Given the recent major acts of idiocy (the BP fiasco), it's about time we studied stupidity and kept the chronically dense (Palin & co.) from destroying our world.
Michael T. Klare: The Relentless Pursuit of Extreme Energy: A New Oil Rush Endangers the Gulf of Mexico and the PlanetMay 19, 2010 Expect more disasters like the one in the Gulf of Mexico.
Samuel Fuller had a pulp-fiction mindset and the former tabloid-reporter's tendency to think in screaming headlines.
Keli Goff: Words of Caution for Elena Kagan, There’s a Far Touchier Reproductive Issue Than AbortionMay 14, 2010 For some reason the idea of not having children remains one of the most taboo subjects, especially for women.
This film is melancholic, but still in love with the world and its magic.
Alexandra Smith: Torture At Home: Documentary On Solitary Confinement in U.S. Prisons Misses the MarkMay 5, 2010 National Geographic’s well-intentioned effort to show the horrors of solitary confinement may have caused more harm than good.
Brad Reed: How the Used-Car Salesmen at Goldman Sachs Tricked Investors into Buying Their Busted ClunkersApril 26, 2010 Goldman Sachs is being sued by the government for allegedly defrauding its investors. Confused? Here's some plain talk about a mega rip-off.
Are others curious why Rush chose a female voice? I’m hoping this matter will be approached during the April 26 Guernica/PEN event where he’ll be a panelist.
These big brass records are the heartbeat of HBO’s new show Treme.