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December 2011

Saturday, December 31:

Norman Lear on fighting for the good fight (3 comments)

America's Leading Socialist (who you likely never heard of)

Friday, December 30:

Imperial overdrive: Red alert over Iran

About Rick Perry: Today's GOP makes Mississippi look liberal

The Joy of Quiet - Pico Iyer

Satire from Micheal Lewis: Princeton Brews Trouble for Us 1 Percenters

Paul Krugman: Keynes Was Right (3 comments)

Thursday, December 29:

Uncle Sam to the rescue when the crybaby corporations get in trouble

Why Some Right-Wing Christians Love Ron Paul (And Why Liberals Really Shouldn't) (5 comments)

Wednesday, December 28:

A Call for Peace: Say NO to America's Military Adventure

Matt Taibbi: How Banks Cheat Taxpayers

NYT Editorial: Mr. Paul's Discredited Campaign (3 comments)

The Dark Becomes Light

The Debunking Handbook

Keeping College Students From the Polls -

More Concealed Guns, and Some Are in the Wrong Hands -

Vets confounded by dueling medical pot rules

Surrendering More American Rights (1 comments)


Tuesday, December 27:

Frank Rich: The Molotov Party

Monday, December 26:

Wall Street: The Big Lie

Why Alan Dershowitz is Wrong on Israel's "Rights' by Nima Shirazi

E.J. Dionne: Obama: The conservative in 2012

Paul Krugman: Springtime for Toxics

Sunday, December 25:

Is It Time To Attack Iran? No

Forget Obama, Cameron and Merkel: vote Houdini

Goodbye 'Shop Til You Drop'!

Is There a Limit to Black Tolerance of Obama's Police State, Assassinations and Wars?

Putting an END to the 'Ron Paul is racist' claims right here and now. (1 comments)

Saturday, December 24:

Joe Nocera: The Big Lie (1 comments)

Your Health Insurance Company Has Offshored Your Most Sensitive Personal Information! (2 comments)

Friday, December 23:

How Can the World's Richest Country Let Children Go Hungry? 6 Tricks Corporate Elites Use to Hoard All the Wealth

Joe Conason: The Bigots and Billionaires in Ron Paul's Orbit

Stephen Colbert: Naming Rights, State Mottos and the GOP Primary + Video

Paul Krugman: The Post-Truth Campaign (1 comments)

Surrendering More American Rights (5 comments)

Paul Krugman: The Post-Truth Campaign

Thursday, December 22:

Matt Taibbi: Obama and Geithner: Government, Enron-Style

Cornered Tea Partiers Are Dangerous

A Christmas Message From America's Rich

Prosecuting Wall Street not possible, but prosecuting food stamp fraud is

James Jay Carafano: New York Times Turns Blind Eye to EMP Threat

Corporate Personhood Debate, Tortured Reasoning In Tow, Heads Back To Supreme Court (1 comments)

Wednesday, December 21:

Paul Krugman: Romney's Big Lie

The Rebirth of America - Christine Geery

Christopher Hitchens: A Nationalist, Imperialist Bully, by Stephen Harper (1 comments)

Deep Pockets, Deeply Political -

U.S. Government Licenses Patent for Medical Marijuana

Tuesday, December 20:

Matt Taibbi : A Sign Occupy Wall Street Is Having Political Impact

The Day America Died

Lauren Unger-Geoffroy: Dispatches From Cairo: The Worst So Far

PolitiFact, Fearing a Right-Wing Backlash, Calls Democrats' 100% True Claim About the GOP Medicare Plan the "Lie of the

I Guess Posting Videos Online Can Make You A Terrorist

Newt Gingrich's Self-Adoration Frank Bruni

Ari Shavit: Israel Has Never Been So Ugly (1 comments)

Monday, December 19:

Impeach All US Senators Who Voted for Military Detainment of US Citizens - Petition

U.S. to leave Iraqi airspace clear for strategic Israeli route to Iran - Pakalert Press

The Secret Behind Guantanamo - Meyssan (1 comments)

Greg Sargent: Has John Boehner lost control? (1 comments)

Newt Gingrich's Self-Adoration

Paul Krugman: Will China Break?

