Saturday, September 11, 2010

Poverty Rate In U.S. Saw Record Increase In 2009: 1 In 7 Americans Are Poor

Poverty Rate In U.S. Saw Record Increase In 2009: 1 In 7 Americans Are Poor

Will Durst: To Doom or Not to Doom

Will Durst: To Doom or Not to Doom

Boston Review — Lawrence Lessig: Democracy After Citizens United

Boston Review — Lawrence Lessig: Democracy After Citizens United

Busted: Stories of the Financial Crisis | The Nation

Busted: Stories of the Financial Crisis | The Nation

Saul Friedman: Don't Call Today's Republicans "Conservative," Goldwater, Dirksen et al Would Be Insulted

Saul Friedman: Don't Call Today's Republicans "Conservative," Goldwater, Dirksen et al Would Be Insulted

Tax Cuts May Prove Better For Politicians Than For The Economy

Tax Cuts May Prove Better For Politicians Than For The Economy

FACT CHECK: Obama's Tone Shifts On Health Care

FACT CHECK: Obama's Tone Shifts On Health Care

Michael Moore: If the 'Mosque' Isn't Built, This Is No Longer America

Michael Moore: If the 'Mosque' Isn't Built, This Is No Longer America

Yale Political Union: YPU debates "Resolved: Repeal Obamacare" with Karl Rove (2010/09/07)

Yale Political Union: YPU debates "Resolved: Repeal Obamacare" with Karl Rove (2010/09/07)

Steven Weber: Historiphobia

Steven Weber: Historiphobia

Amb. Marc Ginsberg: 9/11/10 -- Unfinished Business Take #9

Amb. Marc Ginsberg: 9/11/10 -- Unfinished Business Take #9

Obama Praises Elizabeth Warren and Hints Consumer Pick Near - NYTimes.com

Obama Praises Elizabeth Warren and Hints Consumer Pick Near - NYTimes.com

Jack Healey: The Practice of Rendition: American Justice Subverted

Jack Healey: The Practice of Rendition: American Justice Subverted

Executives with criminal records slip through FHA crackdown, documents show

Executives with criminal records slip through FHA crackdown, documents show

Karen Armstrong: 9/11 and Compassion: We Need It Now More Than Ever

Karen Armstrong: 9/11 and Compassion: We Need It Now More Than Ever

Asma Uddin: What's Behind the Negative Characterization of Muslims?

Asma Uddin: What's Behind the Negative Characterization of Muslims?

More Drama, Obama | Mother Jones

More Drama, Obama | Mother Jones

Ismael Hossein-zadeh: Putting the Brakes on the Neoliberal Race to the Bottom

Ismael Hossein-zadeh: Putting the Brakes on the Neoliberal Race to the Bottom

Anne L. Thompson: The Blame Game: Scapegoating Workers for the Unemployment Crisis

Anne L. Thompson: The Blame Game: Scapegoating Workers for the Unemployment Crisis

Lanny Davis: 'Apres le deluge' -- a Liberated Obama?

Lanny Davis: 'Apres le deluge' -- a Liberated Obama?

James M. Russell: The Progressive Role of Billionaires

James M. Russell: The Progressive Role of Billionaires

Michael Sigman: Inflation May Be Under Control, But Watch Out for Conflation

Michael Sigman: Inflation May Be Under Control, But Watch Out for Conflation

Jim Worth: Our Electorate: America's Greatest Challenge

Jim Worth: Our Electorate: America's Greatest Challenge

Alan Abramowitz: Registered vs. Likely Voters: How Large a Gap?

Alan Abramowitz: Registered vs. Likely Voters: How Large a Gap?

Ted Koppel: Nine years after 9/11, let's stop playing into bin Laden's hands

Ted Koppel: Nine years after 9/11, let's stop playing into bin Laden's hands

Allison Kilkenny: David Brooks and the Centuries of Magical Thinking

Allison Kilkenny: David Brooks and the Centuries of Magical Thinking

Obama Hints At Procedural Compromise On Bush Tax Cuts, Says GOP's Holding 'Middle Class Hostage'

Obama Hints At Procedural Compromise On Bush Tax Cuts, Says GOP's Holding 'Middle Class Hostage'

