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Our Nuclear Insecurity Complex

Project On Government Oversight | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Project On Government Oversight

Back in July, an 82-year-old nun and two fellow peace activists breached the security at the Y-12 nuclear weapons facility in Tennessee. Since then, it's only gotten worse for the Department of Energy and its National Nuclear Security Administration.

Mission Impossible? Not for 82-year-old Anti-Nuclear Weapons Activist

Mia Steinle | Posted 09.29.2012 | Green
Mia Steinle

When a nuclear weapons facility can't stop infiltration by an octogenarian nun, it's time to reassess its security standards.

Bringing Home 150 Troops From Afghanistan Would Fix Wisconsin's Budget "Crisis"

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Greenwald

Scott Walker is using phony budget projections to manufacture a staged "fiscal emergency" in his state so that he can whack programs and political opponents.

Profit-Chasing Guns-for-Hire Are Killing Us in Iraq and Afghanistan

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Greenwald

The use of private contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan makes a few people very, very rich, but it's making the rest of us -- Americans and local civilians alike -- much less safe.

Con Games: Police State in Denver

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

There aren't too many things that make me want to blow my stack on the way to a ballgame but being an unwitting dirtbag in a police sting operation is...

US Embassy Guards Gone Wild In Kabul: Prostitution, Brawls, And Vodka Butt Shots

Mother Jones | Daniel Schulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Drunken brawls, prostitutes, hazing and humiliation, taking vodka shots out of buttcracks-- no, the perpetrators of these Animal House-like antics are...