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Saturday, June 11, 2011
John Pilger
'The War You Don't See': A Film You Won't See
Dear Noam,
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Pierre Tristam
Firefighter Hero-Worship and Hypocrisy: When Public Employees Save Lives
There’s really been only one story in Flagler County in the past few weeks: The wildfires. I’ve had a chance to see the disaster up close a few times, and to see firefighters in action at several of...
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Kari Hamerschlag
Improving School Food: Do It Now or Pay the Price Later
On May 30, the Republican-controlled House Appropriations Committee voted to cripple the nation’s budding effort to do something about the woeful quality of school food and make America’s kids...
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Sarah Anderson
Cut Wall Street Down to Size With a Financial Speculation Tax
If you want to transform the economy, you have to cut Wall Street down to its proper size. One way to do that is to tax the short-term speculative activities that dominate and distort financial...
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Deborah Burger
The Nurses’ Main Street Campaign to Rebuild America
Mister Cellophane 'Cause you can look right through me Walk right by me And never know I'm there... -- from 'Chicago' (the musical)
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Michael Winship
The Perils of Ignoring Science
I heard a remarkable thing on the radio the other day and it had nothing to do with a congressman’s nether regions. A local NPR reporter was talking with Joseph Nicholson, CEO of Red Jacket Orchards...
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