Posts Tagged ‘New York Times’

The argument that needs to be made

January 25, 2010

New York Times editorial board on the Supreme Court’s campaign finance ruling:

“The majority is deeply wrong on the law. Most wrongheaded of all is its insistence that corporations are just like people and entitled to the same First Amendment rights. It is an odd claim since companies are creations of the state that exist to make money. They are given special privileges, including different tax rates, to do just that. It was a fundamental misreading of the Constitution to say that these artificial legal constructs have the same right to spend money on politics as ordinary Americans have to speak out in support of a candidate. (more…)

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Coastie Song hits New York Times

December 16, 2009

Thanks to Eric Eagon for pointing this out to me:

While the song has launched their music career, it’s done a great deal more on the 42,000-student campus. It’s raised complaints of anti-Semitism, shed more light on a cultural divide among students and renewed complaints about a long-standing housing policy.

How did the New York Times scoop this one? Is this your doing Bassey?