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Healing Veterans' Unseen Scars
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Ohio’s Anti-Green Suicide
Swing state Ohio is plunging ever deeper into the fossil/nuke abyss. Its Public Utilities Commission may soon gouge the public for $3 billion (BILLION!) to subsidize two filthy 50-year-old coal burners and America’s most dangerous nuke. Approval would seal Ohio’s death notice. None of those coal /...
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On Verge of Victory, Europe's Ascendant Left Declares 'Subservience is Over'
Joining together ahead of Greek elections, leaders of Syriza and Podemos signal their unified fight against austerity will extend beyond national borders
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In Syriza, Greece Has a Real Choice
Greek voters should not be intimidated into voting against the anti-austerity party.
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Imagine Something Different
“Imagine if we did something different.” Those were just seven words out of close to 7,000 that President Barack Obama spoke during his State of the Union address. He was addressing both houses of Congress, which are controlled by his bitter foes. Most importantly, though, he was addressing the...
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In SOTU, President Punts on Income Inequality
Much of the buildup to President Obama’s State of the Union address made it sound as if he was going to read chapter and verse from French economist Thomas Piketty’s book, Capital in the 21st Century – you know, last year’s 700-plus page best seller, the one that was unexpectedly all the rage as it...
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We’re Fed Up! 50,000 in Berlin Say No to TTIP
We are hearing more and more news from Europe that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is running into stiff head winds, and I had the pleasure of seeing this growing storm of opposition first-hand in Berlin last week. I attended a series of events culminating in the WIR HABEN...
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Syriza Rising
After five years of austerity, Greece may be about to elect Europe’s first left-wing government.
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After Bridge Disaster, Sanders Calls for $1 Trillion to Address Infrastructure Collapse
"Deteriorating infrastructure does not magically get better by ignoring it," says senator
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Republicans and Wall Street Say to Hell With Protecting the Public!
Moyers' interview with MIT Economist Simon Johnson
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