On This Day... August 29, 1970, there were... →
Hunter S. Thompson: “That was the day that Ruben Salazar, the prominent “Mexican-American” columnist for the Los Angeles Times and News Director for bilingual KMEX-TV, walked into the place (the Silver Dollar bar in East L.A.) and sat down on a stool near the doorway to order a beer he would never drink. Because just about the time the barmaid was sliding his beer across the bar...
Native American Women’s March and Day of Peace... →
Women of the Oglala Lakota nation along with activists from Deep Green Resistance, AIM Grassroots, Un-Occupy Albuquerque, Occupy Lincoln, and Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center took part in a march from Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge into White Clay to protest against the predatory liquor industry present there. White Clay has a population of 14, yet 4 liquor stores in the town sell 12,500...
There is no peace process and no prospect of one– A chilling phrase from Bitterlemons-International Israel/#Palestinian roundtable: Why we are closing - Yossi Alpher The explanation is not disconnected from what is transpiring around us in the Middle East and globally. We are ceasing publication for reasons involving fatigue—on a...
Rule #1… They wipe their asses with your constitutional rights: RT...– http://ow.ly/d6nKA
Lied To From Cradle To Grave... College Student...
The Recession for College Grads By: Dean Baker Friday August 17, 2012 9:26 am The WAPO has a nicely graphed blogpost telling us that there was no recession for college grads. It shows that employment for college grads has risen at a strong pace since the start of the recovery and is well above its pre-recession level. The problem is that we need a denominator in this story. (This seems...
War... The "Gift that keeps on giving"......
Free-Range International The Last Post (updated) by babatim on August 17th, 2012 This will be the last post I write for the FRI blog. If this is the first time you have seen this blog stop reading this right now and go back to October 2011 in the archives section because those are some of the best posts I ever wrote about Afghanistan. Or go to the start of the Dalton Thomas series because...
Doing Doug Feith Proud... Syrian Prime Minister's... →
Syrian Prime Minister’s “Defection” a PR Stunt Just in case you’re wondering, the Syrian Prime Minister’s “Defection” is a PR Stunt “According to Hijab’s aide, the “defection” was planned “for months,” indicating that Hijab had apparently made his decision either upon becoming prime minister, or even...