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Edward Snowden

The NSA leaker indisputably proved all that the US government had done to destroy the privacy of Americans and people around the world.

Los Hueros

Mora County is challenging legal doctrines that privilege corporations and Big Carbon.

Kerry Fulbright

Long advertised as a flaship program for American cultural diplomacy, the Fulbright Program is now facing devastating budget cuts.

Cowboy Indian Alliance

If the Nevada rancher is forced to pay taxes or grazing fees, he should pay them to the Shoshone.

There’s growing evidence that the Obama administration is providing just enough aid to the rebels to sustain the war, but not enough to topple Assad.

LBJ

The fiftieth anniversary celebrations of Johnson’s Great Society agenda should not overlook the travesties of the war. 

Stop torture

Unlike the rest of us, members of our national security state exist in what might be called ‘post-legal’ America. 

Blogs

Don’t believe the line that Perry just prioritizes the economy over the environment. Perry serves entrenched business interests and anti-science ideology. 

September 15, 2011

 As the SEC undergoes a reorganization process, how much attention will it pay to critical oversight of credit-rating agencies?

September 15, 2011

The Democrats’ loss in New York's 9th District was an ominous rebuke to the president. Good thing he won’t be suggesting entitlement reform next week.

September 15, 2011

The party needs to rethink recruitment, issues and its relationship with Obama's re-election campaign.

September 15, 2011

The Republicans' partisan obstructionism must be rejected and combated from below if we are going to revive the economy.

September 14, 2011

Obama gave a great speech on jobs, but it’s not enough to ensure Democratic party unity.

September 14, 2011

The consumer advocate's pitch-perfect populist message is exactly what Democrats need to say—and hear—in 2012.

September 14, 2011

The consumer advocate's pitch-perfect populist message is exactly what Democrats need to say -- and hear -- in 2012.

September 14, 2011

Pundits see the race as a bad omen for Obama, but Democrat David Weprin’s loss may well have turned on Israel politics.

September 14, 2011

The New York Attorney General is refusing an unfair settlement for homeowners and pushing for a full investigation of bank misconduct.

September 13, 2011