Mayhill Fowler: Burning Jesus: Religion in the Shadow of American Society

Mayhill Fowler: Burning Jesus: Religion in the Shadow of American Society

Bob Burnett: Calling Obama the Fighter

Bob Burnett: Calling Obama the Fighter

Norman Solomon: Right-Wing GOP vs. Corporate Democrats vs. Progressive Populism

Norman Solomon: Right-Wing GOP vs. Corporate Democrats vs. Progressive Populism

Night Light: The Robespierre of the Hedge-Fund Revolution

Night Light: The Robespierre of the Hedge-Fund Revolution

Night Light: Recent Financial Pieces at Huffington Post

Night Light: Recent Financial Pieces at Huffington Post

Night Light: Recent Social Security pieces at Huffington Post

Night Light: Recent Social Security pieces at Huffington Post

Michael B. Keegan: Forget the Pastor: Let's Talk About the Extremists to Worry About

Michael B. Keegan: Forget the Pastor: Let's Talk About the Extremists to Worry About

Mike Lux: Obama the Populist

Mike Lux: Obama the Populist

Joseph A. Palermo: President Obama Attempts to Bridge the "Enthusiasm Gap"

Joseph A. Palermo: President Obama Attempts to Bridge the "Enthusiasm Gap"

Harold Pollack: We're Improving People's Lives -- If We Don't Lose Heart, the Public Will Notice

Harold Pollack: We're Improving People's Lives -- If We Don't Lose Heart, the Public Will Notice

Mayhill Fowler: Burning Jesus: Religion in the Shadow of American Society

Mayhill Fowler: Burning Jesus: Religion in the Shadow of American Society

Alice M. Rivlin: Health Reform: Last Call for Competitive Markets?

Alice M. Rivlin: Health Reform: Last Call for Competitive Markets?

Lorelei Kelly: Keep the Democrats in Charge of Congress

Lorelei Kelly: Keep the Democrats in Charge of Congress

Arianna Huffington: Obama Insists He Made "The Right Decisions" on the Economy -- The Struggling Middle Class Begs to Differ

Arianna Huffington: Obama Insists He Made "The Right Decisions" on the Economy -- The Struggling Middle Class Begs to Differ

Lincoln Mitchell: Obama's Labor Day Speech -- Does It Matter?

Lincoln Mitchell: Obama's Labor Day Speech -- Does It Matter?

Richard (RJ) Eskow: Deficit Commission's Rumored Deal Would Pit Middle-Class Seniors Against the Poor

Richard (RJ) Eskow: Deficit Commission's Rumored Deal Would Pit Middle-Class Seniors Against the Poor

Andrew F. March: What Shari'a Actually Says

Andrew F. March: What Shari'a Actually Says

Mayhill Fowler: He Is Not One of Us

Mayhill Fowler: He Is Not One of Us

Robert L. Borosage: The Chamber of Commerce: Without Shame or Sense

Robert L. Borosage: The Chamber of Commerce: Without Shame or Sense

Janine R. Wedel: Shadow Elite: What Blackwater Sells (and the Government Wants): Deniability

Janine R. Wedel: Shadow Elite: What Blackwater Sells (and the Government Wants): Deniability

Dean Baker: Ben Bernanke's Trifecta of Errors

Dean Baker: Ben Bernanke's Trifecta of Errors

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Sebelius To Health Insurers: Stop Lying About Your Rate Increases

Sebelius To Health Insurers: Stop Lying About Your Rate Increases

Richard Greener: The End Of American Goodness - Obama Greases The Skids

Richard Greener: The End Of American Goodness - Obama Greases The Skids

Rob Miller: One Year Later, Joe Wilson Is More of the Same

Rob Miller: One Year Later, Joe Wilson Is More of the Same

Juan Cole: The Great Pakistani Deluge Never Happened

Juan Cole: The Great Pakistani Deluge Never Happened

Robert Puentes: Will Obama's Plan for Fixing America's Transportation Infrastructure Be Enough?

Robert Puentes: Will Obama's Plan for Fixing America's Transportation Infrastructure Be Enough?

Amitai Etzioni: Needed: A Social Security Holiday

Amitai Etzioni: Needed: A Social Security Holiday

Mayhill Fowler: He Is Not One of Us

Mayhill Fowler: He Is Not One of Us

Robert L. Borosage: The Chamber of Commerce: Without Shame or Sense

Robert L. Borosage: The Chamber of Commerce: Without Shame or Sense

Janine R. Wedel: Shadow Elite: What Blackwater Sells (and the Government Wants): Deniability

Janine R. Wedel: Shadow Elite: What Blackwater Sells (and the Government Wants): Deniability

Dean Baker: Ben Bernanke's Trifecta of Errors

Dean Baker: Ben Bernanke's Trifecta of Errors

The Enigma of Capital, and the crises of capitalism, By David Harvey - Reviews, Books - The Independent

The Enigma of Capital, and the crises of capitalism, By David Harvey - Reviews, Books - The Independent

OG Oyiborhoro: Let's Pile on the President

OG Oyiborhoro: Let's Pile on the President

Robert Puentes: Will Obama's Plan for Fixing America's Transportation Infrastructure Be Enough?

