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1968 Election

When Robert Kennedy Stirred the Nation

Keith Runyon | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics
Keith Runyon

For the youth of 1968, the very real peril of war was not in the hills of northern Virginia, but far away in the rice paddies of Vietnam, where America's involvement in a civil war was costly, in terms of lives as well as national confidence.

Let the Punishment Fit the Crime

Doug Bradley | Posted 05.20.2013 | Impact
Doug Bradley

In the end, even though he thought that Nixon's subterfuge amounted to treason, LBJ did nothing.

Making Mitt: The Myth Of George Romney

BuzzFeed | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

Everyone agrees: Mitt Romney is not like his father. The late Michigan governor and 1968 presidential candidate George Romney is remembered as a princ...

The Final Battle for Health Care Reform

Denise Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Denise Dennis

The media have adopted the GOP's propaganda that whether health care reform passes or fails, it will be bad for the president and the Dems. The more they repeat this, the more people believe it's true.

That's The Way It Wasn't

Sam Leff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Leff

Some forty years after Walter Cronkite told it like it was and called the Chicago of 1968 "a police state," Tom Brokaw, A.O. Scott, and Andie Tucher told their own versions -- like it wasn't.

The Night Robert Kennedy Finally Won

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

Forty years after his assassination shattered dreams and brought his quest to change America to a sudden, brutal halt, Robert Kennedy reached the goal that had been denied him in life.

News: Anarchist to Vote!

Dale Pendell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dale Pendell

I had been dreaming politics -- action committees, meetings, proposals. I too have succumbed to the Great Hope.

Our Last Chance to Get the Country Back on Course

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

Reluctant Democrats, feminists and independents must now confront one simple reality: John McCain will be more of the same, while Barack Obama will take us into a different direction.