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Love Thy Birther

Jonathan Leigh Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Leigh Solomon

Progressives have an admirable concern for those in dire circumstances. But what's our feeling when it comes to the stranger on the train - one in the crowd which is devoted to policies counter to their own welfare?

Hope vs Failure -- Is There Anything We Can Do as Citizens, Short of Going Out on the Streets Like the Iranian Patriots?

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

The DCCC sent out a really exceptionally well done clip today pointing to the difference between Obama's vision of hope and the Republican vision of f...

Corporate Profit Continues to Define Health Care Reform & the U.S. Race to the Bottom

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michele Swenson

Doctors and hospitals must maintain costly administrative staffs to deal with the bureaucracy. Inflated administration consumes one-third (31 percent) of Americans' health dollars.

Like Wall Street, Current Health Care Policy Privatizes Profit And Socializes Risk

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michele Swenson

The excesses of the health insurance industry resemble those of Wall Street and the subprime housing market, typified by privatized profits for insurers and socialized risk for taxpayers and consumers.