Winter Soldiers on the Hill
Veterans of the Iraq War have finally testified before Congress about the violence against civilians, torture, and lax rules of engagement. But their larger campaign -- convincing other soldiers to oppose this war -- is ongoing.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of the Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable ... a book I just finished listening to on audio CD, in a wide-ranging interview has a harsh assessment of Bankers, Economists, and the Fed.
Kevin Phillips, author of American Theocracy and now Bad Money (a book I am currently reading) lays into the Fed with this HuffPo piece: Bernanke Panky
The Oil Drum has a review of Dmitry Orlov's Book--Reinventing Collapse: The Soviet Example and American Prospects. This review is the one that convinced me to go ahead and buy a copy though.
Frontline documentary, Sick Around the World goes a long way to exposing the shortcomings of the U.S. healthcare system. (You can watch it on line)
Dr. Housing Bubble: How I learned to love SoCal and forget the Housing Bubble
New sacreligious Manga out of Japan: Let's Bible!