On September 11 2011, 2996 people were killed and some buildings were destroyed in a series of terrorist attacks. These costs we know. What has been the cost of America’s reaction?
The Eisenhower Study Group made up of researchers at Brown and Boston Universities has released a new report entitled Costs of War in which [...]
At Left is Not a Four Letter Word, Damen reacts against that old line, “If you’ve done nothing wrong, you’ve got nothing to hide”:
This is a phrase that has irritated the holy shit out of me for a very, very long time. Any time privacy is brought up, there’s some idiot out there who’ll [...]
I strongly suggest you read “Targeted and Entrapped: Manufacturing the ‘Homegrown Threat’ in the United States,” a new report from the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at the New York University School of Law. The report documents three instances in which government agents approached individuals with no prior involvement in terrorist activities, spent [...]
A list of the top 25 most prominent liberal web sites in 2011. [...]
Abrupt climate change in 1-2 years. The end of civilization. It’s not a movie. It’s a lecture by Prof. Paul Mayewski, and you can listen in. [...]
Can the new Progressive Alliance move its organization forward quickly enough to participate as a significant electoral force by the time of the primaries in Iowa? [...]
Would you like to see a billboard supporting a primary challenge from the left for Barack Obama? The funding effort to stick one up needs $1,300 more by the morning of May 10. Spread the word and pass the hat.
Citizens for Legitimate Government is not calling for Americans to come to the National Mall, walk around a bit, listen to speeches and go home. They are not organizing a protest with permits arranged by the National Park Service. On September 10 2011, CLG plans to Seize DC:
We protest “peacefully,” although not passively. We [...]
There is now a web site for Democrats who want Elizabeth Warren to challenge Barack Obama for their party’s presidential nomination in 2012. [...]
In the wake of a recent spill of thousands of gallons of hydrofracking fluids into the watersheds of Pennsylvania, Marcellus Shale Protest has organized a series of demonstrations to call our leaders’ attention to the public and environmental health dangers of the procedure called “fracking.” To learn more about what fracking is, what role it [...]
The new PBS special, Earth – The Operators’ Manual, offers a strong, understandable, up to date communication of scientific understanding about climate change and energy alternatives to fossil fuels. [...]