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Is WikiLeaks Poised to Bring a 'Too-Big-to-Fail' Banks it to Its Knees?
Wall Street has worked hard to keep its inner workings from seeing the light of day. But one of the worst offenders in the financial crisis may be about to face the kind of public disrobing that ...
Joshua Holland 12/23/2010 33 47 1 77
The 9 Biggest Conservative Lies About Taxes and Public Spending
It’s difficult to know where to begin deconstructing conservative rhetoric on taxes and spending. It's such a central part of their worldview, and yet it's a view informed by a whole slew ...
Joshua Holland 12/20/2010 5 5 2 48
Why Obama's Tax Deal May Be an Even Bigger Disaster Than You Think
If our politics weren’t tainted by a unceasing barrage of innumerate right-wing demogoguery on taxes and public spending, then a temporary tax cut would be just that and the deal Obama cut ...
Joshua Holland 12/14/2010 92 33 - 62
Why the Deficit Is Simply Not an Economic Problem Now, or in Future Decades
Despite ubiquitous claims to the contrary, the United States does not have a “deficit problem,” over either the short or the long term. That’s because a large fiscal deficit is ...
Joshua Holland 11/19/2010 20 7 - 37
Economists: Throw Some Bankers in Jail or Markets Won't Heal
The Great Recession showed the world that the crimes that create the most victims are not committed by terrorists, gangbangers or drug traffickers, but by well-heeled crooks in Wall Street’...
Joshua Holland 11/17/2010 15 22 - 48
First Deficit Recs: Political Theater to Make Coming Assault on the Middle Class Seem Reasonable
On Wednesday, Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, co-chairs of Obama’s deficit reduction commission, released their own recommendations for balancing the budget. It’s being treated as a ...
Joshua Holland 11/11/2010 10 11 - 33
Kentucky Millionaire Spends Big Bucks to Defeat DA Who Investigated Sexual Abuse at His Shady Nursin
In the wake of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, a lot of ink (and no small number of pixels) has been devoted to what impact unlimited, anonymous special interest money ...
Joshua Holland 10/29/2010 4 14 - 56
Right-Wingers Using Public Employees as 21st-Century Welfare Queens
The nation’s public employees educate our kids, fight our fires, make sure our food isn’t tainted with toxic crap, provide services to the neediest and perform a thousand other vital ...
Joshua Holland 10/28/2010 21 18 - 63
How Bush’s "War on Terror" Unleashed a Flood of Corporate Campaign Cash
Last week’s release of thousands of documents detailing the horrors of the invasion and subsequent occupation of Iraq, and the torrent of corporate campaign dollars unleashed by the Supreme ...
Joshua Holland 10/27/2010 4 2 - 57
How Come Right-Wingers Aren't Up in Arms About Wall St's Assault on Private Property?
Ever since the financial crisis hit, conservatives -- at places like the American Enterprise Institute and the Heritage Foundation, joined by some prominent Tea Party groups -- have fought tooth-...
Joshua Holland 10/14/2010 12 9 - 26
Conservatives Push Absurd Lie that Wall Street Hustlers Were Innocent Victims ... of Poor People
This is an excerpt from my new book,� The Fifteen Biggest Lies about the Economy (And ...
Joshua Holland 10/11/2010 14 20 3 91
Social Security Con Artists Are Lying About One of the Strongest Arms of the Program
You’ve no doubt heard about how the Social Security Trust Fund is projected to run out of cash a few decades down the line. What you may not have heard is that it might not run out at all; ...
Joshua Holland 09/23/2010 20 22 - 43
How Right-Wing Billionaires and Business Propaganda Got Us into the Economic Mess of the Century
This is an excerpt from my new book,� The Fifteen Biggest Lies about the Economy (And ...
Joshua Holland 09/20/2010 10 23 2 87
Frank Rich Doesn't Get That the War-Bloggers Pushing Mosque Madness Don't Care About 'Victory'
In a New York Times column titled “ How Fox Betrayed Petraeus ,” Frank Rich ...
