Lost his house because he owed $134 in property taxes

On the day Bennie Coleman lost his house, the day armed U.S. marshals came to his door and ordered him off the property, he slumped in a folding chair across the street and watched the vestiges of his 76 years hauled to the curb. Movers carted out his easy chair, his clothes, his television. Next came […]

Are Black critics of the president being objective or naive?

 Off the plantation or out of bounds?     WaPo columnist laments. Obama can’t win with some black critics.   How the Obama Administration Talks to Black America    “Convenient race-talk” from a president who ought to know better   A president for everyone, except Black people  

What’s in it for Amazon to buy GoodReads

Posted by Ezra Klein on April 2, 2013 at 2:19 pm Jordan Weissmann, Atlantic Jordan Weissmann lays it out clearly: In short, Barnes and Noble’s in-store displays don’t rule the book business like they used to, but they haven’t been usurped by Amazon’s algorithms either. Instead, the business model is moving further towards word of […]