AlterNet / By Sarah Seltzer 10 Best Countries In Which To Be Born in 2013 (Hint: America Isn’t One Of Them) A new quality-of-life index shows that when it comes to the best place to be born in 2013, the US is way behind. December 9, 2012 | As 2012 comes to a close, marking … Continue reading I Keep Telling Mike We Should Have Moved to Canada Instead of Him Fighting in Vietnam and I’m STILL Right!
Published on Sunday, December 9, 2012 by Rolling Stone Jim DeMint: The Fireman Ed of Politics by Matt Taibbi The fiscal cliff story is a hard one to care about – it feels like a continuation of the presidential election season, in which red and blue pundits screamed at each other and traded insults while … Continue reading Republicans vs Reptoxicans
Published on Friday, December 7, 2012 by Common Dreams Cliffs Notes: On the Edge and Over a Barrel by Randall Amster Hopefully you’re enjoying the onset of the holiday season, especially the latest prefabricated crisis coming out of Washington for your yuletide amusement. It seems that we can never underestimate the capacity of the government … Continue reading Pwr 2 the FED-UP Peons!
Published on Friday, December 7, 2012 by TruthDig.com A Sign That Obama Will Repeat Economic Mistakes by Robert Scheer Please don’t tell me that these reports in the business press touting Sallie Krawcheck as a front-runner for chairman of the SEC or even a possible candidate to be the next Treasury secretary are true. Who … Continue reading New Obama; Just Like the Old Obama?
Dissent Magazine / By Ann Larson Wall Street, Coming to Your Town! (and Destroying It) Disastrous austerity isn’t just a European thing. November 19, 2012 | Photo Credit: Songquan Deng / Shutterstock.com This article originally appeared in Dissent Magazine. The European debt crisis, and the ensuing austerity-fueled chaos, can seem to Americans like a distant … Continue reading Fighting Wall Street