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Songs Of Activism And Revolution: The Revolution Starts Now
Grammy winner Steve Earle is active in the fight against capital punishment. Read more...
"I think that there’s no doubt that the conspiracy that involved the commission of acts of secret detention, torture and rendition under the Bush administration constitute gross and systematic human rights violations." Read more...
The differences between Iraq and Syria loom large in elite US discourse, but the similarities are much more significant for foreign populations we've invaded so often--and for average US citizens, too. Read more...
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) in insisting that his famous family name will not hurt him at all if decides to run for president in 2016. Read more...
April 30, 1992 - With No End In Sight.
The L.A.Riots - Day 2. April 30, 1992. Don't forget to donate to Newstalgia. We're almost at our goal. We just need an extra push to get us over the top. Give whatever you can - a little bit means a whole lot! Read more...

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March 19, 1987 - Rehearsals For Primetime.
March 19, 1987. Pres. Reagan gives first Press Conference in four months. Iran-Contra Scandal. CIA supplying Contras with plans and blueprints. Congress approves $40 million to Contras. Michael Deaver trying to stay out of jail. Israel stops supplying Military aid to South Africa. Bristol-Myers thinks it may have AIDS vaccine. 65 MPH speed limit approved. Read more...
In his victory speech Tuesday night, in addition to lying about what Obama said about gas prices, Newt peddled the Palinesque fantasy that "drill, baby drill" is the answer to all our energy problems and also added (starts around 2:15): GINGRICH: Read more...
Part of being a Democrat is acting like you’re losing even when you’re winning. Part of being a Republican is acting like you’re winning even when you’re losing. The phrase “silent majority,” that brilliant bit of Nixonian rhetoric, is a Read more...
Among the predictable Republican reactions to the President's proposed 2013 budget is the refrain that "Obama has failed to keep a 2009 promise to cut the deficit in half by the end of his first term." Just days after Senate Minority Leader Read more...
February 7, 1990  - Goodbye To Lenin.
February 7, 1990 - Sweeping changes in The Soviet Union. Read more...