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I can be categorized as someone who is on the radical left in terms of my socio-political ideology. I have been a member of many leftist and progressive groups since I was a teenager. I was ...
by mka193
Comment Count 730 comments on Wed Nov 26, 2008 at 10:45 AM PST with 889 Recommends
Cross posted from Docudharma. I find myself, on some level, torn between my highly strained faith in American democracy and a perception that it no longer ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 698 comments on Mon Aug 11, 2008 at 03:58 PM PDT with 690 Recommends
FDR really did nail it, when he made [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Definitions_of_fascism THIS] statement, 75 years ago…. Franklin D. Roosevelt “The first truth is that the liberty of a ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 269 comments on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 12:01 PM PDT with 527 Recommends
(Cross posted from Docudharma )
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 570 comments on Sun Jun 22, 2008 at 01:04 PM PDT with 508 Recommends
Remember [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/12/23/1173393/-OWS-Monitored-as-Terrorist-Org-by-FBI the breaking stories, just before Christmas], regarding FBI surveillance of Occupy Wall Street? Well,
by bobswern
Comment Count 579 comments on Sun Dec 30, 2012 at 02:20 AM PST with 501 Recommends
Seems like Indiana and Arkansas legislators have made now a good time to reprise this little quiz on religious freedom. Written by the Rev. Emily C. Heath at the United Church of Christ, the quiz is ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 124 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 09:28 PM PDT with 421 Recommends
Many of us have been wondering why the raids on Occupy camps across the country have had such a coordinated feel. If only the official response to real social ills could have been as timely and ...
by aigeanta
Comment Count 638 comments on Sat Nov 19, 2011 at 06:07 AM PST with 397 Recommends
Just when you thought you'd heard it all about our "[http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/03/27/1077960/-Obama-Administration-Facilitates-Turnkey-Totalitarian-State- Turnkey Totalitarian State]," a ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 197 comments on Sun Apr 01, 2012 at 03:36 AM PDT with 358 Recommends
If you’ve been following the myriad stories regarding our ever-increasing surveillance state and our government’s deliberate and massive suppression of virtually all forms of social activism and ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 414 comments on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 12:38 PM PDT with 341 Recommends
Never mind the name on the account - this was written by my colleague, Ashley Allison, SierraRise Senior Campaigner. Standing eye to eye with Chevron CEO John Watson, Servio Curipoma fought back ...
by Nathan Empsall SierraRise
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Jan 21, 2014 at 09:21 AM PST with 315 Recommends
Each semester as I prepare to teach an Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, I look over my materials, and review comments made by students from the previous semester, in order to improve the course.
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 534 comments on Sat Dec 27, 2008 at 12:04 PM PST with 307 Recommends
Let me be quite clear about this what we do or do not do with our bodies is quite frankly none of your fucking business. We have a right to make decisions based that are fundamental to us; and none ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 685 comments on Sat Jan 22, 2011 at 02:12 AM PST with 300 Recommends
I find Greg Sargent to be one of the most incisive writers on politics around, an excellent blogger. He nails it in a post today: The Daley pick will inevitably reinforce a ...
by TomP
Comment Count 490 comments on Thu Jan 06, 2011 at 10:37 AM PST with 298 Recommends
“There is no way in the American political system to vote against the interest of Goldman Sachs. It's impossible. Or Exxon Mobil.” Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Chris ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 176 comments on Wed Apr 10, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 291 Recommends
Raw Story A Texas gun club named after one of the founders of the Black Panthers Party marched in Dallas on Wednesday to protest against police brutality, KTXA-TV reported. Around two dozen members ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 372 comments on Thu Aug 21, 2014 at 03:30 AM PDT with 290 Recommends
Over the past hour, Columbia University economics Professor Joseph Stiglitz—whom I’ve repeatedly stated, in past posts, gets my vote as being one of the most important people on the planet--...
by bobswern
Comment Count 120 comments on Sun Apr 14, 2013 at 08:17 PM PDT with 267 Recommends
During the last thirty-plus years powerful supra-national business and financial interests have embarked in the systematic dismantling of our democratic institutions, of the proper functioning of ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 365 comments on Tue Jan 14, 2014 at 12:13 PM PST with 262 Recommends
Take one last look at this sacred heart Before it ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 189 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2009 at 04:18 PM PDT with 256 Recommends
by Maryscott OConnor
Comment Count 190 comments on Thu May 11, 2006 at 02:10 PM PDT with 239 Recommends
Journalist and blogger Glenn Greenwald and colleague Ewen MacAskill released a new round of top secret National Security Agency documents via the Guardian , Saturday afternoon, this time concerning ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 271 comments on Sat Jun 08, 2013 at 08:59 PM PDT with 236 Recommends