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Entries by David Sirota from 05/2005

Let's Talk About Something Important...

| Posted 05.09.2005 | Entertainment
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In the movie Glengarry Glen Ross, Alec Baldwin famously cuts into a conversation by saying "Let's talk about something important" and then screams at ...

Which Path Will Democrats Take?

| Posted 05.10.2005 | Huffington Post

I'd like to second Andy Stern's post on the future of the Democratic Party with some additional thoughts... The esteemed Harold Meyerson noted a few ...

While workers get the shaft, CEOs still say greed is good

| Posted 05.11.2005 | Huffington Post

The Financial Times reports that "real wages in the US are falling at their fastest rate in 14 years." Because Corporate America is shafting workers, ...

Media elite justify no Iraq coverage because it's "a hard story to cover"; America, we have a problem

| Posted 05.12.2005 | Entertainment
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Earlier this morning, I chastised ABC News for essentially coming out and saying they were uninterested in seriously covering the Iraq War anymore, an...

IRAQ: Remember, Rummy Admitted He Doesn't Know What Success Is

| Posted 05.19.2005 | Politics
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America's Secretary of Defense is unclear about what success is, and how to know if a military engagement accomplished its goals. This is the same Secretary of Defense who led America into a war in the Middle East. Knowing that, are we really surprised that things aren't going so well over in Iraq?

The Most Important Vote on the Iraq War You Never Heard About

| Posted 05.26.2005 | Politics
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Hey, did you know that Congress just had one of the most important votes on the Iraq War since the invasion of 2003? No, probably not, because almost no major American news outlet thought it important enough to tell you...