Monthly Archives: August 2013

Forget today’s faux Citizens Property Insurance “news”

Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance was in the “news” today … the state is going to start assigning some of their business to other insurance agencies, ones that aren’t state-run and subsidized. It’s not surprising that there’s been no mainstream media … Continue reading

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“Lean In” Sandberg looking to lean on skilled worker … hard.

Ms. ‘Lean In’ Sheryl Sandberg Called ‘Exploitive’ over Unpaid Intern Job “Part-time, unpaid, must be HIGHLY organized with editorial and social chops and able to commit to a regular schedule through end of year. Design and web skills a plus!” … Continue reading

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Chief Ruben Santiago defends Columbia, SC homeless

Police Chief Refuses to Treat Homeless People Like Criminals, Despite New Law | Care2 Causes When cities outlaw homelessness, homeless people become outlaws. The latest city to do just that is Columbia, South Carolina, where the city council unanimously approved … Continue reading

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51st Day Without Food, CDCR Continues to Crack Down on Prisoners’ Peaceful Protest, Forcibly Relocate Strikers, Stonewall Mediation Team

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
As prisoners mark day 51 of their hunger strike, lawyers and advocates continue to express outrage at the California Department of Correction and Rehabilitation’s (CDCR) attacks on prisoners’ peaceful protest. After being internationally…

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Hard truths, softly spoken, and well worth your attention.

Mark Leibovich on Glitz and Greed in Washington | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com Mark Leibovich on Glitz and Greed in Washington | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com.

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Maricopa County, AZ: Still crazy, after all these years … and it’s still OK with feds.

Money Pit: Andy Thomas’ Death-Penalty-Laden Years as Maricopa County Attorney – – News – Phoenix – Phoenix New Times Maricopa County then had almost 150 pending death-penalty cases. By contrast, Pima County — with about one-quarter of Maricopa’s population (which … Continue reading

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Seemingly fighting words for Stanley Wrice fall flat.

Did Political Clout Subvert Justice in Wrongful Conviction Case? | David Protess If Bonjean’s allegations are true, high-ranking officials have obstructed justice to promote a political agenda. Nothing less than a full-blown federal investigation is needed. Everyone who has subverted … Continue reading

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