|The Devil's Bargain: Sweatshops and the American Scheme
January 09, 2008 at 3:10 pm
“They hit you…They hit you in the head…To make you work faster.”
—Nicaraguan Factory Worker
|Big Brother Is Listening to Your Cell Phone Calls
November 28, 2007 at 2:49 pm
In an information age where we’re required to hand over confidential information in order to make a purchase, drive a car or visit a doctor’s office, our privacy is being relegated to the junk heap of antiquated, obsolete ideas.
|Are televangelists fleecing the flock?
November 20, 2007 at 3:47 pm
“What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his soul?”—Jesus
|Read why Paris Hilton is more important in the war in Iraq
June 13, 2007 at 2:42 pm
The melodrama surrounding Paris Hilton shows how perverse news reporting has become. It boggles the mind that newsworthy items of great importance are pushed to the background in order to cover someone who impacts society in no positive way and has no obvious talent other than getting in the news.
|All you need is love - and a lot of hard work - to make the world a
May 30, 2007 at 2:35 pm
The Sixties were much more than a time of hippies, music, drugs and free love. In fact, there were three distinct cultural streams that flavored the decade: 1. The Kennedy years. 2. The Beatles. And, 3. The Vietnam era.
|TV news ought to be labeled ‘dangerous’ ... because it is
May 23, 2007 at 12:11 pm
Anyone who relies exclusively on television news reporting for insight into what’s happening in the world is making a serious mistake.
|By the time your child is 18, he’ll have witnessed 40,000 murders - on your TV
May 02, 2007 at 2:25 pm
America is a nation plagued by violence in our homes, in our schools, on our streets and in our affairs of state, both foreign and domestic. Violence permeates our entertainment culture with its glamorization of death and destruction in movies and video games.
|States force HPV vaccine on school-age girls ...
March 28, 2007 at 4:11 pm
Americans continue to be indoctrinated with the false idea that the government has our best interests at heart and we should trust them to do what’s best for us.
|Founding fathers believed in our Constitution ... do you?
February 28, 2007 at 2:45 pm
For years now, America has been faced with a constitutional crisis over what the Constitution means and who it applies to.
|What’s trashier - Anna or TV that made her an icon
February 14, 2007 at 2:38 pm
“She was entropy porn at its finest.”—Cintra Wilson, Salon
You would think that Mother Teresa had just died all over again the way the media—especially television—is covering every nuance of the life and death of Anna Nicole Smith.
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St. Rose woman charged with vehicular homicide - 2447 views
A St. Rose woman has been arrested in connection with the alleged hit-and-run death of a LaPlace bicyclist around 11 p.m. last Thursday.