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Ralph Nader's ASPO Keynote Lecture

Lunch Keynote on Energy and Policy: Ralph Nader.

Unfortunately ASPO hasn't given permission to embed their videos of the 2010 ASPO conference, but you should be able to click on the link above. I couldn't get full screen feature to work, and in fact lost the video when I tried to enlarge it, but watching Nader in the small screen should be adequate. [Read more]

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Why Stay in College?



Why stay in college? Why go to night school?
Gonna be different this time?
Can't write a letter, can't send a postcard
I can't write nothing at all
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Targeting Gun Dealers



OK, say you're leading a religious flock in a city characterized by gun violence. This is what you read almost every day:

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Big Dog Clinton in Baltimore

I just returned from a rally on Federal Hill Park to reelect Governor Martin O'Malley and the MD Democratic ticket. The rally was advertised to start at 3:00 PM, but I got there about 4:30 and some fellow told me that only Kratovil, Kamenetz and a few others had spoken already. [Read more]

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Austere Olde England

I've been reading about the coming austerity measures in the UK and Germany. Guess who loses? [Read more]

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Strong Tea

A Shiny Tea Set

Tea! I don't know what's wrong with the Tea Party!
Tea! They're conservative with a big fat C.
Why can't they be like we are? Why can't they only see?
What's the deal with the Tea Par-ty?

Everybody has a pet theory about the Tea Party. The Wall Street Journal thinks they're on to something that liberals are too effete to discern.

Why Liberals Don't Get the Tea Party Movement

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Foreclosures now, Pensions next year

Dylan Ratigan and his guests paint a grim scenario of an attack on middle class America's property, both private and commercial, by banks trying to survive toxic investment vehicles. Doc Cleveland presented that issue in Bailout II and Realism about the Housing Mess generating a lot of discussion. [Read more]

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High Speed Rail is taking forever

The Infrastructurist has a good summation of the For and Against of high-speed rail. They also have a slough of links throughout the article that I haven't reproduced here. [Read more]

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