December 2012 Archive

Walgreens Bus

New York Times prescription for “When the Doctor Is Not Needed”

By Kate Randall: In the latest installment of what its editors describe as a “continuing examination of ways to cut the costs of medical care while ...

Israeli checkpoint

‘NYT’ Equates Palestinian Suicide-Bombers to CT School-Killer

By Donald Johnson: Tuesday the New York Times published an opinion piece, "What Drives Suicidal Mass Killers?" that links Palestinians to the Newtown, CT, school massacre of last Friday.

Greek philosophers

Why Would the NYT Think that Politicians Debate Philosophy?

By Dean Baker: For some reason the media routinely bring up philosophy in discussions of politicians' actions. This is utterly bizarre. There is no one in ...


Santa, Please Bring Me The Chained CPI!

By Bob Somerby: The way we the peasants get governed: Is it possible that a budget deal is nearing completion? Needless to say, no one knows. But Jonathan ...


Revealed: How Wal-Mart Bribed its Way Into Mexico

By Jerome Roos: According to the New York Times, “Wal-Mart was an aggressive and creative corrupter, offering large payoffs to get what the law otherwise prohibited.” The New ...