Saturday, November 28, 2009

Saturday Morning (Journalism) Quarterback

Hefty Thanksgiving edition of the top-five stories worth reading from this week in worth-reading stories

Two leading House figures are attempting to close a 50 trillion dollar loophole in our regulations. America is one big clunker, and no one's going to buy us.

Glenn Greenwald looks into terrorism and its roots. Truth Dig digs into a new state solution for Palestine.

Despite what the right-wing tells you, Reagan didn't end the Cold War: left-wing intellectuals did. Also, liberalism can and should be populism.

Creationism vs. Evolution on college campuses.

In environmental news: Not only is time almost up according to a new study on climate change, but we're killing our oceans to boot. Oligarchs, limousine liberals and Sean Hannity are destroying our water supply. Also, the U.S. and China strike a climate change deal?

Lastly, the news of Dubai's epic debt and financing failure shook world markets - and India may emerge stronger because of it.

Saturday, November 07, 2009

Saturday Morning (Journalism) Quarterback

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

America's true unemployment rate is almost 18% now counting those who have given up, settled for part-time work who have been unemployed so long they've fallen off all rolls.

According to a former UK ambassador, the CIA sent detainees to Uzbek prisons where they were raped with beer bottles and boiled alive for information.

Ten targets that stand between economic greed and economic reform. Also, our produce or die culture is killing us, and we just grin and bear it.

Banking reform has caused a rift between big financials and the chamber of commerce.

So much for those green manufacturing jobs. They're all being off-shored, too, and at our expense.

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