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Did America Get Punk'd on the Bailout?  

Did America Get Punk'd on the Bailout?
By David Sirota, Campaign for America's Future
The answer is yes ... now here's what to do about it. Read more »

Could Obama's Pro-Marijuana Commerce Secretary Spell a Golden Era for Pot Reform?  

Could Obama's Pro-Marijuana Commerce Secretary Spell a Golden Era for Pot Reform?

Bill Richardson believes we need to "rethink and decriminalize" our cannabis laws. Now that he's in office, he has the chance to achieve it. Read more »

A Bigot, Anti-Choice Pastor Picked for Obama's Inauguration  

A Bigot, Anti-Choice Pastor Picked for Obama's Inauguration

A very strange pick -- Pastor Rick Warren opposes gay marriage, doesn't believe in evolution and compared abortion to the Holocaust. Read more »

Why Iranians Love and Loathe Ahmadinejad and Think Nuclear Technology's Their Right  

Why Iranians Love and Loathe Ahmadinejad and Think Nuclear Technology's Their Right

An Iranian-American author explains why their president elicits such passionate emotions from both supporters and opponents. Read more »

Obama Should Worry About Iraqi Shoes, Too  

Obama Should Worry About Iraqi Shoes, Too

When Iraq's violence escalates, President Obama better not be caught on his heels when he's blamed for losing Bush's "win." Read more »

In This Era of Hope, Obama Must Embrace a Genuine Agenda of Peace  

In This Era of Hope, Obama Must Embrace a Genuine Agenda of Peace

Obama's election was in substantial part a mandate for ending the war and demilitarizing U.S. foreign policy; now it's time to hold him to it. Read more »

How To Be an Ethical Consumer Without Breaking the Bank  

How To Be an Ethical Consumer Without Breaking the Bank

There are many affordable ways to spend your hard-earned cash in accordance with progressive values. Read more »

Bikes Point the Way to a Sustainable Future  

Bikes Point the Way to a Sustainable Future

Bicycling subcultures signal a sensibility that stands against oil wars, environmental devastation, urban decay and monocultural sprawl. Read more »

Lessons from an Emergency Room Nightmare  

Lessons from an Emergency Room Nightmare

Several people made mistakes in my wife's care. The worst and most deadly mistake was ours. Read more »

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Did Dick Cheney Just Confess to a War Crime on National TV?  

Did Dick Cheney Just Confess to a War Crime on National TV?

The VP and his hubris have finally gone too far. Read more »

Even the State Department Recommends Dumping Blackwater  

Even the State Department Recommends Dumping Blackwater

A panel commissioned by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has called for the security firm's contract not to be renewed next year. Read more »

Slimy Newt: How Gingrich Is Hoping to Trick the Public By Taking the 'High Road'  

Slimy Newt: How Gingrich Is Hoping to Trick the Public By Taking the 'High Road'

Never take Newtie at face value. He's a slime, just as his name suggests. Always has been, always will be. Read more »

Is Caroline Kennedy Winning Over Skeptics?  

Is Caroline Kennedy Winning Over Skeptics?

Are Democrats warming up to the idea of Senator Kennedy? Read more »

 

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