Robert Puentes: Will Obama's Plan for Fixing America's Transportation Infrastructure Be Enough?

Amy Novick: Presenting the Good Guys

Amy Novick: Presenting the Good Guys

Andrew F. March: What Shari'a Actually Says

Andrew F. March: What Shari'a Actually Says

Charles Karel Bouley: Enough About the Nut Bag In Florida; the Noise Is Dangerous

Charles Karel Bouley: Enough About the Nut Bag In Florida; the Noise Is Dangerous

Richard (RJ) Eskow: Deficit Commission's Rumored Deal Would Pit Middle-Class Seniors Against the Poor

Richard (RJ) Eskow: Deficit Commission's Rumored Deal Would Pit Middle-Class Seniors Against the Poor

Paul Loeb: The Election Needs You, Broken Heart and All

Paul Loeb: The Election Needs You, Broken Heart and All

Gibbs: Final Resolution On Bush Tax Cuts Won't Require Obama's Veto

Gibbs: Final Resolution On Bush Tax Cuts Won't Require Obama's Veto

David Ropeik: We Do Have to Fear "Fear Itself" -- Too Much and Too Little!

David Ropeik: We Do Have to Fear "Fear Itself" -- Too Much and Too Little!

Carl Pope: Embracing Embrapa

Carl Pope: Embracing Embrapa

Can the Tea Party Cross the Delaware? - TIME

Can the Tea Party Cross the Delaware? - TIME

Amitai Etzioni: Needed: A Social Security Holiday

Amitai Etzioni: Needed: A Social Security Holiday

Mayhill Fowler: He Is Not One of Us

Mayhill Fowler: He Is Not One of Us

Do Divergent Kentucky Polls Suggest A Pattern?

Do Divergent Kentucky Polls Suggest A Pattern?

Janine R. Wedel: Shadow Elite: What Blackwater Sells (and the Government Wants): Deniability

Janine R. Wedel: Shadow Elite: What Blackwater Sells (and the Government Wants): Deniability

Dean Baker: Ben Bernanke's Trifecta of Errors

Dean Baker: Ben Bernanke's Trifecta of Errors

John Ensign: 'If You Don't Hold Us Accountable, We'll Do Some Real Bad Things In D.C.'

John Ensign: 'If You Don't Hold Us Accountable, We'll Do Some Real Bad Things In D.C.'

Miles Jaffe: The Chasm Between the Right and the Rest

Miles Jaffe: The Chasm Between the Right and the Rest

Bill Brady The Clear Winner For Governor? Nate Silver Gives Brady 86.7 Percent Chance Of Winning Illinois Governor Race

Bill Brady The Clear Winner For Governor? Nate Silver Gives Brady 86.7 Percent Chance Of Winning Illinois Governor Race

Fred Hassan: President Obama's Opportunity

Fred Hassan: President Obama's Opportunity

Marshall Auerback: One Small Step for Recovery, One Giant Leap Still Needed

Marshall Auerback: One Small Step for Recovery, One Giant Leap Still Needed

Muhammad Sahimi: Call to Burn the Quran: Another Facet of an Industry Called Demonizing Islam

Muhammad Sahimi: Call to Burn the Quran: Another Facet of an Industry Called Demonizing Islam

Marshall Auerback: One Small Step for Recovery, One Giant Leap Still Needed

Marshall Auerback: One Small Step for Recovery, One Giant Leap Still Needed

David Latt: Democrats Stop F**king Around

David Latt: Democrats Stop F**king Around

Poll Update: Senate Remains In Play

Poll Update: Senate Remains In Play

Robert Creamer: Time for the Pundits to Take a Deep Breath -- Why Democrats Will Not Be Routed In November

Robert Creamer: Time for the Pundits to Take a Deep Breath -- Why Democrats Will Not Be Routed In November

Andrew Levine: Populism and Equality: It's the Economy, Stupid

Andrew Levine: Populism and Equality: It's the Economy, Stupid

Obama Ohio Speech: President To Pitch Trio Of Economic Policies

Obama Ohio Speech: President To Pitch Trio Of Economic Policies

GOP Ads Attacking Health Care Reform Resort To 'Exaggeration And Omissions'

GOP Ads Attacking Health Care Reform Resort To 'Exaggeration And Omissions'

Robert Scheer: It's the Mortgages, Stupid

Robert Scheer: It's the Mortgages, Stupid

Jeanne Devon ("AKMuckraker"): Murkowski v. Miller v. McAdams?

