Politics, history, science, film, and anything else that strikes my fancy.
On how Gore was treated by the press in 2000 and 2002, by the indefatigable Robert Parry.I'm not a blind Gore fan: his position on Israel/Palestine is atrocious, and I'm not a fan of the Clinton years on any number of levels, either. But Gore has been excellent ever since he left the clutches of electoral politics.And the point is how even a moderate Democrat was trashed by the media.
"Scientist accuses White House of 'Nazi' tactics."I don't know what else to call it, except "Stalinist." Would that make the Rethuglicans feel better?One need not be a Popperian to acknowledge that free inquiry and free speech and a free society go together, if not as mechanically or deterministically as Popper would have argued.