Joshua Holland 08/24/2010 9 7 - 25
How a Lunatic, Racist Blogger Is Fanning Hate Against Muslims -- With the Help of Our Dumb Media
Pamela Geller, the once-obscure right-wing blogger known for peddling hateful, wildly over-the-top rhetoric (she once claimed that Barack Obama was the bastard stepchild of Malcom X) and for ...
Joshua Holland 08/23/2010 12 17 - 38
Fallout of Hate Is Spreading Across America from "Ground Zero"
Scientists building the first atomic bomb at Los Alamos referred to the coordinates where a test device was detonated as “point zero.” When the horror of nuclear warfare was unleashed ...
Joshua Holland 08/21/2010 24 13 - 33
Mosque Hysteria Shows America Needs More Muslims
There is already a mosque near the site of the World Trade Center -- it’s been there since 1985. Men and women pray together at Masjid al-Farah; its services are led by a woman, Sheikha ...
Joshua Holland 08/17/2010 22 2 - 30
Deficit Scare Talk Is a Big Scam by the Corporate Right; The Problem Is Not Enough Jobs
The Great Recession doesn’t exist in Washington, DC. Six of the ...
Joshua Holland 08/05/2010 6 5 - 67
Those Freaking Out Over Muslim Community Center Are Spitting on the Graves of 9/11 Victims
Before its destruction in 2001, the World Trade Center featured a prayer space, ...
Joshua Holland 08/03/2010 47 14 - 41
Here's How Easy It Is For Peaceful People to Violate the Patriot Act and Face 15 Years in Jail
Last month, the Supreme Court exposed Americans to jail sentences of up to 15 years just for giving advice to groups the U.S. government considers untouchable. In� Holder v. Humanitarian ...
Joshua Holland 07/10/2010 14 10 1 29
The Mythology Surrounding Petraeus' Surge in Iraq Will Keep Us Trapped in Afghanistan
The United States is stalled in a hopeless conflict in Afghanistan in large part because its foreign policy establishment, aided by an often-vacuous media, has come to believe its own spin about ...
Joshua Holland 06/30/2010 11 7 - 10
Why Are Right-Wingers Whining About the 2nd Amendment? This Is a Golden Age for Gun Lovers
On Monday, the Supreme Court issued a decision overturning a Chicago handgun law. It was the latest in a string of moves by the courts that have made Americans’ right to own firearms as secure ...
Joshua Holland 06/29/2010 47 13 - 34
Obama Making BP Pay Is Good Government, and That's Why Republicans and the Corporate Media Are Freak
Last week, the nation witnessed an act of good governance when the Obama administration put the full-court press on oil giant BP to set aside $20 billion in assets to compensate the thousands of ...
Joshua Holland 06/25/2010 3 9 - 17
Don't Let the McChrystal Frenzy Obscure the Dirty Truth About Afghanistan
It should come as no surprise that General Stanley McChrystal’s return to Washington to explain a series of ...
Joshua Holland 06/23/2010 33 14 - 16
The Right-Wing Lie Behind Haley Barbour’s BP Talking-Point
I’m going to try to make a point by stringing 3 short pieces of text together. First, 2 paragraphs from my book,
Joshua Holland 06/20/2010 13 13 - 22
Only White Supremacists Need Fear America's Coming 'White Minority'
Whites are projected to become a minority in the United States in the year 2050. It’s a terrifying prospect for Americans who fear the loss of their privileged status. But the truth is that ...
Joshua Holland 06/19/2010 41 9 - 27
Tea Partiers, Birchers and the Revolt of the Pseudo-Cons
Over the weekend, I noted Rand Paul's fear of the "
Joshua Holland 06/16/2010 9 11 - 24
What if Helen Thomas Had Emulated Powerful Right-Wingers and Said Palestinians Don't Exist?
Mike Huckabee’s reputation didn’t take a nose dive when he said "There'...
