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Roger Baker : Bad News and The Wall of Denial

Breaking down the wall. Photo from Andrew Alexander / Flickr.Shock therapy:Breaking down the wall of denial By Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / June 27, 2010 I think that dramatic experiences like the oil spill, or some other bad … Continue reading

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Naomi Klein : Hopebroken and Hopesick

In Obamafanland:A Lexicon of Disappointment by Naomi Klein / April 17, 2009 All is not well in Obamafanland. It’s not clear exactly what accounts for the change of mood. Maybe it was the rancid smell emanating from Treasury’s latest bank … Continue reading

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Keith Olbermann Special Comment : ‘Mr. President, You are Wrong.’

Keith Olbermann, Special Comment, Countdown, April 16, 2009 U.S. future depends on torture accountability We cannot let mistakes of the past haunt our future. By Keith Olbermann / April 16, 2009 [The following was delivered as a “Special Comment” by … Continue reading

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What’s missing from this election? Molly Ivins!

Former Texas Observer editor and columinist extraordinaire Molly Ivins at her Austin home in 2001. Photo by Carolyn Mary Bauman / WpN. “The House passed (by one vote) a bill to eliminate barriers between banks, brokerage firms and insurance companies. … Continue reading

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