Love it or hate it, it was hard to ignore the Daily Dish That was true throughout the 15-year old blog's life, through its various stints at The Atlantic, Time and the Daily Beast and finally as an independent paywalled blog. And itShow More Summary
Shutterstock On Tuesday, the Obama administration put forth a five-year plan that will allow oil and gas drilling in a giant section of the East Coast. The area available for use includes portions of the southeast Atlantic Seaboard and parts of the Gulf of Mexico. As one might imagine, this move can be read as pro-Big Oil, and pro-GOP by extension. Show More Summary
Donald Trump is apparently none too pleased with the way things are progressing at the site of the Old Post Office Building, where he’s constructing the classiest hotel this side of Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal. During an appearance on “Kelly and Michael” talk show on Wednesday, the mogul boasted that he’d “beat up” (metaphorically, […]
It seems like a reasonable swap and compromise on the surface, but it still leaves a lot of questions of how much fossil fuels can be found in either Alaska or the Atlantic Ocean, and what would be most efficient for oil companies.
[Over at Project Syndicate]: For a while the best book on the macroeconomic catastrophe that struck the North Atlantic starting in 2007 was Gary Gorton's Slapped by the Invisible Hand. Them for a while the best book was Alan Blinder's After the Music Stopped. Show More Summary
A group of Senate Democrats from the Northeast is pushing back on the Obama administration's proposal to open new areas of the Atlantic Ocean to oil and gas drilling.
A new article on Atlantic’s CityLab site titled “The Remarkable Turnaround of Atlanta Public Transit“, is an interview with MARTA CEO Keith Parker looking back at how the agency got its house in order in 2014 and what lies ahead. We’ve discussed MARTA’s funding troubles for years around here, so the continuing struggle MARTA faces with its […]
Just days after the White House announced historic plans to protect the Arctic refuge from oil exploration, Obama has proposed that a region of the southern Atlantic be opened up to offshore drilling. The area would stretch from Virginia to Georgia, and while
The Obama administration on Tuesday outlined a politically fraught plan for allowing oil and gas drilling offshore along parts of the Atlantic coast while imposing new restrictions on environmentally fragile waters off northern Alaska.Read full article >>
The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg has a piece criticizing the Israeli Prime Minister for not playing nice with the Obama Administration. I'll leave aside Goldberg's main argument-- he has a fair point that this is a high-risk strategy by Netanyahu-- but...
Jerseynomics Second ratings agency drops Atlantic City debt to junk bond status. More bad news from Moody's, and maybe not just for AC: A.C. emergency manager a 'paradigm shift' for NJ. Washingtonia Senate Dems, led by Iran hawk BobShow More Summary
photo: Action Bronson at Sonos Studio NYC in 2014 (more) Action Bronson is releasing his new album, Mr. Wonderful, on March 24 via Vice/Atlantic and he's now announced that he'll celebrate it in NYC on release day at Terminal 5....
Why else would the government try to stop mining in Alaska? The Obama administration moved Tuesday to open up a vast stretch of East Coast waters to oil and gas drilling, a decision that could have a profound impact on the economic and environmental future of states from Virginia to...
Who's ready for offshore drilling off Georgia's coasts? It's a possibility given a decision made by President Barack Obama's administration to allow one lease to drill in the Atlantic Ocean.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Over on The Atlantic Ta-Nehisi Coates has written an essay on why he hopes to see the marriage of Mary Jane Watson and Peter Parker restored to comics. It's an excellent personal essay about what that relationship meant to him. Go read it. Read more...
The Obama administration moved Tuesday to allow offshore drilling on the Atlantic Coast while protecting some, but not all, sensitive Arctic areas — actions that angered many and pleased few.
The Obama Administration has announced plans for new offshore drilling in the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans. Please submit comments online and attend an upcoming public hearing!
Kay Jewelers has closed after nine years in business.
Barcelona is coming to America. Or, rather the Americas, as the Catalan club announced they will tour the United States and Mexico this summer. The Blaugrana have been down this road before with preseason trips across the Atlantic in 2003, … Continue reading ?
Meet the women of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. [The Atlantic] Is casual, everyday sexism making women sick? [The Guardian] Islamaphobic bus ads in San Francisco have been “defaced” (I say improved upon) with images of Kamala Khan, otherwise known as Ms. Marvel, Marvel Comics’ Muslim superhero. [io9] Anita Sarkeesian is going to start a new web [...]