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Entries by Pearl Korn from 03/2011

While the Middle East Is Fighting For Democracy, Ours Is Slipping Away

| Posted 03.07.2011 | Politics

MONEY has always been the most corrupting influence in our politics, a fact that is now on full display in Republican-controlled state houses across the midwest that are voting against public employees' right to collective bargaining.

The Heavy Hand of Inflation Has Descended. What Next?

| Posted 03.21.2011 | Politics

Living in our America is just becoming too unaffordable, with flat and decreasing wages for decades butting up against rising prices for just about everything. Something has got to give.

The People's Journalist, Bob Herbert, Steps Down at The New York Times

| Posted 03.28.2011 | Media

No one will replace Bob Herbert at the Times, and that is our great loss, for his kind of journalism is a rarity. But, we will be watching and waiting to see what this journalists' journalist -- and our friend -- comes up with.