Robert Reich

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Sens. Tina Smith (D-Minn) (L) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn) have called for an end to the filibuster. (Photo: Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
"The filibuster didn't come from the Constitution, or from our founders," argued Sen. Tina Smith, one of a growing number of Democrats now coming out against the arcane procdure.
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Ahead of Thanksgiving, millions of families are in need of food assistance due to Covid-19 related layoffs and the expiration of federal unemployment benefits. Meanwhile, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and 649 other billionaires in the U.S. have amassed a combined $1 trillion in gains since the pandemic began in March 2020. (Photos: Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket and Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images)
"During the pandemic that has taken everything from millions, U.S. billionaires...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Billionaire Jeff Bezos makes between $4.5 million and $9 million an hour.
A new analysis finds that the billionaire could provide annual coverage slashed...

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Amidst the debate on what rights should and should not be afforded Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, more on our questionable trade-off - rights vs. "security" - that may give us neither; the dichotomy between our fear of random violence, which we call terrorism, and our blithe acceptance of guns all around us; the xenophobia of our endless war on terror; and, from the Rude Pundit , the "pain and suffering about to be inflicted on the rest of us" because two "ball-cap-wearing bros watched too much jihadi shit...