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New Kid Danger: Squishy, Bubbling Feet

Those pretty, teeny, tiny, swirly packets of commercial detergent on the shelves in America’s grocery stores are the hottest new consumer product — and a source of peril for America’s vulnerable children. Nearly 10 people across the country have called the hotline of the National

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What Summer News Matters?

Now that we’re smack-dab in the middle of the summer of 2009, we’re seeing the full media effect of the “silly season.” Newspapers are hashing and rehashing and re-rehashing the death of Michael Jackson, a figure most had forgotten, in no small part because it

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No Account of Torture Accountability Day

Today I attended a demonstration against Ohio budget cuts to libraries; it has garnered print and video coverage by professional journalists. There were perhaps two hundred people there. I can’t tell you how many people showed up for demonstrations in eight cities as part of

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Obama Secrecy, Heralded Elsewhere

… Irregular Times News Digest … May 13 2009 … No Detainee Photo Release: Pictures Make Government Look Bad In breaking news today out of Washington, DC, President Barack Obama and his aides announced that, despite a federal court for the release of dozens of

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?