House Republicans just passed ...

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[Translate] The “reform” measure makes room for industry-funded experts on the EPA’s advisory board Lindsay Abrams...

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Landrieu’s Keystone XL H...

Nov 19, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] WASHINGTON –- After six days of political wrangling and vote-whipping, the Senate failed to pass a bill on Tuesday...

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Paul Krugman on the Good News ...

Nov 17, 2014 Posted by

[Translate]   Economy   AlterNet / By Janet Allon Why many of the right’s anti-government horror tales are pure bunk. Photo...

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An #AskDrH Question on Energy ...

Nov 17, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] science By Andrew C. Revkin   John P. Holdren, President Obama’s science adviser, is soliciting questions via Vine,...

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Why the Democrats are stupid t...

Nov 17, 2014 Posted by

[Translate]  BEN ADLER — GRIST Shutterstock By Ben Adler   GRIST   Last week, the Democrats came up with the following stroke...

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It’s Elizabeth Warren’s party ...

Nov 15, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Elias Isquith SALON.COM   If they’re smart, liberals could use Warren’s new power to make the changes to...

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The Bare Knuckle Fight Against...

Nov 14, 2014 Posted by

[Translate]  MOYERS & COMPANY November 14, 2014Two college professors leave academia for the rough-and-tumble world of electoral...

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Every Treasured Progressive Re...

Nov 14, 2014 Posted by

[Translate]   Economy   AlterNet / By Zaid Jilani But there is evidence that the American public is warming up to the term. Bernie...

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Why Wall Street Loves Hillary

Nov 12, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] She’s trying to sound populist, but the banks are ready to shower her campaign with cash. By WILLIAM D. COHAN  ...

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Obama Can Reform Dark Money Wi...

Nov 12, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] November 11, 2014 by Lee Fang   MOYERS & COMPANY This post first appeared at Republic Report. There’s a powerful...

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Will Republican Know-Nothings ...

Nov 12, 2014 Posted by

[Translate]   Mark Hertsgaard  THE NATION Photo by Reuters. The first order of business for the new GOP majorities in both houses of...

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Michael Moore defends Bill Mah...

Nov 12, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Joanna Rothkopf is an assistant editor at Salon, focusing on sustainability. SALON.COM Moore explains why he thinks...

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[Translate]   News & Politics   Robert Reich’s Blog / By Robert Reich Robert Reich: The Real Reason Democrats Lost Big on...

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How the GOP Bought, Rigged, St...

Nov 12, 2014 Posted by

[Translate]   (Image: Jared Rodriguez / t r u t h o u t; Adapted: j-fi, Gage Skidmore)BOB FITRAKIS AND HARVEY WASSERMAN FOR...

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Time to Say Goodbye to Judicia...

Nov 10, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] The Supreme Court has turned the US from a republic into a Constitutional monarchy. Last week, the Supreme Court...

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A proposal to save the middle ...

Nov 10, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Peter Barnes This is the dividend By David Roberts   GRIST During the climate-bill fights of 2009-10 — how long ago they...

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No, Americans did not just vot...

Nov 9, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] SFC By Ben Adler   GRIST As soon as the results from Tuesday’s midterm elections were in, the oil industry knew how it...

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“The Colbert Report” smashes c...

Nov 9, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] “Everyone who denies climate change has the same stirring message: We don’t know what we’re talking...

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America’s Nightmare Poli...

Nov 8, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Will American politics ever break free from its “Groundhog Day” nightmare? Someday — but it might not...

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Democratic Policies Were Winne...

Nov 8, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Jill Bond | Progressives    Blue Nation Review.com Democrats have a messaging problem. There it is in a nutshell, the...

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‘We Will Only Get Louder’: Doz...

Nov 7, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Activism by Deirdre Fulton  MOYERS & COMPANY This post first appeared at Common Dreams. Citizens in dozens of...

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Beneath the Republican Wave, V...

Nov 7, 2014 Posted by

[Translate]   By Joe Conason   TRUTHDIG Shutterstock In the wake of the 2014 midterm “wave election,” Americans will soon find...

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Tuesday Probably Meant Nothing...

Nov 7, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Posted on Nov 7, 2014 By David Sirota   TRUTHDIG   Hillary Clinton, center, waves from Paris. Frederic Legrand /...

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Paul Krugman Divulges the Real...

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[Translate]     Economy   AlterNet / By Janet Allon Masking their real positions won’t be so easy now that the GOP is in...

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When Bullies Win: How Do Weary...

Nov 6, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] News & Politics   AlterNet / By Lynn Stuart Parramore Lessons from the past can help us confront a daunting future....

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Sen. Bernie Sanders: The Unite...

Nov 6, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] We get reaction to the Republicans’ big midterm victory from Sen. Bernie Sanders, Independent of Vermont. “What...

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Democratic Candidates May Have...

Nov 6, 2014 Posted by

[Translate]   News & Politics   AlterNet / By David Morris American voters proved astonishingly liberal when it came to hot...

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How a Republican Congress Coul...

Nov 5, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Juan Cole   TRUTHDIG   Gil C / Shutterstock.com This post originally ran on Juan Cole’s Web page. The midterm...

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We have been stupefied: How Re...

Nov 5, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] As the Republicans take the Senate, these four reasons explain why the republic is in serious, serious trouble Jim...

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Can Democracy and Fossil Fuel ...

Nov 5, 2014 Posted by

[Translate]   Environment   EcoWatch / By Carl Pope Fossil fuels aren’t just dirty energy. They’re the justification for...

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