Is any panic more primitive than the one prompted by the thought of empty grocery store shelves? Is any relief more primitive than the one provided by comfort food? Most everyone has been doing more cooking these days, more documenting of the cooking, and more thinking about food in general. The combination of meat shortages… Read More The End of Meat Is Here
The president lays himself at Vladimir Putin’s feet. The last time President Trump claimed that “both sides” were responsible for bad behavior, it didn’t go well. That was nearly a year ago, after a march of neo-Nazis descended into violence and a white supremacist drove his car into a crowd of peaceful protesters, killing a… Read More Why Won’t Donald Trump Speak for America?i
I’ve watched the N.F.L. on ESPN for more than 20 years in part because I grew up with the kind of father who pretty much refused to talk to me until I showed interest in the game. One Sunday when I was 12, I parked myself on the couch next to him, and because we… Read More ESPN Is Terrified of Jemele Hill’s Honesty on Racism
One continent, multiple media battlefields. This year, some of our most compelling stories have come from Latin America. During the Mexican presidential elections, the country’s media giant Televisa stood accused of colluding with the man who is now president of the Republic, Enrique Pena Nieto and his party. Meanwhile, the media death toll continued to rise… Read More Latin America’s media battlefields – Listening Post – Al Jazeera English
NATION Excess-profits tax on contractors during wartime is long overdue FINE PRINT | For the new year, a radical national security idea that should have happened years ago. (, The Washington Post) Hillary Clinton’s blood clot in her skull, doctors say. The secretary of State did not sustain a stroke or neurological damage, her spokesman… Read More Morning News Headlines 01.01.13
The Palestinian civilian death toll mounted Monday as Israeli aircraft struck densely populated areas in the Gaza Strip in a campaign to quell militant rocket fire menacing nearly half of Israel’s population. An overnight airstrike on two houses belonging to an extended clan in Gaza City killed two children and two adults, and injured 42 people, said Gaza heath official Ashraf al-Kidra. Shortly after, Israeli aircraft… Read More Palestinian Civilian Death Toll Climbs in Gaza
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