Joshua Holland 06/15/2010 208 25 - 47
7 Questions for Defenders of Israel's Inhumane Siege of Gaza
Apologists for the brutal siege of Gaza base their defense largely on a single, spectacularly dishonest argument: that Israel is only trying to keep arms out of Gaza -- arms that Hamas might ...
Joshua Holland 06/08/2010 171 19 2 48
Have California Liberals Created a System of Pot-Apartheid?
About 80 percent of Americans approve of medical marijuana laws, but some conservatives are incensed that state legislatures keep passing ...
Joshua Holland 12/13/2009 55 18 - 92
Lou Dobbs Endorses "Amnesty for Illegals" -- Will Dick Cheney Convert to Islam Next?
First, under pressure from above , Lou Dobbs gave up on the birther conspiracy theories.� Then he ...
Joshua Holland 11/26/2009 25 12 2 155
Is the House's Health Bill Really Worse than Nothing?
Step back for a moment and marvel at the legislative contortions on display in Washington as lawmakers try to address a deep crisis in our health-care system without shaking up the status quo too ...
Joshua Holland 11/24/2009 39 4 - 143
Why Won't Obama Give You a Job?
Working Americans continue to suffer from the worst financial crash since the Great Depression, and Washington has so far offered up only band-aids to help them out -- extended unemployment ...
Joshua Holland 11/17/2009 38 6 - 177
10 of the Nuttiest Things Actual Elected Officials Have Said About Health-Care
Even by the standards of our typically debased public discourse, one has to step back and marvel for a moment at the sheer, unmitigated craziness the debate over health care reform has elicited ...
Joshua Holland 11/07/2009 9 7 - 201
J-Street Takes 'Status Quo Lobby's' Best Punches and Remains Standing
This week, retired Marine Corps Gen. Jim Jones, Barack Obama's national security adviser, will keynote the inaugural J Street Conference, billed as a gathering of "progressive pro-Israel, ...
Joshua Holland 10/26/2009 82 14 - 68
Swine Flu Fears Overblown
With the media pumping out story after fevered story of a unique and "deadly" new strain of influenza sweeping the globe -- tossing words like "pandemic" around with little in ...
Joshua Holland 09/25/2009 57 2 - 6
"Ron Paul Saw My Wife Naked!" (Or: Is The Texas Iconoclast Really a Racist?)
“Ron Paul saw my wife naked, and that’s the truth!” said a very old friend. We hadn't seen one another in some years, and I had just met his wife for the first time -- the ...
Joshua Holland 08/31/2009 19 2 - 2
Town Hall Lunacy Includes Outraged Calls to 'Keep Government Out of Medicare!'
As the health care discussion has descended from contentious to surreal, there is perhaps one message that encapsulates better than any other the incoherence of those expressions of rage seen at ...
Joshua Holland 08/27/2009 15 13 - 26
It's Now or Never for a Public Option
The Obama administration took a single-payer solution to America's health care crisis "off the table" at the outset of the debate. Since then it has cut dubious "deals" with ...
Joshua Holland 08/18/2009 15 4 - 20
What the Teabaggers Are Really Freaking Out About
Unable to win the debate on the merits of their arguments, opponents of health care reform have resorted to a dizzying array of outright falsehoods to terrify Americans into opposing a process ...
Joshua Holland 08/14/2009 19 16 2 20
Right-Wingers Using Immigration Myths to SwiftBoat Health Reform
Along with death and taxes, a third thing of which one can be certain is that conservative politicians will exploit Americans’ concerns about illegal immigration to rally opposition to ...
Joshua Holland 08/04/2009 11 6 - 13
Will the Corporate Media Kill Health Reform?
If you can frame the terms of a debate, you've gone a long way towards winning it before you've begun. Tragically, Republicans, the health care industry and business-friendly Blue Dog Democrats ...
Joshua Holland 07/29/2009 30 16 - 16
How Dennis Kucinich May Save the Promise of Health Reform
No time today for a lengthy analysis of the Tri-Committee health bill. My quick-and-dirty take is this. Those who think the bill is a wonderful progressive victory with a robust public option are ...
