democracy

Krystal Ball: Rising Inequality Is 'Feature, Not A Bug' Of Capitalism
Ball describes how most Americans would be absolutely shocked to find out just how fast wealth inequality is spreading Read more...
Well-Financed New Extremists Dominate The Education Debate
New extremists in the education debate represent a mindset unwilling to fight things out on a democratic playing field, no matter how unlevel. Instead, they aim to eliminate the playing field altogether Read more...
Marijuana, Healthcare, And Putin's Win - Quickie News!
Quickie News covers the Crimean vote to join Russia, Healthcare, and Colorado cashing in on Marijuana! Read more...
Rand Paul Compares Executive Action To Jim Crow Laws. Say What?
Rand Paul keeps proving he isn't even fit for the office he holds, much less the Presidency. Read more...
Project Censored's Most Under-Reported Stories Of 2013
Whistleblowers, wealth gaps and more stories you haven't heard about thanks to America's ever-shrinking news media. Read more...

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Occupy Wall Street Updates For The Week Of October 10th
The lastest Occupy Wall Street news, actions and events. Read more...
If Dems Give In Now, Social Security And Medicare Will Be Next
Again and again, Republicans take a hostage and demand they get their way. Never mind election results, House and Senate majorities, and especially never mind the will of the people. Read more...
CNN's Don Lemon Plays The 'Both Sides' False Equivalency Game On Shutdown
CNN's Don Lemon continues to prove Dan Froomkin's point that our corporate media has utterly failed us when it comes to making sure most Americans understand who is to blame for this government shutdown. Read more...
'Secessionist' Movements Underscore The Far Right's Hatred Of Democracy
If you needed a reminder where those folks on the far right who naive mainstream Democrats keep mistakenly treating as rational actors are coming from, just survey the "secessionist" campaigns in various states, most notably Maryland at present. Read more...
Tea Party Open Thread With Susie Sampson
It's been a busy week but Miley's exploits and Syria's troubles have dominated news. Which is more important? Because America isn't sure! Read more...