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UPDATE: This diary has been updated to reflect errors by the diarist in my initial post. Changes are shown in italics. Deletions are struck through with a solid black line. My apologies for the ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 81 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2015 at 08:59 AM PST with 14 Recommends
It began with a crazy idea more than two years ago.
by jpmassar
Comment Count 47 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2015 at 08:23 AM PST with 34 Recommends
In no particular order, here are some sober predictions for the immediate future. 1. President Obama will announce that alien life has been detected. Before he leaves office, with proper ...
by agnostic
Comment Count 40 comments on Sun Feb 22, 2015 at 09:43 AM PST with 4 Recommends
To be sure, the austerity mongers around the world want to throttle and silence the new Greek government lest the revolt against austerity spread to other countries. But, in this fight, the Greek ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2015 at 10:55 AM PST with 17 Recommends
They're at it again. Policians doing the bidding of their oligarch bosses rapidly shredding the disabled's last lifeline. The US Department of Justice defines a hate crime as "the violence of ...
by issy
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2015 at 08:50 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Gov. Bruce Rauner probably won't be celebrating for long. Newly ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 48 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 09:00 AM PST with 48 Recommends
The austerity mongers, who have essentially ravaged economy after economy around the world, are on the brink of destroying Greece. But, Yanis Varoufakis, Greece's finance minister, isn't ready to be ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 133 comments on Tue Feb 17, 2015 at 10:13 AM PST with 106 Recommends
Something has been rattling around the back of my mind for the past month or two but it was difficult to put into words until very recently. The pieces started to come together a few days before New ...
by MikeC22
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 03:00 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Paul Krugman's column today looks at Greece and the nations insisting on debt repayments that are counter-productive. Weimar on the Aegean draws parallels between the treatment of Germany ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Feb 16, 2015 at 12:13 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Regular readers of my stuff here at DailyKos.com might recall that that back in January I published a diary on Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's attitude toward college-level education . Walker ...
by Cassiodorus
Comment Count 39 comments on Thu Feb 12, 2015 at 11:00 AM PST with 71 Recommends
When Syriza won the parliamentary elections in Greece two weeks ago, Senator Bernie Sanders soon after came out with a statement : The Syriza victory in the Greek elections tells us that people ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 77 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 10:34 AM PST with 149 Recommends
I'm so glad he has done so , we are not talking about home economics as I am so tired of saying, we are talking about how money should flow in the global economic model. You can see that ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 111 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 02:11 AM PST with 97 Recommends
This is a picture of the Greek Parliament in July, 2011. And this is a picture of the Greek Parliament in 2012.
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 247 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2015 at 01:03 PM PST with 478 Recommends
The people of Greece rebelled last week against the perverse notion that they should continue to endure biting austerity in a vain attempt to cure a condition that they are not solely responsible ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2015 at 08:19 AM PST with 12 Recommends
The Greeks have said enough! Hope has defeated fear and SYRIZA has won the election and have beaten New Democracy and the fear-mongers, as expected. This is a major victory for anti-austerity ...
by NY brit expat
Comment Count 57 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 03:00 PM PST with 26 Recommends
Over the past 300 years, humanity has succeeded in pulling itself up by its bootstraps, establishing wondrous scientific projects and creating the technology and production lines that allowed us a ...
by annieli
Comment Count 33 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 06:00 AM PST with 16 Recommends
I saw this mentioned in a different diary's comments and felt it was important enough to be broken out on it's own. A good look into the thinking of new Greek PM Alexis Tsipras. Germany, What you ...
by TrueBlueMountaineer
Comment Count 214 comments on Sat Jan 31, 2015 at 10:07 AM PST with 169 Recommends
From Voice of America : The White House said Thursday that President Barack Obama is looking to end "the era of manufactured crises and mindless austerity" as he gets set to unveil his 2016 ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Jan 30, 2015 at 07:08 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Say we compare it to Germany's philosophy and what they're demanding Greece do. Perhaps we should be adding one more word to the national debate. The word that the powers that be dare not name. ...
by dov12348
Comment Count 58 comments on Thu Jan 29, 2015 at 06:07 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Austerity has long been the let's keep the Germans happy policy, and I have been saying ever since they came up with the plan after the Great Recession that it was nuts, so have some noble prize ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 74 comments on Thu Jan 29, 2015 at 12:59 AM PST with 97 Recommends