Aaron Swartz and Jean Seberg

By: Monday January 14, 2013 7:47 am

Aaron Schwartz isn’t the first victim nor, sadly, will he be the last. His death is the terrible toll of a ruthless government intent on protecting a secretive and unaccountable kleptocracy at all costs.


Sunday Late Night: Florida Fingers First 112th Frosh & Finance Friends

By: Sunday January 16, 2011 8:01 pm

I’m sure Congressman Rivera will feel right at home in the kleptocratic House GOP caucus. I just hope Speaker Boehner asks Eric Cantor to count the coffee spoons after regular Tuesday meetings.

Tunisians Help “Expand Our Moral Imaginations”

By: Saturday January 15, 2011 1:10 pm

One of the first stories to replace the killings in Tucson and the national response as the lead story in the New York Times has been upheaval in Tunisia, a country I suspect most Americans could find only with assistance from Google Maps. But there’s a painful connection to the common topic of how societies struggle to bring change against what they consider unjust, repressive regimes.

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