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One of the reasons Paul Krugman is routinely marginalized by those with the power to do so is that he has a bad (for them) habit of putting into words what 'polite' people do not want to ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 332 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2015 at 07:42 AM PDT with 588 Recommends
About 5 days ago, the organization that calls itself "Greenpeace" carried out an "action" in Peru during recent climate talks. What the so-called "Greenpeace" did was to plan and carry out one of ...
by LakeSuperior
Comment Count 271 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2014 at 03:01 PM PST with 50 Recommends
This certainly has been quite a summer for the financial industry. Almost every single week there has been a new scandal admitted to. Another market was rigged. Another group of citizens were ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 87 comments on Thu Aug 16, 2012 at 12:10 PM PDT with 158 Recommends
A fish rots from the head down. Two staffers who worked directly for Gov. Scott Walker while he was county executive were charged Thursday with illegally doing extensive political work while being ...
by StuHunter
Comment Count 262 comments on Thu Jan 26, 2012 at 02:57 PM PST with 550 Recommends
I’d thought Citibank, Wells Fargo, US Bank and others had rightly deserved reputations as near (or fully) criminal enterprises, the mutant bastard offspring of what used to be the banking industry,
by Technowitch
Comment Count 68 comments on Fri Dec 09, 2011 at 10:03 AM PST with 103 Recommends
Yes, Parliament is back nipping at the Murdoch's heels. Two public inquiries begin to day, the Leveson Inquiry into the state of British media, and ...
by Brit
Comment Count 80 comments on Tue Sep 06, 2011 at 03:25 AM PDT with 156 Recommends
Important Update: Hacking Victims Lawyers Targeted Just when I thought it was safe to go to bed Tom Watson has tweeted quite a ...
by Brit
Comment Count 95 comments on Fri Sep 02, 2011 at 05:42 PM PDT with 248 Recommends
Cross-posted from Hullabaloo John Cole takes a brief look ...
by thereisnospoon
Comment Count 290 comments on Sun Aug 21, 2011 at 12:15 PM PDT with 440 Recommends
Brace yourselves everyone. While multiple police enquiries into various aspects of Murdoch's Newscorp are grinding their slow progress through the summer, Tom Watson, the heroic MP and campaigner ...
by Brit
Comment Count 211 comments on Tue Aug 16, 2011 at 04:18 AM PDT with 471 Recommends
I'm on a mission from THE Brit. He's asked me to diary this very insightful article by John Dean in The Guardian. I'll link the article, give as much copy as is allowable and just let you at it.
by AnnetteK
Comment Count 161 comments on Sat Aug 13, 2011 at 07:30 AM PDT with 331 Recommends
This will be very short. As London burns - there are riots ringing Central London where I live tonight - and the stockmarket crash, some stunning news from Michael Wolff, Murdoch's acerbic and ...
by Brit
Comment Count 151 comments on Mon Aug 08, 2011 at 11:28 AM PDT with 304 Recommends
The FOTHOM story may simmer over the summer, but have no fears it will go away. Most of Europe goes away in August, and though we're not as bad as the French, don't be surprised to see a lack of ...
by Brit
Comment Count 145 comments on Wed Aug 03, 2011 at 01:18 PM PDT with 290 Recommends
Update: Title change, to reflect research taken up in response to a challenge received from commentator (H/T) Grannus who opines that it wont happen here. So I did research and found one learned ...
by BlueStateRedhead
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Aug 02, 2011 at 11:34 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
OK. This turns out to be Stuart Kuttner, former managing director of News of the World, but not a major figure in Newscorp terms: I'll update this diary below the fold if ...
by Brit
Comment Count 42 comments on Tue Aug 02, 2011 at 04:40 AM PDT with 52 Recommends
A rather brief update on the saga than normal, as I have kids here. However, I'll update if more comes in the afternoon. Ericlewis0 has done a great job of explaining how the phone hacking scandal ...
by Brit
Comment Count 100 comments on Mon Aug 01, 2011 at 08:56 AM PDT with 248 Recommends
This is a question. And barely a diary. The facts are these: The NYT has just posted a story detailed the contents of the letters retained by NoTW's solicitors Harbottle and Lewis which 'led' the ...
by BlueStateRedhead
Comment Count 104 comments on Fri Jul 29, 2011 at 02:49 PM PDT with 205 Recommends
It's been a week since my last ...
by Brit
Comment Count 196 comments on Fri Jul 29, 2011 at 08:04 AM PDT with 468 Recommends
From The Independent: The extraordinary access that Cabinet ministers granted Rupert Murdoch and his children was revealed for the first time yesterday, with more than two dozen private ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 114 comments on Wed Jul 27, 2011 at 02:32 PM PDT with 295 Recommends
First off a couple of fun videos to remind us all what happened in the last two weeks - the second thanks ...
by Brit
Comment Count 134 comments on Thu Jul 21, 2011 at 07:56 AM PDT with 177 Recommends
I'm cross-posting this from our Current website because, well, because. And because the Murdoch Phone-Hacking Scandal may have just metastasized. The so-called "Climate-Gate" ...
by Keith Olbermann
Comment Count 184 comments on Wed Jul 20, 2011 at 07:07 PM PDT with 561 Recommends