HuffPost Tuesday’s Daily Brief |Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Petro Plutocracy | Circa May 8, 201


Paul Krugman: How Bad Things Are
If you have any familiarity with the world, in short, you know that involuntary unemployment is very real. And it’s currently a very big deal. How bad is the problem of involuntary unemployment, and how much worse has it become?
Noam Chomsky: Plutonomy and the Precariat
The Occupy movement has been an extremely exciting development. If the bonds and associations it has established can be sustained through a long, dark period ahead — because victory won’t come quickly — it could prove a significant moment in American history.
Greta Van Susteren: Senator Marco Rubio and Elizabeth Warren! Can We Call It Even and Drop It?
I believe both Senator Rubio and Elizabeth Warren when they talk about their family histories. I believe both of them heard those stories for years in their families and just repeated them. Big deal. No one died. Let’s move on to more substantive issues.
Mia Farrow: Making Mother’s Day More Meaningful: A Different Way to Spend $14.6 Billion
Mother’s Day is our chance to honor the women who bind families together and raise children from babies to adulthood.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Petro Plutocracy
Last week the world got a preview of America’s new, post-Citizens-United petro plutocracy, with the oil lords flexing their political muscles like oil-soaked bodybuilders pumped up on a steroid drip of campaign dollars. It was all about fracking.

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