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Bipartisanship promises to be even harder to achieve on human rights than it is on a stimulus package. Two pending decisions at the United Nations will reveal the depth of the administration's commitment.
Labor secretary-designee Hilda Solis is not a toxic asset in the Obama personnel portfolio. The GOP is wrong to equate her husband's tax dispute with the infractions of high rollers like Geithner and Daschle.
A panel discussion on progressive change in the Obama era,
with Eli Pariser, William Greider, Patricia Williams and Lawrence Korb.
For the sake of the country, his presidency and peace in South Asia, Obama should take the US-led military escalation in Afghanistan off the table.
At almost every level, his choices of people and policy have been calibrated to appease the establishment.
The Nation's Katrina vanden Heuvel and right wing radio host Laura Ingraham debate the impact of Daschle on Obama's agenda.
He has significantly pivoted US policy on torture. But where the president stands on warrantless wiretapping should give progressives some cause for concern.
Why do people like Larry Summers, Tim Geithner and Gary Gensler keep getting the Obama administration's plum jobs?
When the government is organizing a movement to back the government in the name of progressive politics, something is seriously awry.
Obama can ensure his recovery plan is untainted by corruption and waste by mandating controls that track where money flows and evaluate results.
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