Jun 4, 2012

7 Types of Religious Non-Believers| Media Covers for Romney's Vulture Capitalism | Nail-biting Finish to Wisconsin Recall Drama




 
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How the Corporate Media Obscure the Truth About Mitt Romney's 'Vulture Capitalism' at Bain

The media's knee-jerk hostility to criticism of Wall Street is muddying the waters.READ MORE

Joshua Holland / AlterNet

Wisconsin activists make get-out-the-vote calls at the Labor Temple.

Wisconsin's Recall Drama Down to Nail-Biting Finish

Wisconsin's recall is being driven by the same activists who turned out by the thousands to occupy their capitol when Walker attacked workers' right to bargain collectively. READ MORE

Sarah Jaffe / AlterNet

No Religion? 7 Types of Non-Believers

Religious labels help shore up identity. So what are some of the things non-believers can call themselves? READ MORE

Valerie Tarico / AlterNet


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The Amazon Empire: How the Online Colossus Snuffed Out Competitors and Their Next Battle for Publishing

The bookstore wars are over. Independents are battered, Borders is dead, Barnes & Noble weakened and Amazon triumphant. But a new war rages for the future of publishing. READ MORE

By Steve Wasserman / The Nation

Climate-change denier and Senator James Inhofe -

How a Bunch of Corporate-Backed Buffoons Took Over U.S. Climate Policy

Climate-change deniers remain a clown show--yet they've managed to control US policy on the issue. READ MORE

By Bill McKibben / TomDispatch.com

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Casinos Are Not the Future: Rebuilding Atlantic City Will Take More Than Gambling

Another flashy resort? Atlantic City should mimic other revitalized Jersey shore towns and just be itself. READ MORE

By Will Doig / Salon

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Soldiers Are Coming Home Injured and Addicted -- Will We Pay Our Debt to Our Vets?

Soldiers come home from the two wars with a staggering rate of brain injuries and the addictions paired with them, but to treat them could cost $1 trillion. READ MORE

By Katie Drummond / The Fix

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Health Care System Leaves Patients Frustrated--Nurses Work for a Solution

National Nurses United is pushing to establish nationwide nurse-ratio guidelines in acute-care facilities, and to strengthen training programs to build the nursing workforce. READ MORE

By Michelle Chen / In These Times

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The Human Face of Student Debt: A Conversation With the Filmmakers of 'Default'

A documentary on the student loan crisis lends a much needed perspective on the cost of educational debt. READ MORE

By Emily Wilson / AlterNet



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Team Romney's Whining About Media Bias Versus Reality
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Jonah Goldberg Suggests "Beating Socialism Out" of Kids, Comedian Challenges Him to Boxing Match
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