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WhoWhatWhy.com Editor-in-Chief Russ Baker writes an eloquent remembrance of the late journalist Jonathan Rowe—and why his ideas are so crucial for our future. Read more...
The devastating heatwave that's overtaken the United States is destroying a great part of American agriculture. Forty-five percent of the corn crop has been destroyed, 35 percent of the soya bean crop, pushing the price of commodities to record highs. Overall, the global food prices have risen by 6 percent in July alone. Read more...
At least 76 people have been injured in Madrid as clashes flared up between protesters and police, the latter using rubber bullets. Thousands of Spaniards turned out against new cuts introduced by the government. Read more...
I was taking notes throughout, but won't regurgitate all of them. Ifill's moderation style was more like a Miss America contest in that it wasn't rea Read more...
[media id=6489] [media id=6490] (h/t Heather) In times of unrest, it's amazing how quickly some people will go to finding some way to scapegoat the Read more...

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Wow, it's going down to the wire with many NO votes...207-226 right now. The Market is tanking badly too...And Newt Gingrich issues a statement that Read more...
He opens up today by lying. I can think of a better phrase: "predatory lending." The housing market corrected for a reason and it had something to do Read more...
How well did that work out the first time? Paul Krugman: Here's what McCain has to say about the wonders of market-based health reform: Opening up Read more...
We’re well past the point at which congressional Republicans have jumped the shark, but let’s pause to appreciate the fact that at least one leadi Read more...
Matthew Yglesias: Remember when John McCain's big criticism of Barack Obama was that he didn't take enough foreign trips? First Draft: Why the NOAH s Read more...