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Internet protest

The commissioners are considering rules that would allow telecom giants to control it with “pay to play” schemes.

Brazil World Cup

The Cup has become a tool for neoliberal plunder—but Brazilians are fighting back.

Vanishing ice cap

Why do ideologues who would leave the country vulnerable to catastrophe enjoy prestigious posts in journalism?

FCC headquarters

What the proposal means and how you can make your opinion heard.

Trayvon protest

Schools are resegregating, it’s getting harder to vote, too many are incarcerated—America is becoming more separate and less equal.

Ro Khanna

Major tech donors are investing in Ro Khanna. To get to Washington, he’ll have to push another Democrat out of the way.


We are witnessing a full-fledged war, not of the sexes, but of gender roles.


Sixty years after Brown, whiter, wealthier communities are breaking away from racially and economically diverse school districts.

Northwest Detention Center

County jails charge excessive rates for phone usage—a huge barrier for immigrant detainees fighting deportation.

Jackson Rising

Still mourning Chokwe Lumumba, progressives gather to push his vision for worker-owned co-ops.


Under increasing pressure from players, protesting fans, and civil rights leaders, Bud Selig needs to decide whether Major League Baseball will challenge Arizona's draconian anti-immigrant SB 1070 law, or acquiesce to it.

May 4, 2010

In recent months, the New York Times columnist has repeatedly taken on the Tea Party and other rightwing elements. How does he deal with "red-hot" blowback?

May 4, 2010

Ari Melber discusses immigration reform and Crist’s switch to Independent on The Dylan Ratigan Show.

May 4, 2010

Links to what you need to know, and the greatest hits and misses in the media,  as we "limn the morning" at our new Media Fix blog.

May 4, 2010

Arizona Diamondbacks owner Ken Kendrick says, through his PR people, that he opposes Arizona's anti-immigration legislation. Can't truss it.

May 3, 2010

The usual leapers leap to their conclusions.

May 3, 2010

Vendetta or not, Republican ad sings the end-times tune. 

May 2, 2010

After several weeks of silence, Major League baseball players, and their union, are starting to speak out against Arizona's anti-immigrant SB 1070.

May 1, 2010

Congressman Jerrold Nadler chairs a hearing to examine the DOJ's prosecution of predatory lending.

April 30, 2010

Is sex education a crime? A Wisconsin District Attorney is warning teachers to stop teaching sexual education or they'll face prosecution and possible time in jail.

April 30, 2010