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Must-Read Op-Eds for Tuesday, May 29, 2012

05/29/12 11:41AM

Hope: The SequelBy John HeilemannNew York Magazine... to a very real degree, 2008's candidate of hope stands poised to become 2012's candidate of fear. For many Democrats, this is just fine and dandy, for they believe that in the Romney-Republican agenda there is plenty to be scared of. For others in the party in both politics and business, however, the new Obama posture is cause for concern. read more

An excerpt from Michael Casey's "The Unfair Trade"

An excerpt from Michael Casey's "The Unfair Trade"

05/29/12 10:38AM

IntroductionThe View from James StreetI have a neighbor across the street in Pelham, New York, whose good humor, intelligence, and well-stocked collection of single-malt scotch make him an ideal companion with whom to mull over the world’s problems. An avid and thoughtful reader, Scott would repeatedly tell me that he hoped my book would give him reassurance. read more

Morning Headlines: Tuesday, May 29

05/29/12 05:51AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?US winds down longer benefits for the unemployedGreece, GDP to drive markets this weekUnhappy with Egypt vote, protesters return to Tahrir SquareMetal chunks fall from jet after engine failureObama: Vietnam vets 'denigrated'Russia condemns ally Syria over massacreRomney warns of a weakened military under ObamaWith Texas win, Romney to clinch GOP nominationRussia blocking UN action on Syria violence read more

Pop culture guru on his rise in TV

Pop culture guru on his rise in TV

05/28/12 08:00PM

Andy Cohen, host of Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live,” shares details from his new book, “Most Talkative.” Cohen explains why the news business has become much more “entertainment-driven” and talks about past experiences working at CBS. watch

Must-Read Op-Eds for Friday, May 25, 2012

05/25/12 10:43AM

EGOS AND IMMORALITYBY PAUL KRUGMANNEW YORK TIMESThink about where we are right now, in the fifth year of a slump brought on by irresponsible bankers. The bankers themselves have been bailed out, but the rest of the nation continues to suffer terribly, with long-term unemployment still at levels not seen since the Great Depression, with a whole cohort of young Americans graduating into an abysmal job market. And in the midst of this national nightmare, all too many members of the economic elite seem mainly concerned with the way the president apparently hurt their feelings. That isn’t funny. read more

Morning Headlines: Friday, May 25

05/25/12 05:49AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?Man arrested in 1979 disappearance of NYC boyObama: Romney's speech 'a cow pie of distortion'In Egypt's elections, politics is a new family affairObama fares worse among struggling whitesRomney begins quiet push for African American votersHurricane warning issued for Mexico ahead of BudNew Mexico wildfires merge; blazes rage in five statesThe Walkmen have a new album out read more

Economic slowdown in China and a 'bogus'...

Economic slowdown in China and a 'bogus' Bain war

05/24/12 08:00PM

A slowdown in the Chinese economy could have rippled effects across the globe, Columbia University's Dr. Jeffrey Sachs tells Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski. Sachs, fresh from a trip to China, discusses the country's economy. Bloomberg Businessweek... watch

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