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Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Debt?

Bob Burnett | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Republicans are using the debt as an excuse to demolish the US social compact and give free rein to wealthy individuals and corporations. But let's be clear: the US is not broke.

Health-Care Reform was the Key Issue in the 2008 Campaign...What Happened?

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

For some, the system works best when elites make the most fundamental decisions for our society, unencumbered by the trappings of "democracy", and when the population is depoliticized, misinformed, or both.