef steaks, says the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

    Five ideas for the family grill-master

  • And share this piece of good news: Whole pork cuts may now be cooked to a mere 145 F, the long-accepted temperature for beef steaks, says the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

    5 Ways: Lend Dad a hand at the grill this Father's Day

  • The fact that the oligarchs have had such success in blocking the deal undermines a long-accepted view of Mr. Putin's Russia as a land of omnipotent bureaucrats lording over cowed tycoons.

    Kremlin Connection Fails to Save BP From Oligarchs

  • His new argument, in a nutshell, amounts to a frontal attack on long-accepted ideas about one of the great mysteries of evolution: why one creature would ever help another at its own expense.

    Tom Vander Ark: Where Does Good Come From?

  • The traditional lighting business fosters long-accepted rules, particularly around innovation.

    The Future Of Lighting

  • Much more seismic was Simon Fairlie's book, Meat: A Benign Extravagance, which tore apart long-accepted data on environmentally unsound meat production, prompting environmentalist George Monbiot to retract his view that the ethical way forward was veganism.

    Veggies have a duty to say meat is still murder

  • But even this long-accepted interpretation has been challenged.

    Aztec, Mexica, or Alien?

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