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Bad Economy? We Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet

Nathan Havey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nathan Havey

Our elected representatives (and much of our media) are afraid to look this crisis in the face and talk straight about how to solve it.

Patrick Stewart Adores His iPhone, Is Scared Of Getting Hooked On Gaming (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Patrick Stewart, also known as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek and Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men films, has a complex relationship with t...

Are We (Virtually) There Yet?

Stephen Balkam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Stephen Balkam

Recent research found that kids consume 7.5 hours of media per day. Add in multi-tasking (texting while watching TV while listening to music, for instance) and the figure reaches an amazing 11 hours.

Just Say "No" to Adult Children Wanting Money

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

You are not doing your children any favors by not allowing them to grow up. I'm OK with parents helping children through college (in four years, not forty), but after that they are on their own.

HealthCare Focus: Quality versus Cost

Philip Lee Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Philip Lee Miller

Service, expertise, and time. Those are the real challenges of the Healthcare debate.

Afghan Troop Request Hides Real Numbers

Jeff Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeff Stein

Despite grim new portraits of U.S. fortunes in Afghanistan, Washington's debate over troop levels continues unhinged from reality.

New Orleans Police Shot 10 Civilians, 4 Of Whom Died, After Katrina, New Probe Finds

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During the turbulent days after Hurricane Katrina made landfall, New Orleans police shot 10 civilians, at least four of whom died, according to interv...

PBS' Frontline To Premiere 'Obama's War' About Afghanistan War (VIDEO)

PBS | The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

PBS' Frontline premieres its new season this Tuesday with a riveting new documentary titled "Obama's War." Featuring some of the most gripping war fo...

American Violet: A Powerful Movie about Race and the Drug War

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Without spoiling the ending, American Violet is an excellent movie, and tells the story in a moving and heart-wrenching fashion.

I'm No Michael J. Fox, but...

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Reardon

Tonight on Frontline or online you can watch Dave Iverson's "My Father, My Brother and Me." If you have Parkinson's disease or know someone who does, I recommend it highly.

Counting our Blessings...

Charlie Cray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charlie Cray

As a progressive, I expect to be frustrated by Obama's tilt on issues. But if there's one thing that he seems destined to do is unite the country in ways we haven't seen for a long time.

What to do with Detroit?

Dave Winer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dave Winer

We're giving Detroit money we don't have to feed and house their employees and bail out their suppliers. We're doing it to save our country, not to save the auto industry as it's currently configured.

PBS Sidelines Torture Documentary Until After New President's Inauguration

New York Times | Elizabeth Jensen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Torturing Democracy," a documentary examining the Bush administration's detention and interrogation policies, will be shown on WNET in New York on Th...

Did PBS Bury An Expose On Torture?

The Daily Beast | Scott Horton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This spring, PBS's distinguished Frontline series aired a mildly critical account of the lead-up to the Iraq War entitled "Bush's War." As the airing ...

"Cheney's Law:" PBS Documentary Profiles Dick Cheney

Talking Points Memo | Spencer Ackerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A long, twilight struggle between Dick Cheney and the forces of evil is the subject of an impressive new Frontline documentary, "Cheney's Law," airing...