VOL. 40, NO. 4 | APRIL 2014
By Lou Dubose
This is all public information available to anyone willing to dig into city or county records, even if the chilling effect of posting names, faces, and employers of protestors is undeniable. Read
By M.J. Rosenberg
With little likelihood that the next president will be a Republican, AIPAC’s glory days may be behind it. Read
By Lou Dubose
Because I am married to the principal of a public high school located in a border state, each semester I witness at a remove an agonizing process. Read
By Gigi Ibrahim
Unless Tahrir is taken to our cities, councils, factories, universities, then the idea of a revolution in a public square may become our very own limitation to freedom. Read
By Samir Chopra
The American Right is committed to preserving all hierarchy and imposed order: men over women, white over black, rich over poor, bosses over workers, Christians over Muslims. Read
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[Affordable Care Act]
Obama: 'This Thing Is Working'
AP: President Barack Obama gave a briefing Thursday announcing 8 million people have signed up under the Affordable Care Act. He blasted continued Republican efforts to repeal the law.
By Brett Fleishman
Why hasn’t Wall Street imploded over this yet? Well, remember how “nobody” could see the housing bubble coming?
By Polly Cleveland and Mason Gaffney
California farmers get their water free, or close to free. Any of us who have taken elementary economics should be shouting from the rooftops or blasting through cyberspace: if you make something free, you will get waste and shortages!
By Emily Schwartz Greco and William A.
The news business does look better than it did not long ago. How about the actual quality of what’s being reported? It's generally bad.
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By Yosef Brody
Why isn't the American Psychological Association pursuing ethics charges against psychologist John Leso for abuses he helped carry out at the Guantánamo prison?
By Chris Toensing
Iran might stumble but the Obama administration should take the greatest possible care not to trip its partner.
By Sam Pizzigati
The last link between America's plutocratic past and present has left us.
By Peter Lindstrom
The increasing number of lax gun laws in many states are one reason all gun deaths (homicide, suicide and accident) been growing steadily since 2000.
By Ryan Alexander
No matter how hard lawmakers try to close their eyes, click their heels, and hope for the best, they can’t make highway funding magically appear. But that doesn’t stop them fiddling and flailing as they burn through the Highway Trust Fund.
By Jim Sleeper
The best reasons to impose strong sanctions against Russian-nationalist tyranny aren’t anthropological but liberal and, yes, geopolitical.
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