Monthly Archives: September 2010

Movie: Inside Job

Inside Job is “A comprehensive analysis of the 2008 global financial crisis, tracing the rise of a rogue industry which has corrupted politics, regulation, and academia.” The movie will be released on October 8, 2010 (Limited) INSIDE JOB Official Trailer … Continue reading

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Trailer – The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers | POV | PBS Video (Updated)

PBS will be airing in its entirety this must see 2010 Oscar nominated documentary on October 5, 2010. The documentary will also be available for viewing online from October 6, 2010 through October 27, 2010 at the PBS website for … Continue reading

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Innocent, But Guilty

The New York Times has an article about a recent study by University of Virginia Law Professor, Brandon L. Garrett, which details how innocent people provide detailed false confessions that lead to their conviction even in cases were DNA evidence … Continue reading

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The United States of Inequality

Slate has an excellent multi-part series detailing the “The Great Divergence,” the growing income inequality in the United States. A quote from the article: “It’s generally understood that we live in a time of growing income inequality, but “the ordinary … Continue reading

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What About Black Farmers?

The Root details how while black farmers still await Senate approval for funding related to their $1.25 billion dollar settlement with the USDA, white farmers in Arkansas have been offered $1.5 billion for “disaster-relief aid” in an apparent case of … Continue reading

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Human Rights v. National Security

The New York Times reports that a divided Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that former prisoners held by the C.I.A. in foreign detention could not sue the C.I.A. for alleged torture, where government secret information could be compromised by … Continue reading

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Afghanistan and a New Way Forward

The New America Foundation has produced a report putting forth a five point approach for a new direction in the War in Afghanistan: 1. Emphasize Power-Sharing and Political Reconciliation 2. Scale Back and Eventually Suspend Combat Operations in the South … Continue reading

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