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Nota Bene #85: Beer Votes and Rock Quotes
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What was Matt Taibbi thinking?
There’s little doubt that Matt Taibbi is one of the foremost journalists and commentators working today. In part, that’s either despite or because of the righteous outrage he shows few qualms in […]
Why, oh why, did you sell out, Matt Taibbi?
By Martin Bosworth We’re big fans of maverick political writer and gonzo journalist extraordinare Matt Taibbi here at S&R. I’ve quoted from him extensively in articulating my political philosophy, and my fellow […]
The horror is getting to Matt Taibbi
Matt Taibbi is perhaps the premier political writer of his generation. He made his bones with Mark Ames at Russia’s legendary expat rag The eXile before moving on to The Beast and […]
Everything’s coming up “progressive!”
By Martin Bosworth Chris Bowers at OpenLeft (via commenter AdyBarkan) posts the news that Americans are self-identifying as progressive more now than any time in the recent past. This is great to […]
Economic Populism Vs. the new Gilded Age
By Martin Bosworth Following up on my post discussing the “war on wealth,” two interesting New York Times articles came across my desk today:
The political center is wherever you’re standing
By Martin Bosworth Yesterday I came across a Daily KOS diary written by “Bonddad” (aka Hale Stewart), a prominent economics blogger and writer who also has his own blog space. Hale’s a […]
The very long night of Rudy Giuliani
By Martin Bosworth So let’s say you’re Rudy Giuliani–darling of the media for turning New York City into Disney World, fawned over as the Saint of 9/11 and a “national security authority” […]