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Leaderless Groups Have Tendency to Elect Self Centered Individuals as Leaders
leaderless groups have a natural tendency to elect self-centered, overconfident and narcissistic individuals as leaders That is the finding of a 2008 study from Ohio State researchers. A recent ...
stillman 08/26/2013 10 1 - -
Journalist Michael Scott Moore still a hostage one year later. Where's US action?
On Januare 6th, 2012 Michael Scott Moore, an American surf journalist and progressive writer was kidnapped by Somali pirates . He was there researching a book on Somali pirates. From The Inertia ...
stillman 01/21/2013 4 - - -
Is Krugman's Liquidity Trap really an Inequality Trap?
As I watched Paul Krugman Sunday night on Bill Moyers, I felt a familiar sense of despair. Krugman cares deeply about unemployment and inequality, as did John Maynard Keynes before him. Yet like ...
stillman 01/17/2013 17 8 - -
Liberalism on a Collision Course with Liberty
The terms “liberal” and “conservative” are widely used in our political discourse. We apply them without much conscious thought. Yet, many of us who might willingly describe ourselves with ...
stillman 01/10/2013 41 1 - -
Reckoning: Gun Violence and America's unreckoned violent past
Over the weekend on Up with Chris Hayes Chris and Glen Greenwald exchanged thoughts on the new film "Zero Dark 30" as a theatrical apology for ...
stillman 12/24/2012 2 2 - -
Land Use and Fiscal Cliff/Curb/Step/Drama issues
crossposted with permission from What people seem to know, at this point, is that A. Our economy remains weak; unemployment is high and growth is faltering (but we’re better ...
stillman 12/12/2012 1 - - -
Recovered Econ History: Everyone knows the poor must be kept poor, or they'll never be industrious
I have been incensed about the whole "dignity of work" talk lately from Romney and Ryan and others. Particularly Ryan and his whole "social magesterium" talk. But I came across this article today ...
stillman 04/19/2012 11 38 2 168
Shale Gas Industry Using PsyOps Tactics Tested in Iraq
This piece is reprinted here in full with the permission of the author @sylvainlapoix and was originally published here Oil companies are making use of techniques and personnel from the ...
stillman 03/22/2012 6 14 1 88
Public Meat Markets to Derivatives Markets: A Lesson from Old New York
I have the permission of Polly Cleveland to repost this here. She isn't particularly DailyKos savvy. It was originally ...
stillman 12/13/2011 2 5 - 32
Social Control: Is this why Republican fight over school issues?
In Uganda the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) forcibly recruited thousands of youth and plied them food, lack of food, threats and violence in order to make them stay as devoted members. By all ...
stillman 09/07/2011 1 1 - 42
Leaning into obstacles or my unlikely political fantasy of the moment
Oh the debt ceiling. Whatever your feelings about it we all want better outcomes the next time. But it seems that the game is played the same way every time which gets us similar outcomes.
stillman 08/01/2011 1 - - 5
Inside Job: Strauss-Kahn and Spitzer
You all saw the film Inside Job , right? In the film Strauss-Kahn and Spitzer come off as the sane visionaries to counter the insane ...
stillman 05/24/2011 46 4 - 199
Mass Retirements: something else Walker has forced in Wisconsin?
I was speaking with some friends who live outside Madison today who have worked at the university for 33 and 43 years respectively. Neither are teachers but are part of the union. They have been ...
stillman 03/14/2011 57 46 - 322
How political ads should be treated like pollution
The problem of too much money in the political system shows its face in numerous ways. We all rightly hate Citizens United and the revolving door of special interests into and out of government ...
stillman 01/04/2011 7 2 - 22
Cuomo's Property Tax Cap is a terrible idea
I am all for Andy Cuomo running for New York Governor - hooray. Broadly speaking he has been a steadfast supporter of progressive ideas, he's not my dream candidate but he should be fine I guess. ...
stillman 05/24/2010 26 8 - 27
Kicking Joe Lieberman in the balls
Comedian Jackie Clarke has a dream to raise $5,000 to pay a homeless man to kick Joe Lieberman in the balls. to make this dream possible she has started a blog ...
stillman 01/22/2010 12 9 - 13
Conservatives eat differently from Liberals
In a fascinating new study showing how food preferences vary by political ideology we learn that this report shows a consistent ...
stillman 11/24/2009 125 17 - 78
Ballot initiative to save California?
