Reading Time: 4 minutes Major new evidence that UK joined the Iraq invasion to benefit oil companies…
Reading Time: 1 minute In Miami or nearby? Join Russ April 26, 8pm
Reading Time: 2 minutes Watch out Taliban, here comes Sesame Street. A tough mushroom makes a tougher bumper. And welcome a microscopic friend.
Reading Time: 6 minutes If we care about Greg Mortenson’s credibility, do we also care about the credibility of those who sold us on Mortenson—and the military agenda behind him?
Reading Time: 3 minutes The leadership in Egypt is in jail, and bravo, says our Paper of Record. Meanwhile, back home, our counterpart establishment is doing just fine, thanks.
Reading Time: 3 minutes If George Carlin were still with us, we’d have recruited him for the WhoWhatWhy advisory board. He had a certain clarity about the world that is sadly lacking. Accept no substitute….
Reading Time: 6 minutes More on the miserable truth about those nuclear plant workers in Japan.
Reading Time: 5 minutes GE is spitting mad at the New York Times for reporting that it paid no taxes last year. Let’s let these two corporations go to the mat in a tax matchup.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Now’s the time to shake off the slumber and look—gasp—look at who’s really benefitting from the shutdown threat.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Now that we know all about the threats to capital, and to the rest of us, we find out something about the workers at the plant.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Local police taught to fear Muslims; a death not fit for a dog; countdown to (false?) tax freedom?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Depressed because fracking/nuclear/coal are nasty and ruinous? What you need is an infusion of fresh energy. Try these ideas out….
Reading Time: 3 minutes Is hydro-fracking a nuclear meltdown for the water supply? This environmental journalist says so.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Is one of America’s most important research centers discarding valuable documents?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Here’s the most cynical ploy yet from phony Tea Party-related corporate fronts. Anyone who doubts that trouble is brewing for democracy, read on…
WORTH READING: The Censorship Business, US Still Segregated, Don’t Shoot (Your Camera)!, No Cars Allowed
Reading Time: 2 minutes The Censorship Business You may have heard how the revolutions across the Middle East were spurred by Facebook and Twitter. You probably also know that the governments blocked these websites to counter the protestors. But you probably didn’t know that the technology used to censor these sites comes from US based company McAfee. Read more Read More
Reading Time: 3 minutes We easily forget how extensive are the psychological operations that sell the public on war. When considering the Libyan rape charges, a bit of perspective and context is wise….
Reading Time: 4 minutes Here’s a quiz: Embattled Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi: Good or bad? How about GE Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt? Here are your answers, straight from the top: Qaddafi, way bad. And Immelt? Good guy, business and civic leader. Should be a key adviser to the president. On Qaddafi, we already knew he was a bad Read More
Reading Time: 13 minutes Jonathan Rowe was, by inclination, an unobtrusive man. He moved through this world quietly, and he left quietly.
He did not promote himself. He was not comfortable seeking recognition. He concentrated instead on substance.
Jon died the other day, abruptly, with no warning of any kind, and left behind a wife, Mary Jean, and an 8-year-old son, Josh.
In part because of his modesty, and in part because celebrity and valor are not the same, you very likely did not know of him. Or, if you did, not nearly enough.
Reading Time: 2 minutes How the GOP will penalize children. Why kids who play more are smarter. Money, it turns out, really does not lead to happiness. And another bad idea from the Pentagon.