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Do you know what a CMU is?

Sheila Shayon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sheila Shayon

Animal rights activists imprisoned in secret prisons. This actually goes on in America, 2009.

David Barstow: TV Networks Have Ignored Defense Department's Retraction Of Report That Exonerated Generals

Democracy Now! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

AMY GOODMAN: I think what's so interesting about this story is not only what the Pentagon has done; it's the lack of reporting on this by the networks...

Pete Seeger, "Folk Music" and the Left

Jesse Larner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jesse Larner

As someone on the left who loves folk music, I understand that I'm supposed to feel mystically uplifted by the dean of activist folkies. But I never could stand Pete.

I.F. Stone's Son on the Izzy Awards, Amy Goodman and Glenn Greenwald

Jeff Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeff Cohen

Jeremy Stone spoke at Tuesday's inaugural ceremony of the Izzy Awards for independent media -- named after legendary journalist I.F. "Izzy" Stone. Here's his short speech.

Obama and the Progressive Community

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

The euphoria of November 4th and the upcoming excitement surrounding the inauguration are competing with the reality of each looming crisis, from the economy to Gaza.

Can We?

Wendy Block | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wendy Block

I'm not ready to return to the same non-adrenaline-rush grassroots work that propelled Obama and the Dems to such a decisive victory.

If Democracy Is Denied

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

The sheer momentum of the Obama-Biden ticket has triggered frantic and massive Republican vote-rigging operations in key battleground states designed ...

TRNN Journalists Charged With Unlawful Assembly

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
The Real News

818 people were arrested in St. Paul, Minnesota in the days leading up to and during the RNC last week, several dozens were members of the media, covering the various protests.

Community Organizing Experience v. Executive Experience

Norman MacAfee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman MacAfee

As we seek to find ways for our bloodied world to live in peace, we will need people who can build the community of nations.

Journalist Amy Goodman Arrested/Released In MN (Update With Press Conference)

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

Amy Goodman of Pacifica Network's Democracy Now! was arrested in St. Paul, Minnesota, while trying to free two of her producers, Sharif Abdel Kouddo...

Amy Goodman Arrested at RNC; Reports of Tear-Gassing (UPDATED at 12:00AM EST)

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

In addition to preemptive arrests, the police are responding aggressively to the presence of protesters. New video is appearing on YouTube of protesters being tear-gassed by the police.

DNC: From An Arab Prism

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jamal Dajani

Several Arab networks dispatched their best anchors to Denver to beam a sliver of American politics to more than 300 million viewers in the region.

Rick MacArthur's Left-Right Attacks On Obama

John K. Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John K. Wilson

MacArthur, the publisher of Harper's, reflects a disturbing trend on the left to use Republican smears to destroy a pragmatic progressive like Obama rather than try to contribute to political change in this country.

Berlin Was Wrong Place for Obama's Wall Speech

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Obama's speech had high points and deserves applause -- but it's ultimately forgettable because he failed to deliver the most important lines where they most mattered.

A Call to Heroes: My "Sit-Down" With Vince Bugliosi

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Linda Milazzo

Coming from Vincent Bugliosi, a man who has proven time and again that he has no fear, his threat it one that George Bush should take seriously. Vince will not back down.

Harball Flirts With Women Voters

Scott Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Swenson

If Chris Matthews and the mainstream media want to add something productive to the reproductive rights debate, they should move off the 70's polarization created by the far-right.