President Obama has sounded the train whistle signaling that health care reform is his fast-moving vehicle. A new, revised bill will be attached to the
Peter S. Goodman’s recent article in the New York Times, “The New Poor: Millions of Unemployed Face Years Without Jobs,” paints a bleak picture
We won’t get “Medicare for everyone” in the current healthcare bill, and Rep. Dennis Kucinich may vote “no” because of that. And we may
An honest Tea Bagger would ask of a government employee to spend his or her time focused on his or her job. Barack Obama has a day job; it’s called being president of the United States. Claire McCaskill has a day job; it’s called being a U.S. Senator.
Who controls what you view on TV as you stair-climb, ellipiticize, pump, lift and stretch? In many gyms, the TV is permanently set on
If you’re not sure how to be ethical in a Missouri election campaign, you can find out by watching a new, on-line tutorial posted
A few weeks ago, a young woman named Annabell Park was talking to a few of her progressive friends about how to counter the
Thinking of buying a hybrid? Confused by the slick advertising claims and uncertain about which vehicle will deliver the goods? Help is on the
Three new bills introduced in Congress offer a modest counterbalance to the wide-open corporate spending in election campaigns enabled by the Supreme Court’s recent ruling. The
A story is usually real until the media gives it a tag line; then things begin to deteriorate. Dr. Gupta’s piece came after the tag lines had been written and the melodramatic music was playing. But it cut through the chafe and showed us what real broadcast journalism and real engagement in a story can be. I only wish more people had seen it.