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Thursday, February 20, 2014
Candace Clement
Five Epic Fails in the FCC's New Net Neutrality Plan
On Wednesday, the Federal Communications Commission broke its silence and issued the agency’s first big announcement since a federal court struck down the Net Neutrality rules last month.
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Harvey Wasserman
Obama’s Nuke-Powered Drone Strike on America’s Fiscal Sanity
So the “all the above” energy strategy now deems we dump another $6.5 billion in bogus loan guarantees down the atomic drain.
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Tom Engelhardt
Documenting Darkness: How a Thug State Operates
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Ralph Hutchison
Memo to a Federal Judge on Civil Disobedience: Really? Are You Kidding Me?
We’ve heard it from the bench in Oak Ridge city courtrooms and from state judges in Clinton, Tennessee. And on February 18 we heard it from a federal judge—there are two variations. The first: There...
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Zoë Carpenter
If Climate Change is a ‘Weapon of Mass Destruction,’ Why Promote Carbon Proliferation?
On Sunday, Secretary of State John Kerry delivered a call for climate action that attracted considerable attention because of its forcefulness.
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Mary Bottari
How Pro-Austerity Groups Lost the Deficit Wars
It’s debt ceiling time and the US economy is once again on the brink, held hostage by extremists hell-bent on forcing cuts to Medicare and Social Security. Oh wait. That was last year.
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Seumas Milne
Climate Change Deniers Have Grasped That Markets Can't Fix the Climate
It's an unmistakable taste of things to come. The floods that have deluged Britain may be small beer on a global scale.
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Ralph Nader
Seeing Through the CBO's Minimum Wage Fog
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