Daily Archive: 02/12/2016

Feb 12 2016

Why We Fight!

Biased Pluralism and the Defense of “Reality” in the Democratic Primary By emptywheel Published February 11, 2016 Last week, I pointed to a problem with Jonathan Chait’s defense of Hillary Clinton’s “pluralistic” approach to governance, noting that in an era of weak labor organization, such an approach leaves out the views of the great majority …

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Feb 12 2016

Sister Souljah

Back in May of 1992, when Bill Clinton was locked in a nomination battle with Jesse Jackson, one of Jackson’s Rainbow Coalition members, rap artist Sister Souljah, commenting on the riots that followed the brutal beating of Rodney King by out of control Los Angeles Police (Chief Daryl Gates was forced to resign) and the …

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Feb 12 2016

Punting the Pundits

“Punting the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Feb 12 2016

The Breakfast Club (Scratch Where It Itches)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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