From this week's Phoenix:
It may have receded from the headlines, but the crisis at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station continues.
from Fukushima that one month ago would have triggered international
alarm are today absorbed with barely an anxious shrug.
at least, seemed to be the reaction to the news when Japan's Nuclear
and Industrial Safety Agency recategorized the disaster, upgrading it
from level five to level seven.
From this week's Phoenix, a look at Donald Trump
TRUMP AMONG THE REPUBLICANS
challenged vulgarian Donald Trump has begun a run for president. The
Donald is campaigning on an anti-gay, anti-choice, anti-Muslim, and
pro-birther platform. It comes as no surprise that — at this point, at
least — he is running as a Republican.
Free markets come with a price, the Phoenix editorial this week reminds us. And it goes on: "it should now be impossible for anyone to defend
totally free, unfettered markets. Those who do should be dropped into
the oil slick those markets have created off our coast."
Now that would be popular! Palin herself? Not so much, but she's still TV's darling, as this week's editorial explains.
We've now fully realized that Obama does not walk on water. Whatever he says tonight, you'll understand it better if you read our editorial first.
Well, nobody can do that. But as the nation's attention turns to see who Massachusetts voters will elect to take the late Lion's seat in the Senate, our sister paper the Boston Phoenix has endorsed Democrat Martha Coakley in a race that has very clear choices both for voters in the Bay State and the rest of us, watching from the sidelines.
Answering a question from Oprah recently, Barack Obama gave his performance in office so far a "solid B-plus."
The Phoenix has a different answer, and it's in this week's editorial.
You can read it here, and find out our thoughts on what Obama has accomplished, and what's left to be done.
Take a look, and comment at the end with your own grade of how Obama is doing for you.