Archive | November, 2011

“Religion Dispatches” website and its review of “All-American Muslim” TV show

14 Nov

Religion Dispatches describes itself as “a daily online magazine dedicated to the analysis and understanding of religious forces in the world today, highlighting a diversity of progressive voices and aimed at broadening and advancing the public conversation”. Its website: http://www.religiondispatches.org/

It contains an interesting review of the All-American Muslim TV show, http://www.religiondispatches.org/archive/culture/5380/no_one_can_tell_i?mid=52

Who’s Building the Do-It-Ourselves Economy?

5 Nov

Corporations aren’t hiring, and Washington is gridlocked. Here’s how we take charge of our own livelihoods.

Read article from Yes! Magazine at

http://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/new-livelihoods/whos-building-the-do-it-ourselves-economy

Comments welcome.

Book and article about inequality

3 Nov

News about a book by Glenn Greenwald and a new article by David Brooks have interesting information and ideas about inequality.

Comments welcome.

With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful

by Glenn Greenwald, radio station KQED, 11-3-11, http://www.kqed.org/a/forum/R201111031000

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Book review by the author, http://www.salon.com/2011/10/25/book_release_with_liberty_and_justice_for_some/singleton/

 

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The Wrong Inequality

By DAVID BROOKS
Published: October 31, 2011

New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/01/opinion/brooks-the-wrong-inequality.html?_r=1&ref=davidbrooks