Jeanne Devon ("AKMuckraker"): Murkowski v. Miller v. McAdams?

Carla Seaquist: How Democrats Can Harness the Public Anger (and Madness) for November

Carla Seaquist: How Democrats Can Harness the Public Anger (and Madness) for November

White House Launches New Foreclosure Program To Help 'Underwater' Homeowners

White House Launches New Foreclosure Program To Help 'Underwater' Homeowners

Dan Onorato: Tom Corbett and the Marcellus Shale

Dan Onorato: Tom Corbett and the Marcellus Shale

Pam Spaulding: Tiny Violin Time -- David Axelrod Warns That GOP Congress Could Be 'More Extreme' Than Bush

Pam Spaulding: Tiny Violin Time -- David Axelrod Warns That GOP Congress Could Be 'More Extreme' Than Bush

Deborah Burger: What They Could Be Saying to the Joe Miller Republicans

Deborah Burger: What They Could Be Saying to the Joe Miller Republicans

Steve Garcia: Calling All Obamaniacs

Steve Garcia: Calling All Obamaniacs

Top Democrats Throw Cold Water On Obama Jobs Plan

Top Democrats Throw Cold Water On Obama Jobs Plan

Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco and Carola Suarez-Orozco: Anti-Anti Immigration: Principles to Make Migration Work

Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco and Carola Suarez-Orozco: Anti-Anti Immigration: Principles to Make Migration Work

Progressive Group: Rahm's A 'Cancer On The Democratic Party,' Should 'Flatly Go Away'

Progressive Group: Rahm's A 'Cancer On The Democratic Party,' Should 'Flatly Go Away'

Chris Weigant: Obama's Bipartisan Obsession (Finally) Ends

Chris Weigant: Obama's Bipartisan Obsession (Finally) Ends

Robert Reich: The Tortoise Economy

Robert Reich: The Tortoise Economy

Dennis A. Henigan: Message to Progressives: Reclaim the Constitution!

Dennis A. Henigan: Message to Progressives: Reclaim the Constitution!

MJ Rosenberg: New Republic Publisher: First Amendment Should Not Apply to Muslims

MJ Rosenberg: New Republic Publisher: First Amendment Should Not Apply to Muslims

Bob Samuels: Saving Universities Through the Unionization of the Untenurable

Bob Samuels: Saving Universities Through the Unionization of the Untenurable

Robert Creamer: Time for the Pundits to Take a Deep Breath -- Why Democrats Will Not Be Routed In November

Robert Creamer: Time for the Pundits to Take a Deep Breath -- Why Democrats Will Not Be Routed In November

Raymond J. Learsy: America in the Caboose While the World Barrels Ahead on High Speed Rail

Raymond J. Learsy: America in the Caboose While the World Barrels Ahead on High Speed Rail

Robert Scheer: It's the Mortgages, Stupid

Robert Scheer: It's the Mortgages, Stupid

Andrew Cuomo: The Survival of New York Is at Stake

Andrew Cuomo: The Survival of New York Is at Stake

Andrew Levine: Populism and Equality: It's the Economy, Stupid

Andrew Levine: Populism and Equality: It's the Economy, Stupid

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

AP: Ex-CIA Officer Accused Of Electric-Drill Torture Now Training CIA Operatives As A Contractor

AP: Ex-CIA Officer Accused Of Electric-Drill Torture Now Training CIA Operatives As A Contractor

Steven Weber: Things Done, Things Won

Steven Weber: Things Done, Things Won

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: If an American President Were Muslim, Would We Care?

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: If an American President Were Muslim, Would We Care?

