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Citizens United and the Perils of Super PACs

Michael Stinnett - 9/03/2013: Legal rulings such as Citizens United and lax campaign financing laws have undermined the democratic process allowing wealthy donors to buy elections; so-called Super
 

Nonprofits Are Our Informal Government

As the director of a nonprofit 501(c)(3), I have had to quickly learn how these kinds of organizations function.
 

It's Politics Stupid!

In May 2009, former International Monetary Fund chief economist Simon Johnson wrote an important essay in The Atlantic on the origins and implications of the 2008 financial collapse, called "The Qu
 

Return of the Pharaohs

First quarter of my freshman year in college, I took an ancient history course.
 

Defending the One Percent

It seems puzzling that Harvard University would grant tenure, let alone appoint someone to be the chairman of its economics department, who fundamentally doesn't believe in economics.
 

Life Before Social Security

This year I will be 71 years old, assuming I make it and I have close family now into their eighties.
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One Year After Limbaugh Attack, 2471 Sponsors Lost is No Fluke

Lest we forget, here are the highlights:
Susan Fluke … so much sex she can’t afford her own birth control pills.
 

The Tea Party, part 1

The old saying goes: It's important to keep your friends close, but your enemies closer. Keeping this in mind, a few weeks ago I joined a Tea Party community undercover.
 

#SoTU 2013

For updates on the State of the Union tonight, probably best-practice is to follow along with our lists on the micropublishing service ::