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Zany GOP Origins of the Trillion Dollar Coin

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 03.18.2013 | Business
John Tepper Marlin

If the U.S. Treasury issues a trillion-dollar palladium coin and then sells it to the Federal Reserve System or deposits it as cash, maybe the debt ceiling would be legally bypassed via the Treasury's authority to issue collectible coins.

Fueling the Hearts of Others: Ways to Fight for Clean Air

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 06.04.2012 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

As the 2012 election fills the news cycle with a mixture of information and noise, many people will tune in and some will opt out. Crucial issues will be debated and discussed. One of them will be clean air. How best to connect with the average voter?

Not Worth It: First Day of Libya Strikes Cost More Than $100 Million

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

The American people want to end the wars that we were already fighting before this weekend, not start new ones. We couldn't afford the other two wars we were already fighting before the cruise missiles started flying over Libya.