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The inhumanity of partial truth

Conservative economists, whose hold on truth is limited to the profits of certain kinds of corporations, almost always get it wrong, because their truth is limited to a startlingly small portion of the population.

The fires and the media beast

As the smoke and ash settle out here in San Diego, a few things have become evident about the news in this age of disaster capitalism. One is the class nature of the corporate media beast. Another is its alienation from what’s really going on. And a third is its denial of scientific predictability. The consequences are important for people who want to work towards a better future.

EDITORIAL: Reject Mukasey

The Senate Judiciary Committee should reject President Bush’s nomination of Michael Mukasey for attorney general.