The Politicus Pulse – September 1, 2011

Sep 01 2011 Published by under Uncategorized

Welcome to the Politicus Pulse. Here are the links of the day. Consider this a cup of coffee for your mind.

The GOP War On Voting (Rolling Stone)

In a campaign supported by the Koch brothers, Republicans are working to prevent millions of Democrats from voting next year.

Government Programmes For Me, Not For Thee (Al Jazeera)

Although Republicans profess to dislike federal spending, many of their candidates have gained from spending programs.

The End of Loser Liberalism: Making Markets Progressive (CEPR)

An intro to Dean Baker’s new book. You can download it free it in PDF form from the CEPR website.

Executive Excess 2011: The Massive CEO Rewards for Tax Dodging (Institute for Policy Studies)

CEOs rake it in while their corporations dodge taxes.

Shocking New Details of US STD Experiments in Guatemala (The Guardian)

Fresh revelations about 1940s medical tests come to light, including deliberately exposing people to sexually transmitted diseases.

Today’s Tune:

Love, Reign O’er Me – Pearl Jam

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