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April 2013

Tuesday, April 30:

The Taliban spring offensive: What to watch for

Corporate Media and Sources of Deception

Keystone Pipeline Will Spill, Study Predicts (8 comments)

Syria: The Only Red Line Should Be To Stay Out

No Rich Child Left Behind - By SEAN F. REARDON Here's a fact that may not surprise you: the children of the (1 comments)

Radioactive Water Imperils Fukushima Plant - By MARTIN (3 comments)

Monday, April 29:

Limbaugh's 'Big Lie' Strategy (1 comments)

Former State Department Official: Team Bush Knew Many at Gitmo Were Innocent (2 comments)

While Wronged Homeowners Got 300 Apiece in Foreclosure Settlement, Consultants Who Helped Protect Banks Got 2 Billion |

E.J. Dionne: The economic whodunit

Paul Krugman: The Story of Our Time (1 comments)

Sunday, April 28:

Rand Paul Proved Himself This Week to Be Spineless

Saturday, April 27:

Congress heads home for recess, leaving to-do list behind (1 comments)

Boston: When the media gets it wrong

Bush's Long-Shot Campaign To Be Seen As Truman (2 comments)

Friday, April 26:

Obama: Planned Parentood Is "Not Going Anywhere" [Video] (1 comments)

Obama: Stay Out of Syria! (1 comments)

Paul Krugman: The 1 Percent's Solution (1 comments)

The Meaning of the Boston Lockdown: A Resident's Perspective | Socialist Organizer (2 comments)

Thursday, April 25:

Miss Him Yet? (3 comments)

Matt Taibbi - The Biggest Price-Fixing Scandal Ever (1 comments)

The Ron Paul Institute: Be Afraid, Very Afraid (6 comments)

Wednesday, April 24:

Voice from Yemen: Obama's Drones Stir 'Growing Hatred of America'

Bush's Legacy of Atrocities Is Nowhere to Be Seen at His New Library -- Local Paper Won't Run Ad That Tells the Truth (10 comments)

Lost in Space - By MAUREEN DOWD

Remaking the Federal Reserve, Building Public Banks and Opting Out of Wall Street

Before Next Crash, Create Finance System That Serves Public, Part I: Shrink, Regulate Banks, and Enforce Law

Tuesday, April 23:

An Irrefutable Truth About the GOP

Monday, April 22:

Oh, Mark Sanford

The US Senate at work: Defeating background checks for gun purchases

Tim DeChristopher: Champion of Climate Movement Released on Eve of Earth Day | Common Dreams

City Report Shows a Growing Number Are Near Poverty - Yearly Prize of $500,000 Is Created for Faculty SECTIO

Visa Reforms for Skilled Workers - (1 comments)

Paul Krugman: The Jobless Trap (1 comments)

Restyled as Real Estate Trusts, Varied Businesses Avoid Taxes - By NATHANIEL POPPER

The Jobless Trap - By PAUL

Moving Ahead With Common Core - (1 comments)

Gonzalez: Irate parents, teachers say Brooklyn public schools received meager improvements as charter school in same bui

Sunday, April 21:

Dear Dzhokhar

GOP Now Bearish on Sanford's Chances in S.C.

U.S. Financier Backs China Scholarship Program - By KEITH BRADSHER

Florida - Teachers Sue Over Evaluation System - MOTOKO RICH

Chasing Truth. Catching Hell. - A Public Defender's Blog, @normdeguerreesq

Most terrorists are Muslim? A response to the ignorance at Sun News | eclipsenews (1 comments)

security theater, martial law, and a tale that trumps every cop-and-donut joke you've ever heard | Popehat (1 comments)

Graham, McCain: No criminal trial for captured suspect (1 comments)

Saturday, April 20:

Soft on Crime: Protecting the "Second Amendment Rights" of Thugs and Terrorists (1 comments)

David Attenborough - Humans are Plague on Earth - Telegraph (7 comments)

Texas plant explosion highlights gutting of health and safety rules (2 comments)

Analysts support media's focus on Boston over Texas explosion

transcript of secret meeting between Julian Assange and Eric Schmidt

Rubio Warns Republicans: If You Don't Support My Immigration Plan, Obama Will Just Legalize Everyone

Friday, April 19:

Mandatory E-Verify: A Giant Plunge Into a National ID System

Paul Krugman: The Excel Depression (1 comments)

Pete Peterson Economists Caught in Austerity Error (1 comments)

The Man in the Cowboy Hat: Meet Carlos Arredondo, a Hero of the Boston Bombings

Thursday, April 18:

The Senate Ignored Us | ThinkProgress

The Senate's cowardly act on gun control

Gabrielle Giffords: A Senate in the Gun Lobby's Grip (2 comments)

2 Teen Girls Kill Themselves After Rape Photos Circulate Online -- This Needs to Stop | Alternet

What Makes an Effective Teacher? Here are the Right and Wrong Roles | Alternet

Wednesday, April 17:

New Hampshire Lawmaker Calls All Women 'Vaginas' | ThinkProgress (3 comments)

Dan Froomkin: New Torture Report Blames Obama and the Media for Not Confronting the Truth (1 comments)

Grout Expectations: The Central Subway Plan Tries to Compensate for its Shortcomings, but May Just Frack it Up - Page 1 (1 comments)

