All Articles on Ronald Reagan

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Hollywood’s Propaganda
“Movies have become a happy arm of the United States government as they advocate for violence and war crimes.”
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The Spreading Slick of Blame for the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
BP and its contractors bear primary responsibility for the disaster. But regulators, the White House, even we share in it, too
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Bob Woodward Embodies US Political Culture in a Single Outburst
Washington's most celebrated journalist hails the values of militarism, lawlessness, and presidential omnipotence
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Despite Right-Wing Opposition, Hagel Looks Set for Confirmation
WASHINGTON - Despite an appeal Thursday by 15 right-wing Republican senators for President Barack Obama to withdraw the nomination of Chuck Hagel as his next defence secretary, the former Republican senator from Nebraska appears virtually certain to be confirmed as Pentagon chief by the full Senate...
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President Obama – Get Tough on Corporate Welfare
Ask anti-government ideologues about "welfare" and they are likely to tell you all about an increasingly large group of Americans who are dependent on government handouts. They might refer to the portion of the population who Mitt Romney famously called "the 47 percent," those who consider...
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Field Work's Dirty Decret: Agribusiness Exploitation of Undocumented Labor
Agriculture has long been US industry's most profitable sector – at the expense of a virtually indentured immigrant workforce
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Declining Union Membership and Attacks on Workers: Pages from the Neoliberal Playbook
Last week, the U.S. Labor Department reported that the percentage of U.S. workers who were union members in 2012 had fallen to a 97-year low of 11.3 percent of the workforce. The total number of union members fell by 400,000 workers relative to 2011. In 2011, the unionization rate was 11.8 percent...
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Dear President Obama, Please Stop Being So Reasonable
In the fight over guns, we need a president willing to pull the trigger.
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America’s War for Reality
The real struggle confronting the United States is not between the Right and the Left in any traditional sense, but between those who believe in reality and those who are entranced by unreality. It is a battle that is testing whether fact-based people have the same determination to fight for their...
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Corporate Gold on the Fiscal Cliff
In economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman’s book, End This Depression Now! , there’s a chapter titled “The Second Gilded Age” in which he describes the extraordinary rise in wealth and power of the very rich during this era of unregulated greed. Since Ronald Reagan’s election in 1980,...
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