Ellen Brown has come up with a great proposal to help California in ...
stillman 11/23/2009 23 1 - 121
Since Senators respond to bribery for HCR
Often here in the blogosphere we jump to embrace people who do the right thing or stand up for what we care about. Often part of that embracing is demonstrated monetarily. Alan Grayson and Russ ...
stillman 11/18/2009 7 1 - 22
Help tease fact from fiction in "Netanyahu at his best" email
I rarely get political email forwards but today I got one that seemed to be a true mixture of fact, fiction and mischaracterizations. The email is designed to garner sympathy for Israel and while I ...
stillman 06/10/2009 23 5 - 93
McAllen, Texas and Collaborative Medicine
This was written by my friend and colleague Polly Cleveland, an economics professor at Columbia/Barnard. This piece was published at Dollars and Sense and I ...
stillman 06/09/2009 18 18 1 44
Why Georgists Correctly Predicted the Crisis, and Why Conventional Economists Couldn't
This was written by friend Polly Cleveland who teaches economics at Columbia/Barnard and writes for Dollars and Sense which is a great resource and is ...
stillman 05/06/2009 12 19 1 22
The Bank Stress Tests have already failed
this was written by my friend Chris Martenson of who I think gives excellent and sober insight into the financial situation world wide.
stillman 05/05/2009 40 15 1 21
Fed to print $1 trillion out of thin air
This piece is written by the excellent and insightful Chris Martenson. His website is an excellent resource for all matters economic. ...
stillman 03/19/2009 87 17 2 19
NYC Kossacks see my film about orgins of Poverty? See Jerome a Paris on camera!
December 10th at 6pm Cowin Center, Teachers College 525 W. 120th St About three years ago after a long career in television I thought that I should/could write a treatment for a film about why ...
stillman 12/09/2008 18 11 - 5
How We Can Fix The Economy v. 2.0
Inspired by bonddad’s latest post I thought I would chime in with what might be an even broader perspective on the ...
stillman 11/13/2008 9 4 2 3
you want a progessive solution to the bailout? here it is...repeal the Federal Resrve Act of 1913
Our banking system, established by the Federal Reserve Act of 1913, works essentially like a spring. When the Central Bank, the Federal Reserve, wishes to create new money, it simply does so, but ...
stillman 10/01/2008 12 3 - 12
Brave? You might be liberal. Scare easily? You might be conservative.
The National Science Foundation has done some nifty research showing a relationship between political leanings and biological tendencies.
stillman 09/19/2008 24 3 2 4
Advice to a prospective congressional candidate in Harlem
A friend of mine is a long time Democrat and neighborhood activist in Harlem and has been in the news a bit as a very progressive voice for the people of Harlem. He feels that Rangel is out of ...
stillman 07/02/2008 13 - - 4
Will a 16 year old science fair winner save us all from plastic pollution?
While I am delighted for Daniel Burd...why on earth was he the first person to come up with this? To DailyKos readers the problems of plastic pollution are not new - it sits in landfills for ...
stillman 05/28/2008 321 619 35 117
On Paulsons' regulations: an animal farm analogy
The Fox knocks on the Farmers door and offers him a bribe if he will give the Fox access to his Chickens. The Farmer takes the money and gives the keys to the Hen House to the Fox, who then ...
stillman 04/01/2008 3 2 - -
NY- Gov Spitzer involved with prostitution - Resigning - UPDATE 3 with statements
WHAT? Spitzer Is Linked to Prostitution Ring By DANNY HAKIM Published: March 10, 2008 ALBANY - Gov. Eliot Spitzer has informed his most senior administration officials that he ...
stillman 03/10/2008 579 116 1 25
Kossack does good - now help name my film
I have been around dailykos since its Movable Type days. I have gained immeasurably by the writings and efforts by the front pagers and the community as a whole and the places they have directed my ...
stillman 03/05/2008 41 23 1 8
Another reason why monocrops and extinctions are bad
I think we sort of react instinctively when we hear that an animal or plant goes on the endangered species list. Even though different species or plant and animal have come and gone over the ...
stillman 02/27/2008 13 21 - 26
Obama wants WHO as VP? Rumor from DNC friend
Here is where I am...I was a serious Edwards guy. I was excited by not only his positions but his potential to empower the party and move Democrats forward into a new style of governance. I have ...
stillman 02/14/2008 169 14 - 9
NYC - The Spin; Improvised Political Satire, UCB Theater - Tuesdays at 11pm
We all know liberals are funnier than well...anyone. But while we love our Stewarts and Colberts and Bill in Portland Maines- they get time to prepare their eviscerations of political foolishness, ...
