With liberal hopes dashed in Washington, political energy is gathering in cities, where social change is actually possible.
A plea bargain, that is—it’s time to make a deal.
While trumpeting “pension reform,” the New Jersey governor placed retiree assets in the hands of hedge fund managers bankrolling his political career.
The successful smear campaign against him undermined a key principle of our justice system: that everyone is entitled to legal representation.
As Senator Feinstein has revealed, the CIA will not only stall but even spy on Congress to impede its investigation of wrongdoing.
The details of the CIA’s torture program may finally come to light.
Despite the uproar over reductions to defense funding, less than 1 percent of the Pentagon's beefy $550 billion budget will be cut this year.
Robert MacLean, a US Air Marshal fired for allegedly leaking sensitive government documents, is just trying to get his job back. For the rest of us, his case has much more profound implications.
This 100-year-old antique is undemocratic, too close to elite banking interests and often blind to the economic conditions that affect most Americans.