All Articles on Ronald Reagan

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Why The Republican’s Old Divide-and-Conquer Strategy—Setting Working Class Against the Poor—Is Backfiring
For almost forty years Republicans have pursued a divide-and-conquer strategy intended to convince working-class whites that the poor were their enemies. The big news is it’s starting to backfire. Republicans told the working class that its hard-earned tax dollars were being siphoned off to pay for...
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Why We Need a New War on Poverty
The deepening crisis today demands an effort as ambitious as the one launched fifty years ago this week.
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Snowden Affair: The Case for a Pardon
Snowden gave classified information to journalists, even though he knew the likely consequences. That was an act of courage
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Wall Street Sings While Americans Sob: Happy New Year One and All
Wall Street posts record gains as millions of Americans face a year of more cuts
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NSA, Benghazi and the Monsters of Our Own Creation
If we are so smart why are we so dumb? I am referring to the “intelligence” that our spy agencies have gathered at great cost in both massive secret black box budgets and, much more important, the surrender of our personal freedom to the snooping eyes of our modern surveillance state. “We know...
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Spy Wars: Americans Need to Know More Than Snowden has Revealed
We've been here before, in the 1960s and '70s, when spy agencies flagrantly violated civil rights in the name of national security
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US Sailors: Response to Fukushima Emergency Resulted in Cancer
Dozens of crew members have been diagnosed with thyroid cancer, testicular cancer and leukemia
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NAFTA's Disaster at 20: State of the North American Worker
Twenty years since its passage, NAFTA has displaced workers on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, depressed wages, weakened unions, and set the terms of the neoliberal global economy.
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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 his remarkable ability to reconcile with his oppressors, and the political prescription his...
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Sanders Goes on Offense Against Austerity with 'Progressive Budget Blueprint'
As budget committee meets again, progressive lawmakers declare full-throated defense of Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid while saying 'Jobs, Not Cuts' is more sensible path
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