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examiner.com
Oscar Preview: Best Supporting ActorAny discussion of this year’s Oscar nominations must begin by acknowledging the
Oscar Preview: Best Supporting Actor
examiner.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Any discussion of this year’s Oscar nominations must begin by acknowledging the pathetic lack of diversity in the field of nominees. The Best Supporting Actor category is perhaps the most glaring symbol of Hollywood’s blindness on this issue, as this... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Whistleblowers’ Plan Is Hillary's Pragmatic Opportunity to Live Up to Her Word on Bank ReformI am writing as one of the four founding members of Bank Whistleblowers United.
Whistleblowers’ Plan Is Hillary's Pragmatic Opportunity to Live Up to Her Word on Bank Reform
Naked Capitalism / Posted yesterday
I am writing as one of the four founding members of Bank Whistleblowers United. We came together recently to create a detailed plan that could restore the rule of law to Wall Street and dramatically reduce the risk and damage of future financial... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Jim Rose: Correct economic stance on TPP is lukewarm oppositionProtesters walk down Queen St, Auckland, over the government's TPPA trade deal.
Jim Rose: Correct economic stance on TPP is lukewarm opposition
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Protesters walk down Queen St, Auckland, over the government's TPPA trade deal. Photo / Dean Purcell Despite all the passions about the TPP, the correct starting position for an economist on regional trade agreements is lukewarm opposition. That is... Read more
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The Hill
What 'revolution,' Sen. Sanders? A Republican one?I write this column on the morning of the New Hampshire primary. I expect Sen.
What 'revolution,' Sen. Sanders? A Republican one?
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
I write this column on the morning of the New Hampshire primary. I expect Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.) to win the Democratic primary, probably by a substantial double-digit margin. Anything less would upset predictions made by virtually every single... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Groundhog Day for GOPBy now everyone who follows politics knows about Marco Rubio�s software-glitch
Groundhog Day for GOP
Rutland Herald / Posted 3 days ago
By now everyone who follows politics knows about Marco Rubio�s software-glitch performance in Saturday�s Republican debate. (I�d say broken-record performance, but that would be showing my age.) Not only did he respond to a challenge from Chris... Read more
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Salon.com
Paul Krugman has it backwards: Hillary supporters are the ones in a fantasy worldNobel Laureate Paul Krugman can’t stand that people are irrational; that workin
Paul Krugman has it backwards: Hillary supporters are the ones in a fantasy world
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman can’t stand that people are irrational; that working-class conservatives are duped into voting against their own economic interests. In a recent New York Times editorial called “ As a psychotherapist who writes about... Read more
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Op-Ed News
What Do Progressives Eat for Breakfast?Progressives and democratic socialists in this year's elections are working for
What Do Progressives Eat for Breakfast?
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
Progressives and democratic socialists in this year's elections are working for radical change or even a nonviolent "political revolution," as Bernie Sanders likes to call it. Not being fools, we knew from the start that the odds were stacked against... Read more
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Salon.com
“Rubio deserved what he got”: New Hampshire’s gotcha moments, media spats and why the GOP “is built on mendacity”The dance between the media and politics is intensifying as we get into the fir
“Rubio deserved what he got”: New Hampshire’s gotcha moments, media spats and why the GOP “is built on mendacity”
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
The dance between the media and politics is intensifying as we get into the first caucuses and primaries, even as some of the issues discussed get less substantial. Over the last few days, we’ve seen Marco Rubio repeat himself at the Republican... Read more
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Salon.com
Paul Krugman: Marco Rubio’s hilarious repetition is the result of the “Foxification” of the Republican PartyMarco Rubio’s hilariously repetitive performance at the GOP primary debate on S
Paul Krugman: Marco Rubio’s hilarious repetition is the result of the “Foxification” of the Republican Party
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
Marco Rubio’s hilariously repetitive performance at the GOP primary debate on Saturday even had his fellow candidates — Chris Christie most notable among them — mocking him, but those candidates would do better to look in the mirror, because as Paul... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Capital Requirements: Another Odd Attempt to Declare Victory on Dodd-FrankI suppose we’re going to have to deal with half-truths and logical stretches ab
Capital Requirements: Another Odd Attempt to Declare Victory on Dodd-Frank
Naked Capitalism / Posted 4 days ago
I suppose we’re going to have to deal with half-truths and logical stretches about Dodd-Frank right through until November, but Bernie Sanders’ laser focus on Wall Street has ramped this up of late. The trajectory appears to be: a show of proof of... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
PhD Economists Oughtta Know Better…Yesterday, the Dow rose 79 points — or about 0.5%. Nothing proved one way or t
PhD Economists Oughtta Know Better…
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 4 days ago
Yesterday, the Dow rose 79 points — or about 0.5%. Nothing proved one way or the other. Unlike almost every other analyst or investor we know, David has been a true insider. He has seen how the system really works from within. He played critical... Read more
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Minot Daily News
When Hillary speaks, what can we believe?Bismarck Have you noticed the very obvious change of tone of the left wing edi
When Hillary speaks, what can we believe?
