Federal Government Still Spend...

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[Translate] Kate Sheppard  HUFFINGTON POST WASHINGTON – Over the past five years, the Obama administration has repeatedly called for...

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Obama’s coal-leasing program i...

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[Translate]   Ouch By Ben Adler  GRIST Shutterstock It is common for the coal industry and its conservative allies in politics and...

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Krugman Divulges Real Reason C...

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[Translate]   Economy   AlterNet / By Janet Allon Right-wingers just hate when promised catastrophes don’t materialize. Photo...

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Shark Attack!

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[Translate]   By Philip A Farruggio, SpeakOut | Op-Ed Remember the film Jaws? Remember how the whole town was affected by the...

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Amazon’s loathsome tax scheme:...

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[Translate] T If Amazon had to pay its fair share of taxes, its bottom line would be squeezed. Finally, a level playing field...

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Will the U.S. keep spending ta...

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[Translate] By John Upton Shutterstock Congress could get in the way of Obama’s efforts to clean up power plants — not just here at...

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Fomenting a Revolution: Extrem...

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[Translate]   PAUL BUCHHEIT FOR BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT (Photo: Jesus Solana)Examples of extreme inequality are becoming easier to...

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IRS Delays New Rules for Dark ...

May 24, 2014 by

[Translate] By Theodoric Meyer, ProPublica  TRUTHOUT Truthout.org (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) This piece originally ran on ProPublica. After...

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Why there is no liberal equiva...

May 11, 2014 by

[Translate] Ben Adler The politics of climate, energy, and cities By Ben Adler Shutterstock The center-left wonkosphere has been...

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War Tax Resisters Mark April 1...

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As military expenses are projected…

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Robert Reich: You’re getting h...

Apr 15, 2014 by

The former secretary of labor explains…

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7 Things You Need to Know Abou...

Apr 2, 2014 by

Goodbye, meritocracy. Hello, aristocracy.

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GRAPHIC: How Our Broken Tax Sy...

Mar 20, 2014 by

Infograph shows how the tax system contributes to economic inequality.

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The Right’s Hopes Dashed: Why ...

Feb 19, 2014 by

As the Republican party is in shambles…

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How One Billionaire’s Idea To ...

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“It should be like a corporation.

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Reclaiming the Radical Imagina...

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The Gilded Age is back…

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Worker Coops and Left Strategy

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Among factors impeding formation…

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Bad deal: The White House’s la...

Dec 28, 2012 by

This afternoon, President Obama is meeting with congressional leaders in a last ditch attempt..

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Gun Violence, Massacres, and &...

Dec 22, 2012 by

One evening in the spring of 1993 I took a bus across San Francisco,…

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Obama’s Offer on Fiscal ...

Dec 19, 2012 by

Prominent progressives fear the president has crippled Social Security…

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Is Obama Throwing Seniors Off ...

Dec 18, 2012 by

As part of a tax and spending deal, President Obama is reportedly willing to agree to…

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Why You Can Kiss Public Educat...

Dec 16, 2012 by

All around us, our public institutions are disintegrating,…

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At This Fiscal Crossroads, Let...

Dec 2, 2012 by

Focusing solely on taxes is the wrong approach to progressive messaging.

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Ten Numbers the Rich Would Lik...

Nov 23, 2012 by

The numbers reveal the deadening effects of inequality in our country…

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Chevron to poor California tow...

Nov 12, 2012 by

[Translate]   12 Nov 2012 5:02 PM By Susie Cagle Remember this? Because I sure do. That was an Aug. 6 fire at a 110-year-old Chevron...

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Romney’s new farm platform is ...

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Romney’s new farm platform is all about big business

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We Could End This Depression R...

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The Nobel laureate talks about Washington…

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Paul Krugman: We Could End Thi...

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[Translate] AlterNet / By Joshua Holland The Nobel laureate talks about Washington, Europe and the bizarre alternate universe...

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