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Diaries published: 6 (217 days since last diary on Sat Oct 25, 2014 at 07:06 AM PDT)

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Most Recommended Diary: The October Revolution, 16 comments, 30 recommends

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Slightly Wobbly's Most Recent Diaries:

The October Revolution that brought the Bolsheviks to power in Russia occurred on October 25 (old style), 1917. As it happens I have recently finished reading a book by Orlando Figes, A People's ...
by Slightly Wobbly
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Oct 25, 2014 at 07:06 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
I have been reading a book recently called Captive Audience , by Susan P. Crawford. It covers various topics, but mostly it is about Comcast and how they have come to have a dominant, entrenched ...
by Slightly Wobbly
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 07:27 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
There is an excellent piece by Gary Rivlin in The Nation entitled How Wall Street Defanged Dodd-Frank . It is truly appalling reading. Rivlin's take is that, despite criticism on the Left, many ...
by Slightly Wobbly
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed May 15, 2013 at 06:13 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
There's a piece in the Guardian this morning by Carl Bernstein entitled Why the US media ignored Murdoch's brazen bid to hijack the presidency . It references an incredible article published by the ...
by Slightly Wobbly
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Dec 21, 2012 at 07:59 AM PST with 5 Recommends
I think the debate is going to leave a lot of people saying, basically, "They both threw out a bunch of numbers and called each other liars." So it will look like a tie. On taxes, Obama did a good ...
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Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 08:56 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
The latest New Yorker has an article on Willard by Nicholas Lemann. As usual with the New Yorker, it is a long read. There is some interesting stuff on Romney's Mormonism and on Bain Capital and his ...
by Slightly Wobbly
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Sep 28, 2012 at 09:59 AM PDT with 8 Recommends

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