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Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 12:21 am
Big news, people! Especially for those of you upset by the skyrocketing prices of the essential prescription medicines you take – including thousands of patients who were hit last year with a 5,000...
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 12:21 am
 The basic problem facing the corporate and political powers that want you and me to swallow their Trans-Pacific Partnership deal is that they can’t make chicken salad out of chicken manure.But...
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 12:20 am
The mantra of every Koch-headed, right-wing politico is that government should be run like a business, always focused on cutting costs.Welcome to Flint, Mich. This impoverished, mostly African-America...
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:21 am
 At a recent dinner with my work team, I was reminded that I had said I wanted to travel less for work this year so I could focus on other projects. Instead, I find myself bouncing across the cou...
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 12:27 am
 When I crossed paths with a Democratic Party campaign consultant in Austin last March, I suggested he come out to the local International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers hall to hear Bernie Sa...
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 12:21 am
A long time ago, in a not so faraway land, a civilization existed that was governed through a fairly rational political system. Even conservative candidates for high office had to have a good idea or...
Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 12:18 am
 Carl Icahn, noted corporate predator and takeover specialist who made billions of dollars in corporate deals, has recently begun pushing a charitable cause involving a group of people who, throu...
Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015 12:20 am
 Aah, ‘tis the season for family, friends, eggnog, chipmunks singing Christmas carols – and all-out, no-mercy, blow-’em-all-to-hell war.Not war like in Afghanistan. No, no – this is the f...
Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 12:01 am
 InsideClimate News revealed in an investigative series released this fall that the oil superpower Exxon was briefly a paragon of scientific integrity. From 1978 through the ‘80s the corporatio...
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 12:21 am
Don Blankenship didn’t get what he deserves in his federal trial, but he definitely deserves what he got.“Guilty,” declared all 12 West Virginia jurors who pondered the charge that this arrogant...

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