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|Explaining Inequality: The American Dream in Crisis
As an issue, income inequality has largely disappeared from the policy spotlight in recent months. Though once widely discussed, thanks largely to the Occupy Wall Street movement, few Americans are ...
|A Young Man was Executed in Syria -- and a Photographer Recounts Witnessing it
The photographs, along with the original story, can be found here . From TIME: What follows is a harrowing series of photographs of Islamic militants publicly executing, by decapitation, a young ...
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From the Washington Post : On the day Bennie Coleman lost his house, the day armed U.S. marshals came to his door and ordered him off the property, he slumped in a folding chair across the street ...
|Just How Much Would Romney Pay in Taxes Under Paul Ryan's Tax Plan?
There's a lot not to like about Paul Ryan. Sure, he might be able to energize the Republican base, but the last time a Vice Presidential candidate did that, it didn't turn out too well for the GOP. ...
|German Court Rules to Ban Religious Circumcision
In a landmark German court case, Cologne's district court, in effect, outlawed religious male circumcision . In the ruling, the court equated circumcision with "grievous bodily harm," writing, The ...
|Are Crimes Against Humanity Legal? For Corporations, They Soon Might Be
Today, the Supreme Court made it clear that they are perhaps the most pro-Corporate Court in the history of the United States in it's ruling in American Tradition Partnership, Inc. v. Bullock ,which ...
|GOP Attempts Florida Voter Suppression -- Again
Florida's Republican Governor Rick Scott is once again carrying out blatant voter suppression . As reported by ThinkProgress: Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) has ordered the state to purge all “...
|Tribute to Dennis Kucinich, a True Progressive
It is with great sadness that I must write that Dennis Kucinich, the House's liberal lion from Ohio, lost his primary tonight against Rep. Marcy Kaptur, after redistricting forced the two against ...
|How corporations will soon be able to (legally) torture people
In a little more than a month, the Supreme Courts will hear arguments over the case Kiobel v. Royal ...
|Breitbart and the Lunatic Right... want to kill us?
Andrew Breitbart is currently one of the craziest and most despicable conservative activists. He's been shown to have no morality -- on several occasions, he has destroyed the reputation of many ...
|Don't have health care? The Tea Party doesn't care if you die
There were several moments in tonight's GOP debate that nearly made me sick. Most everything that was said was completely expected -- nothing more than the most extreme American right wing ...
|Dear Secular America...
Dear Secular America, I am sorry. I am so, so, sorry. I know the extremist Religious Right probably drives you crazy, and for good reason. They blabber on and on in such a self-righteous way and ...
|The Delusional Tea Party and their Worldview
It was an unusually warm day last week at my local state fair. I was busy helping staff the Democratic Party's booth there when a hot-headed working class woman angrily marched up and started ...
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48 years and one day ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered one of the greatest pieces of oratory in the history of the United States. ...
|7 Things Everybody Needs to Know About Our Economy
I am sick of hearing Republican talking points about the economy which can easily be refuted with simple facts. So, hopefully to make that job a bit easier for everybody, here is a list of the seven ...
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