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Death rates are alarming but lower than claimed. Saddam shares responsibility.

An interview with Vincent Bugliosi about the Supreme Court's disastrous decision in Bush v. Gore.

Civil rights are under attack through legislation and executive actions that purport to help fight terrorism.

Will academic freedom survive?

Events in the recent past are receding as the ominous future comes into focus.

Asociación Tepeyac helps undocumented workers affected by the WTC terrorist attacks, and helps families of the missing victims.

A Pakistani laborer dies in custody of the INS, after the FBI falied to link him anything more sinister than overstaying his visa.

Attacks on Muslim immigrants in Moscow reveal some ugly new trends.

Current discussions tend to trivialize acts that are not only immoral but illegal according to covenants the United States has signed.

The social safety net has become frayed because of welfare "reform."

Blogs

 Prepping for the Stewart Rally; another potential solider suicide; Maddow questions Tea Party candidates on gay rights

October 27, 2010

The MSNBC host has brought the voices of working men and women to the fore and improved the discourse for the better. That's no defense for a "vile and inappropriate" choice of words. It is, however, why Schultz will continue to be a important contributor to the national debate.

October 26, 2010

Students discover the healing powers of music in Canada's poorest neighourbood

October 26, 2010

Those looking for sexual titillation may be disappointed, but those who love business-world muck-raking will love the film—not that the two are unrelated.

October 26, 2010

Rand Paul backer stomps MoveOn member, and Tea Party backs a killer.

October 26, 2010

Workers at the shuttered ESPN Zone in Baltimore's Inner Harbor were laid off with one week's notice. Now they are taking on ESPN, Disney and demanding just a little bit of respect.

October 25, 2010

The Democratic Party only has itself to blame for growing youth malaise and apathy.

October 25, 2010

There are better ways to handle eruptions of forbidden speech than sacking the talent.

October 24, 2010

Was National Public Radio correct to fire Juan Williams? The answer is a simple one: you betcha.

October 24, 2010