Here's a question: why would the New York City Council and various other local and state politicians decide to wade into the miserable, never-ending, blood-filled dogpile that is the Israeli/Palestinian conflict? In what way does a press conference on the Middle East dovetail with the actual busines ... More >>
Yeshiva University apparently has not had its fill of sex scandals for the year. Fresh off the revelations of systemic sexual abuse at a boys' school affiliated with the university in the 70s, 80s, and 90s, the school has found itself mired in yet PR nightmare. A new hire in the Yeshiva College Hebr ... More >>
Here's a lovely historical irony: A Democratic president has proposed limited military action in the Middle East, and conservative Republicans are aligning with anti-war Democrats, Occupy Wall Street, The Nation, MoveOn, and Code Pink to stop him. For those of us who oppose the intervention, it sho ... More >>
It's one thing for a reporter to have a billionaire in his pocket and pick his own next owner. It's another for the reporter, Newsweek's esteemed Howard Fineman, to have pocketed the billionaire by boosting his wife in print for years. I went to the Columbia Journalism dinner in 2006 when Fi ... More >>
Fuck mortgage-backed securities, default credit swaps, AIG, Fanny Mae, Freddy Mac, Alan Greenspan, George W. Bush, Citigroup, Chrysler, Washington Mutual, Bernie Madoff, Sir Allen Stanford, Henry Paulson, Timothy Geithner, suicide loans, TARP, GM, Wells Fargo, Jerome Kerviel, al-Qaeda, Iran, Osama b ... More >>
[Editor's note: After penning the popular "The Official Village Voice Election-Season Guide to the Right-Wing Blogosphere," Roy Edroso has made dissecting those blogs into a weekly feature that appears here every Monday. ] Now that the Democratic Presidential race has chilled out, you'd think righ ... More >>
Bush's war on the disloyal press climaxes in a trial on classified information.
Forcibly silenced, an invited speaker at Columbia has not been invited back.
Now there seems to be even more hot water in Cheneys boiler room
Farrakhan Brings It All Back Home
Karl Rove's Republicans swerve right on the way to the middle
After the Ecstasy, Foreign Policy
Protests Turn Ugly as Pro-Palestinian and Pro-Israeli Forces Face Off On Campus
Anti-Occupation Activists Question U.S. Aid