January

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Mitt Romney running a seminar on inequality

Should we all start praying for Mitt Romney? The GOP presidential hopeful from Bain Capital has become a walking, talking object lesson on how our plutocracy works - and why we desperately need to end it.

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Class war: They started it

The Republicans conveniently forget that they started the class war - and they've been winning it for years.

 

Don't be fooled by the Newt-Mitt-Rick show

Listening to the exchanges among the main Republican presidential candidates, it is easy to think that the debates are a television "reality show."

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Winners and losers in South Carolina

While Gingrich won, the concerns of the American people were the biggest losers.

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Marines in Afghanistan and Republican hate culture

The scandal that broke last week over U.S. Marines urinating on dead Afghanis is not simply a case of a few "bad apples," or "bad management" up the chain of command.

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Sen. Kirk: Quit obstructing job creation, jobless benefit extension

Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., has carefully cultivated the image of a political moderate. It was that image that allowed him to get elected in 2010 in the first place.

Congress staggers home to angry constituents

The God-forsaken Republican-run 112th Congress staggered home for an almost month-long recess. After what it did and did not do, workers and their allies are using the break to give those lawmakers an earful.