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Monday, September 16, 2013
Tom Weis
Boulder's 100-Year Flood & Weather Weirding
I have lived in Boulder for nearly 30 years and have never seen anything -- weatherwise -- like what I've witnessed these past two years.
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David Morris
Defending the Public From Greed
A month before the 1932 election, Franklin Roosevelt traveled to Portland, Oregon to deliver a speech about government and governance. Some 80 years later, his talk, given in the depths of the...
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Robert McChesney, John Nichols
Dollarocracy: How Big Money Undermines Our Democracy
“We’ve found through our experience that timid supplications for justice will not solve the problem,” declared the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1967 as he announced the civil rights movement’s...
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Chris Hedges
The Origins of Our Police State
JaQuan LaPierre, 22, was riding a bicycle down a sidewalk Sept. 5 when he noticed a squad car pulling up beside him. It was 8:30 on a hot Thursday night at the intersection of Bond Street and Jackson...
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Jasmina Tesanovic
I Hope Syria Will Not Suffer Western Intervention – I Have Lived It
None of my friends in Belgrade believed that the west would bomb us . They considered themselves modern big-city Europeans, but my father thought otherwise.
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Peter Ludlow
The Banality of Systemic Evil
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Danny Schechter
Commemorating the Financial Panic: It Ain’t Over Yet
New York, New York – Media outlets love anniversaries. They become the makers and news-pegs for one-day stories that become pretexts for episodic coverage of key issues that substitute for ongoing...
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Paul Buchheit
Libertarian Writings that Read Like Comic Books
Free-market libertarians go to outrageous extremes to convince themselves and others of the infallibility of the market.
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David Callahan, Wallace Turbeville
Six Reasons Another Financial Crisis Is Inevitable
Five years after the fall of Lehman Brothers and the worst financial crisis since 1929, one thing seems certain: another meltdown of the financial system seems inevitable. Why? Because we still haven...
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Robert Kuttner
Summer's End at the Fed
Larry Summers is out. But who is in?
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Harvey Wasserman
Syria Is an Epic Victory for the Superpower of Peace
The United States is not now bombing Syria. Let’s savor that again: for the moment at least, the United States is not now bombing Syria.
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Subhankar Banerjee
Colorado's Thousand-Year Flood
On Sunday morning I read more rain will fall in Colorado throughout the day.
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