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Economic PTSD: The Psychological Effects of the Recession  

Economic PTSD: The Psychological Effects of the Recession
By Michael Bader, AlterNet
We feel responsible for things we didn't do and helpless in the face of things we couldn't do. Read more »

Dirt-Cheap Gas in 2009: Be Careful What You Wish For  

Dirt-Cheap Gas in 2009: Be Careful What You Wish For

Oil costs a third of what it did in July, and prices keep dropping. That may seem like a godsend now, but we'll pay through the nose later. Read more »

Virtually the Entire Dem-Controlled Congress Supports Israel's War Crimes in Gaza  

Virtually the Entire Dem-Controlled Congress Supports Israel's War Crimes in Gaza

Congressional leaders are advancing a radical view of international law that would allow powerful countries to get away with wanton war crimes. Read more »

Let's Stay Focused on the Right Kind of Economic Recovery  

Let's Stay Focused on the Right Kind of Economic Recovery

Even after the collapse of the myth of the market, conservatives are still waging class warfare on the rest of us. Read more »

Is America's Love Affair with Stupidity Finally Over?  

Is America's Love Affair with Stupidity Finally Over?

Americans' embrace of the Obamas and other intelligent public figures may be part of a much-needed cultural shift. Read more »

Four Reasons to Oppose the Bush-Obama Request for the Rest of the $700 Billion Bailout  

Four Reasons to Oppose the Bush-Obama Request for the Rest of the $700 Billion Bailout

For starters: The Treasury says it doesn't need the money. Read more »

Outrage in Oakland After Oscar Grant's Death: Piecing Together the Story  

Outrage in Oakland After Oscar Grant's Death: Piecing Together the Story

The execution-style shooting of a 22-year-old African American has sparked violent protests in Oakland and outrage throughout the country. Read more »

History Cannot Save Bush  

History Cannot Save Bush

In a final, childish act, Bush refuses to answer a question from Helen Thomas, the most senior member of the White House press corps. Read more »

How Israel Used Deception to Justify Its Gaza Aggression  

How Israel Used Deception to Justify Its Gaza Aggression

Israeli intelligence concluded after Camp David that Yassir Arafat was willing to follow the Oslo process -- but that's not what they told lawmakers. Read more »

The Human Impact: What TVA Isn't Saying about the Coal Spill Disaster  

The Human Impact: What TVA Isn't Saying about the Coal Spill Disaster

What does the future hold for the public's health and safety? Overnight, a whole community's lifestyle is gone. Read more »

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Cops are Going Taser-Crazy: Teens Injured and Killed By Supposed 'Nonlethal' Weapons  

Cops are Going Taser-Crazy: Teens Injured and Killed By Supposed 'Nonlethal' Weapons

Here are two stories about the torture of teenagers by police with tasers ... one of whom died. Read more »

New Season of 24 Allows Right-Wingers to Fall In Love with Torture All Over Again  

New Season of 24 Allows Right-Wingers to Fall In Love with Torture All Over Again

Bauer's fictional defense of torture and his fictional claims of its effectiveness are having very real consequences. Read more »

Afghanistan II: the Sequel We (and the Afghans) Don't Need  

Afghanistan II: the Sequel We (and the Afghans) Don't Need

Haven't we seen this movie before? Read more »

 

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