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William Dudley, former Chief Economist at Goldman Sachs, is going to keep Goldman Sachs from setting the financial world on fire, with lots of input from his friends at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase....
In Angels by the River, James Gustave “Gus” Speth recounts his unlikely path from a southern boyhood through his years as one of the nation’s most influential mainstream environmentalists and eventually to the system-changing activism that shapes his current work.
The Pink Panther -- Pink Daddy, from The Pink Panther Show. This Mirisch Films DePatie-Freleng Enterprises cartoon first aired on November 18, 1978.
There’s an inspiring system of ice caves in the Sandy Glacier on the west face of Mount Hood in Oregon (waving to Suz here). In the past few years these caves have been spelunked, photographed and filmed. Here is the haunting result...
“Braddock, America” is a feature length documentary now in limited release set in Braddock, Pennsylvania, a former steel town now left to literally rust away to hell. Like so, so many other towns in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West VirginiaShow More Summary
In their “hiring spree,” LNG companies were able to recruit former Obama administration officials such as Heather Zichal, who was the deputy assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change. Zichal is now with Cheniere Energy, which the report notes received the first approval by the Obama administration for LNG exports.
Days before a grand jury announcement is expected on whether Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will be indicted for killing an unarmed black teenager, Mike Brown, the FBI has reportedly targeted and caught two men with alleged connections...Show More Summary
From his opening story about the vast shipments of cash to Iraq in the early days of the U.S. invasion to his final chapter on the U.S. government’s attacks on Diane Rourk and the four NSA whistleblowers, James Risen paints a brilliant...Show More Summary
The problem is there is no way for Republicans to undo the Democrats' rule change without validating what Democrats did.
While we’re waiting for the St. Louis County grand jury to weigh in on the matter of Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, there’s been lots of preparations being made by activists, the police (at all levels), businesses, and residents of Ferguson in particular and the St. Show More Summary
Well before November, the Senate Republicans had a big fat list of all the things they intended to do once they retook the upper chamber: kill the EPA, gut Federal employees' pensions, hand out more free-money tax breaks to the rich, yadda yadda yadda. But they can't do any of that just yet, because their base is all riled up by the bright shiny object called "immigration".
Muppet Pigs -- The Happy Wanderer, from episode 401 of The Muppet Show.
Enjoy your weekend folks! James Risen will be here tomorrow to discuss his new book and James Gustave Speth will be here on Sunday with his memoir. - Uh-oh. Editors in Egypt pledged not to criticize any institution in the country; Still,...Show More Summary
Columbia Prof. Rashid Khalidi is dead-on with his assertion that we're the biggest enablers to Israel's illegal occupation...!
In a case involving a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF) “reverse sting” on an imaginary cocaine stash house, federal prosecutors have requested that an appeals court reinstate charges against two men who had drug...Show More Summary
In an event today in Ukraine Vice President Joe Biden stood next to Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko to announce, on the one year anniversary of the overthrow of the previous government, that the US would continue its commitment to the ruling group in Kiev. Show More Summary
The long promised House Republican’s lawsuit against the Obama administration based on his executive action related to health care is finally here.
If you want insight into how Congress might eventually treat marijuana when it is finally legalized at the federal level, you should read this new Congressional Research Service report on possible options for taxing cannabis. The service...Show More Summary
Former Goldman Sachs Chief Economist and current President of the New York Federal Reserve, William Dudley, is preparing to once again speak on Wall Street's corrupt culture. He's not going to do anything about it, but he does love to...Show More Summary
Last night President Obama did the right thing and will help millions of people in this country. It was a big day for immigration reform groups and a powerful vindication of an aggressive form of activism.