Game of Thrones: My Favorite New Thing of 2013

By: Tuesday December 31, 2013 6:45 pm

Raindrops on roses, whiskers on kittens, direwolves in the tundra and The Wall and gratuitous nudity, and Ygritte is so annoying and sword play and WINTER IS COMING GAME OF THRONES IS THE BEST.


Celebrating 2013—A Year of Critical Work Made Possible By You

By: Tuesday December 31, 2013 11:52 am

There will soon be another year, and, for a moment, I find it worthwhile to celebrate what was accomplished this year—critical work which would not have been possible without people like you. Going into 2013, there was only one focus: continue regular coverage of Chelsea Manning’s court martial. The trial did not begin until June, [...]

Analyzing NYC’s Mayoral Elections: Joseph Lhota (Part III of V)

By: Sunday November 3, 2013 6:20 pm

We move on to Joseph Lhota, the former Chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority from January 9th, 2012 to December 31st. He is the Republican candidate in this election and has experience in numerous offices under major names like Rudy Giuliani.

Lhota echoes a sentiment of being a fiscal conservative and a social liberal, which is a theme all three major candidates build upon.

Yoko Ono Lennon Presents 2013 Courage Award to Julian Assange

By: Monday February 4, 2013 8:35 am

Last night Yoko Ono presented the 2013 Courage Award to Julian Assange, who accepted in absentia in New York.

Over Easy – Happy New Year!

By: Tuesday January 1, 2013 6:14 am

Good morning everyone, and welcome to 2013. I hope it’s a fantastic year for all of you.

The Next Debt Ceiling Deal Will Likely Be Much Worse

By: Thursday August 4, 2011 6:30 am

There should be no doubt that one of the most dangerous aspects of this current debt ceiling deal, is that it set a precedent for Republicans turning every future debt ceiling increase in the future into another hostage situation to force spending cuts.

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