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Entries by The Media Consortium from 11/2010

Weekly Audit: Your Vote, Your Economy--Why Today's Election Matters to Your Pocketbook

| Posted 11.02.2010 | Politics

Weekly Audit: Your Vote, Your Economy--Why Today's Election Matters to Your Pocketbookby Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Election Day is ...

Weekly Diaspora: Immigration Reform Falls to the GOP

| Posted 11.04.2010 | Politics

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger The precarious fate of comprehensive immigration reform has fallen into the hands of staunch nativi...

Weekly Mulch: Climate Deniers Set to Freeze Progress in Congress

| Posted 11.05.2010 | Green

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger A chill is coming to Washington. A wave of climate change deniers were elected to office this week, and co...

Weekly Audit: Banks Get Big Bucks, Consumers Get Bupkis

| Posted 11.09.2010 | Politics

Weekly Audit: Banks Get Big Bucks, Consumers Get Bupkisby Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Last week, the Federal Reserve announced a plan...

Weekly Pulse: The Coming War on Health Reform, Government Cheese, and how CPCs Incubate Anti-Choice Violence

| Posted 11.10.2010 | Huffington Post

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Republicans don't have the votes to repeal health care reform, but they are determined to use their ...

Weekly Diaspora: ICE Deports Children, Disabled, and Domestic Violence Victims

| Posted 11.11.2010 | Politics

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger For the past several months, the Obama administration has relentlessly professed its commitment to ...

Weekly Mulch: For Cancun Climate Summit, Activists Consider the Long View

| Posted 11.12.2010 | Green

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger A year ago, it seemed possible--likely, even--that President Barack Obama would sweep into the internation...

Weekly Audit: Curbing the Deficit, Cat Food, and You

| Posted 11.16.2010 | Politics

Weekly Audit: Curbing the Deficit, Cat Food, and Youby Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger The deficit commission released its much anticipat...

Weekly Pulse: The New Hunger Epidemic, Making CPCs Come Clean, and Smoking Hipsters

| Posted 11.17.2010 | Huffington Post

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger As some Americans obsess over whether to brine or deep-fry their Thanksgiving turkeys, others are goi...

Weekly Diaspora: Arizona's SB 1070 Takes Nativist Fever Nationwide

| Posted 11.18.2010 | Politics

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger While Arizona's draconian anti-immigrant law, SB 1070, was far from the first controversial immigra...

Weekly Mulch: What's in Your Water? Nuclear Waste, Coal Slurries and Industrial Estrogen

| Posted 11.19.2010 | Green

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger It won't be long before the world has to confront its diminishing supply of clean water. "We've had the sa...

Weekly Audit: Millions of Americans Could Lose Unemployment Benefits

| Posted 11.23.2010 | Politics

Weekly Audit: Millions of Americans Could Lose Unemployment BenefitsEditor's Note: Happy Thanksgiving from the Media Consortium! This week, we aren't ...

Weekly Diaspora: The DREAM Act is Back--and So Are the Death Eaters

| Posted 11.25.2010 | Politics

Editor's Note: Happy Thanksgiving from the Media Consortium! This week, we aren't stopping The Audit, The Pulse, The Diaspora, or The Mulch, but we ar...

The Weekly Pulse: Michael Pollan's Rules for Thanksgiving, Plus Whole Foods' Healthcare Lies

| Posted 11.26.2010 | Huffington Post

Editor's Note: Happy Thanksgiving from the Media Consortium! This week, we aren't stopping The Audit, The Pulse, The Diaspora, or The Mulch, but we ar...

Weekly Audit: A Progressive Deficit Fix?

| Posted 11.30.2010 | Politics

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger The co-chairs of the 18-member deficit commission issued a preliminary presentation two weeks ago tha...