Science and reason and news summarized for your podcast potentials!
This is the harpers.org yearly review prepared by the harpers staff from 52 weekly reports. Shared by killradio's dj bennett to help you fill in the blanks left from national news -- wait a minute, where DO you get your news? Who reads newspapers now? Who watches tv news? Obviously Fox News and MSNBC present biased news (at least MSNBC gets the facts correct, Fox can't even be bothered with that), and CNN is one snooze button away from deep sleep. Politics is ugly and boring and obviously the politicians (even the ones you like) don't give a DAMN about you or me or what we're doing -- they have too much at risk to really do more than pretend to care.
So here you go, an 18 minute summary of the year's news, to carress you sad, give you a giggle, and put your fist through your monitor.
Doesn't the news suck?
Anyway, it is worth a listen, if only to arm you for family combat on the phone with your mom or dad this weekend.
In other words, another job well done.