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  • Rosa Brooks, Special Coordinator for Rule of Law and Humanitarian Policy

    08/08/2011 3:29:49 PM PDT · by jessduntno · 21 replies
    JessDuntno | Today | Various Sources
    Rosa Brooks serves as Counselor to the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Michele Flournoy. In May 2010 she also became Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense and then Special Coordinator for Rule of Law and Humanitarian Policy. She is running a new Pentagon office dedicated to those issues. She is on leave from her job as a law professor at the Georgetown University Law Center. Brooks is known as a columnist (most recently with the LA Times) and at the Pentagon her portfolio has included both human rights issues and global engagement and strategic communication. Her mother, Barbara Ehrenreich, is...
  • Hillary's Nasty Pastorate (web only)

    03/21/2008 10:38:12 AM PDT · by dalight · 32 replies · 1,986+ views
    The Nation ^ | 03/19/08 | Barbara Ehrenreich
    There's a reason Hillary Clinton has remained relatively silent during the flap over intemperate remarks by Barack Obama's former pastor, Jeremiah Wright. When it comes to unsavory religious affiliations, she's a lot more vulnerable than Obama.
  • Dachas in Malibu

    12/30/2004 8:26:13 AM PST · by Davis · 3 replies · 261+ views
    The Conning Tower ^ | Dec. 30, 2004 | Trentino
    At the same time, 1984, as the eminent Harvard professor of economics, J. K. Galbraith was discovering the multitudinous benefits of socialist productive capacity in the USSR, any schoolkid in that evil empire could have told him that had the Soviets taken over the Sahara, in two years there would be a shortage of sand. If Galbraith had spoken with Soviet factory workers out of sight of their overseers, he would have heard them say, "Yes, we pretend to work, and they pretend to pay us." But double-domed Lefty Galbraith was immune to facts of everyday existence in the workers'...