A variety of links to articles/interviews/speeches on current issues that may be of interest.
|By: fatster Tuesday May 15, 2012 6:15 am|
Fatster’s news roundup from May 14, with links to stories on Europe, Scott Walker, Jamie Dimon, ICE, Cuba, Bahrain, Juan Cole, coal’s decline, health care, fishing, Mexican drug war, and more.
|By: fatster Wednesday April 25, 2012 6:30 am|
News roundup from Tuesday, April 24, including stories and links about the François Hollande, European financial crisis, austerity, ALEC, Grover Norquist, Leon Panetta, Texas Board of Education, Brazilian dam, Cuba, honeybees, BP, Frankenfood, foreclosures, white killer whale and more.
|By: Max Fraad Wolff Saturday April 7, 2012 1:59 pm|
James Galbraith’s Inequality and Instability updates and motivates two intertwined and core issues facing the world today. Professor Galbraith takes on the macroeconomy, economics profession, and the structural trends in the world economy.
|By: Eli Friday March 23, 2012 6:01 pm|
Here’s a novel – and tasty! – approach to spreading cultural awareness of all the countries on America’s enemies list:
Conflict Kitchen is a take-out restaurant that only serves cuisine from countries with which the United States is in conflict. The food is served out of a take-out-style storefront that rotates identities every six months to highlight another country.
|By: SouthernDragon Friday March 16, 2012 4:45 am|
A variety of links to articles/interviews/speeches on current topics that may be of interest.
|By: SouthernDragon Monday January 30, 2012 4:45 am|
A variety of links to articles/interviews on current topics that may of be interest.
|By: David Dayen Friday December 16, 2011 6:50 am|
Lawmakers agreed last night to a $1 trillion omnibus spending package, which will fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year, until September 30, 2012. The agreement eliminates some but not all of the policy riders that Republicans coveted in the deal.
|By: Eli Tuesday September 27, 2011 6:01 pm|
This week, Michele Bachmann tries to convince us that Hezbollah is going to use Cuba as a missile base.
|By: Jeff Kaye Thursday May 12, 2011 6:00 am|
A motley crew of Senate Republicans, joined by Sen. Lieberman, have introduced a bill to make Guantanamo a permanent “terrorist” prison. Once upon a time, this could have been dismissed as GOP posturing. But recent events suggest this is more likely a harbinger of the future fate of the US Naval prison, as President Obama has already pronounced that he will support indefinite detention of prisoners based on unchallenged U.S. executive fiat.