stillman 10/11/2007 2 1 - -
Laura Bush expresses profound economic idea about poverty - clearly doesnt share it with her husband
According to this article Laura Bush is really interested in Burma/Myanmar. ...
stillman 09/06/2007 20 9 - -
What Fox says about Fake News vs. Real News
stillman 10/06/2006 5 10 - -
Dear New Orleans, Here is how to recover from destruction. Love, San Francsico
stillman 06/26/2006 59 9 2 -
Do you really want progressive taxation? - Henry George has got one for you
stillman 04/27/2006 74 13 2 15
End of Suburbia - Has anyone seen this film?
stillman 12/12/2005 11 3 - -
Philly Kossacks - Fix your property taxes the progressive way this Saturday
stillman 12/01/2005 7 3 1 1
The architecture of Robert's confirmation
stillman 09/21/2005 - 1 - -
Petrocollapse Conference: Oct. 5, 2005 NYC
stillman 09/19/2005 7 9 2 -
Lindy Davies, longshot for President in 2008
stillman 06/02/2005 9 2 - -
Make Kansas blue by invading it
stillman 05/16/2005 12 4 - -
Last nail in the "Is Kurtz really a hack?" coffin
stillman 05/13/2005 - 1 - -
Thoughts on Passover, Dayenu and the West Bank
stillman 04/26/2005 6 2 - -
Why are the Dem candidates for NYC mayor so dull? Should I run?
stillman 04/22/2005 17 - - -
Using abortion as a wedge to win - Minimum Wage
stillman 03/08/2005 4 3 - -
C4 lines up Guantánamo-style torture show
stillman 02/08/2005 4 - - -
Get Paid a living wage to blog full time abut Henry George?
stillman 01/11/2005 8 1 - -
Get Paid a living wage to blog full time abut Henry George?
stillman 01/07/2005 11 4 - -
Get Paid a living wage to blog full time abut Henry George?
stillman 01/06/2005 10 4 - -
Fowler just took a step up in my estimation for DNC chair
stillman 01/03/2005 8 2 - -
Howard Dean continues to be my only politcal hero
stillman 11/19/2004 7 2 - -
The next question that must be asked of Bush
stillman 11/19/2004 14 2 - -
A terror and crime free America has been achieved
stillman 11/10/2004 1 - - -
"Expert" who thinks TANG docs are fakes emails me back
stillman 09/10/2004 34 4 - -
Republican delegates show their true colors
stillman 08/27/2004 2 1 - 88
Opening night at "Uncovered" - Ray Mc Govern and Israel
stillman 08/23/2004 1 - - -
Another small example of how BushCo is creepy
stillman 08/02/2004 - - - -
The Soil wasn't Loosened by Rainfall...Jackass
stillman 07/27/2004 11 - - -
Kerry and the Void of Course Moon
stillman 07/12/2004 11 - - -
No fanfare for the new Bamford book?
stillman 06/09/2004 3 - - -
Rumsfeld to ban cell phone cameras and video recorders
stillman 05/23/2004 13 - - -
Two more reasons to vote for Kerry
stillman 05/17/2004 11 - - -
How does prison abuse happen? Here's how...
stillman 05/10/2004 1 - - -
Bremer Faulted Bush Before Terror Attacks
stillman 04/30/2004 2 - - -
Oh Jeez - now they want Ronald Reagan University
stillman 04/28/2004 20 - - -
Techno Illiteracy and the state we are in
stillman 04/15/2004 31 - - -
Job for political writer at MTV News covering the election
stillman 03/12/2004 3 - - -
Department of Justice Hypocrisy, surprised?
stillman 03/11/2004 3 - - -
Wilson to Reveal Alleged Leaker of Wife's Name to Novak
stillman 03/04/2004 2 - - -
Is the Gay Marriage issue a trap set for Dean?
stillman 03/04/2004 6 - - -
A way for Edwards to get a sneaky Dean endorsement
stillman 02/24/2004 11 - - -
FT on tax reform that even Republicans should love
stillman 02/23/2004 16 - - -
Joe Lieberman says he'll get out if he doesn't win today
stillman 02/03/2004 7 - - -
Blogging the Presidency
stillman 01/23/2004 1 - - -
Slate on How and Why The Globe hates Kerry
stillman 01/22/2004 5 - - -
God Damn Stupid Crossfire...
stillman 01/19/2004 21 - - -
American Idol and the 2004 Election
stillman 12/19/2003 8 - - -
A Dean Guy thinks Lieberman was pretty OK on Hardball
stillman 12/15/2003 12 - - -
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