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Entries by James Boyce from 06/2009

Introducing PLASTIC: A Series of Blog Posts on the Fifty Year Anniversary of Calling Debt Credit

| Posted 06.02.2009 | Business

How did debt become as much a staple of the American family as high school football or Thanksgiving dinner? Is it possible that this single piece of plastic actually molded our culture?

Matisyahu, K'naan, and (RED)Nights Hit Los Angeles

| Posted 06.17.2009 | Entertainment

The (RED)NIGHTS shows are a part of an effort from (RED) to donate $130 million to The Global Fund, an organization that currently provides a quarter of all international financing for AIDS worldwide.

Are We Beacons of Democracy Only When it's Easy?

| Posted 06.19.2009 | Politics
Read More: Iran, Politics News

Today, in Iran, the crackdown will come. Hundreds, thousands, may be killed in the terror. What exactly are we doing to help them? Besides talking about it.

Get Transformed: See Food, Inc.

| Posted 06.29.2009 | Green

Make a deal with the kids. You'll sit through Transformers, but they have to see Food, Inc. Just don't sit in the second row for either movie, trust me.