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Posted on: Nov 3, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The White House is opting for political convenience rather than real change.

Posted on: Oct 20, 2009, Source: AlterNet

...and thoroughly embarrassing itself in the process.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Steele began his foray into blogging today with a cringe-worthy post.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Attempts at supporting Iranians will fall flat as long as the Right's paternalistic foreign policy mindset endures.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2009, Source: AlterNet

According to the Clarus Research Group, 68 percent of Americans believe we will neither win nor lose in Afghanistan. Here's why that's bad.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2009, Source: AlterNet

There's no consensus, no clear strategy. Where will we end up?

Posted on: Oct 2, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Neocons went into a froth of anger over Will's open call for an end to the war in Afghanistan -- which is exactly what he was hoping for.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Even though more than three-quarters of Americans consider the Taliban a threat, an increasing number want Obama to start withdrawing troops.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2009, Source: AlterNet

What do the president's most recent remarks on Afghanistan say about his willingness to heed history's lessons?

Posted on: Sep 14, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Join MoveOn's fight against Joe "You Lie!" Wilson and others who are relying on town hall-style antics to mire progress.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The debates over health care reform and the war in Afghanistan are dogged by the same questions: What is the cost to us? How have our priorities changed?

Posted on: Sep 6, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The two central issues in our national discourse are more intertwined than we want to believe.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Over the past 28 years, the oil giant has polluted rivers, poisoned the atmosphere and caused immeasurable damage to children.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The company has re-named its popular "Chubby Hubby" ice cream "Hubby Hubby" to celebrate marriage equality in Vermont.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Shock jocks on the right are calling foul on the politicizing of Kennedy's passing. They're wrong to do so.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Semenya, regardless of gender, represents an important disruption in a culture whose M.O. is oversimplification.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2009, Source: AlterNet

DOMA is an offensive relic. Time to give it the boot.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2009, Source: AlterNet

As the debate continues to heat up, pressure from you will make all the difference. Stand up for a public option today.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Faux grassroots firms are exhibiting all the tell-tale signs.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2009, Source: AlterNet

U.S. officials couldn't resist whining about Chavez's proposal to replace many of Venezuela's golf courses with public housing.