Monday, July 24, 2017

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BREAKING: Wisconsin may bring the Koch brothers one state closer to...

Legislators are debating whether to call for a constitutional convention, a prize of corporate interest groups.

Trying to explain the disdain for poor Americans

The costly and dysfunctional state of health care in the U.S. shows the absurdity of entrusting basic human needs to the narcissistic tendencies of capitalism.

The Brazen Hypocrisy of Trump, Giuliani — and Their Enablers

Trump and Giuliani censure Hillary for her husband's extramarital affair, when their own relationships have been equally scandalous, and many “conservatives” encourage this cruel hypocrisy.

Baltimore’s “Big Government” In Blue Uniforms

Conservatives’ zeal for reining in government turns into something else when marginalized groups, or groups they disdain suffer under the only form of “big government” conservatives don’t seem to mind.

Is Bernie Sanders Promising ‘Free Stuff’ To Buy Votes?

Conservatives claim that Sanders is trying to “buy votes” when he tells people they can have “free stuff” like free college tuition. But in a democracy, what does this mean?

Five New Year’s Resolutions for Cognitively-Deprived Conservatives

Many conservatives shy away from the facts, but a willingness to consider them would be a good way to start 2016.

Left-Right Fandom: Putin’s the Man, Bestriding the World Stage

What other widely celebrated world leader draws such praise not just from conservative circles (Limbaugh, Drudge, Breitbart, Palin, PC Roberts) but adulation from the left side as well. For leftists who staunchly hate the west's imperial militarism, Putin is the hero battling the west ("noble" for journalist Finian Cunningham), the strongest moral and political bulwark against the spreading Evil Empire.

What I Learned on My Red State Book Tour

While Robert Reich's intent was to put into practice what he teaches, "the best way to learn is to talk with people who disagree with you," here is what he actually learned from red America while on his book tour.

Debate Mendacity Even Shocks Conservatives

Republican presidential candidates seem free to bend, twist and shred the truth at will—for instance, take the free-for-all CNBC debate. They all got away with prevaricating about themselves, their policies and their opponents.

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The Trump administration’s dangerous plans for “America’s backyard”

The last thing these countries need is a further escalation of violence and new approaches for dealing with what is in large part a youth problem need to be put forward.

College was once free and for the public good – What happened?

Students didn’t have to worry about tuition and debt until higher education became more about personal gain than contributing to society.

Bernie fights to oppose new dirty energy bill

“Our job is to move away from fossil fuels toward sustainable energy and energy efficiency,” Sanders said in a statement. “This bill does the opposite.”

In the last 40 years CEO pay has risen by 937% while worker wages...

America’s inequality problem continues to be the worst in the industrialized world. 

Good news on Social Security and Medicare? Reports show just that

This is a good point to keep in mind as the Republicans try to dismantle Obamacare.

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