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Litmus Test

Drupchen's Body Is a Litmus Test for Nepal

Tenzin Dorjee | Posted 05.15.2013 | World
Tenzin Dorjee

Over the last decade, amid China's growing hegemony in Asia, Nepal has turned from a sanctuary to a nightmare for Tibetan refugees. This tragedy is embodied in the way the Nepalese government has so far responded to Drupchen Tsering's self-immolation.

Directly Hiring 4M Workers: "A Line in the Sand" for 2012

Paul Abrams | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

It is simple line between those who want to re-start the economy and those who do not, those who believe in an economic future and those who do not, those who recognize reality and those who are paid to lie.

Peter Beinart: Ronald Reagan Wouldn't Have Passed GOP Purity Test, 'Reagan Resolution'

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans love hallowing Ronald Reagan's name. Too bad they know so little about the guy. Last week in Hawaii, the Republican National Committee al...

To "Purify" the races this fall, Republicans call for a litmus test

Bill Shireman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Shireman

Extremists want to make GOP the party of "NO - CAN'T DO" Extremist opponents of gay marriage equality and other "social conservative" causes want to...

The Public Option is Barack Obama's Litmus Test

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

The battle that's being played out now isn't between Republicans and Democrats. It's not between conservative Democrats and progressive ones. The battle is between moneyed interests and the people.

Obama Never Promised Me a Rose Garden

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

I don't draw the line at debate -- I draw it at decency: respect for each other, for the rule of law, for the role of America in the world.

Game. Set. Match. Obama.

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

McCain's outright mockery of the health and life of the mother as being a legitimate reason for termination was deplorable. How dare he!?