Category Archives: Politics

The Ralph Nader Library Site Map

http://www.naderlibrary.com/site.map.htm Ralph Nader is the inspiration for, and not the creator of, this digital archive of public-benefit oriented media material. He was not consulted, asked for permission, or addressed as a source of guidance in the creation of this project, … Continue reading

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Glenn Beck, the Tea Party, and the Republicans : The New Yorker

http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2010/10/18/101018fa_fact_wilentz?currentPage=all Beck’s version of American history relies on lessons from his own acknowledged inspiration, the late right-wing writer W. Cleon Skousen, and also restates charges made by the Birch Society’s founder, Robert Welch. The political universe is, of course, very … Continue reading

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John Lennon vs. Bono: The death of the celebrity activist

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/12/09/AR2010120904262.html?hpid=opinionsbox1 The recent release of the Beatles’ music on iTunes, coupled with the anniversary of John Lennon’s tragic death in New York City 30 years ago this past Wednesday, has brought on a wave of Beatles nostalgia. For so many … Continue reading

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Margaret Atwood | Author | Big Think

http://bigthink.com/users/margaretatwood/ Margaret Atwood is a Canadian novelist, poet, and essayist. She is best known for her novels, in which she creates strong, often enigmatic, women characters and excels in telling open-ended stories, while dissecting contemporary urban life and sexual politics. … Continue reading

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All those poor pelicans! – This Modern World – Salon.com

http://www.salon.com/entertainment/comics/this_modern_world/2010/07/06/this_modern_world/index.html Regarding Art Sometimes, I, too, tell the ah’s of my heart one by one like the blood-red beads of a ruby rosary strung on strands of golden hair! But my poetry’s muse takes to the air on wings made … Continue reading

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Pelosi: We’ll stop blaming Bush when his problems go away | Video Cafe

http://videocafe.crooksandliars.com/node/37675 A woman in a hot air balloon realized she was lost. She lowered her altitude and spotted a man in a boat below. She shouted to him, “Excuse me, can you help me? I promised a friend I would … Continue reading

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Op-Ed Columnist – Obama Versus the Corporations – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/24/opinion/24krugman.html?src=me So what President Obama and his party now face isn’t just, or even mainly, an opposition grounded in right-wing populism. For grass-roots anger is being channeled and exploited by corporate interests, which will be the big winners if the … Continue reading

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