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Too Much Stuff: How Our Profligate Consumerism Might Keep Us in Iraq  

Too Much Stuff: How Our Profligate Consumerism Might Keep Us in Iraq
By Tom Engelhardt, Tomdispatch.com
Wherever we go, our "stuff" goes with us -- in such large quantities that removing it could prove more daunting than invading in the first place. Read more »

The Time Has Come to Create a Real 'Liberal Media'  

The Time Has Come to Create a Real 'Liberal Media'

Deep-pocketed conservatives have long dominated the media landscape. If we want real change, it's time for progressives to fight fire with fire. Read more »

America in Free Fall  

America in Free Fall

Congress might adjourn without acting on the deepening economic crisis, leaving Obama to inherit the catastrophe. Read more »

Dingell Loses to Waxman, and Auto Stocks Dive -- Call It What It Is: Corruption  

Dingell Loses to Waxman, and Auto Stocks Dive -- Call It What It Is: Corruption

When the Big Three's best Rep. lost a key committee spot, their share prices dropped. That's not just business as usual, it's a sign of corruption. Read more »

Where Are the Female Arnold Schwarzeneggers?  

Where Are the Female Arnold Schwarzeneggers?

Unlike Ah-nold, no woman will ever burst into high political office without a lick of experience. And women with credentials don't fare much better. Read more »

Honeytrap Lies and Women Spies  

Honeytrap Lies and Women Spies

Female spies have been the subject of cultural fascination since Mata Hari, but the realities they face are quite different from fiction. Read more »

Bailout or Bust: How to Save the Big Three From Themselves  

Bailout or Bust: How to Save the Big Three From Themselves

Letting Detroit's ailing auto makers fall makes economic sense, but can we afford the social costs? Read more »

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Ultimate Snub Fest: World Leaders Refuse to Shake Bush's Hand During G20 Photo-Op  

Ultimate Snub Fest: World Leaders Refuse to Shake Bush's Hand During G20 Photo-Op

CNN's Sanchez compares Bush to the most unpopular kid in high school. Read more »

Obama Taps AZ Gov. Janet Napolitano to Head Homeland Security  

Obama Taps AZ Gov. Janet Napolitano to Head Homeland Security

I guess it's too much to hope that her first order of business will be to defang and rename the creepily fascistic DHS. Read more »

Senate Gives Convicted Felon a Standing Ovation  

Senate Gives Convicted Felon a Standing Ovation

Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) took the floor and said farewell to his "distinguished colleague." Read more »

The Coming Econ-ocalypse: Job Markets Tank  

The Coming Econ-ocalypse: Job Markets Tank

I don't want to alarm anyone, but the job market appears to be in pretty horrendous shape. Read more »

 

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