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Thursday, October 10, 2013
Ray McGovern
Snowden Accepts Whistleblower Award
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Glenn Greenwald
Committee to Protect Journalists Issues Scathing Report on Obama Administration
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Amy Goodman
Single-Payer Prescription for What Ails Obamacare
“We apologize for the inconvenience. The Marketplace is currently undergoing regularly scheduled maintenance and will be back up Monday 10/7/3013.” You read it right, 3013. That was the message on...
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Ken Butigan
The Miracle of the First Nuclear Test Ban
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Norman Solomon
Google: Doing Evil with ALEC
Google Inc. is now aligned with the notorious ALEC. Quietly, Google has joined ALEC -- the American Legislative Exchange Council -- the shadowy corporate alliance that pushes odious laws through...
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John Feffer
The Jellification of Politics
The world will not end with bang or a whimper. It will end with the silent slither of jellyfish. Literally. And figuratively.
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Tom Engelhardt
The Etiquette of War and Surveillance
[ Editor’s Note: In the sequester and government-shutdown era, the classic military newspaper Stars and Stripes is facing some of the problems of its civilian brethren and so downsizing its print...
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Tony Corbo
USDA’s Failure to Stop Contaminated Chicken Goes Far Beyond the Government Shutdown
Over the couple days, several media outlets have reported that the salmonella outbreak that has sickened nearly 300 people in 17 states has become a symbol of the government shutdown or its “ worst-...
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Sadhbh Walshe
Are Americans Dumb? No, It's the Inequality, Stupid
Are Americans dumb? This is a question that has been debated by philosophers, begrudging foreigners and late night TV talk show hosts for decades. Anyone who has ever watched the Tonight Show's "...
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Robert C. Koehler
A Rationality Shutdown
In an agony of stupidity, the government shuts down.
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Sam Pizzigati
Subsidizing Economic Inequality
The debate over America’s federal budget is getting stale — and getting us nowhere, as the latest government shutdown depressingly reminds us. Political obsession over budget deficits has now morphed...
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Ralph Nader
Tea Party Energy vs. Progressive Lassitude in Congress
The difference between the sheer energy levels of far Right and the progressive Left in Congress is stunning. There is no comparison. The extreme Right know who they are: bulls. Their pathway to...
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