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When I wrote the "The Audacity of Greed" in 2008, I had a chapter called "Vodka and Penises" which detailed a ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Aug 19, 2011 at 05:18 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
I am writing to day to thank you for all of the hard work you've done for the people of our State, our country and of my community, Jackson Heights, New York. I know you have been called upon to ...
by seanwright
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Jul 11, 2011 at 08:36 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed Jul 06, 2011 at 07:29 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 58 comments on Thu Jun 30, 2011 at 06:02 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
This is just silly--but, unfortunately, not entirely surprising. Chuck Schumer has grabbed on to the idiotic idea of rewarding corporate America for tax dodging and stashing billions of dollars ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Jun 24, 2011 at 08:22 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed May 11, 2011 at 07:01 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
The lawyers and guns may come later, but for now, what with ...
by David Jarman
Comment Count 63 comments on Tue May 10, 2011 at 03:40 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 66 comments on Wed Mar 30, 2011 at 02:35 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Cue Lucy : "At the end of last week the House Republicans did ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Mar 29, 2011 at 01:28 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
Sen. Chuck ...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 83 comments on Wed Mar 09, 2011 at 09:40 AM PST with 46 Recommends
The news stories about Jared Loughner shifted from the horrific crime to his state of mind; his strangeness, writings, posts and interactions with others. His mental health status fascinates the ...
by JDWolverton
Comment Count 173 comments on Tue Jan 18, 2011 at 01:54 PM PST with 174 Recommends
The right wing media are clucking loudly these days, competing over who can be the best sycophant to the President and the Pentagon in the latter's frenzy over the leaks coming out of Julian ...
by Valtin
Comment Count 276 comments on Mon Aug 09, 2010 at 05:26 PM PDT with 153 Recommends
Now here's another oil disaster story to warm the cockles of one's heart: http://rawstory.com/rs/2010/0604/bp-10-billion-dividend-payouts/ (which has links to stories in the Guardian and elsewhere).
by Timaeus
Comment Count 121 comments on Fri Jun 04, 2010 at 08:05 AM PDT with 53 Recommends
This past Saturday, we had a great march for immigration rights in New York City--on May 1st, thankfully, and sponsored by the labor movement to boot. Without a doubt, the Arizona racist ...
by Jonathan Tasini
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon May 03, 2010 at 11:55 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Hi everyone - this is just a quick heads-up about an event later today that might interest you, especially those of you who live in Brooklyn or lower Manhattan. Details below:
by sidnora
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun May 02, 2010 at 07:16 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Stories of immigrant youth drive home the dire need for immigration reform. Introduced yesterday by Senate Democrats, the new proposal for immigration reform garners mixed reactions all ...
by Lets Breakthrough
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Apr 30, 2010 at 03:30 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
As most of you probably know by now, Citizens United V. FEC was the biggest SCOTUS decision this year, and arguably for awhile. The 5-4 decision supposedly ended a limit on corporations first ...
by CharlesCorra12
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Apr 27, 2010 at 11:22 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
President Obama meets with Congressional leaders tomorrow at a public, televised, bipartisan Health Reform Summit. ( Insurance reform that is) Mr. President we need HELP, not another ...
by Catskill Julie
Comment Count 71 comments on Wed Feb 24, 2010 at 03:11 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Yes, our favorite tool, Harold Ford, is still toying with the idea of challenging Kirsten Gillibrand in the New York U.S. Senate primary. And,
by Bob Johnson
Comment Count 162 comments on Tue Feb 23, 2010 at 11:25 AM PST with 63 Recommends
2 more Senators have signed the letter sent Monday to Senator Harry Reid, Majority Leader, written by Senator Michael Bennet CO , co-signed by ...
by Catskill Julie
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Feb 22, 2010 at 03:45 PM PST with 10 Recommends