Oct 19 2011

Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein
“I opened a charming neighborhood coffeeshop. Then it destroyed my life.” slate.me/n6shM1
Question
@ezraklein Why could Europe run these kind of Coffee shops & inns for 300 years. Wasn’t that capitalism? American bad taste – costs Why?
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Melissa Harris-Perry
MHarrisPerryMelissa Harris-Perry
Today in class we will be discussing Gloria Anzaldua’s Borderlands/LaFrontera amzn.to/aweO9K
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“the corporate systems of death” Chris Hedges. You cannot BOOKKEEP or MARKET a HUMAN world or a natural one. It will go WRONG. Thimk
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“The deep despair I feel over our collective inability to acknowledge, much less confront, the catastrophic dislocations ahead of us” Chris Hedges
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All our POLITICS   “This is all just a matter of feel” said
a complacent commentator today.
And we’ll get the result of that.
Sometimes the US anti-mind attitude breaks the heart
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Local governments slash funding for domestic violence survivors
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@daveweigel    Rep. Steve Pearce: “We’ve got kooks running Washington… people claiming we’ve descended from apes.”
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NYTimeskrugmanPaul Krugman
Statistics Have A Well-Known Keynesian Bias  nyti.ms/opCk48
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The next world war – India Pakistan AND the U.S
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MHarrisPerryMelissa Harris-Perry
Of course @TimWise is the fabulous antiracist author, activist & Tulane alum who wrote all these great books. timwise.org/books-and-dvds/
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Computer beaurocracy and the failure of corporations and govt to SELF correct are worse than the pits of the 19th century.
It is individual stories of fear and horror as computer beaurocracy and terror run rampant that is so horrible.Not reform-IMMEDIATE CORRECTION
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How is some dude allowed to have tigers, lions, bears, and other dangerous animals?

 ——reply:  I knew a guy whose father owned a quarter of Iowa and who had a private army – and that was before the rich got rich.
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ONE horrific case of mistreatment of people in privately owned jails and holding pens is ONE CASE TOO MANY!!!
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TheDailyShowThe Daily Show
Calvin Trillin recites his poem about @MittRomney and reveals his recurring political nightmare. on.cc.com/qqM5G0 #dailyshow
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octavianasr   The Albert #Einstein archives online – what an amazing gift http://www.alberteinstein.info/
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Rick Perry really outdid himself tonight – he’s not just dumb for an American, he’s dumb for a Texan!
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Video: The good old days of Enron?: Ezra Klein, columnist for the Washington Post, talks with Rachel Maddow   http://on.msnbc.com/ponJtU

————————————-                                                         JohnFugelsangJohn Fugelsang                                                        FDR: Gov’t of organized money is as dangerous as gov’t by organized mob.’ – youtube.com/watch?v=IjSTQw…

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FareedZakariaFareed Zakaria
The mining sector — which includes oil, gas, and coal production — makes up only 1.9% of US GDP. globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com/2011/10/19/new…
FareedZakariaFareed Zakaria
While 70% of people in the developing world now have mobile phones, only one in four have bank accounts. #ow.ly/6ZAJj
FareedZakariaFareed Zakaria                                                                  More than 1 billion people around the world are employed in agriculture. Of those, 60% are small-scale workers.

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