Joshua Holland 07/18/2009 29 13 - 23
Goldman Cashes in Big-Time ... Makes Capitalism's 'Creative Destruction' Look Really Smart
A few short months ago Goldman Sachs was deemed too big to fail, and allowed to sink its fangs into the public vein. Not only did it receive direct assistance from lowly tax-payers like you and I,
Joshua Holland 07/14/2009 7 4 - 4
Single-Payer Vs. Public Option: Is The Divide Really so Deep?
There appears to be a deep divide within the progressive movement over how to fix health care -- a sometimes nasty food-fight between advocates of a public insurance option and those who favor ...
Joshua Holland 07/13/2009 27 16 1 18
On Immigration Law, Wingnut Brian Bilbray Makes Ron Paul Look Like a Constitutional Scholar
While my worldview differs fundamentally from that of Ron Paul, I grudgingly respect the iconoclastic rep's consistency. He says he loves the Constitution, and he does adhere to its limits.
Joshua Holland 07/09/2009 8 7 - 10
Howard Dean: "This Is Ridiculous. We're 60 Years Behind the Times" on Fixing Health Care
During the 2004 presidential primaries, the conventional wisdom among Howard Dean's energized supporters was that the over-the-top conservative attacks on the Vermont governor reflected the ...
Joshua Holland 07/08/2009 20 40 1 36
Econopocalypse Now: "Green Shoots" or "Yellow Weeds"?
Amid the most painful period of economic turbulence in generations, a narrative has emerged that a handful of less-than-catastrophic economic reports represent the first "green shoots" ...
Joshua Holland 06/22/2009 1 2 - 17
Dave Neiwert on the Roots of Right-Wing Terror
In April, the Department of Homeland Security issued a report ( PDF ) warning that the ...
Joshua Holland 06/12/2009 11 25 - 171
Michelle Malkin and Michael Savage Use Swine Flu Crisis to Peddle Their Xenophobia
In the middle of the 14th century, the plague swept across Europe, leaving death and despair in its wake. A terrified and confused population blamed the Jews -- aliens in their midst -- for bringing ...
Joshua Holland 04/29/2009 25 10 - 33
Is Obama Continuing Bush's Insane War on Pot?
Fully 80 percent of Americans approve of the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes, and fewer than one in five favor locking up non-violent adults who use pot in general. But since the inception ...
Joshua Holland 04/28/2009 25 16 - 33
Washington Post's "Free-Trade" Zombies Discover New Form of "Protectionism"
What do you call it when a government takes over a bank teetering on the brink of collapse, pumps truck-loads of public funds into it, and then asks it to, you know, maybe make some loans to the ...
Joshua Holland 03/28/2009 9 3 - 1
How Economists (and Pundits and Politicians) Helped Steer America Off a Cliff
As the economy crashes around us, Dean Baker's star has been on the rise, and for good reason. While most of his colleagues were following the herd, swept up in the irrational exuberance ...
Joshua Holland 02/12/2009 12 9 2 -
The Whole World Is Rioting as the Economic Crisis Worsens -- Why Aren't We?
Explosive anger is spilling out onto the streets of Europe. The meltdown of the global economy is igniting massive social unrest in a region that has long been a symbol of political stability ...
Joshua Holland 02/03/2009 34 23 - 15
Stop Rearranging the Deck Chairs and Nationalize the Damn Banks
The painful but unavoidable reality of the financial crisis is that every dollar spent trying to prop up a failing bank is just good money thrown after bad; a taxpayer rip-off, short and sweet.
Joshua Holland 01/30/2009 29 25 1 19
Controversial Bestseller Shakes the Foundation of the Israeli State
What if the Palestinian Arabs who have lived for decades under the heel of the modern Israeli state are in fact descended from the very same "children of Israel" described in the Old ...
Joshua Holland 01/28/2009 166 14 4 22
Why We Need to Let Big Finance Take its Lumps
So far, much of Washington’s ad hoc, ham-fisted response to the economic crisis has been based on the dictum that the financial institutions must be prevented from taking their losses.
