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  • Sunday Food: Hot and Sour Soup to Begin Chinese Wooden Sheep Year

    25 January 2015, 7:56 am by: Ruth Calvo

    Searching for a good way to celebrate Chinese New Year, I came across a small anomaly, that the year begins February 4 because that is the date of the Wooden Sheep. However, the New Year celebration is named as February 19th. Since no date is too early for…
  • Late Night FDL: Revolution

    24 January 2015, 11:00 pm by: CTuttle

    Nina Simone - Revolution Her, What Happened, Miss Simone? documentary opens the 2015 Sundance Film Festival...
  • Western Corporations Like Monsanto, Cargill Take Advantage of War & Turmoil in Ukraine

    24 January 2015, 9:00 pm by: BrandonJ

    As Ukraine continues to suffer from constant fighting and turmoil, Western corporations like Monsanto or DuPont are entering into the country's agriculture system for a "corporate takeover," according to a report last month by the Oakland Institute.
  • As Ohio Man Pleads Not Guilty to Plotting Terrorism, More Questions About the FBI’s Sting…

    24 January 2015, 7:00 pm by: Kevin Gosztola

    A twenty year-old man in Ohio, who was the target of an FBI sting operation, pled not guilty to charges on January 22. He is accused of plotting an attack on the US Capitol and faces charges of "attempted killing of a government official," "possession of a…
  • SCOTUS granted cert yesterday to review Oklahoma’s execution cocktail

    24 January 2015, 4:01 pm by: Masoninblue

    I believe the most likely explanation for these inconsistent decisions is that it takes five votes to grant a stay of execution, but only four votes to grant cert. Apparently the four liberals voted for both the stay of execution and to grant cert and none of…
  • Federal Court Order: Explosive DOT-111 “Bomb Train” Oil Tank Cars Can Continue to Roll

    24 January 2015, 3:00 pm by: Steve Horn

    A U.S. federal court has ordered a halt in proceedings until May in a case centering around oil-by-rail tankers pitting the Sierra Club and ForestEthics against the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). As a result, potentially explosive DOT-111 oil tank…
  • Arthur Laffer is Not Laughing at Sam Brownback’s Budget

    24 January 2015, 1:00 pm by: Peterr

    An anonymous tipster called me on a burner phone, and directed me to a row of round hay bales in a field outside Topeka. "Walk down the row, and when you find a pile of manure, look for an envelope. I think you'll be very interested in what's inside."…
  • The Roundup

    24 January 2015, 10:00 am by: BrandonJ

    It’s Saturday morning! International Politics Overall - An interview with anthropologist Scott Atran who explains the profile of a terrorist and where they come from - Jeremy Scahill: “AQAP develops its own version of Reddit’s AMA and Twitter’s blue…
  • Saturday Art; Honoré Daumier’s satirical busts

    24 January 2015, 7:30 am by: Ruth Calvo

    Honoré Daumier lashed out at French politicians and officials with satirical portrayals that brought snickers to their countrymen and spared no feelings in making their actions and demeanor ridiculous. He made painted clay busts and used them for his…
  • Late Night FDL: I’m A Woman

    23 January 2015, 11:00 pm by: Suzanne

    Magda Piskorczyk* -- I'm A Woman, at International GastroBlues Festival, July 2009. Tut has the night off so I'm hosting tonight. What's on your mind? *Google translate

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