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Monday, May 03, 2010

The great novelist "David Foster Wallace" died some time ago, unbeknownst to many of us. A real human tragedy....

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Life and Letters

The Unfinished

David Foster Wallace’s struggle to surpass “Infinite Jest.”

By D. T. Max


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Truck Driver Forced to Show Birth Certificate



Racial profiling may be alive and well according to a

truck driver who was forced to show his birth certificate

when he was having his commercial truck weighed

in Arizona. His commercial license and social security

number were not enough documentation. His wife

had to leave work and return home to get his birth

certificate in order to satisfy them.



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Why Americans Are So Lonely



By Bill McKibben



Access to cheap energy made us rich, wrecked

our climate, and made us the first people on

earth who had no practical need of our neighbors --

that has to change. Continue



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What Really Triggered the Financial Crisis?



The Shadow Banking System Blew Up



By Mike Whitney



Do you understand the root-cause of the financial

crisis? Not many people do, which is why congress'

attempt to regulate the system will probably fail

and there will be another crisis in couple of years.

Continue



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America: The Grim Truth



By Lance Freeman



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Hope is For little Kids and Tooth Fairies


By Joe Bageant



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America Is Losing Its Imperial Status



IMF As Grim Reaper of Austerity?


By Washington's Blog



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There Ain't No Escape From Collapse



By Joe Bageant



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Richard I. Fine's Judicial Lynching. If this can

happen to a renowned lawyer, we're all doomed...!:

http://bit.ly/d0TzOu via @addthis



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Death of 'Caveman' ends an era in Idaho Local News

Idaho: http://digg.com/d31PKSM?t



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Joe, Why Did You Crap Out On Us?:

http://digg.com/d31Omay?



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"Imagine if the Tea Party Was Black" - Tim Wise

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Spies are everywhere. Unbelievable...?

Think again, my friend. You're not paranoid if it's true:

http://www.brasschecktv.com/page/815.html

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Lost on the Fearless Plain

By Joe Bageant

Inside most Americans is a globally brattish child.

Thanks to our endowed natural resources

(since squandered) and to armed national theft

abroad, the American has not suffered enough

to become a responsible adult on the planet. Continue

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Prognosis 2012: Towards a New World Social Order

By Richard K. Moore

The capitalist system is past its sell-by date, the

banking elite are well aware of that fact – and

they are adapting. Continue

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View: Novelist F. Scott Sinclair on Twitter at:

http://twitter.com/novelistfscott

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A CONVENIENT (I HOPE) TABLE OF CONTENTS OF

F. SCOTT SINCLAIR'S NOVELS

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