January 2013 Archive

NYT Building

New York Times Widely Criticized For Dismantling Its Environment Desk, Eliminating Editorial Positions

By Joe Romm: “Keeping Environmental Reporting Strong Won’t Be Easy,” Warns Public Editor - The New York Times will close its environment desk in the next few weeks and assign its seven reporters and two editors to other departments.

Cyberwarfare and drones

Drones and Cyberwarfare: Let the User Beware!

By Daniel Warner: A debate is raging about President Obama’s nomination of Chuck Hagel as the next United States Secretary of Defense. Behind this debate is ...

Social Security

NYT Nails It on Social Security and the Chained CPI

By Dean Baker: "Chained CPI" is the new magic phrase going around Washington these days. This is how the government can cut Social Security and pretend ...