November 2012 Archive

Freedom’s Just Another Word for Irresponsibility — David Brooks

By Marie Burns: The past ten days have been exceptionally news-heavy in the U.S. First, the election of course, which drove some of the other news, ...

Bloodbath in Gaza - Who Started It?

By Patrick Higgins: For days now, Israel has been launching aerial attacks on Gaza, resulting in many dead and many injured. The attacks are part of a larger and massively depressing spectacle of a usurping colony forcing a population into a wall-enclosed ghetto and bombing them in the name of Judaism and the Jews.

The New York Times Is Wrong: Strong Passwords Can’t Save Us

Mat Honan: On Nov. 7, The New York Times ran a story called “How to Devise Passwords That Drive Hackers Away.” Written by Silicon Valley correspondent Nicole Perlroth, the piece reigned over the paper’s Most Emailed List for a full week, and for a good reason: It’s properly freaked out about just how vulnerable we all are to hackers.

‘New York Times’ Covers Up a Key Netanyahu Motive for the Vicious Gaza Attack

By James North: It is openly recognized in Israel that Benjamin Netanyahu’s assault on Gaza is at least partly aimed at winning votes in the upcoming Israeli elections, ...

David Brooks Is Worried About Non-Existent Economic Crises

By Dean Baker: It’s so cute to see all the serious people who are so worried about economic crises that do not exist. They are constantly ...