Black Audiences, White Stars and ‘Django Unchained’
I had a pretty good idea of where “Django Unchained” was going from the first credit. It went to the Weinstein Company.
Syria: why Assad may yet claim victory
Perhaps it’s not Bashar al-Assad who is detached from reality but Obama and Hague. Intervention looks extremely unlikely
Defiant Speech by Assad is New Block to Peace in Syria
Sounding defiant, confident and, to critics, out of touch with his people’s grievances, President Bashar al-Assad of Syria used his first public address in six months to justify his harsh crackdown, rally his supporters to fight against his opponents and inform on them — and leave in tatters recent efforts toward a political resolution to the country’s bloody civil war.
US, Britain Slam Assad ‘Peace Plan’
Syrian Ruler Talks Reforms, But Ignores Western Calls to Resign
Huge turnout at Fatah rally in Gaza surprises Hamas, PA
Mutual openness is one of the direct results of November’s Operation Pillar of Defense in Gaza, as Fatah sends Hamas a reconciliation message.
US Drones Attack South Waziristan: 17 Killed
Relative of Hakimullah Mehsud Believed Slain in Attacks
The Hoax of Entitlement Reform
It has become accepted economic wisdom, uttered with deadpan certainty by policy pundits and budget scolds on both sides of the aisle, that the only way to get control over America’s looming deficits is to “reform entitlements.”
America’s White Male Problem
January 07, 2013 “Information Clearing House” – The American political process is being hijacked by a reckless, whining dangerous gang of psychologically damaged white men who are far-right ideologues. I used to be one of them. It’s time to tell the truth about our white male problem.
Ecuador vs The Bankers
President Correa passes legislation that raises taxes on financial sector to finance a “Human Development Bond”