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Victor Navasky on our friend and ally Don Shaffer, Sarah Woolf on Canada’s women premieres
Pete Peterson’s $60 million push to sell corporate America’s ruthless austerity agenda.
Candidates who ran on slashing Medicare and Social Security lost big in November. But that doesn’t stop Pete Peterson from pushing the fantasy that voters’ biggest concern is the deficit.
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