Archive for May, 2010

 
Here comes Rand Paul and the Tea Party

Here comes Rand Paul and the Tea Party

After a year of proclaiming that the Tea Party, which about 18% of Americans claim to support, represents a popular uprising against President Obama, the Republican Party is now trying to stuff the tea back in the bag

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A Kansas farmers perspective on financial speculation

A Kansas farmers perspective on financial speculation

Chatting with Kansas Farmers Union President Donn Teske this morning, in advance of his appearance with the movie in Lincoln, Nebraska, reminded us recently that the proposed legislation to impose tighter regulation on the banks and Wall Street comes out of the Agriculture Department.  Huh?  As Slate’s Explainer explains:
Because traders used to gamble with corn. [...]

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June 20, 2010 screening at the Acorn Theater, Three Oaks, MI

June 20, 2010 screening at the Acorn Theater, Three Oaks, MI

What’s the Matter with Kansas? will have a single screening on Sunday, June 20, 2010, as part of the Sunday Matinee Indie Film Festival at the lovely Acorn Theater in Three Oaks, Michigan, which is easily accessible from the Chicago area.  Filmmakers Laura Cohen and Joe Winston will hold a Q & A with the [...]

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How to Escape a Partisan Echo Chamber

How to Escape a Partisan Echo Chamber

We all know by now that our President’s vision of an America (esp. Washington, D.C.) that has risen above endless partisan bickering has failed to materialize.  Recently, at a commencement speech at the University of Michigan, he blamed partisan echo chambers — forums wherein Americans only hear what they already believe, but more so.
Despite what [...]

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