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Bomb Threat Forces Plane To Make Emergency Landing

AP | Posted 09.25.2013 | Crime

MONROE, La. (AP) — An American Eagle plane has landed at a Louisiana airport after a note about a bomb threat was found. FBI spokeswoman Mary Bet...

Et Tu, Touré? A Critic of White Privilege Is Oblivious to Marital Privilege

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.07.2012 | Home
Bella DePaulo

So those are my two choices? Either I'm providing for my family or I'm out to boost my ego, my status, and my self-image? Touré, there are around 100 million adults who are not married, and that's just counting the ones in the U.S.

Why Are Discredited "Agencies" Like S&P Dictating Our Economic Future?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.23.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

S&P knows exactly what it is, and so should everyone else. It's the for-profit company which, while masquerading as an "agency," bartered its coveted AAA ratings for increased profits. The real question is why?

States and Bankruptcy: Issues and Tactics

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Teitelman

A law that would lash together forced cuts in public-employee wages seems feverish. But it does explain the historical oddity of Republicans pursuing this expansion of federal reach.

Liberal Fallacies: Protecting Social Security from its 'Friends'

L. Randall Wray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
L. Randall Wray

Cross-posted from New Deal 2.0. The Center for American Progress's Matt Miller has argued that liberals can learn a valuable lesson from NY Governor ...

Matt Miller's Iraq Mistake: Pundit Struggles With Past Support For Invasion, War

Washington Post | Matt Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When I look over those columns today, from the distance of nearly eight years, they seem reasonable and serious. Except, of course, that their premise...

The Appeal of Austerity Is Fading -- Where Is Obama?

Robert Kuttner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

Where is the high-profile Obama speech making clear that the top priority for now is putting America back to work, and that deficit reduction will come when the economy is back on track?

Left, Right & Center: Financial Regulation, Goldman's Deal, And The Midterm Elections

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

The Financial Regulation bill that passed has many flaws, chief among them, says Arianna, that it doesn't prevent "too big to fail." Tony and Bob agree for different reasons that "the people" lose, in that the lobbyists will get to make the rules.

"What Are You Reading?" Asked the LA Times Festival of Books

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

In a city known for its Hollywood glitz and climate-friendly outdoor living, what many don't know about Los Angeles is how much it reveres its book festival.

Left, Right & Center: The Gulf Oil Spill And The Role Of Government

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

Obama did some arm twisting this week, resulting in BP's $20 billion escrow fund for victims of the Gulf Oil Spill disaster. Was he right to do it the way he did?

Left, Wrong and Center

Steven Weber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steven Weber

At the core of the rapidly spreading division in the body politic is the fungibility of facts and the emergence of a veritable alternate reality based solely on the preservation of one's ideology.

Left, Right & Center: Sotomayor, North Korea and GM

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

Is Sonia Sotomayor a judicial activist? A racist? Is empathy a good or bad thing in a judge? Should the court lead or follow society's direction?

A self-help kit for closed minds

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deepak Chopra

President Obama is meeting with resistance to some of his biggest and most daring plans for change. He repeats over and over that he is open to sugges...

KCRW'S Left Right & Center 1.31.09

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

Slipping into Socialism or Sliding into Protectionism?

KCRW'S Left Right & Center 12.12.08

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

The Senate GOP rejection of the House deal is top of the news. All believe that W's "kick the can down the road," taking part of the banks' TARP and applying it to the auto bailout is inevitable.

KCRW'S Left Right and Center 12.5.08

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

530,000 jobs lost - in November alone - as the Auto company execs change their tin ears and corporate jets to tin cups and a hybrid car ride to DC... is it policy making or a morality play?

KCRW's Left Right and Center 11.21.2008

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
HuffPost Radio

As the economy tanks, the panelists agree with Paul Krugman's observation in today's New York Times that we don't have two months to wait. They talk Hillary Clinton and Janet Napolitano.

KCRW's Left, Right & Center: Socialism, Marxism, Capitalism: Who'll Save the Economy?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

Will there be a new New Deal, a massive rebuilding of jobs and infrastructure? Under Obama, will we see extensive government regulation that could stifle a recovery? We'll know on Tuesday.

Left, Right and Center: 700 Billion Bailout, Obama/McCain Debate, Palin on Katie Couric

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

This week, Matt, Bob, and Arianna discuss what the bail out plan includes and what it's missing (homeowner bail outs, according to Bob), while Tony isn't so sure a bail out is a productive solution.