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Ro Khanna

Major tech donors are investing in Ro Khanna. To get to Washington, he’ll have to push another Democrat out of the way.

Charles Krauthammer

Instead of rescuing forgotten truths, neocons like Charles Krauthammer devise novel fallacies.

Bernie Sanders

The Vermont senator has given progressives leverage and a platform, a potent combination.

ANC

Despite major dissatisfaction amongst voters and opposition from fledgling alternative parties, the ruling African National Congress won by a landslide.

Edward Snowden

The NSA leaker indisputably proved all that the US government had done to destroy the privacy of Americans and people around the world.

Los Hueros

Mora County is challenging legal doctrines that privilege corporations and Big Carbon.

Kerry Fulbright

Long advertised as a flaship program for American cultural diplomacy, the Fulbright Program is now facing devastating budget cuts.

Blogs

Occupy Wall Street is growing, and it’s already changing the center of gravity of our politics.

October 11, 2011

Rick Perry’s campaign, beset by a report that his hunting ranch had a racist name, makes a questionable scheduling decision.

October 11, 2011

Activists say they will begin the process of booting anti-labor Republican Scott Walker. But the governor and his allies are putting pressure on the board that oversees elections.

October 11, 2011

 What a visit to the heart of American social conservatism tells us about the presidential race. 

October 9, 2011

The former social moderate is trying to win over the religious right. But he is being dragged into a feud with extremist pastors. 

October 8, 2011

The No. 2 Republican in the House rose to power on the strength of the Tea Party phenomenon, which parlayed divisiveness into big political advances in 2010. Now, he attacks “Occupy Wall Street” for dividing Americans against Americans.

October 8, 2011

The youth and those who are not so young participating in Occupy Wall Street deserve support, not scorn.

October 7, 2011

The Value Voters Summit in Washington, DC, may be the last chance for Rick Santorum to inject some activist enthusiasm into his campaign. 

October 7, 2011

At the Value Voters Summit in Washington, Republicans claim we cannot safely trim Defense spending. 

October 7, 2011

Since they can no loner ignore the occupation, the mainstream media has decided to mock and dismiss it instead.

October 6, 2011