"Going to Africa. Hope I don't get AIDS. Just kidding. I'm white!"
— Justine Sacco, IAC Communications Director, Shat Via Twitter on December 20, 2013
"I work in Public Relations," Joy said ...
Just a brief follow-up to yesterday’s post, informed in part by other diaries and conversations ongoing at DK.
First, thanks to Daily Kos readers for recommending and commenting on “A simple ...
Portrait of Myrtilla Miner, from her biography by Ellen O'Connor
Far too many of the women who made a difference in our entwined histories—white and black—are forgotten or overlooked. One ...
Tough day on the road today. Whether it was the horrendous (and fatal) 40-car pileup on the I-10 out East, the impending holiday or lingering hangover from the one just passed (extended into the ...
I never studied economics in college, but I did attend law school. In fact I graduated 4th in my class. The standard buzz phrase that law school professors drum into the heads of their students is "
August 4, 2011 Testimony For Work and Other Welfare Goals
I could not help but notice that on the front page of the US Ways and Means website is a BIG announcement proudly ...
Last night on Hardball Matthews offered a great idea for creating jobs that I think we all ought to support.
First: the price of credit default swaps (CDS) against US treasuries has spiked. And very, very unusually, the price of a one year CDS is now higher than the price of a five year CDS.
Second: the ...
I understand. He's the President - of a nation divided, deprived, and desperate. People want leadership. They want hope. They want someone to represent them, their interests, and the interests and ...