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People may be thinking that London under Occupation may be a little over the top to describe the situation for Londoners living under Olympic rule for the next 18 days, but that is in many way an ...
by NY brit expat
Comment Count 48 comments on Sun Jul 29, 2012 at 03:00 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
One of the adventures of Odysseus and his crew was to pass between Scylla, the six-headed monster, and Charybdis, the whirlpool creating sea monster. They lived on either side of a narrow ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Jul 23, 2012 at 05:17 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
StopCartel TV broadcasts live from Athens, Greece on weeknights @ 10pm Athens time. The following post is a loose transcript from the July 9, 2012 broadcast.
by Greydog
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Jul 10, 2012 at 03:27 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Here is a task I have engaged in. Watch the Mitt Romney speech to NALEO on Thursday. Read the Washington Post piece today on Bain Capital. Then, watch Barack Obama’s speech to NALEO. (NALEO- ...
by dcampbell
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Jun 22, 2012 at 03:13 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
It appears that one of the latest talking points on the Right is that we Liberals™ can't name a single specific Economic Policy of George W. Bush™ that caused the economic meltdown of Q4 2008 ...
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Jun 14, 2012 at 06:19 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Last week’s brutal week has Democrats all angsty, and the concern isn’t misplaced. But given what a terrible candidate Mitt Romney is, there is still a path to victory, so we need to settle down,
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Jun 13, 2012 at 01:14 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Print and send every us citizen a hundred thousand dollars. With a population at about 314,000,000 that would take about 30 trillion newly printed dollars. Hyperinflation in the future? Probably ...
by dov12348
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat May 12, 2012 at 06:28 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I was glad to see that there was interest here over the weekend on the elections in Greece and France. As has been discussed here and elsewhere, the results point to a general European distaste for ...
by SneakySnu
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon May 07, 2012 at 10:59 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
I'm convinced there are two types of people who read the Wall Street Journal. The first is a very narrow group within the 1% of the wage earners for whom the news of a new addition to the Board of ...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 64 comments on Sun May 06, 2012 at 03:01 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
The enormous sums already spent, not to mention the giant pile of cash that is about to be spent in the race to the presidency has campaign finance reform on my mind. I believe that where there is ...
by scotnakagawa
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu May 03, 2012 at 01:41 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
YDS mobilizes to participate in protests during National Student Debt Week, Feb.27- March 2, across the country. Over 120 members of the Young Democratic Socialists met in New York City along with ...
by dcampbell
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Feb 25, 2012 at 05:28 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Arguments that Israel must act against the threat of nuclear progress in Iran are a diversion from where Israel must act to promote its own people and save them from the oppression they live ...
by niccolo caldararo
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Feb 25, 2012 at 10:49 AM PST with 3 Recommends
A few months ago, I spent 5-6 hours interviewing Paul Krugman for Playboy magazine. It's now on-line here . He speaks candidly--surprise--about the economic misdeeds of Wall Street, the ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Feb 16, 2012 at 02:41 PM PST with 34 Recommends
The wealth of a nation continues to drain from middle America into the vaults of Wall Street. It is time for Americans to set aside their 1970s moral values, and stop paying debts on underwater ...
by Nicholas Carroll
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Jan 25, 2012 at 10:59 AM PST with 7 Recommends
In January 2012 , Education Week gave California schools a D for k-12 achievement, and an F for school spending. The usually respected newspaper in its annual Quality Counts report gives the ...
by dcampbell
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jan 13, 2012 at 11:59 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Here are my recommendations for two books you must read, now. " Winner Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer and Turned Its Back on the Middle Class ," ...
by Old Redneck
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Dec 26, 2011 at 07:16 PM PST with 19 Recommends
Since household income has been declining over time (and proportionally fewer individuals earn more than twice the poverty level), the silver lining of the 2008 economic crisis might be that more ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Dec 23, 2011 at 12:41 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************************
by buildingbridgesradio
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Dec 14, 2011 at 01:22 PM PST with 2 Recommends
In a gambit to promote its charitable work — and maybe polish its image, which has suffered since the financial collapse in 2008 — JPMorgan Chase is financing and sponsoring the “...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Dec 10, 2011 at 08:46 AM PST with 29 Recommends
Sometimes a person or organization becomes so powerful and Evil that they appear cartoonish. It might seem impossible to find a similar character outside of a James Bond movie. After all, who ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 186 comments on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 05:46 AM PST with 348 Recommends