22 February 2011
image via rocknetroots
Robert Reich advocates raising the top tax bracket to 70 percent
[via Avedon ]
Ian Welsh discusses events in Wisconsin and advocates a top tax bracket of 90 percent.
Yahoo/AP:At CIA, grave mistakes, then promotions via Detroit Free Press, but I have a feeling this link will eventually be no good.
In December 2003, security forces boarded a bus in Macedonia and snatched German citizen Khaled el-Masri. For the next five months, el-Masri was a ghost. Only a select group of CIA officers knew he had been taken to a secret prison in Afghanistan for interrogation. But he was the wrong guy.
Paul Craig Roberts, "From Brunei to Washington: Kleptocrats at Work"
'Upper-Class People Have Trouble Recognizing Others’ Emotions''
and (speaking of perception) Rob Payne, "The Gaddafi Mirror"
Mother Jones, "South Dakota Moves To Legalize Killing Abortion Providers"
Why Isn't Wall Street in Jail? | Rolling Stone Politics
Two via the redoubtable BDR:
1. Hosni Mubarak used last 18 days in power to secure his fortune
2: Corporate scavengers