All Further Articles for 2011-05-20

Friday, May 20, 2011
Not Broke, Just Twisted
So much talk about debt and austerity; so little recognition of gross inequity. A video from the Institute For Policy Studies offers stunning figures on an America "awash in wealth" held by a fortunate, twisted few. In 1961, corporations paid 47.4% of profits in taxes. In 2011, they paid 11.1%
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Letters To Gaza
Activists from across the U.S. will sail to Gaza in June aboard The Audacity of Hope as part of the the International Freedom Flotilla II. Their cargo will include thousands of letters of solidarity.
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Out Of The Billowing Smoke and Dust: Newt!
Okay, we've resisted doing anything on Newt Gingrich - the clownish missteps , glitter , jewelry and outrage that "any ad which quotes what I said is a falsehood." But Colbert bringing out Sir John Lithgow to recite the epic Gingrich spokesman rant about minions and onslaughts - this, we can't resist.
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Thursday, May 19, 2011
Malcolm X Reinvented
This week Malcolm X would have turned 86. With Manning Marable's new biography, Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention, fueling new debate, Democracy Now ! hosted a fiery roundtable discussion on Malcolm's life and legacy .
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