OIL PRODUCTION….Paul Krugman has an interesting column today. You can ignore the war-related stuff if you want, but his overall point about oil is right on target. This is something I’ve been meaning to blog about in more detail one of these days, but so far the day hasn’t come. Read Krugman in the meantime to get a quick introduction to an important and underreported topic.
Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesWhy the Left Can't Walk Away from Its Farmer-Labor RootsFascism arises when workers are won over to right-wing appeals to racial or religious solidarity.
Kimberly Pinker/FlickrA Senate Hearing for an Extremist Judicial Nominee Doesn't Go WellSteven Menashi's racism, sexism, and homophobia don't bother Republicans. It's his refusal to ...read more