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Allard Lowenstein

What Bernie Knows

Robin Raskin | Posted 02.12.2017 | Politics
Robin Raskin

It was 1968. A little known local politician named Allard K. Lowenstein was running for Congress in my suburban neighborhood in Nassau County. Al live...

We, the People

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Fifty years later it's time for another movement to demand a fairer and more just Mississippi and America and end the violence of poverty and illiteracy. Repeat after me: We, the people.

Looking Out For Each Other

Thomas Lowenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Thomas Lowenstein

Hate speech doesn't pull triggers, but is particularly dangerous when consumed by unbalanced people. In my father's case, it was, I believe, left-wing hate speech that helped kill him.

ExxonMobil -- Their "Hydrogen Plan" for Us

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Parker

Between Wall Street and the banks and the oil companies, and saving Detroit, which has been going out of business on a daily basis for 35 years, is there some way we aren't getting screwed?

Auto bill clears House; Should it pass the Senate, too?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

And now, it's on to the Senate! The House today passed, 237 to 170, HR 7321, the automotive loan bailout bill, and has sent it on to the Senate. H...