We may have democracy, or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both. - Justice Louis Brandeis
Trickle-down economics is the first cousin of austerity economics. Austerity is nuts when so many millions are out of work. And as we’ve learned before, trickle-down is a fraud. Nothing ever trickles down. - Robert Reich, "A Story for May Day"
While I was at Pro Publica (which is now on the blogroll), I noticed that Cora Currier and Suevon Lee have posted a collection of The Best Reporting on Detention and Rendition Under Obama. When I've worked my way through the articles they link, I'll post anything regarding matters of usual interest on this blog, particularly civil liberties and human rights.