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Voters, Courts Beat Back Scourge Of Gerrymandering In Two Unlikely States

July 11, 2015

It’s hard to find anyone who thinks that American democracy is working as intended. Between billionaires buying our elections, the revolving door, and relentless corporate lobbying, the game seems permanently rigged. Gerrymandering is another major pillar of dysfunction, that until…

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Debt Vs. Demokratia

June 30, 2015

Convicted of corrupting the youth, Socrates had to choose his own punishment. Had he suggested exile, he probably would have lived. Instead, he defiantly suggested that he should be rewarded. He was sentenced to death by drinking poison. In the…

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Scalia’s Scary Dissent On Gay Marriage Borders On Treason

June 27, 2015

Justice Antonin Scalia was so enraged by Friday’s Supreme Court’s decision in support of same-sex marriage that he tried to dismantle our government within his dissent. The man’s opinion would be a joke if it weren’t so scary. Scalia attempts to discredit…

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EXCLUSIVE: Cruz Touts Depression Era Economics In Stunning Secret Video

June 19, 2015

On June 13th, Republican junior Senator from Texas and 2016 presidential candidate Ted Cruz, gave an hour-long speech to a small group of Republican donors in Oklahoma. The event was a $50 luncheon. Roughly 100 tickets were sold, and around…

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Pay AIG Billions More? HELL NO!

June 7, 2015

I think I speak for about 319 million Americans, give or take a handful, when I say, “HELL NO!” to AIG’s former chief executive, Maurice “Hank” Greenberg. Greenberg was at the helm of the world’s largest insurance company when it…

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Bernie And Hillary: The People Vs. The Public Relations Industry

June 1, 2015

The Democratic primary contest is shaping up into a bipolar struggle between two wings of the party, the centrist establishment and the progressive left. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have similar, though different, positions on the issues. Bernie’s positions are…

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Yes Ennui Can: Liberal #TPP Fight Proves Dysfunction Of Two-Party System

May 18, 2015

Recent international news reminds us of how unique America’s two-party system is. Elections in Israel and the UK demonstrated both the virtues and the vertigo-inducing chaos of multi-party parliamentarian democracies. In both countries, the victors were decided based on their…

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Bernie Sanders Roasts TPP-Like Provision: A Crime To Prevent Lung Cancer (VIDEO)

May 17, 2015

In a video posted on his YouTube channel Thursday, Independent Senator and 2016 Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders blasted the TPP trade deal for threatening democracy around the world in pursuit of corporate profits on the floor of the Senate.…

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