Today on Democracy Now, Amy Goodman had an in depth discussion on education with a superintendent of a NY school district, a parent who is the head of her school’s parent teacher group. The ...
Sen. Bob Corker is confident that the final version of the Corker-Menendez bill will be passed with a veto-proof majority in the Senate, perhaps as early as this week. In order to obtain that veto-...
I'm probably going to delete this diary in a couple of days, because some of the information that follows is not just personal, but potentially identifying (less by other users,
Let me start by saying that California has been living beyond our means in terms of water pretty much forever. Especially in Southern California, where about 85% of our water is imported. I mean, ...
It’s tax season once again and I’d like to address a question that I rarely see addressed: Who do tax cuts benefit?
To start, let’s make a list of the major tax categories:
Sales taxes ...
My son is a musician.
He has a masters in cello pedagogy.
He is an excellent cello instructor.
I did not pick him up from a school.
I did not pick him up from a gig.
I picked him up ...
Below are cartoons drawn over the past several decades by Cabu, one of the most emblematic cartoonists at Charlie Hebdo (if not the most). Cabu was murdered along with his colleagues this past week. ...
Many smart people are getting a flawed picture of Charlie Hebdo . They are concluding, based on simplistic and misleading analysis, that many of the magazine covers and cartoons promoted racist views.
The administration of George W. Bush committed a number of actions, some of which are likely criminal , some of which expand the powers of the ...