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Entries by The Media Consortium from 08/2010

Weekly Audit: Silencing Conservative Deficit Hawks

| Posted 08.03.2010 | Politics

The same conservatives who spent the past year senselessly screaming about the U.S. budget deficit are now demanding an extension of the Bush tax cuts for the rich.

Weekly Diaspora: Arizona's Anti-Immigrant Crusade Continues

| Posted 08.05.2010 | Huffington Post

by Catherine Traywick, Media Consortium blogger Though Arizona's SB 1070 went into effect without its most controversial provisions, the legislation'...

Weekly Audit: Foreclosure Mills, Social Security and the Fed's Failures

| Posted 08.10.2010 | Huffington Post

by Amanda Anderson, Media Consortium blogger Editor's Note: Zach Carter is out this week, but we've compiled a rundown of the biggest economy-related ...

Weekly Diaspora: Will $600 Million Border Security Bill Target Innocents?

| Posted 08.12.2010 | Huffington Post

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger Anti-immigrant forces have adeptly shaped the ongoing immigration debate into an issue of crime and...

Weekly Audit: Are Handouts For Billionaires More Important Than Feeding Children?

| Posted 08.17.2010 | Huffington Post

by Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger The crazy conservative assault on government spending has become one of the most irrational economic policy d...

Weekly Pulse: Insurance, Dispersants, and Teen Botox

| Posted 08.18.2010 | Politics

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Is the IV Bag half-empty or half-full? Theda Skocpol, the author of a forthcoming book on President Ba...

Weekly Diaspora: Has Obama Failed the Immigration Reform Movement?

| Posted 08.19.2010 | Media

by Catherine Traywick, Media Consortium blogger After signing a controversial $600 million border security bill last week, President Barack Obama is d...

Weekly Mulch: Green Daydreams? A Clean Gulf, Energy Efficiency, and More

| Posted 08.20.2010 | Green

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger Yesterday, Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) took Obama administration officials to task for encouraging Americans to be...

Weekly Audit: Save Affordable Housing, Help Revive America's Middle Class

| Posted 08.24.2010 | Politics

by Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger Over the past decade, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac transformed themselves into some of the worst-run companies ...

Weekly Pulse: Stem Cell Hell, Bad Eggs, and DIY Abortions

| Posted 08.25.2010 | Politics

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger On Monday, U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth ruled that all federally funded human embryonic stem cel...

Weekly Diaspora: Immigrants Abused, Denied Social Services in Broken Immigration System

| Posted 08.26.2010 | Politics

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger After decades of misguided policies and patchwork practices, the high human costs of our disordered...

Weekly Mulch: Fighting the Joe Millers of the WorldWeekly Mulch: Fighting the Joe Millers of the World

| Posted 08.27.2010 | Politics

Weekly Mulch: Fighting the Joe Millers of the Worldby Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Joe Miller, Sarah Palin's choice candidate for one of Ala...

Weekly Audit: Why Do Deficit Hawks Hate Social Security?

| Posted 08.31.2010 | Politics

by Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger Last week, Social Security advocates learned something they had long suspected. Arguments for cutting Social ...