Joshua Holland 12/15/2008 2 2 - -
Our Economy May Be in a Death Spiral -- Will Washington Stop the Bleeding?
In September, Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson sold his $700 billion bailout to Congress on the premise that banks were hoarding money to prop up their balance sheets and that this was bringing ...
Joshua Holland 11/15/2008 22 11 1 9
America Is a Center-Left Country No Matter How Much the Corporate Media Say Otherwise
The American people are center-left (or at least firmly in the center) on the primary matters over which government presides: taxation and debt, public services, the regulation of the economy ...
Joshua Holland 11/10/2008 11 2 - 6
The Nasty Truth: Free Trade Agreements May Scuttle Green Jobs Plans
If Barack Obama wins the White House, his administration will face potentially irreconcilable conflicts between his signature proposals -- like transforming the American economy into a 21st century "...
Joshua Holland 10/30/2008 9 2 1 -
Wall Street Hustlers Built a $100 Trillion House of Cards and Stuck You with the Fallout
Debate over who is most to blame for the financial meltdown rages on against a backdrop of economic pain and anxiety that's unprecedented in the post-war era. The bottom line: There was a feeding ...
Joshua Holland 10/22/2008 6 11 2 -
How Wall Street's Scam Artists Turned Home Mortgages Into Economic WMDs
If the ABCs of the financial meltdown leave your head spinning -- if "default swaps" and "collateralized debt obligations" and "high-rated tranches" are all just so much gobbledygook -- don't worry. ...
Joshua Holland 10/18/2008 11 11 1 -
Recession? Depression? How Deep, How Far and What Can Be Done?
As the financial crisis gains steam, moving from overextended American households to global banking giants, fear of a major crash is spreading. Talk of "Another Great Depression" has entered the ...
Joshua Holland 10/11/2008 24 10 - -
If We Get Through This Crisis, We'll Face Another in 5 to 10 Years -- Here's Why
If the bailout passed last week were to have the desired outcome, kick-starting our ailing economy -- and ...
Joshua Holland 10/07/2008 12 4 1 -
Why Conservatives Led the Fight Against the Bailout Deal
On Monday, the Bush administration's massive Wall Street bailout went down to a narrow defeat in the House. After the 228-205 vote,
Joshua Holland 09/30/2008 11 3 - -
Ignore the Roots of the Crisis at Your Own Peril
The immediate cause of our financial meltdown is unchecked, unbridled greed. Mainstream newspapers and the ...
Joshua Holland 09/22/2008 3 3 1 3
Most American Mired in Painful Stagflation
Stagflation in America? Well, unless you're among the wealthiest, you're soaking in it and have been for quite a while. But you're not likely to hear much about that story. Officially, the U.S. hasn'
Joshua Holland 07/31/2008 3 5 - -
Tennessee Shooting Predictable Consequence of Hate-Talk
When police searched the car of the gunman who opened fire in a Unitarian Church in Tennessee, they found a 4-page letter expressing his hatred of the "liberal movement." A regular consumer of Bill O'
Joshua Holland 07/29/2008 8 3 - 2
America, Crumbling (or: Whatever Happened to Pothole Politics?)
A few weeks ago, for the fourth time in the past two years, I was driving in a major metropolitan area -- this time in New York City -- in a country with the world's largest economy, when I hit a ...
Joshua Holland 07/16/2008 12 9 - 9
If CNN Reported the Basic Facts, McCain's Craziness Would Be Obvious to All
A note: If you're going to be in Austin for Netroots Nation , make sure you catch the immigration ...
Joshua Holland 07/15/2008 16 16 - 11
John Cusack: Bypassing the Corporate Media
It's not uncommon for a big-budget Hollywood flick to get mixed reviews and then go on to do gang-busters at the box office. Movie-goers' desires when looking for a little escapism on a Saturday ...
