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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. ...
samizdat 01/21/2014 11 5 - -
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 ...
samizdat 12/08/2012 283 222 - -
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 ...
samizdat 11/27/2012 45 37 4 -
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 ...
samizdat 03/19/2011 78 26 - 595
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 ...
samizdat 12/05/2010 25 39 3 280
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. ...
samizdat 07/31/2010 15 5 - 24
Volcano is Obama's fault
From Ed in Vienna on a NY Times blog: ...if the Democrats ...
samizdat 04/17/2010 17 1 - 16
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, ...
samizdat 06/03/2009 2 6 - 2
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 ...
samizdat 01/25/2009 37 13 1 18
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 ...
samizdat 05/04/2008 17 24 - 54
Ira Sandperl is alive and reading
My friend Ira had his photo in the NY Times today, with his old friends. There's more...
samizdat 04/04/2008 - 1 - 5
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 ...
samizdat 03/30/2008 11 6 - 3
Frank Rick on Hillary's Super Tuesday Infomercial
Frank Rich has my vote (alone with the always right-...
samizdat 02/10/2008 6 3 - 20
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 ...
samizdat 01/15/2008 29 14 5 238
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 ...
samizdat 01/06/2008 12 3 - 3
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 ...
samizdat 01/05/2008 51 27 - 8
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 ...
samizdat 12/02/2007 53 25 - 15
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 ...
samizdat 09/05/2007 19 1 - 7
Bob Herbert on Edwards' substance
NY Times op-ed columnist Bob Herbert ...
samizdat 03/26/2007 5 11 - 5
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 ...
samizdat 02/07/2007 22 2 - -
Framing: "Hail Maliki Pass"
From an AP story comes news of this inspired characterization of the "surge": As Rice ...
samizdat 01/11/2007 - - - 2
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 ...
samizdat 12/09/2006 21 22 3 7
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, ...
samizdat 12/05/2006 35 - 1 19
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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