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Blow on MLK Charles Blow praises Martin Luther King, and wonders where the new leaders are? I thought Barack Obama was going to get far more done than he has so far accomplished. I don’t really blame him though. The … Continue reading

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Milton Friedman, Unperson By PAUL KRUGMAN Not only a great piece, but the comments marked NYT picks are also good.

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Eric Holder tries to reduce prison sentences Justice Dept. Seeks to Curtail Stiff Drug Sentences Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. will announce new steps intended to curb soaring taxpayer spending on prisons and help correct what he regards as … Continue reading

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European Integration by Steven Rattner, NYT Steven Rattner reports in the NYT that unemployment in Europe is now worse than in the US during the Great Depression.

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Carbon Pollution goes over 400 PPM Friends, this is seriously bad news from the New York Times. For a refresher, go to 350.org.

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Paul Krugman on Flim Flam

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Mining for Influence in Montana, by Brian Schweitzer, NYT “All this is in jeopardy, though, thanks to the Supreme Court and its infamous Citizens United ruling. In February the court notified the office of Montana’s commissioner of political practices, which … Continue reading

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