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To anyone of a certain age, there was a time when the future seemed bright and full of endless possibilities. By the 21st century, we would surely be riding in flying cars, living on the moon, and ...
by Th0rn
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 10:15 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .  Let me tell you my modest post-9/11 dream.� One morning, I'll wake up ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 07:26 AM PST with 8 Recommends
So what really happened yesterday? The simple and most telling answer is that not enough happened. National Public Radio's "All Things Considered" news program today shared some preliminary ...
by rlegro
Comment Count 179 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 07:02 PM PST with 64 Recommends
Just a couple of articles that got me thinking today. The effective use of propaganda Much of Dr Luntz's advice is about the tone and presentation of the Israeli case. He says it is absolutely ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 38 comments on Sun Jul 27, 2014 at 01:58 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
by smileycreek
Comment Count 187 comments on Fri Jun 06, 2014 at 07:25 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
(NOTE: Dr. Giroux has provided written authorization to the diarist to reproduce his work in its entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community. Giroux is a member of Truthout's Board of ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Jun 01, 2014 at 11:55 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here . [ Note for TomDispatch Readers:   It’s that time of year again when ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu May 29, 2014 at 07:39 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
I've been writing quite a bit of fiction lately. Partly because it helps keep me thinking, gives me a creative outlet and keeps me sane by letting me get away for a minute from all the absolute ...
by Daily Crow
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Apr 03, 2014 at 10:21 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Dear Book, You are my one and only true confidante. I tell this to you so that future generations will known the pain and suffering caused by the guarantee of health care to all citizens. Imagine ...
by otto
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Jan 02, 2014 at 09:20 AM PST with 1 Recommend
How to make America's police state work for you. Cross-posted from Rall....
by Ted Rall
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 03:56 AM PST with 84 Recommends
I'm feeling so damn frustrated right now. It's pretty clear that the believers in the Rapture have taken over the Republican party ... since they *must* believe they'll not be affected by what they ...
by billlaurelMD
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 05:11 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
“I won't say the 2004 elections had nothing to do with it. I won't say the hole in the ozone layer has nothing to do with it. I certainly won't claim that being raised by an economist had nothing ...
by justsayjoe
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Aug 11, 2013 at 09:00 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
I crossed a line a few hours ago and hide rated a tip jar, a practice I personally deplore, but I had just reached my limit of what I could tolerate today (and that is a general statement about ...
by BlueDragon
Comment Count 99 comments on Sat Jul 13, 2013 at 03:27 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
It’s the steely-eyed gaze of a suspicious everyman glaring at you from an electronic billboard or the ominously solitary backpack emblazoned on the side of a city bus. Anyone who has used public ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 03:07 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .  It didn’t take long.  In the immediate aftermath of the dropping of the “
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Jun 04, 2013 at 08:46 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .  Three days after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Congress ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue May 21, 2013 at 08:31 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
I read The World Inside in 1971 when I was 14 years old, the very heart of the most impressionable years in an adolescent's life. The music you love at 14 is music that can stay with you all your ...
by TrueBlueMajority
Comment Count 73 comments on Fri May 10, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
I came across a post by progressive blogger [http://www.ianwelsh.net/about/ Ian Welsh] (h/t to Yves), and it reminded me of the work of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Rawls American philosopher ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 59 comments on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 12:21 PM PST with 36 Recommends
(NOTE: Dr. Giroux has provided written authorization to the diarist to reproduce his work in its entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community. Giroux is a member of Truthout's Board of ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 33 comments on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 03:06 PM PST with 53 Recommends
A Sugar Bowl competitor hard at work A couple of weeks ago I was watching a new show on the Food Network called Sugar Dome. It's basically a revamped Food Network Challenge, where the contestants ...
by Purple Priestess
Comment Count 36 comments on Sat Dec 01, 2012 at 02:45 PM PST with 28 Recommends