Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Road to Cairo

From Rortybomb: There’s a three-prong approach in Governor Walker’s plan that highlights a blueprint for conservative governorship after the 2010 election. The first is breaking public sector unions and public sector workers generally. The second is streamlining benefits away from … Continue reading

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The thesis is sound

Although, I don’t know if the facts align with it just yet. I have maintained for some time that the globalization of the manufacturing supply chain meant Karl Marx’s vision of the source of social agency and a new phase … Continue reading

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The AP tends to be right wing on foreign affairs

But maybe not on domestic issues, or else this was just too juicy to pass up. I wonder if Fox will mention it — probably not .. too close to home… On prank call, Wis. governor discusses strategy AP – … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars

Saudi dissidents are calling for a much bigger ‘Day of Wrath’ on March 13 to press for political freedoms. All eyes on Bahrain as Gulf tremors frighten oil markets

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Gaddafi looks to be a goner

Al Jazeera’s live blog has a lot of details: February 21 1:00am: Saif El Islam Gaddafi, the Libyan leader’s son, is speaking live on Libyan state television. He says he will address the nation without a written speech, in the … Continue reading

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Turning the Tide for Labor?

God knows, it’s been a long cold and lonely winter. Madison, Wisconsin Friday night. (h/t Daily Kos)

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The ruling family of Bahrain: May they rot in Hell

But even as they fled in headlong panic, a helicopter sprayed gunfire at them and more fell. Paramedics from ambulances that had rushed to the scene darted forward to help the wounded, but they too were shot at.

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