Minot Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Bismarck Have you noticed the very obvious change of tone of the left wing editorial pieces in our newspapers? The Bismarck Tribune, the Fargo Forum, the Grand Forks Herald, and the big news makers the New York Times? Suddenly the ardor and panting... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Iran Says No Thanks To Dollars; Demands Euro Payment For Oil SalesGonna laugh when the Euro goes 80 dollar cents this year. Iran views the world
Iran Says No Thanks To Dollars; Demands Euro Payment For Oil Sales
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
Gonna laugh when the Euro goes 80 dollar cents this year. Iran views the world through a very warped looking glass and, like China, thinks they will win no matter what. China is big enough to drive the world over the edge, whereas Iran is about the... Read more
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Breitbart
Ed Butowsky on Breitbart News Radio: Job Growth Is Only 4 Percent Of What We Need to Pay Our BillsFinancial manager Ed Butowsky appeared on Breitbart News Saturday to discuss th
Ed Butowsky on Breitbart News Radio: Job Growth Is Only 4 Percent Of What We Need to Pay Our Bills
Breitbart / Posted 5 days ago
Financial manager Ed Butowsky appeared on Breitbart News Saturday to discuss the latest economic news, criticizing the “complicit media” for slanting its reporting on jobs to favor the Obama Administration. “They don’t understand why we need new... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Do Oregonians really want housing that's affordable?By John Tapogna, Lorelei Juntunen and Michael Wilkerson House Speaker Tina Kot
Do Oregonians really want housing that's affordable?
OregonLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
By John Tapogna, Lorelei Juntunen and Michael Wilkerson House Speaker Tina Kotek had the attention of 1,300 elected and business leaders during December's Oregon Leadership Summit. She could have marched through any number of pressing issues — from... Read more
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The Manila Times
China deadly serious in effort to dominate our ‘Mediterranean’FOR BEIJING, CHINA SEA DISPUTE IS FIRST OF ALL A SECURITY ISSUE February 6, 20
China deadly serious in effort to dominate our ‘Mediterranean’
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
FOR BEIJING, CHINA SEA DISPUTE IS FIRST OF ALL A SECURITY ISSUE February 6, 2016 10:05 pm WE Filipinos take few of our policy problems seriously. But I don’t think we can laugh off our... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Who hates Obamacare?Ted Cruz had a teachable moment in Iowa, although he will learn nothing from it
Who hates Obamacare?
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Ted Cruz had a teachable moment in Iowa, although he will learn nothing from it. A voter told Cruz the story of his brother-in-law, a barber who had never been able to afford health insurance. He finally got insurance thanks to Obamacare--and... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Who hates Obamacare?Ted Cruz had a teachable moment in Iowa, although he himself will learn nothing
Who hates Obamacare?
