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Entries by David Sirota from 03/2006

Tom Friedman Becomes America's Chief Revisionist Historian

| Posted 03.04.2006 | Huffington Post

Friedman claims that the public has always supported the war. This is revisionist history at its worst.

Tearing the Veneer Off the Great Education Myth

| Posted 03.07.2006 | Huffington Post

Will the Democratic Party finally realize the error of its ways and start seriously challenging America's trade policy?

Bush, Pundits & Dems Feign "Concern" for National Security

| Posted 03.11.2006 | Politics
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Is America watching the final death throes of its proud democratic tradition?

"Free" Trade & 2008 Democratic Presidential Politics

| Posted 03.12.2006 | Politics
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If Edwards, Feingold or another candidate bases their candidacy on an indictment of "free" trade policies, they can fuel a successful insurgent candidacy.

Trade Deficit "Overwhelming" Ports; Will We Invoke Our WTO Rights?

| Posted 03.13.2006 | Politics
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Could the bipartisan complicity in selling out America be any more clear?

Election '06: GOP's Culture of Corruption vs. Dems' Culture of Weakness

| Posted 03.14.2006 | Huffington Post

The American Heritage Dictionary describes the term "weak" as "lacking firmness of character or strength of will, lacking aptitude or s...

A Third-Party Path to Centrist Power

| Posted 03.15.2006 | Huffington Post

What's the alternative to the Democratic Party? The answer is that it doesn't have to be an either/or, zero-sum alternative with fusion voting.

Why the Media/Political Elites Are Shocked About Bush & the Economy...But No One Else Is

| Posted 03.22.2006 | Huffington Post

Donaldson and other elite journalists/ politicos think everything is just great economically. For them, it probably is.

The Fatal Flaw of Dems' "Competence" Strategy

| Posted 03.27.2006 | Huffington Post

Under this paradigm, the conservative movement will never lose steam, because Democrats are not countering it with an opposing movement..

Pundits Still Dumbfounded, Even As Workers' Share of Gains Hits 40-Year Low

| Posted 03.30.2006 | Politics
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If you take five seconds to actually look at the underlying data, you see that profits aren't benefitting ordinary workers - only those at the very top.

Campaign 2006 - Predatory Lending as a Sleeper Issue

| Posted 03.31.2006 | Huffington Post

Debates over predatory financing laws are becoming flashpoints for broader debates over how much power our government has ceded to Corporate America.