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When The New York Times first revealed the NSA was wiretapping Americans without a warrant in 2005, it was a scandal. But the government continues to spy with impunity—and what was once illegal has become the law.
How to get yourself to the edge of the fiscal abyss and not jump.
In his Senate testimony, the JPMorgan CEO ludicrously defined any new trade to protect against “bad outcomes” as a hedge.
Instead of actually working to solve problems, the GOP is pursuing an ideological agenda that is nothing less than legislative malpractice.
Why are the Koch Brothers so reluctant to testify before Congress?
The former "killer lobbyist" and convicted felon explains that although it will be difficult, the system he exploited must be changed.
It’s time to tackle the root problem: subservience to corporate and financial powers.
Time to stop being cynical about corporate money in politics and start being angry.
Republicans in Congress are quietly killing the provisions of Obama’s stimulus act that have kept millions out of poverty.
Congress is technically on recess—but the Republican Congress is still holding symbolic meetings to prevent Obama's recess appointments.
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