Rutland Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Ted Cruz had a teachable moment in Iowa, although he himself will learn nothing from it. A voter told Cruz the story of his brother-in-law, a barber who had never been able to afford health insurance. He finally got insurance thanks to Obamacare �... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Promoting the Best, Planning for the Good. CategoryFirst, let’s get this out of the way: I voted for Eldridge Cleaver for Presiden
Promoting the Best, Planning for the Good. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 6 days ago
First, let’s get this out of the way: I voted for Eldridge Cleaver for President, in, what was it, 1968? That was when I was living in Ann Arbor, and had been hard at work for at least 4 years trying to end the war in Vietnam. I was one of the many... Read more
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Billboard
LL Cool J's Red-Carpet Gum Control and More Insider ScoopBrooklyn-based indie pop band Lucius isn't just a critics' darling. The five-pi
LL Cool J's Red-Carpet Gum Control and More Insider Scoop
Billboard / Posted 6 days ago
Brooklyn-based indie pop band Lucius isn't just a critics' darling. The five-piece group, led by Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig, has an avid fan in Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times op-ed columnist Paul Krugman. The End This Depression... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Clinton, Sanders Duel Over Who's Tougher On Wall StreetHillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders spent much of Thursday's Democratic debate t
Clinton, Sanders Duel Over Who's Tougher On Wall Street
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders spent much of Thursday's Democratic debate trading jabs about which candidate is tougher on Wall Street. "Let me just say this—Wall Street is perhaps the most powerful economic and political force in this country,"... Read more
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NBC News
What'd They Say? Transcript From Clinton-Sanders DebateBelow is a rush transcript of Thursday's "MSNBC Democratic Candidates Debate" m
What'd They Say? Transcript From Clinton-Sanders Debate
NBC News / Posted 7 days ago
Below is a rush transcript of Thursday's "MSNBC Democratic Candidates Debate" moderated by Chuck Todd and Rachel Maddow live from Durham, New Hampshire. TODD: Good evening, and welcome to the MSNBC Democratic candidates debate. MADDOW: We are super... Read more
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CNBC
What's up with Hillary's new snub of Wall St.?A third Wall Street Democrat said he and his fellow Clinton supporters are resi
What's up with Hillary's new snub of Wall St.?
CNBC / Posted 7 days ago
A third Wall Street Democrat said he and his fellow Clinton supporters are resigned to the idea of more rhetorical Wall Street bashing from Democrats — and Republicans — during the primary season. "We're the symbol. We're going to keep getting it. I... Read more
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Salon.com
Paul Krugman: Nothing less than the fate of the world is at stake in this electionhis New York Times column Monday, economist Paul Krugman argued that the only t
Paul Krugman: Nothing less than the fate of the world is at stake in this election
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
his New York Times column Monday, economist Paul Krugman argued that the only thing at stake in the next election is “the fate of the planet,” given that the past 8 years of Democratic support has driven the price of renewable energy sources down,... Read more
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BBC News
What do trade agreements do? - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
What do trade agreements do?
BBC News / Posted 8 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is the biggest trade agreement... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Political Revolution and the Third-Party Imperative2016-02-03The Sanders campaign has raised hopes, but no real change is possible
Political Revolution and the Third-Party Imperative
Op-Ed News / Posted 9 days ago
2016-02-03The Sanders campaign has raised hopes, but no real change is possible as long as the political landscape is limited to the two parties of war and Wall... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Gerald Friedman, Bernie Sanders' Single Payer Healthcare Consultant, Debunks AttackersGerald Friedman is a Professor of Economics at University of Massachusetts at A
Gerald Friedman, Bernie Sanders' Single Payer Healthcare Consultant, Debunks Attackers
Op-Ed News / Posted 10 days ago
Gerald Friedman is a Professor of Economics at University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is a consultant and economic analyst on single payer healthcare and a labor historian and economist. Rob: You're done so very interesting work with singer... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The "Bernie Bros" Narrative: a Cheap Campaign Tactic Masquerading as Journalism and Social ActivismThe concoction of the "Bernie Bro" narrative by pro-Clinton journalists has bee
The "Bernie Bros" Narrative: a Cheap Campaign Tactic Masquerading as Journalism and Social Activism
Op-Ed News / Posted 11 days ago
The concoction of the "Bernie Bro" narrative by pro-Clinton journalists has been a potent political tactic -- and a journalistic disgrace. It's intended to imply two equally false claims: (1) a refusal to march enthusiastically behind the Wall... Read more
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New York Magazine
Hillary Is Relaxed and Confident as She Prepares to Battle Bernie in IowaClinton takes the stage in Des Moines. Photo: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images The
Hillary Is Relaxed and Confident as She Prepares to Battle Bernie in Iowa
New York Magazine / Posted 11 days ago
Clinton takes the stage in Des Moines. Photo: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images The Roundhouse Arena at Lincoln High School (“Home of the Railsplitters”) on the Italian-seasoned south side of Des Moines was rocking and rolling long before Bill and Hill... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Gerald Friedman, Bernie Sanders' Single Payer Healthcare Consultant, Debunks AttackersGerald Friedman is a Professor of Economics at University of Massachusetts at A
Gerald Friedman, Bernie Sanders' Single Payer Healthcare Consultant, Debunks Attackers
Op-Ed News / Posted 12 days ago
Gerald Friedman is a Professor of Economics at University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is a Consultant and economic analyst on single payer healthcare and a labor historian and economist. Rough, very incomplete interview notes to motivate you to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Plutocrats and prejudiceEvery time you think that our political discourse can't get any worse, it does.
