Tag Archives: New York Times

Protester calls Blair ‘war criminal’

UPI LONDON, May 28 (UPI) — An anti-war protester interrupted a British inquiry into press ethics as former Prime Minister Tony Blair was testifying Monday, calling Blair a “war criminal.” The protester accused Blair of being on the payroll of … Continue reading

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Understanding Psychopathic and Sadistic Minds

Maia Szalavitz Time Psychopathic serial killers are a source of infinite public fascination. If best-selling novels, hit TV series and popular films are any indication, you’d think real-life Hannibal Lecters were constantly running amok in the U.S. Thankfully, such offenders … Continue reading

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How Chemicals Affect Us

Nicholas D. Kristof New York Times Scientists are observing with increasing alarm that some very common hormone-mimicking chemicals can have grotesque effects. A widely used herbicide acts as a female hormone and feminizes male animals in the wild. Thus male … Continue reading

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Thomas Woods: Nullification a Tool We All Have

Best selling author Thomas Woods was Monday’s keynote speaker and addressed the sheriffs and their guests at the evening’s banquet, delivering a sweeping and humorous history of nullification by the states, and how it comports with the sheriffs’ efforts to … Continue reading

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Goldman Banker goes Rogue amid the Fed’s Recent Stress Tests w/Naked Capitalism’s Yves Smith

RT Welcome to Capital Account. Goldman Sachs gets outed in a scathing resignation letter on the New York Times op-ed page today from executive director and head of Goldman Sach’s US equity derivatives business in Europe, Greg Smith. In the … Continue reading

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Greg Smith’s Resignation: Are Wall Street Traders Psychopathic?

Maia Szalavitz Time When a Goldman Sachs executive director, Greg Smith, resigned on Wednesday, he left in his wake a scathing op-ed in the New York Times excoriating the firm for its greedy values. The op-ed shook Goldman “like a … Continue reading

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‘Mind Reading’: Q&A with Charles DuHigg on Changing Your Habits

Maia Szalavitz Health Land They mostly operate below the level of consciousness, but everyday habits and routines govern a surprisingly large portion of our behavior, according to Charles DuHigg, author of The Power of Habit. Many such habits are healthy … Continue reading

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‘The Hunger Games’ Theatrical Trailer

The Hunger Games THE HUNGER GAMES is directed by Gary Ross, with a screenplay by Gary Ross and Suzanne Collins and Billy Ray, and produced by Nina Jacobson’s Color Force in tandem with producer Jon Kilik. Suzanne Collins’ best-selling novel, … Continue reading

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Income Inequality Goes to School

Bill Boyarsky Truth Dig Countering the efforts of educational reformers—including President Obama and his Race to the Top crew—to blame teachers for student failures, researchers are finding that the growing gap between the affluent and the poor is the real … Continue reading

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‘We the People’ Loses Appeal With People Around the World

Adam Liptak New York Times Sure, it is the nation’s founding document and sacred text. And it is the oldest written national constitution still in force anywhere in the world. But its influence is waning. In 1987, on the Constitution’s … Continue reading

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