Joshua Holland 07/13/2008 97 286 5 35
Enforcement on Steroids: Homeland Security's Emerging Immigration Police State
Last week, hundreds of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents, flanked by helicopters, a trail of SUVs and a convoy of buses, descended on the tiny town of Postville, Iowa. They set up a ...
Joshua Holland 05/21/2008 5 26 - 164
Why Harsh Immigration Crack Downs Will Never Work
With Washington deadlocked over immigration, states and localities have stepped into the void and passed all sorts of laws and local ordinances. They say that the states are laboratories of democracy,
Joshua Holland 05/13/2008 32 12 - 5
Want to Win the Immigration Debate? Start Talking About Illegal Jobs
Quick note: Today we launched our new Special Coverage area focusing on immigration at AlterNet. We hope to advance a new and more progressive way to approach to the issue. If you sign up for ...
Joshua Holland 05/01/2008 5 7 - -
Hugo Chavez is a Dictator, Alvaro Uribe is a Beacon of Democracy -- Get it Straight!
If you read the Washington Post as religiously as I do, you probably have a pretty good grasp of the taxonomy of Latin American leaders.
Joshua Holland 04/26/2008 36 19 1 34
Life Expectancies Dropping, Wages Falling, Food Rationing Reported -- What the Hell is Going on?
For years, we've been financing our consumption with debt, offshoring our manufacturing base and living large -- at least some of us -- off of one speculative bubble after the next. We can talk ...
Joshua Holland 04/23/2008 5 7 - -
One in Three Returning Vets Suffer from Brain Injuries, Mental Health Problems
Last month, hundreds of veterans who had served in the "War on Terror" gathered at the Winter Soldier hearings in Washington. They had come from across the country to give testimony about what they'...
Joshua Holland 04/18/2008 7 7 - -
Hey George: How's That Plan to Lower Gas Prices by Sucking up to Oil Producers Working?
Hey, remember 2000? We had an election that year! Let's recall then-candidate George W. Bush'...
Joshua Holland 04/17/2008 2 1 1 -
How to Create Sectarian Strife Where it Didn't Exist Before
Here's a thought exercise. Imagine if the greatest minds this country has to offer were assembled in a conference room and tasked with drawing up a post-invasion plan that would lead to sectarian ...
Joshua Holland 04/15/2008 4 7 1 1
Note to Sen. Clinton: It's an Occupation, not a War, and all That Matters is Who Will Finish Ending
I’m as cynical about modern American politics as the next guy, but honestly, this is simply too much (from Raw Story): Democratic Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday she ...
Joshua Holland 04/10/2008 7 6 - -
Obama and Hillary Spin a 'Big Lie' About Iraq
The cable news networks are happy to spend hours on the latest silly campaign squabble but can't bring themselves to point out the plain fact that the two Democratic nominees are lying, blatantly, ...
Joshua Holland 04/05/2008 52 10 - 10
Five Things You Need to Know to Understand the Latest Violence in Iraq
Note: I wrote this with Raed Jarrar. Heavy fighting has spread across Shia-dominated enclaves in Iraq over the past two days. The U.S.-backed regime of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has ...
Joshua Holland 03/27/2008 13 15 1 -
Is Islam Really Stuck in the 12th Century on Women's Rights?
Before 9/11/01, the media relegated stories about women in Islamic societies to page B27, below the fold. Ever since 9/12/01, those same stories have screamed from the front pages in 100-point type. ...
Joshua Holland 03/08/2008 93 10 2 28
Afghanistan: the Brutal 'War of Choice' You Never Heard About
They say journalists provide the first draft of history. With the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan, that draft led to an almost universal consensus, at least among Americans, that the attack was a ...
Joshua Holland 02/26/2008 16 16 - 1
McCain Breaks Out Jedi Mind Tricks; Hypnotizes Media
So, I sat down and watched McCain's presser on MSNBC. He's "disappointed" in the New York Times for running such an explosive story relying only on un-named sources. Cindy McCain -- whose ...
