This week, ProPublica and Frontline released an exhaustively researched look at the vital role played by Firestone in supporting Liberia's former president.
If you haven’t read the Pro Publica report on Firestone funded Charles Taylor’s extraordinarily violent takeover of Liberia in 1992, do so. Firestone served as a source of food, fuel, trucks and cash used by Taylor’s ragtag rebel army, according to interviews, internal corporate documents and declassified diplomatic cables. The company signed a deal in […]
Audition videos for True Detective have popular since HBO’s hit show premiered last spring to critical acclaim. Even though we know who will be starring in the second season (Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn, Taylor Kitsch), we still have no idea about season three. Show More Summary
With the arrest of one of Liberian warlord Charles Taylor's alleged female assassins, the 22-year-old murder of American nuns might finally be avenged.
Ephren Taylor addresses a lunchtime audience at St. Cajetan Church in Denver, CO. Photo by Helen H. Richardson?/Getty Images I n 1913, Charles Russell, a restorationist minister from Pittsburgh, was accused of bilking his followers on grain sales. Show More Summary
Bill Barron never achieved the profile he deserved. A sax player who worked with pianist Cecil Taylor, drummer Philly Joe Jones, bassist Charles Mingus, and undersung trumpeter Ted Curson, his opportunities to record as a leader, always using his pianist brother Kenny, found wider success eluding him. Show More Summary
Vantiv (NYSE:VNTV) Q2 2014 Earnings Call July 31, 2014 8:00 am ET Executives Nathan Rozof - Charles D. Drucker - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director Matt Taylor - President of Independent Software Vendors (ISV) Mark L. Heimbouch...Show More Summary
Long ago, Charles Taylor did the Wright thing for a pair of brothers and now aviation enthusiasts have done the right thing for the man who built the engine for the first powered aircraft.
Guest post by Kristinn Taylor Charles Johnson, posting at his site Little Green Footballs, has lead a vicious smear campaign against the Gateway Pundit, Jim Hoft and myself over the GP report on the now-canceled plans for a resort hotel … Continue reading ?
In the history of litigation it doesn’t get much more bizarre, depressing, and outright crazy than the case of genocide warlord Charles Taylor. Charles, who incidentally shares the same Christian name as the future King of England, is currently serving 50 years at Her Majesty’s pleasure in a Durham prison for some pretty terrible crimes.
by Bill Pearis UK duo Slow Club are set to release their third album, Complete Surrender, on July 15. Continuing the trajectory of 2011's Paradise, Rebecca Taylor and Charles Watson have left their winsome acoustic days behind in favor of...
Scott and I have been pushing the new Wussy album hard. And really, you haven’t purchased it yet? How about solving that problem now. If you don’t take our word for it, check out this very long Charles Taylor discussion of the band in the new LA Review of Books. Evidently and deservedly, Wussy is […]
Manhattan’s Metropolitan Museum Of Art hosted a slew of celebrities last night for its annual Costume Institute gala. The honorees this year were fashion designer Charles James and Vogue editor Anna Wintour (on hand for the renamed Anna Wintour Costume Center, for which First Lady Michelle Obama cut the ribbon), and attendees included, among many... More »
Our feelings for Sunday's Game of Thrones can be summed up in one word: Hodor! If you need more than that, check out the rest of the recap. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Aidan Gillen Charles Dance Lena Headey Noah Taylor Peter...Show More Summary
Equinix, Inc. (EQIX) Q1 2014 Results Earnings Conference Call April 30, 2014, 05:30 PM ET Executives Katrina Rymill - VP of IR Stephen M. Smith - CEO and President Keith D. Taylor - CFO Charles J. Meyers - COO Analysts Michael Rollins...Show More Summary
By Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide Images of Charles Taylor being arrested and indicted in 2006 for his crimes in Sierra Leone's brutal civil war were splashed over the front pages of global news sites. Show More Summary
Charles Taylor/Shutterstock In this post by SPD's blogger Jonah Spangenthal-Lee, we learn several interesting things. We learn that pawn shops must use an online system—LeadsOnline—when dealing with used bikes, but this system is easily confused and abused by people who provide it with wrong information. Show More Summary
BY LISA KEEN / Keen News Service LAMBDA SUES FOR FAILURE TO TREAT: Lambda Legal filed a lawsuit in federal court in Urbana, Illinois, yesterday against a medical doctor who refused to treat a patient because she is transgender. The....
In the week and a half since I wrote critically about philosopher Charles Taylor's view of religion in our supposedly "secular age," the online conversation about the topic has gone in an unexpected direction, becoming a debate about the character of religious experience and conversion. Show More Summary
Ross Douthat grapples (NYT) with the way living in modern, secular societies impacts our capacity to have and interpret spiritual experiences. To think through the matter, he draws on the philosopher Charles Taylor’s understanding of a “buffered self“, which presumes a clear distinction “between inner and outer, what is in the ‘mind’ and what is out […]