Sunday, December 18:

America Beyond Capitalism - Alperowitz (1 comments)

DHHS Plans to Award Exclusive Rights to Apply Marijuana as a Medical Therapeutic - - Union of Medical Marijuana Patien

The Dominican Republic Hates Black People, by BAR Columnist Jemima Pierre

China factory unrest flares as global economy slows - Pomfret

Saturday, December 17:

Monsanto's Micro-Monster Could Kill Us All - organicconsumers (1 comments)

MTV Funds Advert Opposing Obama's NDAA - YouTube

The Trials of Henry Kissinger - BBC Documentary (2 comments)

Dr Robert Hirsch: "We are Starting Directly into an Energy Storm in Next 2-3 Years"

Al Franken: Why I Voted Against the Homeland Battlefield Bill (3 comments)

Occupy Economics Departments

How Ayn Rand Helped Make the U.S. a Selfish, Greedy Nation (10 comments)

Friday, December 16:

Who will deliver the US postal service from destruction? (1 comments)

Occupy Disrupt US Shipping - RT (1 comments)

David Corn: Hitchens and I Shared an Office

Did the Pentagon Help Strangle the Arab Spring - Turse

Dummies Guide to What Went Wrong in Europe - Baw (1 comments)

North Dakota\\\'s Banker Will See You Now - Businessweek (1 comments)

Eugene Robinson: Has Gingrich ever heard an idea he didn't like?

Why Is Senator Wyden Promoting Republican Medicare 'Reform' Now?

Paul Krugman: G.O.P. Monetary Madness (2 comments)

"Worker-Owners of America, Unite": Will Cooperative Workplaces Democratize U.S. Economy? (1 comments)

Thursday, December 15:

No More Due Process - Just 'Targeted Killings' - Venturini

Anonymous attacking creators of indefinite detention bill (2 comments)

Trial announced for Swiss nuclear smugglers said to be CIA agents - Fitsanakis (1 comments)

Indian Role Behind East Pakistan Separation - Shaukat

The subversive farmer who is changing the world - Hudgens (6 comments)

Fukushima - Could it Have a China Syndrome? - Fairewinds Associates (5 comments)

Out of Iraq...Kinda: A Day Late and $3 Trillion Short

Europe's Transition From Social Democracy to Oligarchy - Hudson

Bradley Manning deserves a medal | Glenn Greenwald

Ammiano meets with U.S. attorney To Discuss Attack On Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Meet the Financial Wizards Working With Occupy Wall Street | Mother Jones (1 comments)

Wednesday, December 14:

Why Newt Gingrich Hates the State Department

Blackwater mercenaries to return to Iraq - Press TV

Cyber war on US drones? Another spy craft crash, now in Seychelles - RT

US-Funded "Activist" Becomes President of Tunisia - Carlucci

Harvest of Hope: Kevin Pina Documentary on Haitian Army, With Review by Dady Chery

Tuesday, December 13:

Did US Officials Support Execution of Americans in Chile in 1973? - Winikoff

Are Privatized Water Utilities in Cahoots With Shale Gas Companies?

Iran Military Practicing Straits Of Hormuz Closure - Durden (1 comments)

Blackwater Name Change: Private Security Firm Switches Name Again - Huff post (2 comments)

Our decade from hell will get worse in 2012 - Farrell (12 comments)

The First 9/11 -- Kissinger, Operacion Condor, Pinochet (1 comments)

Dan Froomkin: 'Wealth Defense Industry' Protects 1% From the Rabble and Its Taxes

David Corn: Romney in 2002: I'm "Moderate," "Progressive," and "Not a Partisan Republican"

Sustainable Good Society: Why the European Way is Still the Best Hope in an Insecure Age By Steven Hill

Why is Haiti "Attractive'? | Haiti Grassroots Watch via Haiti Chery

Steven Van Zandt: There Is Only One Issue In America (1 comments)

Ron Paul says Bush was thrilled with 9/11 -- RT (2 comments)

Monday, December 12:

How to Win a GMO Debate: 10 Facts Why GM Food is Bad - Breyer

Jeb Bush's Cyber Attack on Public Schools

Shale gas drilling's dirty secret is out - Fox (3 comments)

E.J. Dionne Jr. -- Obama abroad: Democratic realism

CIA Use of Nazi War Criminals was Worse Than Most People Realize - Pickard

WalMart Heirs Have Same Net Worth As the Bottom 30 Percent Of Americans

Paul Krugman: Depression and Democracy (1 comments)

Sunday, December 11:

Eliot Spitzer: How to Turn the President's Nice Words into Action (4 comments)

Dear Editor- LAPD Arrests the Truth at Occupy LA - Meighan

The Americans occupying the London Stock Exchange - Rahman

Child Labor Applauded By Audience During Republican Debate In Iowa (1 comments)

Rural farmers unite to feed Wall Street protestors - wnycradio

Preppers Are Now Considered To Be Potential Terrorists? - American Dream (3 comments)

