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Friday, March 7, 2014
Timothy Karr
Why You Should Fear Big Bad Cable
Twenty-five years ago this month, Sir Tim Berners-Lee introduced an open protocol for sharing information that gave everyday Internet users the power over what they created and whom they connected...
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Mark Weisbrot
Venezuela, Journalistic Malpractice, and the 'Paper of Record'
On Saturday, March 1 the New York Times ran a graphic accompanying its article on Venezuela that showed an “implied inflation rate” of more than 300 percent.
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Edward Snowden
What Europe Should Know about US Mass Surveillance
Common Dreams editor's note: What follows is a statement addressed to an investigative panel of the European Parliament looking into the nature and scope of U.S. surveillance conducted by the...
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Harry Belafonte
We Must Stop Throwing People Away
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Robert Parry
The ‘We-Hate-Putin’ Group Think
The U.S. political-media elites, which twisted themselves into a dangerous “group think” over the Iraq War last decade, have spun out of control again in a wild overreaction to the Ukraine crisis...
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Robert Reich
The Great American Working Class U-Turn
Do you recall a time in America when the income of a single school teacher or baker or salesman or mechanic was enough to buy a home, have two cars, and raise a family?
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Ira Chernus
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Norman Solomon
Hillary Clinton on Putin: Playing a Dog-Eared “Hitler” Card
The frontrunner to become the next president of the United States is playing an old and dangerous political game -- comparing a foreign leader to Adolf Hitler.
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