Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Negromancer's Fave Poli-Reads - May 2015 Edition - Updated #14
From RSN: I voted for him, but I always thought that he was a bit of dishonest cretin.
From TheVox: Kansas is at war against the poor.
From Haaretz: Wow! No wonder they were supportive of South Africa.
From the LondonReviewofBooks: Seymour Hersh calls into the question the official account of the American raid that killed Osama bin Laden.
From Salon: Hersh says he's not backing down on anything he said about Osama raid.
From AlJazeera: Oppression, segregation, anti-free speech: so much for the MidEast's only democracy.
From BloombergBusiness: Harold Hamm, a billionaire oil CEO, wanted the University of Oklahoma to dismiss earthquake scientists and he wanted to sit in on the interview process to pick a new head of the geological survey.
From TPM: He should blame the party he supports.
From TheDailyBeast: Details on De Blasio's contract with America.
From CommonDreams: Another financial meltdown looms as many of the practices that caused the 2008 financial crisis remain in practice.
From CNN: The poor in the U.S. are not the envy of America.
From RSN: No a black man will not win the GOP nomination. That means not you, Ben Carson.
From YahooNews: Poverty is creeping into the 2016 Presidential race, putting Republicans in a tenuous position.
From CNN: Carly Fiorina is running for President.
From TIME: Why Fiorina is controversial.
From BuzzFlash: 5 steps to privatizing everything.
From RSN: An actual socialist is running for President.
From Consortium: The day after Damascus falls.
From RSN: Bernie Sanders is running for the Democratic nomination in 2016.
From TheIntercept: There is a protest over a PEN Award to Charlie Hebdo.
From AlJazeera: Killers on Blackwater payroll get long prison sentences... their boss needs to follow them to jail.
From RSN: Free range parenting vs. busy body servants of the police state.