Views for 2010-02-07

Sunday, February 7, 2010
Margaret Cook
I'm So Proud of You, Robin Cook
For nine weeks, they have been making their solemn way to the Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre in Westminster to account for their actions - or inactions - in the build-up to war. More than 70...
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Jim Naureckas
Journalists Examine Teapot Tempests as Real Glaciers Melt
Curtis Brainard of CJR's Observatory blog ( 1/29/10 ) complains about the lack of coverage of what he calls "Glaciergate":
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Robert Reich
Hey Congress - Stand up to Wall Street!
Senator Chris Dodd, the chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, scolded Wall Street representatives at a hearing Thursday for sending "an army of lobbyists whose only mission is to kill the common-...
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Charles Clover
Why Food Inc. Should Make Us All Retch
A two-year-old boy called Kevin ate a hamburger on holiday with his family. Ten days later he died, his organs overwhelmed by a mutant form of the E coli bacterium found mostly in feed lots or so-...
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Eric Margolis
Wars Sending US into Ruin
U.S. President Barack Obama calls the $3.8-trillion US budget he just sent to Congress a major step in restoring America's economic health. In fact, it's another potent fix given to a sick patient...
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David Michael Green
Just Gimme Some Truth
The layers of the American political pathology are so multiple and so deep, it's sometimes hard to know where to start. It's not so much that we're a country with problems. Every country has its...
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