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Sunday, January 31, 2010

Kathryn Bigelow wins DGA Award

Kathryn Bigelow wins DGA Award

At least directors know a good film director when they see one...


Award-Winning Film Editor Killed in Car Accident | NBC New York

A Memory of Howard Zinn

A Memory of Howard Zinn
by Daniel Ellsberg
A Memory of Howard Zinn


A Life Well Lived: Remembering Howard Zinn. People's Historian

A Life Well Lived: Remembering Howard Zinn. People's Historian
Howard Zinn—historian, radical activist, and teacher—died at the age of 87 on January 27. He was an important thinker who spoke unsettling truths about America —and who joined ideas to action. He will be sadly missed.


The Battle of the Titans: JP Morgan Versus Goldman Sachs

The Battle of the Titans: JP Morgan Versus Goldman Sachs

We are witnessing an epic battle between two banking giants, JPMorgan Chase (Paul Volcker) and Goldman Sachs (Geithner/Summers/Rubin). Left strewn on the battleground could be your pension fund and 401K.


The Fateful Geological Prize Called Haiti

The Fateful Geological Prize Called Haiti


President becomes UN Special Envoy to earthquake-stricken Haiti.

A born-again neo-conservative US business wheeler-dealer preacher claims Haitians are condemned for making a literal ‘pact with the Devil.’

Venezuelan, Nicaraguan, Bolivian, French and Swiss rescue organizations accuse the US military of refusing landing rights to planes bearing necessary medicines and urgently needed potable water to the millions of Haitians stricken, injured and homeless.

Behind the smoke, rubble and unending drama of human tragedy in the hapless Caribbean country, a drama is in full play for control of what geophysicists believe may be one of the world’s richest zones for hydrocarbons-oil and gas outside the Middle East, possibly orders of magnitude greater than that of nearby Venezuela.