Don McNay: Bailouts Don't Work: The Lotto Winners Study

Don McNay: Bailouts Don't Work: The Lotto Winners Study

Obama Left Largely Helpless As Judicial Vacancies Reach Crisis

Obama Left Largely Helpless As Judicial Vacancies Reach Crisis

Joe Peyronnin: A Failure to Communicate

Joe Peyronnin: A Failure to Communicate

Richard (RJ) Eskow: Peter Orszag's Tax "Compromise": Rubin's Ghost Haunts the Middle Class Again

Richard (RJ) Eskow: Peter Orszag's Tax "Compromise": Rubin's Ghost Haunts the Middle Class Again

Peter Clothier: Don't Dis the Dems

Peter Clothier: Don't Dis the Dems

Norman Goldman: The Plan To Save America

Norman Goldman: The Plan To Save America

Judith E. Schaeffer: Kimberly Mueller: A Poster Child for Republican Obstruction of Judicial Nominees

Judith E. Schaeffer: Kimberly Mueller: A Poster Child for Republican Obstruction of Judicial Nominees

Jeremy Bird: Moving America Forward: One Door at a Time

Jeremy Bird: Moving America Forward: One Door at a Time

Don McNay: Bailouts Don't Work: The Lotto Winners Study

Don McNay: Bailouts Don't Work: The Lotto Winners Study

The Slump Goes On: Why? | The New York Review of Books

The Slump Goes On: Why? | The New York Review of Books

Mike Elk: Explosion Rocks Honeywell Uranium Facility Run By Scab Workers

Mike Elk: Explosion Rocks Honeywell Uranium Facility Run By Scab Workers

Obama Left Largely Helpless As Judicial Vacancies Reach Crisis

Obama Left Largely Helpless As Judicial Vacancies Reach Crisis

Hoyt Hilsman: Where is the "New Deal"?

Hoyt Hilsman: Where is the "New Deal"?

Health Care Reform Battle Brewing In Anticipation Of Potential GOP Election Wave

Health Care Reform Battle Brewing In Anticipation Of Potential GOP Election Wave

Vietnam's high-speed railway to come with hefty price tag - Monsters and Critics

Vietnam's high-speed railway to come with hefty price tag - Monsters and Critics

Bill McKibben: Why Obama Should Put Solar (Back) on the White House Roof

Bill McKibben: Why Obama Should Put Solar (Back) on the White House Roof

Barry Levinson: U.S. Left Behind on High Speed Rail

Barry Levinson: U.S. Left Behind on High Speed Rail

John DeCock: Don't Drink the Tea! Vote and Be Active in the 2010 Elections

John DeCock: Don't Drink the Tea! Vote and Be Active in the 2010 Elections

Unemployment Plus Capacity Utilization = 'A F**king Disaster'

Unemployment Plus Capacity Utilization = 'A F**king Disaster'

George T. Haley: When Government Fails: Grade F for Exchange Rates and Manufacturing

George T. Haley: When Government Fails: Grade F for Exchange Rates and Manufacturing

Paula Gordon: NOT My Cup of Tea

Paula Gordon: NOT My Cup of Tea

Stephen Herrington: There's No Difference Between Democrats and Republicans

Stephen Herrington: There's No Difference Between Democrats and Republicans

Why The Difference Between 'Recession' & 'Depression' Is Key To Recovery

Why The Difference Between 'Recession' & 'Depression' Is Key To Recovery

Eugene Robinson - Gov. Barbour's civil rights fairy tale

Eugene Robinson - Gov. Barbour's civil rights fairy tale

Ari Rabin-Havt: Rupert Murdoch Reportedly Funds North Korean Regime

Ari Rabin-Havt: Rupert Murdoch Reportedly Funds North Korean Regime

Sarah Palin's 'Refudiate' Takes Dictionary's Top Searched 'Word of the Summer'

Sarah Palin's 'Refudiate' Takes Dictionary's Top Searched 'Word of the Summer'

Pat Choate: More Tax Cuts or More Spending for Economic Stimuli?

Pat Choate: More Tax Cuts or More Spending for Economic Stimuli?

Andrew Reinbach: How Democrats Can Own the Future

Andrew Reinbach: How Democrats Can Own the Future

Surya Yalamanchili: Let's Be Real About Unemployment

Surya Yalamanchili: Let's Be Real About Unemployment

Michael Brenner: Afghanistan: This Way to the Egress

Michael Brenner: Afghanistan: This Way to the Egress

Bill Quigley: The United States of Fear - Ten Examples

Bill Quigley: The United States of Fear - Ten Examples

John Wellington Ennis: The Man Who Could Unseat John Boehner (Video)

John Wellington Ennis: The Man Who Could Unseat John Boehner (Video)

David Foster: On Road to Clean Energy Economy, America Is Stuck in Traffic

David Foster: On Road to Clean Energy Economy, America Is Stuck in Traffic

Brian Bilbray, Cigar Club Sponsor, Backed Bills For Clients Of Lobbyists He Smoked With

