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Posted on: Mar 31, 2017, Source: International Business Times

But what Justice Department will really do remains unclear.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2017, Source: International Business Times

The New York governor may be eyeing a 2020 presidential bid, but if he is, he'll find himself on the wrong side of most voters when it comes to pot.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A report notes that the projected number of prosecutions this year is 12 percent less than in 2014.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

On the second anniversary of Snowden's act of civil disobedience, it is worth reviewing what has changed -- and what has not.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The potential GOP presidential candidate hasn't been able to elevate himself to 'front-runner' status.

Posted on: May 19, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Expanding the cannabis market will require not just drug reform legislation, but also a consistent infusion of capital.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The Democratic defense of Clinton registers as especially disturbing to campaign finance reform advocates.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Currently, about 9 percent -- or $270 billion -- of America’s $3 trillion public pension fund assets are invested in private equity firms.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Politicians like Lindsey Graham and Rand Paul seem to contradict the ideals of libertarianism.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet

There are three possible explanations—none of them good for the people of New Jersey.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet

So many problems could be solved with tax fairness.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Inequality and regressive tax policies hurt everyone, even rich people.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2014, Source: Salon

Recent remarks from Treasury Secretary Jack Lew help shed light on a bizarre phenomenon.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Delaware case points to increased racial stratification as result of charter schools.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2014, Source: In These Times

States are trying to hide information about how public employees' retirement money is invested.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The financial firms maintain that secrecy is important to protect commercial interests.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2014, Source: Salon

I was afraid, too. Then I cut the cord, saved a ton and can still watch whatever I want. Here's how to do it.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Legalization battles heat up in Maine, Oregon and Alaska.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Maybe what we need is a good old fashioned drug duel.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The foundation has been accused before of helping "pinkwash" corporations whose products critics say may actually promote cancer.