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Why Don't Americans Take Their Paid Vacation Days?
Posted on: Aug 20, 2014, Source: Huffington Post
40 percent of American workers leave paid vacation days unused.
'Signature Strikes' and Obama's Empty Rhetoric on Drones
Posted on: Jul 11, 2013, Source: Huffington Post
An indispensable look at what really happened when an American drone killed 42 people in Pakistan.
How Drones Are Turning Politics in Washington Topsy Turvy
Posted on: Mar 13, 2013, Source: Huffington Post
The drone conversation has come home to America -- about time.
Why Obama Must Avoid "Centrist" Solutions with the GOP and Set a Bold Course for Washington to Follow
Posted on: Nov 28, 2012, Source: Huffington Post
From the debt to drones to the war on drugs, we can't have middle-of-the-road compromises -- we need bold positions
We'll Beat DADT -- But It'll Be a Fight
Posted on: Nov 17, 2010, Source: Huffington Post
It's as if we are watching the struggle unfold on a split screen: progress on one side, setbacks on the other.
Third World America, Here We Come?
Posted on: Sep 15, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!
Arianna discusses her new book on how our politicians are abandoning the middle-class and betraying the American dream.
Sorry, But the 'Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010' Will Do No Such Thing
Posted on: May 25, 2010, Source: Huffington Post
The financial reform bill passed by the Senate last weekis notable for what it has left to still be done.
Why The Way We're Working Isn't Working -- A Survival Manual for the Modern Age
Posted on: May 14, 2010, Source: Huffington Post
The authors of a new book offer an alternative to the dominant idea that human beings operate most productively in the same way computers do.
The Financial Elite Have Been on a 30-Year Onslaught Against the Middle Class
Posted on: Apr 20, 2010, Source: Huffington Post
We are in the midst of a precipitous drop in economic and social mobility, which has undermined the foundation of our democracy.
Dems Repeat Their Failed Health Care Strategy and Preemptively Surrender on Plan to Protect Consumers
Posted on: Mar 2, 2010, Source: Huffington Post
Another good idea by Democrats gets shredded by the banking lobby.
Sleep Challenge 2010: How Sleep Is Like Steroids ...Without the 'Roid Rage'
Posted on: Jan 12, 2010, Source: Huffington Post
After finally getting eight hours of sleep a night, I was surprised to discover that getting enough sleep also helps you exercise better.
Take Your Money Out of the Hands of the Banking Oligarchs
Posted on: Dec 30, 2009, Source: Move Your Money
How? For starters, you could move your money to a small bank.
If We Don't Fix the Senate's Miserable Health Bill, the Repercussions Could Last for Decades
Posted on: Dec 24, 2009, Source: Huffington Post
Calling the Senate's health bill a "awesome achievement" like Paul Krugman did is to encourage the preservation of a hideously broken system.
Barack Obama Must See Michael Moore's New Movie (and So Must You)!
Posted on: Sep 21, 2009, Source: Huffington Post
"Michael goes directly to the beating heart of the economic crisis ... The knot in your stomach starts to tighten -- and the outrage starts to build."
When Will Dick Cheney's Tower of Lies Come Tumbling Down?
Posted on: Jun 7, 2009, Source: Huffington Post
Cheney is practicing historical revisionism at its most despicable. Why does anyone believe anything he says?
Will Obama End the War on Drugs?
Posted on: May 17, 2009, Source: Huffington Post
Is Obama really committed to a fundamental shift in America's approach to drug policy or is this about serving up a kinder, gentler drug war?
Time to Take the Steering Wheel out of Geithner's Hands
Posted on: Mar 23, 2009, Source: Huffington Post
The issue isn't whether Geithner's a nice guy; it's his ideas, which are as toxic as the assets that have hamstrung the economy.
If Only Jon Stewart Had Interviewed Dick Cheney
Posted on: Mar 17, 2009, Source: Huffington Post
CNN let Cheney get away with spouting gross inaccuracies and weak excuses. They should have gone for the jugular, Jon Stewart style.
Memo to Obama: You Can Hold Bush and Cheney Accountable While Still Moving Forward
Posted on: Jan 14, 2009, Source: Huffington Post
Why we shouldn't allow Bush and Cheney's offenses to accompany their perpetrators to a peaceful retirement in Texas and Wyoming.
The Right-Wing Economics That Got Us into This Mess Should Go the Way of Soviet Communism
Posted on: Dec 25, 2008, Source: Huffington Post
It's high time we cast "free market" economic theory into the dustbin of history.
Bernie Madoff's Shady Schemes Should Have Set off Alarms Long Ago
Posted on: Dec 15, 2008, Source: Huffington Post
One ponzi scheme after another is exposed on Wall Street, and so far all we've heard is: "Who could have known?"
Americans Are Crazy Workaholics -- It's Time We Brought More Balance to Our Lives
Posted on: Dec 5, 2008, Source: Huffington Post
"No life," "no family" and "can devote, literally, 19-20 hours a day" to work. Sound familiar? That's our future Homeland Security chief talking.
The Criminal Justice Reform Battle in California: Cynical Politicians and Powerful Interests Attacking the Public Good
Posted on: Nov 1, 2008, Source: Huffington Post
We can't allow a sensible solution to be drowned out by people know the "tough on crime" approach is worthless public policy.
How Obama Can Demonstrate Real Leadership on the Economic Crisis
Posted on: Sep 19, 2008, Source: Huffington Post
Obama needs to put himself at odds with the Dem establishment: He did it with Iraq in 2002, and he can do it in 2008 with the economy.
Why Every Politician Should Go See "Swing Vote"
Posted on: Aug 7, 2008, Source: Huffington Post
"Swing Vote" offers a cynical and entirely apt commentary on the sad reality of real-life politics.
Memo to Obama: Moving to the Middle Is for Losers
Posted on: Jul 4, 2008, Source: Huffington Post
Realpolitik is one thing. Realstupidpolitik is quite another.
Right Is Wrong -- How the Lunatic Fringe Hijacked America
Posted on: May 21, 2008, Source: Knopf Publishing
The GOP is now a dark, putrefied party of Bush, Cheney, Rove, Limbaugh and Coulter. And we're all the worse because of it.
Hillary Clinton's Defeat: An Historic Triumph
Posted on: May 19, 2008, Source: Huffington Post
Even though Rocky didn't win, he was ultimately seen as a triumphant figure. And that's how Hillary will be seen too.
Caught Shilling for the Drug War, Pollster Attacks the Messenger
Posted on: Apr 16, 2008, Source: Huffington Post
Pollster Mark Mellman was hired by Lockheed Martin to push for funding for drug tracking planes in Colombia and doesn't like being called on it.
A McCain Moment: Do You Want Four More Years of This?
Posted on: Mar 25, 2008, Source: Huffington Post
It's not just George Bush's war that McCain wants to continue; it's George Bush's approach.
Microtrends vs. Macrotrends: Why Obama Is Winning
Posted on: Mar 2, 2008, Source: Huffington Post
Clinton guru Mark Penn tried to slice the electorate into the "small forces behind tomorrow's big changes," while Obama tried to unify us.
John McCain Sells His Soul: Backs Off on Torture Ban
Posted on: Feb 15, 2008, Source: Huffington Post
The former POW embraces extreme interrogation techniques.
Why the Media and Independent Voters Need to Break Up with McCain
Posted on: Feb 12, 2008, Source: Huffington Post
The straight-shooting John McCain people fell in love with in 2000 is no more.
The 2008 Race for President and the Search for Our Better Selves
Posted on: Feb 5, 2008, Source: Huffington Post
Which presidential candidate can lead us to do more good than we think we're capable of?
What Obama's Iowa Win Means for Everyone
Posted on: Jan 3, 2008, Source: Huffington Post
Obama's win gives us all hope. It signifies the kind of country we imagine ourselves being: optimistic, forward-looking and unafraid to take risks.
The Imperial Presidency: The '08 Candidates Weigh In
Posted on: Dec 27, 2007, Source: Huffington Post
How do '08 hopefuls view Bush's abuse of executive power?
Big Money Conservatives Do Not Heart Huckabee
Posted on: Dec 18, 2007, Source: Huffington Post
Why is the Republican establishment in a state of near-apoplexy about Mike Huckabee?
With Norman Mailer's Passing, Heaven Just Got a Lot More Interesting
Posted on: Nov 12, 2007, Source: Huffington Post
In an age when torture has become a "harsh interrogation technique" and "freedom" and "democracy" are used to curtail freedom and democracy, we'll surely miss his critical eye and his passionate love affair with language.
Will Bush Suck the GOP Down the Drain With Him?
Posted on: Nov 6, 2007, Source: Huffington Post
George Bush continues to swirl around the drain; the only question now is: will he suck the Republican Party down with him?
Ending the War: Time for the Dems to Play Hardball
Posted on: Oct 26, 2007, Source: Huffington Post
It is time the Democrats reframe the debate over funding for the Iraq war.
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