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For all of democratic society, this new (and certainly transitory) stage of history is costly and frightening.
As America's jobless rate hit a nine-year high and after-the-fact
analyses of the Republican tax plan revealed that the Bush
Administration and its allies in Congress had denied child tax credi
Read special extracts from Jonathan Schell's new book, The Unconquerable World: Power, Nonviolence, and The Will of the People.
Nothing deepens your cynicism quicker than the power of money in
The early-bird presidential campaign is under way among Democrats with
the usual characteristics.
Eight state legislators who are making a difference.
Challenging the right's powerhouse.
These are dog days for Democrats. The top-gun President continues to
ride high in the polls, despite the chaos in Iraq.
I wish it had been sex, maybe some of that hot "man on dog" action that
Senator Rick Santorum is so keen on chatting about. But let me not be
Recently Congress released transcripts of secret testimony of witnesses
summoned before Senator Joseph McCarthy's infamous subcommittee in
hearings that impugned the patriotism of everyone from
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