San Francisco Rents Dip – After Tenants Get Laid Off

Posted March 31, 2009 by Paul Hogarth

You can read about it everywhere. “Renters Rejoice,” proclaimed yesterday’s Examiner – as the paper reported that San Francisco rents have dropped by a whopping $200. Two months ago, the Chronicle reported: “the charging bull that long characterized the rental
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The Pentagon and JROTC Invade Sacramento

Posted March 31, 2009 by Marc Norton

The sponsors of AB 351 tell the tale. Assemblywoman Mary Salas is from that most military of cities in California, San Diego. Assemblyman Michael Duvall is a Republican from Yorba Linda in Orange County. San Francisco’s own Assemblywoman Fiona Ma
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Dean and Me: Roadshow of an American Primary

Posted March 31, 2009 by Heath Eiden

Hello from Vermont! My name is Heath Eiden. I am the director of the film “Dean and Me: Roadshow of an American Primary.” I’m appealing to progressives everywhere because our film isn’t just about Howard Dean and our comedic primary
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Paul Krugman Leads a Choir …

Paul Krugman Leads a Choir …

Posted March 31, 2009 by

To the Editor: Whether we personally “trust” Paul Krugman or not is beside the point, and his preference for Hillary’s distant health plan is hardly a logical objection to his opposition to the Geithner bank “cash for trash” plan. The
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Paul Krugman Has Never Liked Obama

Posted March 30, 2009 by Paul Hogarth

New York Times liberal columnist Paul Krugman is getting lots of attention for his hard-hitting critiques on Barack Obama’s economic policies. Hipsters have cut music videos on YouTube pleading the White House to hire Krugman, and now Newsweek has him
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The Two Faces of Tim Geithner

Posted March 30, 2009 by Benjamin R. Barber

Tim Geithner has two faces. This is bad news and good news for those who believe market fundamentalism is responsible for the current fiscal hole we are in, and that climbing out will require a profound revision of fundamentalist market
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Brazilian Archbishop Blathers On About Jews

Posted March 30, 2009 by Tommi Avicolli-Mecca

“More Catholics than Jews have died in the Holocaust, but this is not usually told because Jews own the world’s propaganda.” The rantings of a KKK member? Or someone from the American Nazi Party? No, it’s a quote from Dadeus
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