David Sirota

David Sirota is a best-selling author whose new book "Back to Our Future" is now available. He hosts the morning show on AM760 in Colorado and is a contributing writer at Salon.com. E-mail him at ds@davidsirota.com, follow him on Twitter @davidsirota or visit his website at www.davidsirota.com.

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Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 2:45pm
Microsoft Admits Keeping $92 Billion Offshore to Avoid Paying $29 Billion in US Taxes
Microsoft Corp. is currently sitting on almost $29.6 billion it would owe in U.S. taxes if it repatriated the $92.9 billion of earnings it is keeping offshore, according to disclosures in the company’s most recent annual filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The amount of money that...
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Friday, January 17, 2014 - 7:41am
Pentagon & NSA Officials say They Want Snowden Extrajudicially Assassinated
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Saturday, December 14, 2013 - 8:59am
Three Questions About the Motor City
Though they are important, let's be honest: Municipal budget figures can be mind-numbingly boring. Even in high-profile, high-stakes dramas like Detroit's bankruptcy, the sheer flood of numbers can encourage people to simply tune it all out for fear of being further confused.
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Friday, September 13, 2013 - 6:36am
The Lessons of Colorado's Gun Debate
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Friday, September 6, 2013 - 7:53am
What Happened to the Anti-War Movement?
A mere 72 hours after President Obama delivered an encomium honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, he announced his intention to pound yet another country with bombs. The oxymoron last week was noteworthy for how little attention it received. Yes, a president memorialized an anti-war activist who derided the U.S.
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Friday, August 16, 2013 - 6:55am
School Reformers Give a Lesson in Corruption
Paradoxes come in all different forms, but here’s one that perfectly fits this Gilded Age: The most significant lesson from the ongoing debate about American education has little to do with schools and everything to do with money.
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Saturday, August 3, 2013 - 9:47am
Pennies at the Register, Dollars In the Paycheck
You know the boilerplate argument against higher wages in America, because you've heard it so many times from Fox News' and CNBC pundits. But as service industry workers now mount protests against poverty-level pay and as the Associated Press reports that "four out of 5 U.S.
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Friday, July 26, 2013 - 7:27am
A Case That Challenges Government Immunity
Court cases are often cures for insomnia, but every so often a lawsuit is an eye-opening journey through the looking glass. One of those is suddenly upon us - and we should be thankful because it finally provides an unfiltered look at our government.
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Friday, June 21, 2013 - 8:40am
Humanity's Oldest Story
This is a tale of two presidents — the one we hope we have and the one we actually have.
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Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 8:32am
Rethinking American Exceptionalism
“American exceptionalism” is perhaps the most misunderstood phrase in politics. If, like the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, we define “exceptionalism” as “the condition of being different from the norm”—then it’s certainly true that America is exceptional. But we rarely stop to ask: Should we always want to be exceptional?
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