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|Cohen chastises fellow boomers
Roger Cohen has an inspired piece in the New York Times this morning about those of us of a certain age who bemoan the short attention spans and addiction to social media of the younger generations. ...
|Most famous wolf killed by hunter when pack ranged just outside Yellowstone
This has to stop. Yellowstone National Park’s best-known wolf, beloved by many tourists and valued by scientists who tracked its movements, was shot and killed on Thursday outside the park’s ...
|How the Fossil Fuel Industry Will Die
This documentary about the European embrace of solar energy is eye-opening. Germany and Spain especially are well on their way to totally replacing fossil fuels. The technology is accelerating. The ...
|Gadaffi using Human Shields to ward off decapitation attack
Al Jazeera English is reporting that Gadaffi has rounded up some of the western journalists in Tripoli (they were already nicely contained in a ...
|WikiLeaks show how good Obama and Clinton have made US Diplomacy
In the hunt through the cable dump for the smelliest turds, are we missing the big picture? From the New York ...
|The opposite of Progressive is Oppressive [framing]
It's time Democrats of this generation found their voice, and united behind a clear self-description, and a correspondingly truthful description of their adversaries, for the long fight to come. ...
|Volcano is Obama's fault
From Ed in Vienna on a NY Times blog: ...if the Democrats ...
|All they have to do to fix stuff is listen
Remember that Continental Express commuter jet crash in Buffalo last year that killed everyone on board? The investigation is over, ...
|Frank Rich parses Obama's inaugural
For those of us who had expected an inaugural address that would ring like Kennedy's, Obama's words on Tuesday were surprising. Stern, even ominous, they evoked not triumph but warning. But we have ...
|Now that's the way to lead while campaigning
From the NY Times today: Rebels who have stepped up attacks on Nigeria's oil industry in the ...
|Ira Sandperl is alive and reading
My friend Ira had his photo in the NY Times today, with his old friends. There's more...
|A new bottom-up media culture
Frank Rich writes this morning in the NY Times about Hillary's Tuzla fib: A new bottom-up media culture is ...
|Frank Rick on Hillary's Super Tuesday Infomercial
Frank Rich has my vote (alone with the always right-...
|21st Century Green Transport
One of the things I love about Al Gore (and find lacking in the current crop of presidential candidates) is his wonkish visionary interest in future tech. We really need leaders who can see farther ...
|Obama is politically adroit
What we have witnessed over the past week -- Obama's larger-than-expected triumph in Iowa and his surge going into New Hampshire -- doubtless owes much to the mood of the nation and our collective ...
|The Brits get Obama quicker than we do
At least the progressive Brits do, as a raft of Guardian articles show. Follow me over the fold for ...
|They can't call Chavez a dictator any more
Note the fact that he just conceded defeat, on a referendum on which he had pinned immense personal hopes -- with less than a 1% vote difference. A dictator -- or our current administration in ...
|Would an Iran attack feint mar Hillary's chances?
With Karl Rove a private citizen, one has to wonder what he's up to now. There's been a lot of speculation that it might involve nefarious schemes to derail the strongest Democratic candidate - who ...
|Bob Herbert on Edwards' substance
NY Times op-ed columnist Bob Herbert ...
|Hillary and Barack, again
I believe this NY Times op-ed by Gloria Steinem reinforces my suspicion that Clinton and Obama have a deal to make him her Veep ...
|Framing: "Hail Maliki Pass"
From an AP story comes news of this inspired characterization of the "surge": As Rice ...
|Greg Palast: Baker's proxy war for oil
Greg Palast has an interesting take on the Baker commission report. He notes that the Saudis are already funding the Sunni insurgents, and if we leave they will step that up further, while Iran ...
|Hillary? Obama? Oh my...