Plutocrats and prejudice
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
Every time you think that our political discourse can't get any worse, it does. The Republican primary fight has devolved into a race to the bottom, achieving something you might have thought impossible: making George W. Bush look like a beacon of... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
It’s Inequality, Stupid!. CategoryAs Bernie Sanders presidential campaign has gained momentum, Sanders has come u
It’s Inequality, Stupid!. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 13 days ago
As Bernie Sanders presidential campaign has gained momentum, Sanders has come under attack from Democrats and Republicans. Some mock Bernie’s identification as a “Democratic Socialist,” while others lament his supposed policy deficiencies. The... Read more
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Market Watch
Karl Marx is the most assigned economist in U.S. college classesTrigger warning: The following blog post includes the use of ironic tone which
Karl Marx is the most assigned economist in U.S. college classes
Market Watch / Posted 15 days ago
Trigger warning: The following blog post includes the use of ironic tone which may be confusing or upsetting to people reading outside their safe zones. In case you had any doubts that America’s college campuses are dominated by Godless communists,... Read more
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Op-Ed News
It's Inequality, Stupid!As Bernie Sanders presidential campaign has gained momentum, Sanders has come u
It's Inequality, Stupid!
Op-Ed News / Posted 15 days ago
As Bernie Sanders presidential campaign has gained momentum, Sanders has come under attack from Democrats and Republicans. Some mock Bernie's identification as a "Democratic Socialist," while others lament his supposed policy deficiencies. The... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Brazil's Easy-Money ProblemSubmitted by Lukas Vez via The Mises Institute, Brazil is undergoing what is c
Brazil's Easy-Money Problem
Zero Hedge / Posted 15 days ago
Submitted by Lukas Vez via The Mises Institute, Brazil is undergoing what is considered its worst economic crisis in seventy years, and there is usually no agreement when it comes to the causes of this situation. President Rousseff and the Labor... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Spinning US Voters to Stay PassiveFor a long time, as he campaigned for President, a wide spectrum of establishme
Spinning US Voters to Stay Passive
Op-Ed News / Posted 15 days ago
For a long time, as he campaigned for President, a wide spectrum of establishment media insisted that Bernie Sanders couldn't win. Now they're sounding the alarm that he might. And, just in case you haven't gotten the media message yet -- Sanders is... Read more
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Market Watch
‘Communist Manifesto’ among top three books assigned in collegeTrigger warning: The following blog post includes the use of ironic tone which
‘Communist Manifesto’ among top three books assigned in college
Market Watch / Posted 15 days ago
Trigger warning: The following blog post includes the use of ironic tone which may be confusing or upsetting to people reading outside their safe zones. In case you had any doubts that America’s college campuses are dominated by Godless communists,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Capital Controls Are ComingSubmitted by Nick Giambruno via CaseyResearch.com, The carnage always comes by
Capital Controls Are Coming
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 days ago
Submitted by Nick Giambruno via CaseyResearch.com, The carnage always comes by surprise, often on an otherwise ordinary Saturday morning… The government declares a surprise bank holiday. It shuts all the banks. It imposes capital controls to stop... Read more
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Business Spectator
Don't believe the doom and gloom on growthTo judge from the financial media reports or market commentary, global growth p
Don't believe the doom and gloom on growth
Business Spectator / Posted 16 days ago
To judge from the financial media reports or market commentary, global growth prospects are bad and deteriorating fast. But the IMF's just-updated growth figures — actual and forecast — are more sanguine, if less sensational. For each of the past... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Don’t believe the doom and gloom on growthGlobal growth prospects aren’t as bad as the commentariat would have you believ
Don’t believe the doom and gloom on growth
The Courier Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Global growth prospects aren’t as bad as the commentariat would have you believe. To judge from the financial media reports or market commentary, global growth prospects are bad and deteriorating fast. But the IMF's just-updated growth figures —... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Paul Krugman thinks the Fed may have raised rates because the GOP got in its headMike Nudelman/Business Insider Paul Krugman never wanted the Federal Reserve t
