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Posted on: Sep 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Short answer: They don't care about your health.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Texas Gov dodges real questions by turning his indictment into a circus.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

These ideological zealots are preventing any of the progress that America desperately needs.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

This public service is not what Republicans portray it as at all.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Militarization is a dangerous and ultimately deadly perversion of the honorable purpose of policing -- and it is out of control.

Posted on: Jun 4, 2014, Source: Other Words

Wage theft is disturbingly common at the workplace.

Posted on: May 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

People are saying enough is enough!

Posted on: May 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Solar energy threatens their dirty fossil-fuel biz, so it must be taxed.

Posted on: May 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A growing coalition of just plain folks is mobilizing in Washington.

Posted on: May 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The lamebrain Texas Gov is already campaigning on his state's tab.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Turns out farmworkers and cheerleaders have something in common.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The NSA is too heavily vested in its programs; it is not going to give up spying on us despite efforts at reform.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Sniffing the ethical rot on Wall Street.

Posted on: Apr 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

"We must create a politics that directly confronts the narcissistic nabobs who're knocking down our people and our country."

Posted on: Mar 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Margaret Mary Vojtko has become an emblem to adjuncts everywhere.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Are we witnessing the birth of a full-fledged people's revolt?

Posted on: Mar 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Richard Berman collects millions in non-profit donations, and then funnels the money into his for-profit PR firm.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Colleges have embraced the corporate culture of a contingent workforce.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2014, Source: OtherWords

Milwaukee demonstrates a clever use of resources.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

No wonder lawmakers don't care about basic needs like health care, food stamps and Social Security.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

We are all being exposed to dangerous mega-doses of antibiotics constantly adding to our resistance to the life-saving drug.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2013, Source: AlterNet

He joins the red pope!

Posted on: Dec 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

They've decided that the Pope is a "Marxist." What about Jesus?

Posted on: Dec 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Good guy Gensler gets replaced by Wall Street lapdog.

Posted on: Dec 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The beverage behemoth is running a stealth campaign to sell you more drinks.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

How Nixon appointee Earl Butz inadvertently started the 'good food' movement.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2013, Source: Other Words

For fast food, they sure are slow to adapt to the new leaner, greener market.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2013, Source: Other Words

While relaxing in their often-luxurious urban nests, they till the government’s ridiculous “direct payments” system, harvesting millions of dollars each year from taxpayers.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The poor finally get a champion at the Vatican in Pope Francis.