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Why Medical Organization Politics Matter, Even When It's Hard to Tell the Revolutionaries from the Counter-Revolutionaries

Jim Anderson | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics
Jim Anderson

Social media allows for interesting exchanges, but one of the more quirky ones I've encountered recently occurred in the comments section of the onlin...

The Republican Party After the Election

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

If candidates like O'Donnell are elected, they will likely continue to embarrass and begin to isolate the Republican Party through their extremist views and will also almost guarantee the failure of that party to accomplish anything.

Ghosts of Presidents Past

Elizabeth Bisbee Silber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Bisbee Silber

The tone being as polarized as it's been in 150 years or so, I can't help but lament the fact that so many stars of the GOP whom we might look to for wisdom and answers are no longer with us.

Sarah Palin's Canadian Health Care

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Sarah Palin's recent statement that, presumably during her childhood, she and her family used to cross the border to take advantage of Canada's health care system is not so much a gaffe as an interesting insight into a politician.

Stalin Libel Suit: Josef Stalin's Grandson Loses Case Against Newspaper

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW (AP)- A Russian court ruled against Josef Stalin's grandson Tuesday in a libel suit over a newspaper article that said the Soviet dictator sent...

A New Year's Resolution for France- Put Albert Camus In The Pantheon

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

While the left snivels over the literary Camus, the compte rendu on the author is that of an individual who touched the world in an effort to promote the universal rights of man implicit in the French social contract.

Russia Communists: Please Don't Criticize Stalin On His Birthday

AP | SIMON SHUSTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — The Russian Communist Party asked the nation Monday for a daylong moratorium on criticizing Soviet dictator Josef Stalin as they celebr...

Remembering the Nazi-Soviet Pact After Seventy Years

Robert Gellately | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robert Gellately

On August 23, 1939 Stalin's agreement with Nazi Germany gave Hitler the green light. That signal was important at the time and seventy years later there is no reason for Russians to deny it.

"Socialized" Medicine: Next Front in the Right's -isms Arms Race

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

For more than 75 years, conservatives have smeared progressive attempts to reform our faltering health-care system as "socialized medicine."