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Did Hell Just Freeze Over?

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As America shivered through a historic freeze, Obama warmed up the discussion of poverty, the Senate passed unemployment benefits and debate shifted from austerity to inequality. While record lows chilled much of the country, there was a spark of hope...More

 

From Endured To Insured, Though Not Yet Assured

We survived a year of stalemate and shutdowns, shouting matches, sideshows and sh*t-storms, and somehow, despite setbacks and silliness, millions of Americans begin the new year insured. We made it through bogus budget battles, callous compromises, cave-ins and calls for...More

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NSA Task Force Recommations - File Attached

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President Obama’s National Security Agency task force offered some major reforms for the beleaguered National Security Agency (NSA). Download the full report now. Do you think these recommendations will help?More

 

A Halloween of Hollow Weenies

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The shutdown ended, but the showdown continues as the mad hatters of The Tea Party extreme play dress up as grown-ups interested in governing while aiming to gut Social Security and Food Stamps. As the Obamacare website works through its...More

 

Of Mice and Manning

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As we learn that the NSA domestic surveillance is far more widespread and invasive than we knew, the Senate talks tough but flees from action, timidly agreeing to sacrifice our privacy. The NSA is culling all domestic phone records, and...More

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Awakening Radical Geeks

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In January 2008 Anonymous, a loose collection of “hackers”, previously known only for cyber bullying and cracking copyrighted software, attacked the Church of Scientology’s web site. The Church had been trying to scrub the internet of pictures of Tom Cruise...More

 

Defending the One Percent

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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. But there it is, all spelled out in a much talked about new...More

 

Democratic Defiance Between Violence and Silence

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We're scared of the rise of religious radicals in Egypt but our own states are passing sweeping new laws to control women's bodies, health and choices. We question the accountability of Egypt's military, yet accept drones, indefinite detention, domestic spying,...More

 

L'affair Snowden - What We Have Learned

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Ok. Snowden is on the run. “It’s espionage!” “He’s a traitor!!”. Yeegads. All for telling us that our government is listening to us and wants to listen to the globe. “We have warrants!” shouts Obama, And then in a whisper...More

 

If You Can Hear Us Now, Then Why Won't You Listen?

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The Obama NSA has been secretly collecting millions of phone records of American citizens. For all this intelligence-gathering, they haven't found the intelligence to realize how wrong this is. Turkish authorities have heard the rumbles of uprisings across Europe and...More