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Occupy Wall Street

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  • Warren and Cruz: principled or polarizing?

    Who is the face of American liberalism? Who is the face of American conservatism? In Washington politics and on social media these days, the king and queen of "base" politics are two freshman U.S senators — Texas' Ted Cruz for conservatives and...
  • Reddit Meetup: Can users turn online connections into real ones?

    Reddit Meetup: Can users turn online connections into real ones?
    What do President Obama, Morgan Freeman, NSA document-leaker Edward Snowden and some guy who goes by the name “probably hitting on you” have in common? They all know what time "the narwhal bacons." Specifically, they know "the narwhal...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap: ACN digs deeper into alleged war crime

    'The Newsroom' recap: ACN digs deeper into alleged war crime
    “Willie Pete,” Episode 13 of HBO’s “The Newsroom,” refers to military jargon for white phosphorous, a substance that obscures troop positions and inflicts horrific burns. Nasty as WP is, a special ops team allegedly used...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap, 'Willie Pete'

    'The Newsroom' recap, 'Willie Pete'
    "How many different kinds of disgusting do you have to be to boo a man who volunteered to fight and die for you?" -- Will McAvoy "Willie Pete," the third episode of "The Newsroom's" second season, opened with a Will McAvoy rave-out during a comment...
  • Dream Defenders earning political credibility

    Dream Defenders earning political credibility
    Word is getting around. The Dream Defenders are for real. Whether you agree with their demands — chiefly to repeal Florida's "stand your ground" law — or view their protest as juvenile foot-stomping, this much is true: This group of...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap: Tragedy in Africa devastates Maggie

    'The Newsroom' recap: Tragedy in Africa devastates Maggie
    “Unintended Consequences” – the most dramatic episode this season of HBO’s “The Newsroom” – focuses on a tragedy in Africa that devastates associate producer Maggie Jordan (Alison Pill) and might, unintentionally,...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap, 'Unintended Consequences'

    'The Newsroom' recap, 'Unintended Consequences'
    "He's never seen hair like yours before. That color is called blonde, Daniel, and it's nothing but trouble." -- Pastor Moses It's nice when a show spells out the theme of an episode right in the title, as "The Newsroom" did this week with "Unintended...
  • After slimming down, Bank of America focuses on growth

    The state of California and the Bank of America have a lot in common, says BofA Chief Executive Brian Moynihan. Both were all but written off by critics as the economy tanked. Both endured painful budget cuts and remain hampered by unemployment and...
  • Fast-food worker strikes coming to Los Angeles; higher wages sought

    The fight for higher fast-food wages is coming to Los Angeles. Just a few days before Labor Day, restaurant workers plan to walk off the job at big-name chains around Southern California to demand $15-an-hour pay, according to organizers. The...
  • The difference between Al Jazeera America and CNN: Erin Burnett

    The difference between Al Jazeera America and CNN: Erin Burnett
    Watching the debut this week of Al Jazeera America, I couldn't help but remember reviewing the first week of Erin Burnett's show on CNN in October 2011. I say this not to rip Burnett again, but because her attitude toward the Occupy Wall Street...
  • 'The Newsroom' has its critics, fans among journalists

    When "The Newsroom" premiered on HBO in June 2012, its opening credits, in which black and white images of Walter Cronkite, Edward R. Murrow and David Brinkley floated across the screen to soaring theme music, signaled the high-minded ambitions of its...