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The “Fix the Debt” campaign is pure astroturf: corporate cash machinery masquerading as a grassroots uprising.
Dire warnings about the deficit don’t add up mathematically. But then, Fix the Debt is not really about the economy, it’s about gutting Medicare, Social Security and other social programs.
Why did war hero Chuck Hagel get blocked, while Wall Street crony Jack Lew sailed through?
It’s time to harness data.
“Money Out, Voting In” should become labor’s mantra.
She vowed to make women’s rights a cornerstone of US foreign policy. How did she do?
John Nichols on the US Postal Service, Elana Leopold on rebel teachers in Seattle, Lucy McKeon on Ramarley Graham’s legacy, and the editors on Charlottesville’s anti-drone resolution
Congress has many options to counter the Obama Doctrine, including revising the 1973 War Powers Resolution and 2011 Authorization for Use of Military Force.
A secret CIA drone base, a blowback world and why Washington has no learning curve.
Bryce Covert on domestic workers and immigration reform, Scott Sherman on the fight over fair trade, Francis Reynolds on Upworthy, Katrina vanden Heuvel on the survival of magazines