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|By: Tom Engelhardt Thursday September 23, 2010 9:49 am|
|By: TheMediaConsortium Tuesday September 21, 2010 8:41 am|
President Barack Obama’s decision to appoint Elizabeth Warren to set up the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) couldn’t have come at a more critical time.
|By: ubetchaiam Monday September 20, 2010 1:50 pm|
The government’s Census statistics about poverty in America are lies.
|By: Rayne Sunday September 19, 2010 7:30 pm|
Why can’t the folks inside the Beltway do something about it? Because they don’t hear or see us.
|By: Jim Moss Saturday September 18, 2010 7:38 pm|
On Thursday, it was announced that 1 in 7 Americans now live in poverty – a disturbing fact which received little attention on Capitol Hill: The reluctance of political leaders on both sides of the aisle to directly confront the fact that growing numbers of Americans are slipping into poverty reflects a stubborn reality about [...]
|By: Jim Moss Thursday September 16, 2010 7:00 pm|
More good news on the economic front: The percentage of Americans struggling below the poverty line in 2009 was the highest it has been in 15 years, the Census Bureau reported Thursday, and interviews with poverty experts and aid groups said the increase appeared to be continuing this year. With the country in its worst [...]
|By: Tom Engelhardt Sunday September 12, 2010 7:13 pm|
From TomDispatch today: A shocking report on the toll the American war has taken on ordinary Afghans, no matter what aspect of everyday life you choose to measure — Nick Turse, “How Much ‘Success’ Can Afghans Stand? The American War and Afghanistan’s Civilians”
|By: normanb Tuesday September 7, 2010 7:21 pm|
Massive Book-Burning Project Now Operating at Thousands of US Universities & Libraries — NormanB (“Deviations from the Norm”)
|By: Christy Hardin Smith Friday August 27, 2010 5:28 am|
How do we produce real, lasting, positive change toward more democracy? Join Frances Moore Lappe on Saturday for a book salon, and find out.
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