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The Washington Post: What Happened to a Once Great Paper?

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 04.22.2012 | Media
Peter D. Rosenstein

More and more it seems the Washinton Post is relying on columnists and opinions to fill space that once was taken by news.

The Ides of November

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Richard (RJ) Eskow

We expected to see an all-out assault on Social Security and progressive taxation, but the number of similarly-minded reports released this month is greater than we expected, the ad buys are larger, and the range of ideas is narrower.

Hey, We're Gonna Balance the Budget! But Seriously, Folks ...

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

So-called "deficit hawks" like Kent Conrad, Erskine Bowles, and Alan Simpson aren't just unserious. They're radicals. Their positions are an extreme departure from the philosophy of government that's guided American policy for a century.