Digby

Digby is the pseudonym of progressive political blogger Heather Parton from Santa Monica, California who founded the blog Hullabaloo.

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Friday, March 15, 2013 - 3:03pm
Did You Know That The Chained-CPI Is Actually A Middle Class Tax Hike?
Did you know that? Yes, it is:
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Monday, January 14, 2013 - 12:31pm
The One Economic Problem Nobody Seems to Give a Damn About
It remains one of the strangest and saddest aspects of our current economic debates that nobody seems to care all that much about our still painfully high unemployment. And it’s probably a lot higher than we know :
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Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 9:05am
Teachers Have No Friends Among the Journalistic Elite
I'm sorry to blast Alex Wagner's show two posts in a row, but this segment on the Chicago teachers strike is so smugly biased and ill-informed my head is exploding:
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Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 11:05am
Let's Talk About Tasers
Like Glenn, I write a lot about civil liberties, which have been at the heart of the national conversation since the beginning of the War On Terror and the expansion of the national security state. But my interest in civil liberties predates 9/11 and until then was usually pointed at the far more prosaic issues of police and prosecutorial misconduct (and the inevitable conclusions any study of those things brings to the issue of the death penalty).
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