LBO #129 out

Oh yes, forgot to announce that LBO #129 is out. Has been for a couple of weeks. If you don’t already, subscribe today! contents Is Social Security really the thing that’s going bust? • 2009: not a good year for the American masses • Recession over, but is that enough? • Globalization & gender • parasitism ain’t what it used to be

Fresh audio content

Just posted two shows to my radio archives: October 23, 2010 (KPFA only) Michael Taft on the Irish crisis • Yanis Varoufakis on the Greek and broader eurozone crises September 30, 2010 Robert Paul Wolff on Harvard’s honoring of the odious Martin Peretz (and Harvard itself) • Antonia Juhasz, director of the energy program at Global Exchange, on the filth of oil, with an emphasis on Chevron Background links for guests at archive page.

Event: Scheer, Conason, Goodman chew the fat in NYC

I’ve been asked to publicize this event by my good friend Ruth Baldwin of Nation books. While I would not personally allocate precious funds from our babysitting account to enable me to attend this event, I love Ruth and am happy to do as she asks: The Great American Stickup: Clinton, Bush and Obama—How the White House Moved from Main Street to Wall Street Join bestselling authors Robert Scheer and Joe Conason for a wide-ranging discussion on the causes and consequences of the continuing financial crisis, and why successive administrations have championed Wall Street over Main Street. This conversation… Read More