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Cedar Lounge Revolution Post in Top 20 on 3 Quarks Daily competition… December 14, 2009

Posted by WorldbyStorm in CLR empirebuilding.
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Congratulations to Tomboktu for having a post on “The Market and High Incomes” voted into the Top 20 semi-finalists for a 3quarksdaily competition for the Politics Prize.

There was some strong competition there, to put it mildly. The

Here’s the list of the 20 top posts…

1 MF Blog: Is the Obama administration still worth defending?
2 3 Quarks Daily: Embers from my Neighbor’s House
3 Elizabitchez: Middle class values don’t solve poverty
4 3 Quarks Daily: America, the Cold War, and the Taliban
5 3 Quarks Daily: Is Obama About To Become Just Another War Criminal?
6 News From the Zona: Republican Virtue and Equality
7 Justin E. H. Smith: On Criticizing Israel
8 3 Quarks Daily: May our Gods be angry: Celestial politics in Bas Congo
9 Wisdom of the West: Blunderbuss
10 Once Upon A Time: Tribalism and the Destructive Politics of Demonization (I): The Largely Unrecognized Possibility for a New Coalition
11 Tom Paine’s Ghost: Should scientists speak their minds?
12 Black Agenda Report: The Great Black Hajj of 2009
13 3 Quarks Daily: Who ended the 6-month ceasefire in Israel/Palestine?
14 Chapati Mystery: Will Pakistan Become a Theocracy? III
15 Black Agenda Report: Liar, Liar!! Barack Obama’s Secretary of War
16 Glenn Greenwald: Greg Craig and Obama’s worsening civil liberties record
17 Lenin’s Tomb: Rwanda, the RPF, and the myth of non-intervention
18 PH2.1: Zero Global Zero
19 The Cedar Lounge Revolution: The market and high incomes
20 I Hate What You Just Said: Thomas Paine, Teabagger

This was from a list of 46 nominees.

And here are the six finalists – the final three will be selected by Tariq Ali.

1. 3 Quarks Daily: Embers from my Neighbor’s House
2. Black Agenda Report: The Great Black Hajj of 2009
3. Glenn Greenwald: Greg Craig and Obama’s worsening civil liberties record
4. Justin E. H. Smith: On Criticizing Israel
5. News From the Zona: Republican Virtue and Equality
6. Wisdom of the West: Blunderbuss

Extremely impressive to make it to the semi-finals.

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1. Tomboktu - December 15, 2009

<blush>

I would point out that making the semifinals list amounted to getting two votes, one of which was my own. So somebody else out there liked the piece!

I hope News From the Zona: Republican Virtue and Equality wins, and recommend it to all Cedarloungerevolutionaries.

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2. Tomboktu - December 20, 2009

I am delighted that News From the Zona: Republican Virtue and Equality was among the winners and came third.

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WorldbyStorm - December 20, 2009

Nice one.

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