WHY JIMMY CARTER THINKS THE UN...

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[Translate] by Judd Legum THINK PROGRESS CREDIT: AP   Former President Jimmy Carter believes the United States’ campaign finance...

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Alec Baldwin: I’d ‘...

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[Translate] The actor told Howard Stern this week that Trump is “exactly” what Americans deserve . By Colin Gorenstein /...

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Noam Chomsky: ‘What Exac...

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[Translate] News & Politics Chomsky challenges all the big assumptions and myths around this deal. Al Jazeera America  via...

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HILLARY CLINTON REFUSES TO TAK...

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[Translate] The Guardian Candidate tells New Hampshire crowd she will not ‘second-guess’ Obama’s pending decision, citing conflict of...

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ONE SIMPLE CHART EXPLAINS THE ...

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[Translate] by Emily Atkin CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photos/CHARLIE NEIBERGALL/DENNIS VAN TIN From left to right: Former Maryland...

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JON STEWART BLEW LAST CHANCE T...

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[Translate]     By David Swanson  WORLD BEYOND WAR.ORG http://davidswanson.org/node/4841 Jon Stewart interviewed President...

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VIDEO: Jon Stewart: The Way th...

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[Translate]   In an inspired rant, the “Daily Show” host explains why climate change, consumerism, Ebola and other such concerns...

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THE LINK BETWEEN CLIMATE CHANG...

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[Translate] Climate by Joe Romm   CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP/Charlie Neibergall   Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley...

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WHY, EXACTLY, IS THE U.S. AT W...

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[Translate] Supporting Saudi attacks on Yemen is a way for the U.S. to show the Saudis that Iran is still a mutual adversary. By...

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HILLARY CLINTON’S BIGGES...

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[Translate]   Clinton’s top campaign financiers are linked to Big Oil, natural gas and the Keystone pipeline. Paul...

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BOEHNER BLAMES CALIFORNIA DROU...

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[Translate] by Joe Romm CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP PHOTO/J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) took to Facebook on...

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Elizabeth Warren Challenges Pr...

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[Translate] Election 2016 A striking challenge made at Netroots Nation on Friday. By Steven Rosenfeld / AlterNet Photo Credit:...

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Leading Climatologist Says It&...

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[Translate] Environment A conversation with French scientist Jean Jouzel, vice chair of the Working Group I panel of the Nobel Peace...

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IS IT TIME TO REWRITE THE CONS...

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[Translate] SALON.COM When we go to war with ISIS, Congress does not declare it. When we try to make peace with Iran, Congress...

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THE POLITICS OF GREEN INFRASTR...

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[Translate] THE DIRT by Liz Camuti While the Potomac and the Anacostia Rivers gave birth to the District of Columbia, they have...

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Robert Reich: Hillary Clinton&...

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[Translate] Economy Here’s what her big economic speech on Monday ignored. By Robert Reich / Robert Reich’s Blog  VIA...

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THE SIMPLEST EXPLANATION OF TH...

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[Translate] by Igor Volsky & Victoria Fleischer THINK PROGRESS   The 109-page Iran deal is filled with complicated details about...

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AMERICA’S DRONE PROGRAM ...

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[Translate] America’s drone program is a travesty — and a mystery even to its executors So many U.S. officials are involved...

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POPULAR PROTESTS ARE SPREADING...

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[Translate] Crowds gathered after former Guatemalan dictator Efraín Ríos Montt was found guilty of crimes against humanity. (AP...

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THE SECRET SIDE OF IRAN-US REL...

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[Translate] Tehran has long been signaling that it wants normalised relations with Washington, but still doesn’t know if it can trust...

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OBAMA WON’T LET SOME MAS...

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[Translate] Politics Human trafficking It appears Malaysia will be given a free pass on human trafficking in order to protect the...

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CLOSED DOORS REVOLUTION —...

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‘IT KIND OF BREAKS YOU D...

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[Translate]   Homelessness in NYC has hit shocking levels. By Tana Ganeva / AlterNet   Kewanee Colbert has a full-time...

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OBAMA’S CLIMATE WILL SUR...

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[Translate] THE GUARDIAN Head of Environmental Protection Agency says carbon pollution rules that are main pillar of plan will also...

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HOW DO WE GET CONSERVATIVE POL...

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[Translate] Shutterstock By Ben Adler GRIST It’s easy to point out which tactics won’t work to get American conservatives engaged in...

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REPUBLICANS RIGGED THE HOUSE T...

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[Translate] by Stephen WolfFollow for Daily Kos Elections States where Democrats could gain from redistricting reform ballot...

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It’s the Humans, *Stupid*

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[Translate] Remembering the late Fred Branfman’s lifetime of revolutionary political activism. By Frank Joyce / AlterNet...

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SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS OBAMACAR...

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[Translate] by Barbara MorrillFollow for Daily Kos attribution: REUTERS The Supreme Court has upheld the Obamacare subsidies for more...

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THIS IS HOW WE SHOULD PUNISH B...

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[Translate]   By Robert Reich  TRUTHDIG Songquan Deng / Shutterstock This post originally ran on Robert Reich’s Web page. What...

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