I despise Wal*Mart. They’re vehemently anti-union in a company that desperately needs to be unionized (and this from a guy who generally isn’t a fan of unions himself). The quality of nearly […]
by Josh Nelson Both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have demonstrated their commitment to taking strong and bold action on climate change. Obama: Cap and Trade: Obama supports implementation of a market-based […]
Appearing weekly, Nota Bene attempts to provide an overview of the week’s news. Meanwhile, in its appendix, we cull trenchant comments to articles and posts, as well as those heard in person […]
By Martin Bosworth I recently had the pleasure of seeing “No Country For Old Men,” the Oscar-winning adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s novel of a drug deal gone bad and how one man’s […]
By Martin Bosworth The accessing of private passport-based travel data of all three Presidential candidates by contractors working for the State Department has finally galvanized Capitol Hill to address the issue of […]
Banana: The Fate of the Fruit that Changed the Worldby Dan Koeppel Hudson Street Press (December 27, 2007) by Chris Mackowski I fell for Dan Koeppelâ€™s new book like a man slipping […]
“Am I really the unsexiest woman in the world?” That’s the rhetorical question actress Sarah Jessica Parker posed to Grazia (which actually bills itself as Britain’s “first glossy magazine”). She was responding […]
Cold. But true.
The 2007 YouTube Video Award winners have been announced (see all the nominees here), and they certainly provide fodder for debate. Not that I think the criteria were necessarily about critical standards, […]
There’s not much that needs adding to this. And yeah, I’m going to be laughing over it for awhile. Thanks to Debby Levinson for calling this to our attention.