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Beat the Devil

Alexander Cockburn

Why is it easier to raise 3 million tweets for demonstrations in Iran than to twit about Obama's sellouts at home?

Connecting the dots between North Korea and the United States.

Our laws are rapidly collapsing into symbolism.

Weep not for the death of the old Fourth Estate: at almost every critical hour, in every decade, it failed us.

With haters on the wane, what will the hate-seekers do?

Life sentences without possibility of parole contribute to the ever-expanding gulag of our criminal justice system.

Now that New Mexico has ditched the death penalty, not much will change--except for the worse.

Expect gale-force gusts of bombast at NATO's anniversary party.


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