Our Picks for Links of the Week: 29 April 2001
Here, in no particular order, are our nominees for links of the week:
How Kilowatt Socialism Saved L.A. from the Energy Crisis: Both prudence
and strong unions have kept Los Angeles insulated from the California power debacle
(Jeff Stansbury, Los Angeles Times).
After the American Century: If you've been dying to visit a Third World country,
thanks to five men sitting on the U.S. Supreme Court, the Third World has come to you (Ted Rall, United Press Syndicate).
Minimum Wage in the Millions:
The CEO gravy train keeps rolling along (Holly Sklar, Inequality.org).
Reject "God is an Abortionist" Ads: proof that the right wing's favorite
colleges practice a more effective form of political correctness (David Mazel, Salon.com).
Republican control of the Senate depends on the health of a 98-year-old (Michael Crowley, The New Republic Online).
Elmo Gets Wired: Say it isn't so! AOL gets product placement on Sesame Street (Gail Collins, New York Times).
A Presidency of Dunces:
One hundred days in office and what does George Bush have to show for it? It is a sorry record for
America (Jonathan Freedland, The Guardian).
Foil Bush's Maneuvers for Packing the Court: Democrats should block all Supreme Court
nominations until the 2004 elections. It's legal and it has precendent (Bruce Ackerman, Los Angeles Times, via Common Dreams News Center).
Bear Left!: archives |
link library |
privacy statement |
about us |
Bear Left! Is a production of Paul
who produce this as a public service.
Last update 6 May 2001.