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Forty years after President Richard Nixon resigned, our leaders have become even less accountable.
Neither Congress nor the courts have taken the example to heart and stood firmly against presidential crimes or serious misconduct.
Watergate itself is “smoking gun” proof of that old axiom about the corruption of power.
We have built over thirty building complexes for top-secret intelligence work since 2001—and our security state just keeps growing.
The Roberts court has expanded First Amendment protections to such an extent that strikes, pickets, and boycotts should be protected as free speech.
Neocon think tanks get millions from wealthy donors, which they use to game the system, buy influence—and push for regime change.
While the Court did not strike down barrier zones in other states and cities, the people who brought us McCullen can take those statutes on next.
According to the right-wing media’s script, of course not.
Katrina vanden Heuvel, Joan Walsh and Zerlina Maxwell sat down with de Blasio to discuss universal pre-K, the Working Families Party convention and the role of mayors.