Jun 26, 2012

Wall Street Mafia | Why Are Americans Anxious and Stressed? | Right-Wing Supreme Court Sells Us Out



 

 

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Matt Taibbi and Yves Smith: How the Wall Street Mafia Holds America -- and the World -- Hostage

Yves Smith and Matt Taibbi join Bill Moyers to discuss our criminal global financial system. READ MORE

Bill Moyers, Matt Taibbi, Yves Smith / BillMoyers.com

How Right-Wingers on the Supreme Court Sold Our Democracy Down the River -- Again

The Court's right-wing majority refused to look at facts that showed how it erred in its 2010 Citizens United ruling. READ MORE

Steven Rosenfeld / AlterNet

Manic Nation: Why Americans Are Anxious, Stressed, Depressed and Fat (And What We Can Do About It)

How modern American culture has outrun the biology of our brains. READ MORE

Mary Fischer / Pacific Standard


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The Pope's New PR Man: Fox News Reporter and Secretive Opus Dei Member

The pope's new PR strategist not only hails from Fox News; he belongs to the secretive Opus Dei society and lives in an all-male house cleaned by women members. READ MORE

By Adele M. Stan / AlterNet

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What Science Can -- And Can't -- Tell Us About Life, Death and Happiness

What board games, "Stuart Little," cryogenics and death panels reveal about Americans. READ MORE

By Laura Miller / Salon

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Supremes Gut Arizona's Immigration Law; Scalia Strikes Down Results of the Civil War

While one of the law's most contentious issues remains unresolved, the 5-3 ruling represented a pretty big win for civil liberties advocates. READ MORE

By Joshua Holland / AlterNet

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How Conservatives Spent Your Dollars Pushing Marriage

The research is in on a high-priced Bush-era initiative to promote marriage to poor people. It's time for a divorce. READ MORE

By Stephanie Mencimer / Mother Jones

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What Happened to All Those Green Weatherization Jobs?

Obama made home weatherization a priority for stimulus money--three years later, some of those jobs materialized, but they're not as good as promised. READ MORE

By Mike Prokosch / Labor Notes

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Democracy in the Workplace? Spain's Mondragon Corporation Shows Us an Alternative to Capitalism

"We are not some paradise, but rather a family of co-operative enterprises struggling to build a different kind of life around a different way of working." READ MORE

By Richard D. Wolff / Comment Is Free



Why Did NY Times Publish Hackish Op-Ed on Planned Parenthood (By Romney Advisor's Wife)?
By Kathleen Geier | Washington Monthly

 

California May Sink Five Feet Into Ocean In Next Century
By Sarah Seltzer | AlterNet

 

Kansas Board of Health Revokes License Of Doctor For Not Forcing 10 Year Olds To Give Birth
By Robin Marty | RH Reality Check

 

Republicans Freak Out That Airforce Isn't Extremist Christian Enough
By Digby | Hullabaloo

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