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Beat the Devil

Alexander Cockburn

The former president set in motion a sizable slice of the fantasies destroying America.

The diplomat was spared the annoyance of seeing one of his best-known political creations accused of supervising the killing of captives in order to slice out their organs for transplants.

The Internet is critically vulnerable to capricious government shutdown.

California's problems are well beyond the curative powers of any one governor. If Jerry Brown wins in November, there's no need to nourish foolish hopes.

George Soros's gift of $100 million to Human Rights Watch doesn't come without strings attached.

After seven years, America's occupation of Iraq is a failure.

Will the BP spill prove to be Judgment Day for the decades of growing corporate rule over government?


Alexander Cockburn
Alexander Cockburn, The Nation's "Beat the Devil" columnist and one...