Monthly Archives: August 2011

Why Did Capitalism Fail?

Bob Burnett Berkeley writer, retired Silicon Valley executive We live in interesting times. The global economy is splintering. U.S. voters hate all politicians and there’s political unrest throughout the world. The root cause of this turmoil is the failure of … Continue reading

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Why I’m Starting the No Bullshit Party and Running for President

Jeff WaldCEO, ARIA Multimedia Entertainment After watching the so-called first Republican debate the other night in Iowa, I wanted to imitate Peter Finch in Network and open my window and scream that “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going … Continue reading

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Critters moving away from global warming faster

By SETH BORENSTEIN – AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Animals across the world are fleeing global warming by heading north much faster than they were less than a decade ago, a new study says. About 2,000 species examined are … Continue reading

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Tomgram: Chris Hellman, The Pentagon’s Spending Spree

Posted by Christopher Hellman at 7:46am, August 16, 2011. China just launched a refitted Ukrainian aircraft carrier from the 1990s on its first test run — and that’s what the only projected “great power” enemy of the U.S. has to … Continue reading

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30 Years Ago Today: The Day the Middle Class Died

By Michael Moore From time to time, someone under 30 will ask me, “When did this all begin, America’s downward slide?” They say they’ve heard of a time when working people could raise a family and send the kids to … Continue reading

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The Case for Republican Economic Sabotage

Bob Cesca Producer, Editor of BobCesca.com With a few exceptions, tea party events have always appeared less like protest rallies and more like Sunday evening lawn concerts, with attendees lounging in lawn chairs waving tiny flags — not unlike a … Continue reading

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A Third Alternative to the Debt Crisis?

Stephen R. Covey Author, leadership authority, co-founder & vice-chairman of FranklinCovey Co. The rigid partisanship behind last week’s spectacle in Washington came very close to injuring the entire world economy. The deal that was struck will not keep the mountainous … Continue reading

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What Is Really Going on in Norway?

We don’t have to imagine what WE in the US would have done in a similar situation. We showed the world how we react in our actions since 9/11. How much different would the world be if our reaction was … Continue reading

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The President Surrenders

By PAUL KRUGMAN Published: July 31, 2011 A deal to raise the federal debt ceiling is in the works. If it goes through, many commentators will declare that disaster was avoided. But they will be wrong. Fred R. Conrad/The New … Continue reading

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