Friday, April 03, 2009

friday reads

The U.S. unemployment rate soared to 8.5 percent in March, the highest since 1983, as employers slashed 663,000 jobs and cut workers' hours to the lowest on record, government data showed on Friday.

Joseph Stiglitz: "It's going to be bad, very bad"

Michael Lewis: Wall Street on the Tundra

James Wolcott: What's Wrong with Washington

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

New NIN Album!


track list:
1. intro skit
2. everybody's doing it (featuring chris martin, jay-z AND bono)
3. black t-shirt
4. pussygrinder (featuring sheryl crow)
5. coffin on the dancefloor
6. this rhythm is infected
7. slide to the dark side
8. even closer (featuring justin timberlake and maynard james keenan)
9. on the list (she's not)
10. clap trap crack slap
11. laid, paid and played (featuring fergie of the black eyed peas and al jourgensen)
12. feel like being dead again
13. still hurts (featuring alicia keys)
14. outro skit

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

drop me

Amanda Palmer - A Song for Roadrunner Records

tuesday reads

Scott Horton: Cheney's Snuff Squad


Now the homeless unemployed have Mylar tents and air mattresses and plastic chairs for their camps, whereas in the '30s those things hadn't been invented yet.

Also the pictures are in color, instead of black and white.

So it all looks very, very different.

Stan Marsh takes us through the mortgage crisis.

Monday, March 30, 2009

monday reads

Scott Horton: Information Secured Through Torture Proved Unreliable, CIA Concluded

Chris Hedges: Obstruction of Justice

Juan Cole: Obama's Domino Theory

Jeremy Scahill: Why you'll be paying for the occupation for years to come, withdrawal or not.

Spiegel Online: US Used by Afghan Drug Clan to Take Out Rival