Stories by Joshua Holland

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Posted on: May 6, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Conservatives have spent 30 years divorcing the taxes we pay from the services they finance -- no wonder the public doesn't know where their tax dollars go.

Posted on: May 5, 2011, Source: AlterNet

As the week wore on, many of the details of the historic raid were "revised."

Posted on: May 4, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Perhaps we should stop cheering for our "success."

Posted on: May 3, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Has the Right finally gone off the deep end?

Posted on: May 2, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The best outcome of bin Laden's death would be for us to declare victory in the "war on terror" and bring the troops home.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The recession has hurt the whole country, but not equally -- here are the worst states you can live in when a pink slip arrives.

Posted on: Apr 26, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The banking lobby is pushing back against a modest proposal that would ease the squeeze on renters.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

That lawmakers who receive a paycheck to govern this country are threatening to bring about economic catastrophe shows that our discourse is approaching Peak Crazy.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Yes, they are trying to roll back the 20th century.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The average Walmart customer would pay just 46 cents more per shopping trip, or around $12 extra dollars each year.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Believing their own spin, the GOP appears to have over-reached since the last election, alienating swing voters as it pursues a profoundly reactionary agenda.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Will this bleak economy become “the new normal,” consigning millions to an emerging American underclass?

Posted on: Apr 15, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Taxes for most are down in the past 3 decades, but not by the same amount.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2011, Source: AlterNet

It was a classic Obama speech – reasonable, and seductive to a degree that one might forget that we're debating how fast we're going to put the brakes on this recovery.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2011, Source: AlterNet

There are wildly conflicting reports about what kind of speech President Obama will give when he addresses the nation on the budget fight today.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Obama's failure to challenge the Right's economic mythology is both inexcusable, and a sign that the White House isn't prepared for the major battles to come.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Like the Right's assault on public sector workers, none of this has anything to do with the budget.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Politicians never actually cut spending, so every time corporate America lobbies for another tax break, they're effectively raising taxes on the rest of us.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2011, Source: AlterNet

One should be wary about this intervention, whether or not one believes it is justified.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2011, Source: AlterNet

An investigation by the Village Voice found there was less to the statistics than meets the eye.