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Is Tennessee on the Edge of Legalizing Political Bribery?

The state of Tennessee is trying to reform its electoral system – by flooding it with corporate cash. A new bill has been approved in both the state House and Senate committees – that will allow corporations to contribute directly to political candidates – and increase the amount of money that political action committees – or PACs – are allowed to throw behind a candidate of their choosing.

Daily Topics - Friday April 29th, 2011

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Planet Earth is Turning on Us

Planet Earth is turning on us.

Daily Topics - Thursday April 28th, 2011

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Single Payer comes to Vermont

Vermont is one step-closer to becoming the first state to set up a truly universal, single-payer health care system. The Vermont Senate passed the new healthcare bill yesterday – following in the footsteps of the state House that passed the bill last month. Now – it just needs to be signed into law by Governor Peter Shumlin who’s already expressed his support for the measure. There IS one last step though – Vermont w

Daily Topics - Wednesday April 27th, 2011

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92% are SOCIALISTS

Today – America has wealth inequality levels higher than at any other time since right before the Great Depression. In other words – the rich have a lot more money than everyone else. The problem is – most Americans have no idea just how unequal this nation is. Looking at a new study out of Duke and Harvard Universities – the vast majority of Americans incorrectly guessed that the top 20% of richest Americans own ro

Daily Topics - Tuesday April 26th, 2011

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Conservative are Turning our Schools into a Another Get-Rich Quick Scheme

Correction: Re: Conservatives' attack on public education 4/25...PFAW did not say, "The complete privatization of schooling might be desirable, but this objective is politically impossible for the time being..." They were quoting the Heartland Institute who said it.

Daily Topics - Monday April 25th, 2011

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Daily Topics - Thursday April 21st, 2011

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Time to Rethink the War on Terror

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When Eric Holder eventually steps down as Attorney General, he will leave behind a complicated legacy, some of it tragic, like his decision not to prosecute Wall Street after the financial crisis, and his all-out war on whistleblowers like Edward Snowden.

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