Posted:Jan 24, 2010
- WashPost on Cindy McCain’s support for marriage equality
- David Brooks on Haiti
- Matt Taibbi’s response to Brooks
- Guardian on Royal Caribbean decision to port at Labadie
- France bickering with US on Haiti control
- In Haiti, UN Paid $94, a Month for Now Collapsed Hotel, Called It Safe
- UN Doesn’t Count Haitian Staff – But Treats Them Equally, Ban Says
- At UN, Haiti Spun from Katrina, Clinton Supports Royal Caribbean Resort Cruise
- For IMF, Canceling Haiti’s Debt is Medium Term, UN’s IFAD Is Creditor
- On Haiti, While US Says $7M of Obama’s $1M Through UN, Overhead Costs In
- On Haiti, Ban Says All Through UN, Through U.S. Not, Watchdog Possible, Staff Questions
- Holbrooke Scoops UN’s Ban as de Mistura Brags, Nepotism by Proxy
- UN’s Afghan Selection Colored by Nepotism and No-Show Jobs, Karzai Veto Threats
- UNV Job of SRSG Choi’s Nephew in Ivory Coast Falsely Denied, Ban Question
- On War Crimes, UN’s Ban Listens to Sri Lanka President over Alston’s Views
- On Sri Lanka, Last Act of UN’s Ban Was Three Months Ago, Despite War Crimes
- NPR interview with Royal Caribbean CEO
- Oscar Lewis’s book “La Vida”
- NYT editorial on UN Afghanistan head
UN Plaza | Jan 24, 2010 | Matthew Lee & Jacqueline Shire
The Glenn Show
Michael Fortner describes his book Black Silent Majority: The Rockefeller Drug Laws and the Politics of Punishment, about support for draconian drug laws in the black community in the 1970s.
The Wright Show
Chris Preble, author of the new book Peace, War, and Liberty: Understanding U.S. Foreign Policy, explains why his libertarian skepticism about military intervention isn’t the same as isolationism.
Heather Hurlburt and Dan Drezner discuss what the next Democratic president would do if Trump loses in 2020.
Matt Lewis explains why he would readily vote for libertarian GOP congressman Justin Amash, who is weighing a presidential run.
Chris Arnade, author of the new book Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back Row America, discusses why many Americans don’t move away from where they grew up to seek better opportunities.
The Wright Show
Oliver Burkeman, author of the recent Guardian essay “How the news took over reality,” says viewing the world through a political lens may ultimately be bad for democracy.