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The Republicans, with the exception of a few die-hard libertarians, always do the bidding of the banks that finance them, but the Democrats are just as eager to pig out at the bankers’ trough.
From North Africa to the Middle East to China’s Central Asian border, how many years will it be?
It’s absurd to expect agency auditors to sort out confusing, outdated campaign finance laws and regulations.
In the name of homeland security, the US has spent seven years and untold dollars silencing one man.
In his film, Dirty Wars, Jeremy Scahill unveils America's extrajudicial, covert, transcontinental battlefield.
America’s covert warfare—a bizarre form of unconscious wish fulfillment—warrants Scahill’s unembedded, dogged, independent reporting.
His next appointee for FCC chair could determine whether robber barons consolidate their domination of the public discourse.
Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins pulled off a huge upset in a state legislative race by showing that he cared.
The NSA Four reveal how a toxic mix of cronyism and fraud blinded the agency before 9/11.
JPMorgan Chase gamed the system to hide risky trades. Will Congress let them go free?