PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

Noir, nihilism, and right-to-work

* States with anti-union 'right to work' laws experience less economic growth and lower wages for workers.
* Rough read: on rape in American prisons.
* Israeli army accused of assaulting journalists, but it's OK because they thought they were assaulting peaceful protesters?
* Andrew Sullivan calls out Republican nihilism.
* Passing the buck: state budgets face cuts in federal aid as health care costs rise.
* Examining what media coverage of the death of Jenni Rivera says about our country.
* On writing, Los Angeles, and the impact of noir.

Tags: 2012, easy sell, news, welcome to america

  • on the internet and 'culture wars'

    "In fact, we have just the opposite problem: things can become feeding frenzies even if no one really wants them to be. That's because they can go…

  • Killer robots and expensive education

    THURSDAY FIVE: * 'Eight facts that explain what’s wrong with American health care.' * " College has gotten 12 times more expensive in one…

  • Voter ID laws and Party King Thranduil

    THURSDAY NEWS: * Life on the ground in the Gaza strip. * Interesting: the modern world is making theft less lucrative. * Good read: explaining the…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment