As Labor Struggles, Have the Big Rights and Liberties Groups Like the ACLU Deserted Unions?
While labor is under powerful battering from conservatives, a strong case can be made that they aren't being supported by some of our most prominent human rights groups. READ MORE
Mark Ames / The Daily Banter
How Can We Stop the Mexican Drug Insanity When Banks and Much of the Establishment Profit Big Time from Illegal Drugs?
Corruption in the drug war extends far beyond the hands of drug cartels - our own banks, businesses, and government profit from illegalization of drugs. READ MORE
Mark Karlin / TruthOut.org
Do People Get Less Religious When Societies Grow More Egalitarian?
When countries embrace progressive social policy, that tends to create a decline in religious belief. Why? READ MORE
Amanda Marcotte / AlterNet
How Monsanto Is Sabotaging Efforts to Label Genetically Modified Food
Lobbyists from the biotech industry are ardently opposing GMO labeling. READ MORE
By Charlotte Silver / Inter Press Service
The Supreme Court Scenarios on Health Care; The Odds Are Bad for a Good Result
There are a number of ways the justices can go, but it doesn't look good. READ MORE
By Steven Rosenfeld / AlterNet
Is It Hard for You to Say No to Sweets and Temptation? You May Be Suffering From "Ego Depletion"
Saying no to every naughty impulse requires a little bit of willpower fuel, and once you spend that fuel it becomes harder to say no. READ MORE
By David McRaney / AlterNet
What's Needed for Change at This Political Moment? 5 Well-Known Progressives, 5 Strong Opinions
An amazing dialogue about class, race and movement-building by five progressive journalists and activist scholars. READ MORE
By Betsy Leondar-Wright / Classism Exposed
Finally, Some Subversive Action Princesses in New Films: "Snow White" and "Brave"
A new type of heroine is hitting our screens. It's progress, but does a girl always have to be a princess to get the starring role? READ MORE
By Jaclyn Friedman / Comment Is Free
The 'Tea Party' Supreme Court: How Conservatives Turned the Highest Court in the Land to Ideological Extremism
Why conservatives on the Supreme Court have become ideologically extreme, rigid and scornful of compromise. READ MORE
By June Carbone / AlterNet
Ripped Off by Smugglers, Groped by Border Patrol: The Nightmares Women Migrants Face
In addition to the danger migrants encounter in the desert, they also have to worry about widespread Border Patrol abuse. READ MORE
By Erika L. Sánchez / AlterNet
Some Employers and Republicans Want to Lower the Minimum Wage -- Here's Why They're Completely Out of Touch
In Arizona, GOP legislators fight to allow employers to pay teens working part-time three dollars per hour less than the state minimum wage - a mere $4.65 per hour. READ MORE
By Elizabeth Parisian / Huffington Post
Elizabeth Warren: "No, Mitt, Corporations Are Not People" By Steve M | No More Mister Nice Blog
Paraguayan President Ousted: Another Right-Wing Coup in Latin America By Alyssa Figueroa | AlterNet
New Report: Drug War is Fueling the Global HIV Pandemic By Kristen Gwynne | AlterNet
New Research Illustrates Income Inequality by Counting Number of Trees in Neighborhoods By Hatty Lee | Colorlines
Colbert's "Pre-sponses" to Supreme Court Decisions By Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | AlterNet
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