Joshua Holland 02/21/2008 50 10 - 1
Iraq: the Bloody Disaster is Working
In Iraq this week, officials say a school got a fresh coat of paint. In other news ... Iraq to Scrap Food Program by June to Comply with World Bank By Ali ...
Joshua Holland 02/08/2008 1 6 1 -
Bowers' Dem Disaster Scenario Unlikely
Cross-posted from AlterNet's blog, PEEK I have the utmost respect for Chris Bowers; unlike me, he's very good at predicting the ...
Joshua Holland 02/02/2008 41 3 - -
US Spends $88 on the Military for Every Buck Fighting Climate Change
Cross-posted from AlterNet's blog, PEEK A few days ago, a Spanish reader made his way through a story about these primary-related gender ...
Joshua Holland 01/31/2008 1 3 - 32
A Response to NOW-NY's Anti-Kennedy Screed
This is cross-posted from AlterNet's blog, PEEK . I suppose we should be proud to be lumped together with Teddy Kennedy and Democracy for ...
Joshua Holland 01/29/2008 30 12 - 24
Old-Fashioned Eurofascists Provoking New Muslim Cartoon Brawl
In a liberal democracy, it's crucially important that a person's right to be a total douchebag not be limited by the state (I think it's in our Constitution somewhere). So while I think he should be ...
Joshua Holland 01/28/2008 80 3 - 25
Election08 News Flash: Caucasian is a "Race"; Male is a Gender
All this talk of women only liking Clinton because she's a sister and African Americans only supporting Obama because he's a brother is making my head hurt something terrible. There's a kernel of ...
Joshua Holland 01/26/2008 27 7 - 3
Corporate Think Tanker: Recession Ain't All That Bad!
I've been awfully worried about the economy lately, but instead of soothing my anxieties with the sweet numbness of illicit drugs, I prefer to numb my jangled nerves by reading the rich economic ...
Joshua Holland 01/22/2008 17 13 - 4
Now Defense Contractors Are Lecturing Us On Morality?
The Washington Post offers us a Very Serious Perspective on the occupation of Iraq, penned ...
Joshua Holland 01/20/2008 1 11 - 1
Updated: NBC Rewrites its Own Rules to Prevent US from Hearing Kucinich
As a political writer, I have to follow these endless primary-season debates. But when it comes to NBC's Democratic show-down in Vegas next Tuesday, I'll read the transcript and check out the ...
Joshua Holland 01/11/2008 49 20 - -
28 Years with a Clinton or Bush in the White House (and Counting?)
I'm 38. My earliest political memory is a hazy one, seen through a child's eyes. It's of a protest against the Vietnam war to which my mother took me -- it must have been one of the last.
Joshua Holland 01/07/2008 20 7 - -
Will a Set-back for Hugo Chavéz be a Victory for Rational Discourse?
Over in AlterNet's Foreign Policy area , I'm running a commentary by The Guardian's Seumas ...
Joshua Holland 12/04/2007 42 6 - 1
This Week in Iraq: Notes from the Empire's Edge
Hi. I edit AlterNet's Iraq coverage, and spend several hours each day following news of the occupation. Each week I produce this slightly snarky digest of important stories to help busy people ...
Joshua Holland 08/27/2007 6 6 4 126
Iraq Round-Up! (8-18-07)
Hi. I edit AlterNet's Iraq coverage, and spend several hours each day following news of the occupation. Each week I produce this slightly snarky digest of important stories to help busy people ...
Joshua Holland 08/18/2007 - 5 - -
Iraq Round-up!
Hi. I'm a staff writer with AlterNet, and Iraq is one of my beats -- I also edit our special coverage area. I spend several hours a day reading the news out of the far fringes of the Empire, and ...
Joshua Holland 08/11/2007 7 4 - -
What Unites Iraqis: Blocking The Great Anglo-US Oil Grab
I'm a writer with AlterNet, and I want to bring this piece to the attention of as many people as possible. If you get to the end of the first page and like it, please finish reading it on ...
Joshua Holland 08/09/2007 13 25 1 13
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