Stories by Joshua Holland

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Posted on: Nov 2, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The GOP’s gains represent a predictable rebalancing between presidential elections, rather than an ideological shift in the electorate.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Anti-tax initiatives are dangerous -- it’s easy to get people who are hurting economically to vote for lower taxes, but hard to get them to think about long-term effects.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Between 2002 and 2005, there were a grand total of 26 proven cases of voter fraud.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2010, Source: AlterNet

'It’s pretty clear that corporations now have the ability to spend unlimited amounts of money to take on people like my boss.'

Posted on: Oct 28, 2010, Source: AlterNet

We could see the purchase of not only political influence, but also 'prosecutorial discretion' as a result of the Citizens United ruling.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2010, Source: AlterNet

What ties the Iraq war to the Supreme Court's disastrous decision in Citizens United? It's yet another example of empire's inherent conflict with democracy.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The image of the overpaid public sector worker with fat retirement benefits offers a compelling storyline for the Right. But it's a complete fabrication.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The 23 companies that received a $billion or more in TARP funds gave $1.4 million dollars to candidates in September alone.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Historian Thom Hartmann discusses the history of corruption that led up to the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The Right will continue to defend the bankers, even if they undermine one of conservatism's most cherished principles.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Deregulation allowed Wall Street to build a house of cards on America's mortgage industry, but many conservatives live in a parallel universe in which the banks are blameless.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Chancellor Talmadge Littlejohn has faced some controversy in the past.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The Supreme Court's ill-fated decision to allow unlimited corporate expenditure in our elections is already causing huge problems.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Talk of limited government is appealing until you see what it actually means in practice: a society in which it's every man for himself.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Why scare tactics people with the idea that the Social Security Trust Fund will run out in a few decades have no basis in reality.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The experts called for a sane policy of growing our way out of debt by kick-starting the real economy in which most of us live and work.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Holland's new book shows how the corporate Right obscured how they've rigged the "free market" so they always come out on top.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Extending Bush's tax cuts for the rich over the next decades is just a terrible idea, and will do nothing to stimulate the economy.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2010, Source: AlterNet

A watchdog group charged that the CoC violated U.S. tax laws by funneling $18 million from its charitable, non-profit arm into lobbying.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2010, Source: AlterNet

They just want to steal our money.