Evolution Securities Warns Of "Total Carnage And Meltdown" As European Bank Sales Of CDS On European Sovereign Debt Soar

Ron Paul's hopes boosted in Iowa by youth vote - MacAskill

Get Internet Access When Your Government Shuts It Down - Miller

The Saudi Abra Spring Nobody Noticed - Russ Baker

US attack on Pakistan: calculated move or blunder? - malikahsan751

Mr. Gingrich's Attack on the Courts

Saturday, December 10:

Robert Fisk: Bankers are the dictators of the West (1 comments)

Egypt's elections and the risky rule of God - Jacoby (1 comments)

War on Syria Cover-Up Update: Who is Breaking the Blackout? - bfp

Friday, December 9:

Junk Food Companies Say Eating More Fruits and Vegetables Is a 'Job Killer' - Cohen

Pakistan Threatens Air Defense at the Border to Counteract NATO Strikes - Dayen

Eugene Robinson: Republicans' reality TV politics

Paul Krugman: All the G.O.P.'s Gekkos

Thursday, December 8:

The Heartbreaking Upper Big Branch Mine Settlement (2 comments)

Whose army is it? 99 Percent vs. One Percent

Sheila Dean: Big Data meets Big Brother at the cyber-industrial complex

Wednesday, December 7:

Why the "Left" Establishment Can't Create Demands for the Occupy Movement (2 comments)

E.J. Dionne Jr -- Obama's New Square Deal

The Price of Delusion: the Fiction of Pakistan as an Ally - andmagazine

Tuesday, December 6:

U.S. Supreme Court:State Medical Marijuana Laws Not Preempted (3 comments)

Senate Obstruction of D.C. Circuit Court Nominee Caitlin Halligan of Great Concern, Says NWLC | National Women's Law Cen

Chris Martenson's presentation at the Gold & Silver Meeting in Madrid

Toppling Assad is proxy war against Iran - RT

Rocky Anderson for President

Some thoughts that OCCUPY my mind, by William Blum (2 comments)

Naomi Wolf Versus Joshua Holland: Was There a Coordinated Federal Crackdown on Occupy Wall Street? (1 comments)

Monday, December 5:

Global rebellion: The coming chaos? - Robinson (7 comments)

Breakthrough in the Macondo Mystery: BP Admits to New Activity at Deepwater Horizon Site

Drones cleared for domestic use across the US - RT (1 comments)

Debt Slavery -- Why It Destroyed Rome, Why It Will Destroy Us Unless It's Stopped by MICHAEL HUDSON (1 comments)

Why is Jon Corzine still at large? (1 comments)

Democrats Gleeful At Prospect Of Running Against Gingrich

MASSIVE Foreclosure Fraud Whistleblower Found Dead: Major Red Flag Is Raised ~ Florida & Nevada!

One in Every Three Americans is Now Considered Either Poor or "Near Poor"

Paul Krugman: Send In the Clueless (2 comments)

Sunday, December 4:

Maureen Dowd: Out of Africa and Into Iowa

Panetta's Last Words to Israel: 'Get to the Damn Table...Get to the Damn Table'

E.J. Dionne Jr -- A GOP presidential circus that's steeped in tea

How Israeli Occupation Forces, Bahraini Guards Trained US Police For Crackdown On "Occupy" Protests

Twenty Examples of the Obama Administration Assault on Domestic Civil Liberties!

What Really Killed Herman Cain's Campaign (3 comments)

Saturday, December 3:

Conn Hallinan: Pakistan: Anatomy Of A Crisis

Charles M. Blow: Newt's War on Poor Children (2 comments)

Privatization" Austerity" Why, Exactly?

Why We Must "Take Back The Capitol"

Friday, December 2:

Paul Krugman: Bleeding Britain

Heicklen Prosecutor: Jury nullification not First Amendment right (1 comments)

Why liberals aid the 1 percent

The President I Want in Office (3 comments)

The Media's Blackout Of The National Defense Authorization Act Is Shameful (6 comments)

Paul Krugman: Killing the Euro

Thursday, December 1:

Der Spiegel: The Republicans' Farcical Candidates: A Club of Liars, Demagogues and Ignoramuses (1 comments)

How Republicans are being taught to talk about Occupy Wall Street - #! Don't Say 'Capitalism!!' (8 comments)

E.J. Dionne Jr. -- Two Politicians With Bluntness in Common

Africa Lies Naked to Euro-American Military Offensive, by B.A.R. Executive Editor Glen Ford (1 comments)

Crony Capitalism? Hank Paulson's Extraordinary Meeting - ProPublica (1 comments)

A Banker Speaks, With Regret By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF (1 comments)


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