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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.

Two major lawsuits--filed in the United States against multinational
corporations including GM, IBM and Citigroup for aiding and abetting
apartheid--are at a critical juncture.

See also Tim Shorrock's March 2002 story for The Nation
on the Carlyle Group.

As unemployment soars, many workers are rethinking their libertarian views.

Over the past few months, yet another epidemic has come to trouble our
unhappy world. Shortly after SARS was identified, the entire globe was
put on notice.

The best names in Wall Street, who besmirched themselves with
double-dealing stock-market scandals, were finally "punished" recently,
and the miscreants could not contain their glee.

Blogs

Advocates for paid sick leave took their fight to the Hill this week, and Labor Secretary Hilda Solis cheered them on.

April 28, 2010

How the sub-prime rip off results in transferring wealth out of minority America more than ever before, and how the bill proposed by Congress will not fix this.

April 28, 2010

Even as a BP oil rig spills oil into the Gulf of Mexico, wind farms are opening up possibilities for alternative energy.

April 27, 2010

 While doormen fight for a small wage increase, they open doors for some of New York's richest.

April 27, 2010

Senate Republican block debate on reform. But the AFL-CIO and National People’s Action have a different idea -- and they are taking it to Wall Street.

April 27, 2010

Nation DC Editor Chris Hayes joins The Rachel Maddow Show to discuss the strategy of both parties on Wall Street reform.

April 23, 2010

Without Sherrod Brown's fix, financial services reform could be nothing more than a sham.

April 23, 2010

The Greek debt package reflects Europe's failure.

April 23, 2010

Nation DC Editor Chris Hayes discusses the sudden conciliatory behavior from Republicans as President Obama pushes for Wall Street reform legislation.

April 22, 2010

President Obama's conciliatory rhetoric denies the reality that big banks and corporations bet against Anerican communities.

April 22, 2010