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Name That War, a.k.a. Give Peace a Chance?

Nan Levinson | Posted 03.04.2015 | Politics
Nan Levinson

Wars usually end up with names that are geographically straightforward, but U.S. military operations -- our small or secret wars or entrenched deployments-without-end -- have names that sound so glorious, so noble, so hopeful.

What Dems Don't Want Mentioned in the Rand Paul/Civil Rights Debate

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

Those same Democrats expressing outrage at Paul's criticism of the Civil Rights Act have no problem accepting a deregulated labor market that lets employers fire and discriminate against you for all sorts of preposterous reasons.