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Instead of growing the economy, both political parties have become obsessed with the debt crisis and ignored what the American people really want—jobs.

The Obama administration has come up with a remarkable justification for going to war against Libya without the required Congressional approval.

At the 2011 Personal Democracy Forum, the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Jillian C. York discusses WikiLeaks and the censorship of expression on the Internet.

As a young, Japanese-American child, I was held in an internment camp out of prejudice and war hysteria. America can't make the same mistake again.

Wall Street

A tax on the rapid-fire trades that dominate financial markets would discourage reckless behavior and raise serious funds for public use.

Auto worker

The government has the power to spur innovation and reshape the economy—but it must be willing to flex its muscle.

In terms of what used to be called “foreign policy,” and more recently “national security,” the United States is now a post-legal society.

The annual reauthorization of the Department of Defense contains unprecedented and dangerous language that gives the President virtually unchecked power to take the country to war and keep us there.

Across the Greater Middle East from Tunisia and Egypt to Bahrain and Yemen, democratic protests are threatening to sweep away subordinate elites crucial to the wielding of American power.

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Progressives need a counterweight to the ALEC, one built and operated with progressive values in mind. And soon, we might have one.

July 29, 2014

As deceptive right-wing attacks on Social Security continue, some Democrats have gone on the offensive—seeking to expand rather than cut the vital program.

July 17, 2014

The court battle to block North Carolina’s harsh new voting law has important national significance.

July 10, 2014

The Department of Justice won't investigate shocking claims made earlier this year.

July 10, 2014

A new report reveals that the NSA spied on five prominent American Muslims.

July 9, 2014

While Obama has begun to act on what the country needs, Republican obstruction refuses to pass bills and solve problems.

July 9, 2014

Senate Democrats fight the ruling that allows corporate executives to make healthcare decisions for female employees.

July 9, 2014

Senate Republicans have ground the body to a near-halt on nominations.

July 8, 2014

While the Obama administration takes steps to discourage coal consumption at home, it’s tacitly promoting coal exports overseas.

July 7, 2014

Talking about opportunity alone fails to address the unfairness of the current system.

July 7, 2014