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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.
The Obama administration has come up with a remarkable justification for going to war against Libya without the required Congressional approval.
As a young, Japanese-American child, I was held in an internment camp out of prejudice and war hysteria. America can't make the same mistake again.
The annual reauthorization of the Department of Defense contains unprecedented and dangerous language that gives the President virtually unchecked power to take the country to war and keep us there.
The 1979 partial meltdown prompted more regulations and greater enforcement. Then in the 1990s, a Republican Congress took aim.
Rep. Peter King’s witnesses tried to paint Muslims as untrustworthy citizens, but other speakers, including LA Sherriff Lee Baca, attested to broad cooperation with law enforcement.