Mar 9, 2014
Larry Summers Again? Really?
Posted on Jul 26, 2013
President Obama seriously wants to nominate one of the men who caused the recession to chair the Fed; researchers are finding many animals, especially rodents, are smarter than the average human; and, Detroit is suffering because of the auto industry’s utterly capitalist decision to put shareholders before everyone else. These discoveries and more below.
On a regular basis, Truthdig brings you the news items and odds and ends that have found their way to Larry Gross, director of the USC Annenberg School for Communication. A specialist in media and culture, art and communication, visual communication and media portrayals of minorities, Gross helped found the field of gay and lesbian studies.
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