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Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

If we can do it in North Carolina, don’t tell me we can’t do it across America.

Jed Rakoff

The federal judge is waging a one-man war on bank-friendly SEC settlements.

Bill de Blasio

According to the right-wing media’s script, of course not.

New Delhi, India, January 22, 2014

Why does the belief that women are safest when secluded still hold sway in India?

Yes, it humanizes the women held in Litchfield Penitentiary—but it laughs at the idea that they could change anything about their circumstances.

Cheney and Friends

Since 9/11, power-hungry political leaders have eviscerated the First Amendment—and we’ve allowed them to do it.

President Michelle Bachelet’s reforms look good on paper—so why are tens of thousands of students taking to the streets to protest them?


Just how many saved lives does he have to oppose before Stupak's stripped of the term "pro-life" once and for all?

March 22, 2010

 After early struggles and White House hurdles, Obama's grassroots arm says it helped swing tangible votes for health care reform.

March 22, 2010

Congress begins to forge FDR's "essential link in our national defenses against individual and social insecurity.”

March 21, 2010

Stupak endorses bill as raucous debate moves forward and vote approaches.

March 21, 2010

"I haven't heard anything like this in 40, 45 years," says Congressman John Lewis. "Since the march to Selma, really."

March 20, 2010

Lately, 3D reality has been popping out of Fox's 2D world.

March 20, 2010

When it comes to women's health, key congressman turns for advice to men.

March 20, 2010

New poll says health-care legislation is now backed by 46 percent, opposed by 42 percent.

March 19, 2010

On health insurance, food insecurity, poverty and the mail.

March 19, 2010

 Non-news led the news at the Times when Petraeus met the Armed Services Committee.

March 19, 2010