Brian Bilbray, Cigar Club Sponsor, Backed Bills For Clients Of Lobbyists He Smoked With

Obama's Latest Stimulus Plan Gets Panned By Krugman

Obama's Latest Stimulus Plan Gets Panned By Krugman

Orszag's Column Points To Odd-Man-Out Status At White House

Orszag's Column Points To Odd-Man-Out Status At White House

Earl Ofari Hutchinson: About Time Mr. President You Hit Back Hard at the GOP, Now Keeping Hitting Back Hard

Earl Ofari Hutchinson: About Time Mr. President You Hit Back Hard at the GOP, Now Keeping Hitting Back Hard

Robert Reich: Why Obama Is Proposing Whopping Corporate Tax Cuts -- and Why He's Wrong

Robert Reich: Why Obama Is Proposing Whopping Corporate Tax Cuts -- and Why He's Wrong

Joan Dowlin: My Advice to President Obama and the Dems: Tell the Tea Party You Are on Their Side

Joan Dowlin: My Advice to President Obama and the Dems: Tell the Tea Party You Are on Their Side

Democrats Served Two Helpings Of Bad News With Two New Polls

Democrats Served Two Helpings Of Bad News With Two New Polls

Mark Halperin: Democrats Brace For 'GOP Tsunami'

Mark Halperin: Democrats Brace For 'GOP Tsunami'

John R. Talbott: Becoming Argentina: A Review of Third World America

John R. Talbott: Becoming Argentina: A Review of Third World America

David Axelrod: Republican Congress Could Be 'More Extreme' Than Bush (EXCLUSIVE)

David Axelrod: Republican Congress Could Be 'More Extreme' Than Bush (EXCLUSIVE)

Bush, Obama, and the cost of Iraq : The New Yorker

Bush, Obama, and the cost of Iraq : The New Yorker

Leo Hindery, Jr.: Soon It'll Again Be the Voters' Turn to 'Bite Back'

Leo Hindery, Jr.: Soon It'll Again Be the Voters' Turn to 'Bite Back'

Obama's Approval Ratings Down In Illinois, Economic Woes Continue For Many

Obama's Approval Ratings Down In Illinois, Economic Woes Continue For Many

Robert J. Elisberg: Election Season Is Now Open. Let the Games Begin

Robert J. Elisberg: Election Season Is Now Open. Let the Games Begin

Dylan Loewe: Democrats Still Winning the Long Game

Dylan Loewe: Democrats Still Winning the Long Game

How to shrink a city - The Boston Globe

How to shrink a city - The Boston Globe

Robert Creamer: This Fall's Election is Not about Policies and Programs - It's About Right and Wrong

Robert Creamer: This Fall's Election is Not about Policies and Programs - It's About Right and Wrong

G.O.P. Recruits Street People to Run on Green Ticket in Arizona - NYTimes.com

G.O.P. Recruits Street People to Run on Green Ticket in Arizona - NYTimes.com

Arianna Huffington: Third World America: Why I Wrote the Book and What We Need to Do to Save America's Middle Class

Arianna Huffington: Third World America: Why I Wrote the Book and What We Need to Do to Save America's Middle Class

Monday, September 6, 2010

Mott's Strike Illustrates Labor Union Dilemma | PBS NewsHour | Sept. 6, 2010 | PBS

Mott's Strike Illustrates Labor Union Dilemma | PBS NewsHour | Sept. 6, 2010 | PBS

Michael Moore: Happy Fuckin' Labor Day!

Michael Moore: Happy Fuckin' Labor Day!

Danah Boyd: How Censoring Craigslist Helps Pimps, Child Traffickers and Other Abusive Scumbags

Danah Boyd: How Censoring Craigslist Helps Pimps, Child Traffickers and Other Abusive Scumbags

Randy Shaw: SEIU Uses Fear, Lies, and Million$ To Sway Kaiser Workers

Randy Shaw: SEIU Uses Fear, Lies, and Million$ To Sway Kaiser Workers

Tech Sector, Slow to Hire, Unlikely to Lead Recovery - NYTimes.com

Tech Sector, Slow to Hire, Unlikely to Lead Recovery - NYTimes.com

David Sirota: What a Second Stimulus Should - and Shouldn't - Look Like

David Sirota: What a Second Stimulus Should - and Shouldn't - Look Like

Obama's Labor Day Speech 2010 (TEXT): President Assails GOP, Promotes Job Creation Program

Obama's Labor Day Speech 2010 (TEXT): President Assails GOP, Promotes Job Creation Program

