Stories by David Sirota

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Posted on: Aug 6, 2015, Source: AlterNet

She is betting that few voters will notice the gap between her rhetoric and her own record.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2013, Source: AlterNet

What he really deserves, is a nation's thanks for exposing — and hopefully halting — the violations of civil liberties happening in our midst.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

What is it going to take to make long-term human survival a bigger priority than gluttonous meat consumption?

Posted on: Nov 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Colorado initiative would limit sprawl, charge fees for building in 'red zones.'

Posted on: Nov 19, 2013, Source: Salon

Conservative ploy to slash public employee benefits runs into trouble when its own poll shows an unexpected reality.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Behind the facade, Christie is a Bush/Cheney-esque neoconservative promoting the old politics of division and ignorance.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Teachers' unions are not the reason America's schools are in trouble.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2013, Source: Salon

New data proves conservatives and moguls are spending huge sums to turn schools into Wall Street profit centers.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2013, Source: Hemispheres Magazine

An inside look at a booming—and potentially radioactive—new travel industry in the American Southwest

Posted on: Oct 23, 2013, Source: Salon

What your state legislators actually mean when they start throwing around the Orwellian phrase “pension reform."

Posted on: Oct 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Pretending public pensions are the primary cause of state budget problems allows greedheads and ideologues to distract attention from their beloved corporate welfare.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2013, Source: Salon

They didn't even have to form their own country. They just took over ours.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Then we need to take the necessary steps to start shedding that label for good.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2013, Source: Salon

Everyone's raving about the fast food chain's new commercial -- but watch more closely and it's rife with chicanery.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The job outlook for college grads is rather bleak, but it's even worse if you don't have a higher ed. degree.

Posted on: Aug 16, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The recent scandal ousting Florida's top education official shows the privatization movement is about profits.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2013, Source: Salon

In the nation's finance capital, a candidate talks about fighting inequality—voters are flocking to him.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2013, Source: Salon

Why are cash-starved school districts sending public funds to Apple while laying off teachers? Follow the money.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The government officials, pundits and reporters who comprise Permanent Washington have derided Snowden and those who helped him disseminate his disclosures.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2013, Source: Salon

The NSA director embodies perjury and has mislead the nation.