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Thursday, December 12, 2013
Amy Goodman
Mandela: The Man and the Movement
Nelson Mandela’s passing last week at the age of 95 has been met with a global outpouring of remembrance and reflection. A giant of modern human history has died. Mandela is rightly remembered for...
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Harvey Wasserman
Japan's Deadly New 'Fukushima Fascism'
Fukushima continues to spew out radiation. The quantities seem to be rising, as do the impacts. The site has been infiltrated by organized crime.
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Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity
Fire the Liar: Obama Urged to Fire DNI Clapper
Last March – before Edward Snowden revealed the NSA’s sweeping collection of phone and other data – Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said no such operation existed. Now, a group of ex-...
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Bill Moyers
The Great American Class War
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Jenn Topper
The End of the Internet As We Know It
The Internet is the world’s largest shopping mall, library, video store, post office and town square. When you turn on your computer, you’re in the driver’s seat, choosing what you want to read,...
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Mattea Kramer
Don’t Deck the Halls for This One
Channeling the spirit of the holiday season, key lawmakers managed to set aside dysfunction and take the first step in a small budget deal for the 2014 fiscal year.
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Jeff Bryant
Day Of Action Reveals Anger With Education Policies
“We have to fight for our children’s education.” Those words, from Philadelphia parent Kia Hinton , crystalized a national sentiment expressed during a Day of Action to Reclaim the Promise of Public...
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Robert Reich
Raw Deal
About the only good thing that can be said about the budget deal just patched together by House Republican budget chair Paul Ryan and Senate Democratic budget chair Patty Murray is that the right-...
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Madeline Ostrander
The Education of Bill McKibben: How the Unlikely Activist Learned to Break the Rules
The tasks Bill McKibben set for himself were monumental. Start a genuinely grassroots movement at a time when many big environmental groups focus on mouse-click petitions, fundraising, and lobbying...
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Robert C. Koehler
Nuclear Disarmament: Beyond Iran
Iran! So long our enemy-in-waiting, just asking for it, y’know?
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Ruth Conniff
Budget Deal Hurts the Unemployed, Misses the Point
The bipartisan budget deal reached Tuesday by House Budget Committee chair Paul Ryan, Republican of Wisconsin, and Senate Budget Committee chair Patty Murray, Democrat of Washington, lifts the...
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