Political Scientists Forecast Big Losses For Democrats In 2010 Midterm Elections

Political Scientists Forecast Big Losses For Democrats In 2010 Midterm Elections

Esther Wojcicki: Teaching for a Shared Future: American Educators Need to Think Globally

Esther Wojcicki: Teaching for a Shared Future: American Educators Need to Think Globally

Lynn Parramore: A Call for the New Possible

Lynn Parramore: A Call for the New Possible

Obama Judicial Appointees BLOCKED By GOP: President Getting Fewer Nominees Confirmed Than Nixon

Obama Judicial Appointees BLOCKED By GOP: President Getting Fewer Nominees Confirmed Than Nixon

Matt Finkelstein: Five Ways "Speaker Boehner" Would Hurt American Workers

Matt Finkelstein: Five Ways "Speaker Boehner" Would Hurt American Workers

Rep. Alan Grayson: What Robert Kennedy Said

Rep. Alan Grayson: What Robert Kennedy Said

Jared Bernstein: Let's Stop Torturing Facts and Start Working Together

Jared Bernstein: Let's Stop Torturing Facts and Start Working Together

Safe, Retiring House Democrats Owe More Than $2 Million In DCCC Dues

Safe, Retiring House Democrats Owe More Than $2 Million In DCCC Dues

Glenn W. Smith: Right-Wing Voter Suppression Effort Caught Using Doctored Photo (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Glenn W. Smith: Right-Wing Voter Suppression Effort Caught Using Doctored Photo (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

David Woolner: FDR and Labor: Earning Our Way Out of the Great Recession

David Woolner: FDR and Labor: Earning Our Way Out of the Great Recession

America's Infrastructure In Need Of Extreme Makeover

America's Infrastructure In Need Of Extreme Makeover

John Boehner: Speaker-In-Waiting? House GOP Leader Looking To Swipe Pelosi's Gavel

John Boehner: Speaker-In-Waiting? House GOP Leader Looking To Swipe Pelosi's Gavel

Toby Barlow: The Tea Party's Worst Nightmare: Ike

Toby Barlow: The Tea Party's Worst Nightmare: Ike

Jamie Court: Raising Hell, Not Raising Money, Is What the Middle Class Needs From American Labor

Jamie Court: Raising Hell, Not Raising Money, Is What the Middle Class Needs From American Labor

Jane White: Work Until You're Dead? That May Be the Only Option for Many Americans

Jane White: Work Until You're Dead? That May Be the Only Option for Many Americans

Robert Kuttner: Not Just Jobs -- Good Jobs

Robert Kuttner: Not Just Jobs -- Good Jobs

Jerome Armstrong: Who pays? You do.

Jerome Armstrong: Who pays? You do.

Joe Hansen: Restoring Pride and Fairness to American Jobs

Joe Hansen: Restoring Pride and Fairness to American Jobs

Byron Williams: Is This Really What We Want to Fight for in Afghanistan?

Byron Williams: Is This Really What We Want to Fight for in Afghanistan?

Zakaria: Why America Overreacted to 9/11 - Newsweek

Zakaria: Why America Overreacted to 9/11 - Newsweek

Lindsey Graham Gets It Wrong On The Stimulus: Blames Legislation For U.S. Job Losses

Lindsey Graham Gets It Wrong On The Stimulus: Blames Legislation For U.S. Job Losses

Robert Reich: The Real Lesson of Labor Day

Robert Reich: The Real Lesson of Labor Day

Randall Amster: As Goes Arizona, Whither Goes the Nation?

Randall Amster: As Goes Arizona, Whither Goes the Nation?

Mary Bottari: Welcome Mr. President, but Laverne and Shirley Don't Work Here Anymore

Mary Bottari: Welcome Mr. President, but Laverne and Shirley Don't Work Here Anymore

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

The true cost of the Iraq war: $3 trillion and beyond

The true cost of the Iraq war: $3 trillion and beyond

Andy Stepanian: Discovery Channel Gunman Is Not an Ecoterrorist if I Am

Andy Stepanian: Discovery Channel Gunman Is Not an Ecoterrorist if I Am

Peter Dreier: What Kind of Capitalism?

Peter Dreier: What Kind of Capitalism?

