Daily Archives: September 17, 2007

Everyone should read Naomi Wolf’s “The End of America”

I’ll be posting chapter excerpts as I read because this is such an amazing book: “Everything changed in America in September of 2006, when Congress passed the Military Commissions Act. This law created a new legal reality that heralds the … Continue reading

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UC Irvine Chancellor Drake sees the light

“UC Irvine Chancellor Michael V. Drake and Erwin Chemerinsky have reached an agreement that will return the liberal legal scholar to the dean’s post at the university’s new law school, the university announced this morning.” ~snip~ “Drake’s decision to dump … Continue reading

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Naomi Klein nails it, as usual

“Wealth already provides and escape hatch from most disasters – it buys early-warming systems for tsunami-prone regions and stockpiles of Tamiflu for the next outbreak. It buys bottled water, generators, satellite phones, and rent-a-cops. During the Israeli attack on Lebanon … Continue reading

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