Monthly Archives: September 2011

Progressive Tax Policies Make People Happy

Republicans, take note: a new study that examines polling data from close to 60,000 people across 54 countries concludes that the countries with the most progressive tax policies have the happiest citizens. University of Virginia psychologist Shigehiro Oishi, the lead author of the study, had this to say about the study: “If the goal of […]

The Documentary to Watch on Labor Day: The Corporation (video)

This is the documentary to watch on Labor Day. You can stream it on Netflix, or watch it in 7 minute chunks on YouTube. The corporation, as the voiceover at the beginning says, “is all pervasive.” And destroying democracy while it’s at it.

Lenny Kravitz: I Used to Wake and Bake

Short interview in Rolling Stone with Lenny Kravitz about his new record, Black and White America. Best question and answer from the interview: Are you a big wake-and-baker? Dude, I was probably the biggest one next to Bob Marley. To be quite truthful, it went on from when I was 11 up until maybe 12 […]