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Bob Herbert’s last column for the NY Times

Losing Our Way: The U.S. has not just misplaced its priorities. When the most powerful country ever to inhabit the earth finds it so easy to plunge into the horror of warfare but almost impossible to find adequate work for its people or to properly educate its young, it has lost its way entirely. Link

War in Korea? The Real Effects

Since North Korea sunk a South Korean ship, the two countries have been edging closer and closer to war. If there is a war it would likely take a massive toll on the populations of both countries. But screw that… the media knows what’s really important. How will this war affect my pocket book? Damn. […]

Whither the newspaper, Part 2

In early December, I wrote a post about the financial troubles facing the newspaper industry as it faces a recession and a transition to a more digital-centric world. In the post, I mentioned reports that the New York Times was facing crippling debt at a time when they couldn’t pay it off, and conditions were […]