So, Hillary -- and maybe Barack -- are running. Kos is already calling it for Obama. I think he's in denial about Hillary, who kossacks seem to detest. I seem to recall he pronounced Kerry dead, ...
|Bob Herbert on what will bring voters out tomorrow||samizdat||11/06/2006||1||3||-||2|
|Slain Russian journalist on governments' motive for torture||samizdat||10/12/2006||11||12||-||-|
|Juan Cole on "Why Torture?"||samizdat||10/01/2006||11||13||-||8|
|I am shocked! Shocked to find gambling...||samizdat||07/12/2006||8||3||-||-|
|NY Times: Fitzgerald won't charge Rove||samizdat||06/13/2006||13||-||-||-|
|Could the Latin American political revolution happen here?||samizdat||04/19/2006||19||8||-||1|
|Was the original Plame leak from Bush himself?||samizdat||10/06/2005||9||7||1||29|
|Tell the NY Times to come to its senses||samizdat||09/18/2005||11||2||-||-|
|How to respond to a CAT 5 hurricane: Cuba's success||samizdat||09/09/2005||2||2||-||-|
|The $150K Birth Tax on us hobbits||samizdat||06/26/2005||2||5||-||-|
|Broadcast Flag is Dead||samizdat||05/06/2005||1||3||-||-|
|Naomi Klein gets it: How to End the War||samizdat||05/05/2005||8||14||-||-|
|Dowd on Chalabi as Oil Minister||samizdat||04/30/2005||4||4||-||-|
|You want to end terrorism?||samizdat||03/07/2005||4||2||-||-|
|Breaking: Ossie Davis has died||samizdat||02/04/2005||14||7||-||-|
|We need a cause like abolition||samizdat||01/25/2005||17||4||-||-|
|"Conflicting" scholarly studies on exit polls actually in agreement||samizdat||11/14/2004||6||4||-||-|
|A shot in the arm from Michael Moore||samizdat||09/22/2004||7||-||-||-|
|Defeat in Iraq?||samizdat||08/03/2004||6||-||-||-|
|Cheney and his doctor: two guys unfit to serve||samizdat||07/05/2004||1||-||-||-|
|Sanity from our friend in France||samizdat||06/18/2004||1||-||-||-|
|A doctor with the competence of our president||samizdat||06/18/2004||8||-||-||-|
|DeLay ethics complaint gets NYTimes coverage||samizdat||06/16/2004||1||-||-||-|
|Online privacy policies worth the paper they're not written on||samizdat||06/16/2004||-||-||-||-|
|Torture memo drafter made appellate judge||samizdat||06/15/2004||8||-||-||-|
|Red Cross reports coming out this week says UK paper||samizdat||06/13/2004||6||-||-||-|
|Bill Moyers' NOW piece on Tom DeLay - killed in SF?||samizdat||06/13/2004||19||-||-||-|
|Saudi Arabia currently engaged in a civil war?||samizdat||06/11/2004||12||-||-||-|
|Duck and Cover at Reaganite reunion||samizdat||06/10/2004||3||-||-||-|
|Nice balanced piece on Reagan by Robert Scheer||samizdat||06/08/2004||-||-||-||-|
|The last word on Ronald Reagan||samizdat||06/05/2004||9||-||-||-|
|Amazing article about Chalabi et. al.||samizdat||05/30/2004||11||-||-||7|
|If the Macedonian Gov't can do this, why can't the Bush gov't?||samizdat||05/16/2004||2||-||-||-|
|Photo May Show Intelligence Officers in Charge - NBC News||samizdat||05/15/2004||8||-||-||-|
|Woodward's second book a tipping point?||samizdat||04/18/2004||6||-||-||-|
|People who contribute to both Kerry and Bush||samizdat||03/10/2004||6||-||-||-|
|Excellent Dean obit by William Greider||samizdat||02/21/2004||4||-||-||-|
|Dean's credible threat to media empires||samizdat||01/29/2004||11||-||-||-|
|Mugged by old-media news||samizdat||01/28/2004||2||-||-||1|
|The rumors of Dean's demise...||samizdat||01/26/2004||14||-||-||-|
|Do you sense the looming presence of the Clintons?||samizdat||01/25/2004||13||-||-||-|
|Dean's bad media just prior to Iowa||samizdat||01/20/2004||6||-||-||-|
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