Victoria Jones: Wow! Newsweek and Globe Tabloid Agree: Obama Really Is a Muslim (*Critics Say)

Victoria Jones: Wow! Newsweek and Globe Tabloid Agree: Obama Really Is a Muslim (*Critics Say)

War is hell on presidents' approval ratings - latimes.com

War is hell on presidents' approval ratings - latimes.com

Florida Foreclosure Courts Rush Despite Questionable Practices, Doctored Deeds

Florida Foreclosure Courts Rush Despite Questionable Practices, Doctored Deeds

Rabbi Sid Schwarz: Genesis 22: Abraham's "Return" and the Binding of Isaac

Rabbi Sid Schwarz: Genesis 22: Abraham's "Return" and the Binding of Isaac

Earl Ofari Hutchinson: "Obama Hates America"

Earl Ofari Hutchinson: "Obama Hates America"

Saul Friedman: Attention Mrs. Palin: Those "Death Panel" Lies May Have Cost The Lives Of Some Grannies

Saul Friedman: Attention Mrs. Palin: Those "Death Panel" Lies May Have Cost The Lives Of Some Grannies

Dave Johnson: American Jobs Tragedy

Dave Johnson: American Jobs Tragedy

Slumping Economy Jeopardizes Democrats' Election Prospects

Slumping Economy Jeopardizes Democrats' Election Prospects

Joseph A. Palermo: There's No Good News for Democrats Because There's No Good News

Joseph A. Palermo: There's No Good News for Democrats Because There's No Good News

Sunday, September 5, 2010

E. Coli Outbreak Puts Focus On Meat Oversight

E. Coli Outbreak Puts Focus On Meat Oversight

Blackwater Won Contracts Via Dozens Of Dummy Corporations

Blackwater Won Contracts Via Dozens Of Dummy Corporations

Chris Weigant: Friday Talking Points [137] -- Listen To Westen And Lakoff, Democrats!

Chris Weigant: Friday Talking Points [137] -- Listen To Westen And Lakoff, Democrats!

Sumbul Ali-Karamali: Who's Afraid of Shariah?

Sumbul Ali-Karamali: Who's Afraid of Shariah?

Mark Olmsted: Se Habla Fear: Monolingualism and Its Discontents

Mark Olmsted: Se Habla Fear: Monolingualism and Its Discontents

TANF Emergency Fund, Welfare-To-Work Program That Created 240,000 Jobs, Nears End

TANF Emergency Fund, Welfare-To-Work Program That Created 240,000 Jobs, Nears End

John Perkins: Mr. CEO, Can You Spare a Job or a Free Lunch

John Perkins: Mr. CEO, Can You Spare a Job or a Free Lunch

Sara Haile-Mariam: But We're Progressive!

Sara Haile-Mariam: But We're Progressive!

John Odum: Looking Towards the "Fault Tolerant Society"

John Odum: Looking Towards the "Fault Tolerant Society"

Dave Johnson: Labor Day: Labor Got It Right -- Who Could Have Known?

Dave Johnson: Labor Day: Labor Got It Right -- Who Could Have Known?

Hans Johnson: Extremism, the Makeover, and Election 2010

Hans Johnson: Extremism, the Makeover, and Election 2010

David Cicilline: Putting Americans Back to Work: Congress Should Extend Emergency Jobs Fund

David Cicilline: Putting Americans Back to Work: Congress Should Extend Emergency Jobs Fund

Obama Will Hold Fundraising Event With Pennsylvania Senate Candidate Joe Sestak

Obama Will Hold Fundraising Event With Pennsylvania Senate Candidate Joe Sestak

Andy Ostroy: Sarah "The Quitter" Palin's Delusion

Andy Ostroy: Sarah "The Quitter" Palin's Delusion

Marisa Trevi�o: Pew Hispanic Report Delivers the Proof the GOP Wants, but Will They Accept It?

Marisa Trevi�o: Pew Hispanic Report Delivers the Proof the GOP Wants, but Will They Accept It?

Richard (RJ) Eskow: Labor Day Irony: The People Who Want to Cut Social Security All Have Great Retirement Plans

Richard (RJ) Eskow: Labor Day Irony: The People Who Want to Cut Social Security All Have Great Retirement Plans

GOP Will 'Descend Into A Brawl' Upon Taking Power: Top Strategist

GOP Will 'Descend Into A Brawl' Upon Taking Power: Top Strategist

Yvette Carnell: Obama's Achilles Heel: He's Not African-American

Yvette Carnell: Obama's Achilles Heel: He's Not African-American

Jeffrey Feldman: Speaking in Yellow: The Crisis in Our Politics

Jeffrey Feldman: Speaking in Yellow: The Crisis in Our Politics

Jeff Reichert: What Is Prison-Based Gerrymandering?