Saturday, December 19, 2009

Saturday Morning (Journalism) Quarterback

The top-five stories worth reading from this week in worth-reading stories

Paul Krugman discusses disaster and denial.

According to Glenn Greenwald's spot-on analysis, we're fighting in Afghanistan for reasons other than what our government tells us. We're also spending $58,000 a MINUTE to occupy that country.

The debate in Copenhagen this week is also a debate about colonialism and the Industrial Revolution. Alternet lists eight things climate change will force us to kiss goodbye.

Restoring Glass-Steagall won't be as easy as common sense dictates.

Finally this week, an important division is beginning to show within the "center-left" community, as articulated on Salon and The New Republic.

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