Saturday, August 30, 2008

Saturday Morning (Journalism) Quarterback

Friday, August 22, 2008

Saturday Morning (Journalism) Quarterback

The top five stories worth reading from this past week in worth-reading stories:

This week: wow!

The Huffington Post talks about poetry and subways.

We all know what the Bush economy looks like, but what about the green economy?

Slate asks, is bureaucracy destroying French wine?

And finally this week, are crosswords and sedoku a plague to America?

Sunday, August 17, 2008

Saturday Morning (Journalism) Quarterback

The top five stories worth reading from this past week in worth-reading stories:

We'll start this week with the most important story in the history of importance.

In economics this week, Alternet reports on why you want a progressive running the economy and delves into the great corporate tax heist. Turns out two-thirds of US corporations haven't paid income taxes under the conservatives while student aid requests soar as the economy plummets.

Two foreboding questions: have we entered the era of catastrophe? Are we on the road to extinction?

Buzzflash asks what everyone is thinking: could Cheney have orchestrated the anthrax attacks?

Finally this week, The Boston Globe has a story onthe future of crossing the street.

Saturday, August 09, 2008

Saturday Morning (Journalism) Quarterback

The top five stories worth reading from this past week in worth-reading stories:

Kind of important: the White House may have ordered the CIA to forge a link between Iraq and 9/11, and Salon reports new evidence backs it up.

This week, Alternet asks: is organic food really organic?

In economics, we get to the heart of the economic mess: the right-wing wrecking crew robbed us blind. But, Thomas Frank says misgovernment was no accident, and they continue to obstruct any efforts to the contrary.

In sad environmental news, we have a report on the death march of the penguins, and the collapsing of Greenland's glaciers.

Finally this week, The Atlantic Monthly wonders: is Google making us stupid?

Saturday, August 02, 2008

Oranges and Sardines

Oranges and Sardines' Fall 2008 issue is out, featuring poetry by none other than me!

Download a free copy of the issue - and then purchase several dozen print copies and leave them around your city and town with my pages dog-eared. Deal? Deal.

Saturday Morning (Journalism) Quarterback

The top five stories worth reading from this past week in worth-reading stories:

Know your poet laureate! (My third favorite game show!)

Also: woah!

In economics this week, Americans, Government and American Government, as reported by The Nation. Alternet says stagflation is alive and well in America, and Our Future reports on the unaffordable economic costs of Iraq. We're working more and earning less, and it's hard to change that when The GOP and Bush have run an organized campaign of obstructionism.

America faces water emergencies, but Scientific American reports it's all part of a worldwide freshwater crisis.

Finally this week, Slate has an interactive Bush illegal activity chart!.