Defending the 1%, the bottom 1%

By: Monday October 7, 2013 7:15 pm

I support the 1 percent.

It is time in the United States they become a part of our “radical revolution of values.”

I am talking of course of the bottom 1 percent of Americans who live on less than $2 a day.

 

Late Night: Flam Chen (#ArtOutside)

By: Saturday October 27, 2012 8:00 pm

Flam Chen is a ‘new circus’ troupe based out of Tucson, Arizona. They have their origins in Crash Worship, an anarchic performance troupe of the 80s and 90s which was heavily influential.

FDL Book Salon Welcomes William deBuys, A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest

By: Sunday April 8, 2012 1:59 pm

William DeBuys’ A Great Aridness is a love song and keening lament for the American Southwest in our era of man-made climate change. He manages to capture the romantic allure and the scientific observations of the desert, transcending both perspectives in a fiercely living narrative. His search for wisdom takes him from reservations to mountaintops, from university halls to boom-and-bust exurbs.

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Eric Janszen, The Postcatastrophe Economy: Rebuilding America and Avoiding the Next Bubble

By: Sunday January 9, 2011 1:59 pm

Many current books on this crash describe in detail the manufactured financial instruments that contributed to the collapse of the high-interest bond market, the real estate market, and the stock market. Eric Janszen asks us to look deeper because our situation is still dire. Worthless assets bought by the U.S. for over a trillion dollars are worth a tiny fraction of that. European states continue to throw good dollars after bad rescuing banks, but we are still on a precipice. What to do?

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