Just how American bullets make their way into Bahraini guns, into weapons used by troops suppressing pro-democracy protesters, opens a wider window into the shadowy relationships between the Pentagon and a number of autocratic states in the Arab world.
Rep. Peter King’s witnesses tried to paint Muslims as untrustworthy citizens, but other speakers, including LA Sherriff Lee Baca, attested to broad cooperation with law enforcement.
According to Jasser, the Muslim Brotherhood’s mission is to upend the Constitution and impose Sharia law and Islamic “political collectivism” in America.
“The gift that keeps on giving” should have been the headline on the Pentagon’s decision to award the Boeing Co. a $35 billion defense contract last week.
Media Fix's Greg Mitchell says that though the media may attack WikiLeaks on their editorial pages, many outlets depend on the cables for juicy details about Libya and beyond.
Call it money pollution. The torrents of cash now pouring unchecked into our political system cloud judgment and obscure science.
According to John Nichols, the Republicans' efforts to curb workers' rights is about attacking the public sphere and public education.
There’s a perfectly obvious path toward that Republican goal of $100 billion in cuts: change our thinking about making war.
Instead of giving in to the conservative campaign to demonize organized labor, progressives should push to secure higher benefits for all workers.
President Obama, let Egypt be a primer on how to judge the power that can be wielded by mass protest. It might prepare you better for the next round of political upheavals.