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The Obama administration’s inclination to rely on the private sector to solve major societal problems can lead to dysfunction, if not chaos.
Only continued pressure from grassroots activists will force Washington to do the right thing.
Marca Tu Voto AC, a citizens’ group, is spearheading the national effort to overhaul Chile’s 1980 constitution.
One key goal of NSA surveillance of world leaders is not US national security but political blackmail—as it has been since 1898.
Conservatives have a convenient belief that when it comes to racism, it’s all about intent.
The full text of the new Seattle city council member’s inauguration speech.
Fiorello La Guardia also took office in a time of crisis—and he was open to new ideas and bold reforms.
The modern national security state can be understood as a proselytizing warrior religion, complete with its own sacred texts, holy orders and warrior priests.
We celebrate these heroes both for their accomplishments of the past year and their determination to do even more in 2014.
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