This week's round-up of Good Reads includes an essay on Normandy 1944, driving with (and interviewing) Vice President Joe Biden, a profile of Glenn Greenwald, the power of PBS sponsors, and what it takes to be a menu item at McDonald's
Republicans are willing to impose taxes on college students while shying away from taxing polluters; the GOP has it backwards, Reich says.
Every campaign exaggerates and distorts. But Mitt Romney's campaign has a well-financed machine of distortions behind it.
Omar Suleiman, the man Egyptian President Mubarak appointed as vice president shortly before his resignation, has gone from relative anonymity to a focal point of the transition period.
The tea party movement may have genuine grassroots. But just beneath the surface are professional fund-raisers, foundations, and political action committees – some of which have been around for years – pushing a conservative-libertarian agenda.
The government says state secrets are at risk, but the 9th Circuit is allowing the case to proceed against a Boeing subsidiary that reportedly flew suspects to secret prisons.
The confidential report, published Sunday, could bolster calls for legal action against the Bush administration.