12 March 2008

Meet the new bosses

Pepe Escobar on the resolution to the Columbia-Ecuador flare-up of two weeks ago.

You've probably noticed the widget on my sidebar for The Real News, the start-up global news network from Canadian filmmaker Paul Jay. They're still in a "beta" talking-heads phase, but if they can achieve their goals it could be a huge breakthrough for progressive journalism on a global scale. I realize, to adapt a phrase, that a progressive idealist and his money are soon parted, and there are no shortage of worthwhile organizations out there begging for your support, but if you have any spare change lying around, you can go watch their mission video, then head to the donation page.