Just last week, I completed a two week term on a grand jury, in Brooklyn, New York, County of Kings. In light of the Eric Garner case, in which the Staten Island grand jury failed to indict David ...
[ This article is by my friend John Lacny , a Pittsburgh-based labor activist. He wrote it at my request for my blog, Fire on the Mountain. Lacny possesses a pitiless eye for the mechanisms of ...
This morning, the New York Times had an article about Obama's nominee for under secretary of the Treasury for domestic finance, Antonio Weiss: "Liberal Treasury Nominee’s Wall St. Prowess May Be a ...
Country Club Hills. The name conjures up images of gated communities chockablock with gaudy McMansions and Maseratis that sit at the end of enormous gravel driveways; places with front lawns the ...
No matter which state you are in yesterday, for many of you the pain of losing elections was real. There will be talk about what happened, why it happened, and how we fix it. These are ...
One of my favorite activities in the aftermath of an election is to review polling trends leading up to the event. Usually, there are breaks one way or another as people decide, and in Arkansas's ...
The New York Times has published an astonishingly candid speech given by well known oil and political lobbyist, Richard Berman , to the Western Energy Alliance, a group of oil and gas executives in ...
Okay, first off: this one turned out kind of creepy. Admittedly, I was hoping it would be so, but maybe not this creepy.
Initially, it was just going to be about Thom Tillis' calling the fight for ...
This is a talent sorely lacking in the Senate.
Plus I agree with much of what he has to say
Big money has rigged our economy so that heads they win and tails we lose:
Stop-and-frisk in New York City is down 90 percent.
People protested. People marched . A good cop who blew the whistle ended ...