Paul Krugman thinks the Fed may have raised rates because the GOP got in its head
Stamford Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
Mike Nudelman/Business Insider Paul Krugman never wanted the Federal Reserve to raise interest. As for why the Fed went ahead and raised rates, Krugman posits in a blog post on Tuesday that perhaps the endless drumbeat of the apparent need to raise... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Paul Krugman thinks the Fed may have raised rates because the GOP got in its headMike Nudelman/Business Insider Paul Krugman never wanted the Federal Reserve t
Paul Krugman thinks the Fed may have raised rates because the GOP got in its head
Connecticut Post / Posted 17 days ago
Mike Nudelman/Business Insider Paul Krugman never wanted the Federal Reserve to raise interest. As for why the Fed went ahead and raised rates, Krugman posits in a blog post on Tuesday that perhaps the endless drumbeat of the apparent need to raise... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Hillary Says Bernie's Goal-- To Lift America from 3rd World to 1st World-- Is Naive, Not PossibleHillary Clinton is pushing a set of memes-- "change is unrealistic, dreamy, poe
Hillary Says Bernie's Goal-- To Lift America from 3rd World to 1st World-- Is Naive, Not Possible
Op-Ed News / Posted 17 days ago
Hillary Clinton is pushing a set of memes-- "change is unrealistic, dreamy, poetic, not pragmatic. Setting big goals is childish and naive. Hope is for the inexperienced. I propose a counter-meme: Change doesn't happen if you don't seek it. Big... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Columnist glossed over debt debacleEditor, A recent op-ed article written by Paul Krugman of The New York Times a
Columnist glossed over debt debacle
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
Editor, A recent op-ed article written by Paul Krugman of The New York Times and published in the Standard-Speaker mentioned the fact that President Obama’s tax increases for the richest people in the country have effectively rolled back the tax... Read more
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Rutland Herald
The stink over FlintIn the 1850s, London, the world�s largest city, still didn�t have a sewer syste
The stink over Flint
Rutland Herald / Posted 17 days ago
In the 1850s, London, the world�s largest city, still didn�t have a sewer system. Waste simply flowed into the Thames, which was as disgusting as you might imagine. But conservatives, including the magazine The Economist and the prime minister,... Read more
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Op-Ed News
How Hillary Tells Us She Won't Fight Wall StreetHillary Clinton has a stronger, more detailed plan to regulate Wall Street than
How Hillary Tells Us She Won't Fight Wall Street
Op-Ed News / Posted 17 days ago
Hillary Clinton has a stronger, more detailed plan to regulate Wall Street than does Bernie Sanders, says the Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman. But, adds journalist Ezra Klein, many are skeptical that she will do what she says. "She has... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Point: Trump vs. Sanders would show lack of good senseDecades ago, both parties spanned fairly broad sections of the ideological spec
Point: Trump vs. Sanders would show lack of good sense
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
Decades ago, both parties spanned fairly broad sections of the ideological spectrum. It's how Democrats could at one time be the party of Southern segregationists and the authors of the Voting Rights Act. And it's how Republicans could keep... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Health reform realityHealth reform is the signature achievement of the Obama presidency. It was the
Health reform reality
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
Health reform is the signature achievement of the Obama presidency. It was the biggest expansion of the social safety net since Medicare was established in the 1960s. It more or less achieves a goal--access to health insurance for all Americans--that... Read more
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Rutland Herald
How change happensThere are still quite a few pundits determined to pretend that America�s two gr
How change happens
Rutland Herald / Posted 20 days ago
There are still quite a few pundits determined to pretend that America�s two great parties are symmetric � equally unwilling to face reality, equally pushed into extreme positions by special interests and rabid partisans. It�s nonsense, of course.... Read more
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Japan Today
Has Obama really changed America? ‹ Japan TodayIs Barack Obama a transformational president? That was his ambition: to be more
Has Obama really changed America? ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 20 days ago
Is Barack Obama a transformational president? That was his ambition: to be more, as he put it, like Ronald Reagan than Bill Clinton, to launch a new era, not simply tack to the prevailing winds of the old. Not surprisingly, as the president readies... Read more
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