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Cases like that of Weldon Angelos, who was given a fifty-five-year sentence for selling marijuana, cry out for mercy. But calls for clemency have fallen on deaf ears.
Twenty twelve was the hottest year on record—and far past time for the president to lead on climate change.
Here are just a few things the Foreign Relations Committee should be asking Obama’s nominee for secretary of state.
What remains of the initial Obama drive to reach out to Iran with an “engagement that is honed and grounded in mutual respect”?
How did a community organizer and a constitutional law professor become an extrajudicial, drone-happy president?
As the infrastructure of many U.S. cities crumbles, the Pentagon continues to pump over a billion dollars into military bases throughout the Middle East.
In the next four years—and beyond—progressives must create the political space for the president to represent the majority of Americans.
We won, but at what cost? Fool me once, shame on Obama, but fool me twice and I’m the one responsible.
The future of US global power is in space warfare.
In this election, the deepest division was over whether we are all in this together.
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