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How to "privatize" a country and make millions.

The streets of Baghdad are a swamp of crime and uncollected garbage.
Battered local businesses are going bankrupt, unable to compete with
cheap imports.

With the end of the Iraq war, the globalization war is heating up around
trade again, this time over the issue of genetically modified food.
George W.

Nothing deepens your cynicism quicker than the power of money in
American politics.

"Our job is to make sure that the labor movement talks about how the militarization of US foreign policy hurts workers at home."

Sentient observers know that American state and local governments face a
historic crisis--that they are cutting vital services and raising taxes,
mainly on those already most stressed in diffic

America needs jobs, and working families are hurting. At the same time,
the war in Iraq has heightened awareness of our dependence on foreign
oil and the vulnerability of our energy system.

Now Wal-Mart's banned those mags for lads
But so far hasn't banned the scads
Of other soft-core porn on view--
Like busty dolls that do kung fu,

Just in case you didn't have a clue who George W.

Blogs

John Nichols joins Ed Schultz to talk about Wisconsin's assault on public workers.

February 16, 2011

At last week's 2011 Green Jobs Conference, members of the American Sustainable Business Council presented creative strategies for achieving a "triple bottom line" of social and environmental responsibility and economic success.

February 16, 2011

Republican Governor Scott Walker wants to strip state workers of their collective bargaining rights. Wisconsinites are fighting back.

February 15, 2011

A budget plan that cuts over 200 federal programs and expands military spending reveals the president's misplaced priorities.

February 15, 2011

It might be the greatest bait and switch ever pulled on the American voter. For two successive election cycles we've been promised jobs, a recovering economy, attention to the Constitution. After the last one, triumphant Republican after triumphant Republican declared November’s to be an election decided on jobs.

February 15, 2011

A proposed bill to end collective bargaining and slash wages and benefits for nearly all public employees could foreshadow a larger conservative strategy to take down unions.

February 15, 2011

Poll after poll shows that the public favors job creation over deficit reduction. So why are both parties AWOL on jobs?

February 15, 2011

A proposed bill to end collective bargaining for nearly all public employees has mobilized the state's students to protect teacher's unions.

February 15, 2011

 As the right works to portray Obama as a socialist, John Nichols explains how positive socialist ideals have been blacklisted from our political discourse.

February 15, 2011

Can a country continue to innovative if it’s not making the stuff it innovates?

February 14, 2011