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Obama Can Pump Trillions in the Economy, But No One Knows If It Will Work  

Obama Can Pump Trillions in the Economy, But No One Knows If It Will Work
By Nicholas von Hoffman, The Nation
The nation's hopes -- even the world's -- are riding on it, but Barack Obama's stimulus plan is no sure shot. Read more »

The Plot Against Pensions and the Plan to Save Them  

The Plot Against Pensions and the Plan to Save Them

Here's what the 50 million workers who saw their retirement plans drop by as much as 30 percent last year should know. Read more »

'We Are Very Violent': Israeli War Crimes Mount  

'We Are Very Violent': Israeli War Crimes Mount

And so does international criticism of Israel's utter disregard for civilian lives. Read more »

AlterNet Commenters Share Their Anger at the Killing and Atrocities in Gaza  

AlterNet Commenters Share Their Anger at the Killing and Atrocities in Gaza

The anger and frustration at U.S. politicians, the corporate media and the slaughter of hundreds of innocent civilians is palpable. Read more »

Gawker Shocker: How the Web's Hottest Gossip Empire Lost Its Mojo  

Gawker Shocker: How the Web's Hottest Gossip Empire Lost Its Mojo

Nick Denton built a multi-million-dollar gossip blog empire. But as he sells off his prime assets, can the Gawker kingpin survive? Read more »

Barbie's Sordid Sexual History  

Barbie's Sordid Sexual History

Orgies, prostitutes and Zsa Zsa Gabor? Read more »

Campaign For Special Torture Prosecutor Takes Change.gov Site By Storm  

Campaign For Special Torture Prosecutor Takes Change.gov Site By Storm

The votes are in, and the top-ranked question -- out of 70,000 submitted to Obama's site -- asks for an investigation of torture and spying. Read more »

Illinois May Pose the Greatest Opposition to Obama's Plans on Global Warming  

Illinois May Pose the Greatest Opposition to Obama's Plans on Global Warming

Illinois is one of the top greenhouse gas engines thanks to its dependence on two of the dirtiest sources of fossil fuel energy: coal and tar sands. Read more »

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Obama: 'If Paul Krugman Has a Good Idea … Then We're Going to Do It'  

Obama: 'If Paul Krugman Has a Good Idea … Then We're Going to Do It'

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman has been a frequent critic of President-elect Obama. Read more »

We Can't Afford to Sink Deeper into the Afghan Quagmire  

We Can't Afford to Sink Deeper into the Afghan Quagmire

Seeking alternatives to escalation in the Afghanistan war. Read more »

Illinois House votes 114-1 to Impeach Blagojevich  

Illinois House votes 114-1 to Impeach Blagojevich

The impeachment trial will be held by the state Senate. Read more »

 

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