832 Billion Reasons for Immigration Reform | ThinkProgress (3 comments)

Let's hope the Boston Marathon bomber is a white American (1 comments)

How Bashar Al-Assad Became So Hated (1 comments)

Tuesday, April 16:

Goldman's Big Guns Fire Dud To Defend Megabanks

Richard Cohen: The gun bill's hocus-pocus (1 comments)

Monday, April 15:

Joseph Stiglitz: A Tax System Stacked Against the 99 Percent (1 comments)

Gitmo Is Killing Me (1 comments)

Technology Is Changing How Students Learn, Teachers Say - By MATT RICHTEL

Tracking Student Reading - Letter to the

Missouri School Trains Teachers to Carry Guns - By JOHN ELIGON (2 comments)

With Tougher Standardized Tests, a Reminder to Breathe - KYLE SPENCER (1 comments)

Paul Krugman: The Antisocial Network

Sunday, April 14:

Rand Paul Has Lotsa 'Splaining To Do (1 comments)

The Orwellian Paradigm -- Killing You, For Your Own Safety

Michelle Rhee Cheating Investigation Memo Renews Calls For Further Probe Of D.C. Schools

The Federal Election Commission Is Mocked -

Think Those Chemicals Have Been Tested? By IAN URBINA-

The Strip |

Media Balance and Bias - By ROSS DOUTHAT

Helping Teachers Learn -By BRENT STAPLES

Saturday, April 13:

Teachers - Will We Ever Learn? - By JAL MEHTA

Liberal Zionism at 65: Fantasy and reality | +972 Magazine

God Made a Dog - YouTube

Gays and the Boy Scouts of America - The Observer (5 comments)

Friday, April 12:

Why Are Congressional Republicans Taking Dick Cheney's Advice On North Korea? (1 comments)

Paul Krugman: Lust for Gold

Thursday, April 11:

North Korea and the future of East Asia

One Of Liberals' Worst Fears About Obama Came True

Wednesday, April 10:

Baird's support for regime in Bahrain: All part of Canada's 'royal' foreign policy |

The Class War Has Begun Obama is waging it against the rich. The Republicans are waging it against the poor.

Stephen Lewis: The Wrong Side of History - YouTube (1 comments)

Tuesday, April 9:

Margaret Thatcher's Criminal Legacy (2 comments)

Obama may trade one flawed Social Security formula for another

Monday, April 8:

Are you dogs?*

David Corn: Bursting the Thatcher Bubble (1 comments)

Unemployment Crisis in the US, No End in Sight; Time to Build a Working Class Fightback! | Socialist Organizer

Tar Sands Oil May Increase Risk of Pipeline Spills

7 Chilling Facts About Retirement in America That Should Make Obama Tremble Before Cutting Social Security and Medicare (3 comments)

Robert Kennedy: Fully autonomous 'killer robots' Coming Soon

Paul Krugman: Insurance and Freedom

Sunday, April 7:

"American Dream": Food loaded into Dumpsters while Hundreds of Hungry Americans Restrained

Becoming the "Stupid Party": GOP Tightens Its Own Noose

We've Wasted Our Timeout - THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN

In History Departments, It's Up With Capitalism - JENNIFER SCHUESSLER (1 comments)

Trading in the Dark -

Origins of C.I.A.'s Not-So-Secret Drone War in Pakistan - MARK MAZZETTI

Tax Lobby Builds Ties to Max Baucus -

Our Nation in a Nutshell, summarized by Jeff Daniels (1 comments)

Jerry Brown's proposed fees for public information are a dreadful idea (1 comments)

Saturday, April 6:

Obama Caves on Social Security

Six Americans killed in Afghanistan as top US general arrives

Crime, Violence and Corruption In America (10 comments)

Hunger Strike at Guantanamo Bay (1 comments)

Friday, April 5:

Paul Krugman: The Urge to Purge (1 comments)

AG Holder: 'We Will Not Sit By' While Republicans Rig The Electoral College | ThinkProgress

Why Obama wants a Grand Bargain

Frank Apisa and Libby Liberal - Open Salon

Only Barack Obama Can Calm Crisis Surrounding North Korea

The Marginal Futility of Debt (1 comments)

Ice That Took 1,600 Years to Form in Peru's Andes Melted in Only 25, Scientists Say - By JUSTIN GILLIS

Thursday, April 4:

Are We Heading Towards Cyprus or Socialism?

Rise of Dark-Pool Trading Concerns Regulators -

Will Elizabeth Warren Be a Dragon Slayer or a Deal Maker?

Do North Korea's threats mask power struggle behind the scenes? (1 comments)

The Turkey-Israel Rapprochement

One Industry's Hold on the Senate - (1 comments)

Charles Koch Has No Power to Coerce Anybody; That's Why He Needs Government

Wednesday, April 3:

Under the Gun | ThinkProgress

Lunatic Head of Gun Organization Says 'It's Time to Hunt Democrats' | Alternet

Why Was Atlanta's Beverly Hall Indicted For Racketeering While Michelle Rhee Won't Be? (24 comments)

Maureen Dowd: Happily Never After? (1 comments)

Tuesday, April 2:

America's Other Dark Legacy In Iraq

Monday, April 1:

The Tar Sands Disaster

LOL Of The Week: Scott Walker Keeps Blaming Workers

The Tar Sands Disaster -

Paul Krugman: Lessons From a Comeback (1 comments)


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