Below is today’s column in USA Today. It is a follow up to my speech at the National Press Club on the 4oth anniversary of Watergate. The event included a number of Watergate figures from Daniel Ellsberg to Liz Holtzman to Alexander Butterfield and others. It was an extraordinary event organized by Common Cause. This [...]
[Editor's note: Weekly scribe Jeff Weiss's column, "Bizarre Ride," appears on West Coast Sound every Wednesday. His archives are available here.] If you want to understand where Alexander Spit i...
Simon Commander, Alexander Plekhanov, 29 January 2013 Russia aims to diversify its economy and reduce its dependence on natural resources. Despite laudable aims, this column argues that progress has been sluggish. Longstanding obstacles...Show More Summary
Thomas Alexander Stephens, Jean-Robert Tyran, 23 November 2012 Despite its meagre real returns in the long run, many people still think that investing in housing is a good idea. This column argues that a major reason for the tendency to buy houses is that it
Thiago Silva got back in the win column at UFC on Fuel 6 in China, putting away Stanislav Nedkov with a beautiful arm-triangle choke. For Silva, it erased the memory of his most recent loss to Alexander Gustafsson in Sweden. It was a big win that will elevate him up the ladder in the 205-pound division. Show More Summary
Editorial discussing pay at the Grand Forks, ND public library.
By all accounts, Wednesday’s “The Big Picture” column in the LA Times is Patrick Goldstein’s last. Kevin Roderick was the first to spot the buried lede. TheWrap’s Alexander C. Kaufman tried unsuccessfully to get LA Times folks to confirm. Show More Summary
x Guest column by William Alexander, who studied theater and folklore at Oberlin College and English at the University of Vermont. His short … Read more
Some historian has put a file of Cockburn's Scientology columns on line in one place. Grim reading.
If you read the New York Times obituary of the radical journalist Alexander Cockburn, then you may have found yourself surprised by this tidbit about his departure from the Village Voice: Mr. Cockburn, a fierce critic in the columns of Israeli policies in the Middle East, was dismissed from The Voice in 1984 after The [...]
John Hood’s column today is on Hezekiah Alexander and our local history museum, which is suffering through fundraising difficulties. Highlight: North Carolina’s contributions to the American Revolution deserve to be more widely known and more enthusiastically celebrated. Show More Summary
Gen McChrystal wants to bring back the draft – but we pay Lockheed and Co to fight our wars now Column Alexander Cockburn LAST UPDATED AT 07:20 ON Fri 13 Jul 2012 TWO YEARS after he was sacked by President Obama as the top commanderShow More Summary
The Occupy movement appeared dead and buried until the Barclays scandal erupted Column Alexander Cockburn LAST UPDATED AT 10:24 ON Thu 5 Jul 2012 IT WAS very hard not to be swept away by the Occupy movement which established itself in New York's Zuccotti Park last September and soon spread to Oakland, Chicago, London and Madrid. Show More Summary
Republican candidate blindsided by Supreme Court's decision to uphold Obama's health insurance Act Column Alexander Cockburn LAST UPDATED AT 07:44 ON Fri 29 Jun 2012 IT'S tempting to say the the Affordable Health Care Act decision spells the end of the Romney candidacy. Show More Summary
Once again, thousands of delegates descend on a pleasant location. Once again, the result is failure Column Alexander Cockburn LAST UPDATED AT 07:35 ON Thu 21 Jun 2012 THE PREDICTABLE word is in from Rio: failure. The conference, 20Show More Summary
New York plans to decriminalise possession of marijuana but the real problem is the racist stop and frisk law police use to find the drugs Column Alexander Cockburn LAST UPDATED AT 07:40 ON Fri 15 Jun 2012 LAST WEEK there was much rejoicing...Show More Summary
The man who smoked pot when he was a teenager has presided over millions of marijuana arrests Column Alexander Cockburn LAST UPDATED AT 15:58 ON Thu 7 Jun 2012 A HEART in love will decipher every squiggle in the letter as a kiss. InShow More Summary
Mitt Romney follows Reagan's lead as he bids to get the Joint Chiefs of Staff on side Column Alexander Cockburn LAST UPDATED AT 10:56 ON Thu 31 May 2012 LET ME whisk you back to 1980 on one of Obama's miracle drones, where the JointShow More Summary
David Brooks, my NPR sparring partner, offered a kind mention of my new book, “Our Divided Political Heart,” in his column today — “engrossing,” he called it — and he both agreed and disagreed with me, which I suppose is a habit for us. Read full article >>
In his column today, David Brooks invokes Alexander Hamilton in a completely dishonest way. Brooks writes: [T]he federal role has historically been sharply limited. The man who initiated that role, Alexander Hamilton, was a nationalist. Show More Summary