Saturday, April 30, 2016
Death Toll Rises As Clashes Between Egyptian Police, Protesters Continue
Penn State Scandal: Mother Of Alleged Jerry Sandusky Victim Claims Mistreatment By Son's School
And The Axe Falls Again...
Bullied Teen's Death Was Not A Crime, Police Say
Van Jones: Super Committee Fails, but American People Win
Progressives don't often battle the concentrated forces of corporations and armies of lobbyists to a stalemate. For that, we can stop, reflect on a job well done, and thank the congressmen and women who stopped the worst from getting through. But we're not out of the woods yet.
Richard (RJ) Eskow: Tax the Rich! In Fact, Let's Double Their Taxes
Double the top tax rate! It's time for those who have benefited from our system to pull their own weight again. Or as politicians used to say but don't seem to anymore, "From whom much is given, much is expected."
Bernard-Henri Lévy: In the Face of Financial Crisis, Redo Ancient History
Rome and Athens, epicenters of the economic and financial storm currently shaking Europe and the world. You read it right: Rome and Athens. In other words, the two cradles of Europe.
Christina Patterson: It's Not Just the Tabloid Press That's on Trial
When people rush out to buy newspapers that plaster the secrets of people's sex lives, and medical records, and interior décor, and unannounced pregnancies, and private walks in their dead daughter's last steps, where do they think they come from?
Philip Galanes: Top Tips for Avoiding Thanksgiving Meltdowns
As we land on Thanksgiving, that roller derby of holidays, on which so many extended families and misfit friends gather for marathon dining (and flare-ups of fury), what better hostess gift than to share my Top Tips for Avoiding Thanksgiving Meltdowns -- each learned the hard way.