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Latino Disconnect: "Dirty Money" Should Not Prevail

Soldanela Rivera | Posted 09.30.2012 | Latino Voices
Soldanela Rivera

On a grand scale, Danny Boyle's Olympic opening ceremony moved me, most specifically its first segment dedication to the Industrial Revolution and the workers who made it possible.

Chris Hedges, Huffington, and the Taste of Truth

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alison Rose Levy

In his current blog in TruthDig, Chris Hedges comments on the Huffington Post's recent purchase by AOL, critiquing Huffington for pioneering the new i...

Betting on Arianna

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Scheer

Blogging has opened up the traditional channels of reporting to include informed people with scholarly and experiential credibility who formerly were begging to appear on the Op-Ed plantation of leading newspapers.

Weekly Audit: EFCA, Tax Cheats and the Racial Wealth Gap

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

The U.S. economy may finally be bottoming out. But while conditions may improve in a dry, statistical sense, the foundation for a productive economy has been decimated over the past three decades.

Weekly Audit: Why the Rich Can't Afford to Get Richer

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Zach Carter, TMC MediaWire Blogger If we want our economy to be strong and stable, we have to start thinking about it as a product of community--n...

Living Large and in Charge

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Scheer

No one has been more persistently effective in paving the way for the financial swindles that enriched the titans of finance while impoverishing the rest of the world than Lawrence Summers.

Getting Warmer

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

While Obama promised an end to the Iraq disaster, he once again left open the door to the United States being trapped in an even more treacherous quagmire in Afghanistan.

Why Do So Few Speak Up for Gaza?

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Scheer

Why is it that there is such widespread acceptance, beginning with the apologetic arguments of George Bush, that whatever Israel does is always justified as necessary to the survival of the Jewish state?

The Battle for Obama's Economic Soul

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

The battle for Barack Obama's economic soul is on in earnest, and it has nothing to do with the "European socialism" that John McCain attempted to use as an epithet against him.

The Hoover-Palin Ticket

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

The hero of the hour is FDR, as the essential wisdom of his New Deal is now embraced by most Republicans as well as Democrats.

Terror from the Inside

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Our "reason" for developing an arsenal of biological weapons is that the US needs to learn how to prevent attacks from deranged outsiders. Now we have another reminder that the enemy may be us.