bush administration

Punishing the poor

More fuckwittery from the Bush administration regarding reproductive health aid to Africa. In some parts of Africa, a woman now has a 1-in-10 risk of dying in childbirth. The idea that U.S. policy may increase that toll is infuriating. via… Read More ›

TARP Watch

TARP = Troubled Asset Relief Program i.e. the Bush administration’s proposed bailout legislation for corporations that have overextended and overexposed themselves to dodgy derivative financial instruments. Some perspectives exercising opinionators in particular are the no-strings attached nature (the corporations being… Read More ›