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Will Guzzardi

Charters Ask CPS For More Funding: Will They Get It, And Should They?

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Guzzardi | Posted 10.01.2011 | Chicago

There's a debate smoldering, just out of the media spotlight, behind the scenes of Chicago public policy. It's one that pits some of the city's wealth...

AT&T -- Not My Credo

Wendy Block | Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics
Wendy Block

When I hear that AT&T and Verizon are key players with other multinationals and Republican legislators in a so-far obscure group that advances corporate interests and undermines ours, my thoughts turn...shall we say, vehement.

Amanda Terkel

Online Campaign Targets Employees Of Law Firm Fighting Same-Sex Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A progressive organization is targeting employees at the law firm King & Spalding with an online campaign aimed at preventing House Spea...

Next Sunday: Protest at Right-Wing Billionaires' Secret Summit near Palm Springs

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Dreier

A broad coalition of consumer, community, labor, environmental, student, civil liberties, and faith-based groups are sponsoring a rally in Rancho Mira...

Victory -- ABC News Drops Andrew Breitbart

James Rucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
James Rucker

ABC News just announced that they've rescinded their invitation for Andrew Breitbart to be part of their election night coverage. The network had already said Breitbart won't be appearing on the air; now they've told him he's not welcome to appear online either.

Google Goes "Evil"

Adam Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Adam Green

Following a conference call with Google CEO Eric Schmidt and Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg I can now say that Google, a company that I've long admired and currently hold thousands of dollars of stock in, just "went evil."

Gen. Petraeus Goes to War, Mrs. Petraeus Loses to Car Salesman in Congress

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The argument that "car dealers had nothing to do with the economic crisis" doesn't wash. Reform is designed to prevent the next crisis as much as it is to avoid a repeat of the last one.

Mechanical Morons Unite!

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michael Sigman

Penetrating the packaging of modern products has precipitated many an emergency-room visit.

"No More Secrecy": Open The Wall Street Negotiations and Empower Voters

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The White House should use its voice and its influence to push for full transparency in financial reform so that we can watch the lobbying and backroom deals that usually happen behind closed doors.

Grassroots Pressure Works

Adam Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Green

The fight for health care reform is not over. But Friday's New York Times had some encouraging news for activists. Grassroots pressure is working, and we will continue to keep the pressure on.

Budweiser: The Beer of Climate Change Deniers?

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

It's time for all the lager-lovers who support low-impact living to step up to the plate -- or, rather, the bar -- to demand better from Anheuser-Busch.