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Entries by Tom Engelhardt from 01/2009

The Ponzi Scheme Presidency

| Posted 01.06.2009 | Politics

At a cost of nearly one trillion taxpayer dollars to date, Bush's mad "global war" simply sucked needed money out of our world at levels that made Bernie Madoff seem like a small fry.

The Apology: How to Turn Over a New Inaugural Leaf

| Posted 01.14.2009 | Politics

It's now well past time to leave behind the imperial fantasies of the Bush era and join a world in trouble -- and there's no better day to begin than on January 20, 2009.

The Day the Earth Still Stood: What Will Obama Inherit?

| Posted 01.20.2009 | Politics

We don't know what the world holds for us in the Obama years, but it's not likely to be pretty.

Waltz with Bashir: The Graphic Novel

| Posted 01.24.2009 | Entertainment

Given the power and timeliness of this thoughtful, dreamlike memoir from a living hell, it's a particular honor to be releasing two long excerpts from the graphic novel version of Waltz with Bashir

Airport to Nowhere, Waltz with Bashir, Part 2

| Posted 01.31.2009 | Entertainment

Part two of this exclusive excerpt from Waltz with Bashir takes up after Folman has managed to reconstruct his first days of the war in Lebanon.