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Beat the Devil

Alexander Cockburn

Those demanding change in response to the Libor scandal forget how deeply the corruption is rooted.

The administration promised a sensible approach to drug policy. So why are the feds attacking the medical marijuana industry?

Americans who worry about dangerous trends overseas should take a look at warning signs much closer to home.

Instead of making vague promises to create high-paying jobs, the government should increase wages for the jobs that actually exist.

No matter how appalling the catastrophe, the nuclear industry will insist on the safety of nuclear power.

Steve Jobs told Obama that Apple manufacturing jobs are never coming back to the US. Really?

With the signing of the National Defense Authorization Act, the president has brought Guantánamo-style justice to the United States.

The sooner Eurocrats dispense with their calls for more economic centralization, the better off we’ll all be.


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