Today Bradley Manning was convicted on 20 of 22 counts, including violating the Espionage Act, releasing classified information and disobeying orders. That's the bad news. The good news is he was ...
Katie Barnett shows her empty home after First National Bank mistakenly foreclosed on her stole all her stuff.
An Ohio woman returned from ...
Representative Rush Holt (D-NJ) has announced, in an eloquent op-ed to his constituents, that he plans to introduce legislation which would, among other things, repeal the Patriot Act and establish ...
Oakland police at Oscar Grant protests
In the second big settlement with protesters [announcedhttp://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_23589592/oakland-approves-1-million-occupy-settlement] in ...
I’d previously written about Kiera Wilmot, the inquisitive Polk County Florida teenager arrested and expelled for a science experiment gone accidentally wrong.
I can’t let it lay, of course ...
A Flash mob from the Copenhagen ...
There's recently been a spate of great diaries on Marx, so I thought I'd throw my hat into the ring and discuss some basic Marxist themes. Hopefully the scholarly Marxists won't come down too hard ...
What if you had to file your tax returns 4 times over, in different ways each time?
What if your reward for marking up 4 packets of forms, crunching 4 sets of calculations, and combing 4 returns ...
The big story in Ohio today is that Ohio's Republican senator, Rob Portman has come out in favor of gay marriage. Why the big change from someone who is just as "severely conservative" as Mitt ...
A paper published last week reported some fascinating news about humanity’s deep origins.
A primer: We all know about the Y chromosome and the X chromosome. Women carry two Xs. Men have an X and ...