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Ryan Grim is an editorial intern at Washington City Paper.
Democracy Alliance Dumps Progressive Organizations
Posted on: Feb 28, 2012, Source: Huffington Post
The private network of major progressive and Democratic donors has dropped a number of prominent organizations.
The Insurance Industry's Heartless Logic: Getting Beaten by Your Husband Is an Excuse to Deny Coverage
Posted on: Sep 15, 2009, Source: Huffington Post
In eight states and the District of Columbia, being the victim of domestic violence is considered a pre-existing condition by insurance companies.
Priceless: How the Federal Reserve Bought the Economics Profession
Posted on: Sep 13, 2009, Source: Huffington Post
The Federal Reserve so thoroughly dominates the field of economics that real criticism of the central bank has become a career liability for economists.
Van Jones Steps Down as Green Czar to Avoid Distraction of Right-Wing Drumbeat
Posted on: Sep 6, 2009, Source: Huffington Post
Jones said right-wingers' vicious smears against him represent a strategy of "distract and divide" on the eve of the fight for health reform and clean energy.
Did Anti-Drug Propaganda Help Bring About a Psychedelic Renaissance?
Posted on: Jul 19, 2009, Source: Wiley Press
As the anti-drug program spread into 3/4 of all school districts by the '90s, America's youth enjoyed a psychedelic renaissance.
This Is Your Country on Drugs: How the DARE Generation Got High
Posted on: Jul 5, 2009, Source: Wiley Press
Exclusive from new book shares the '80s generation's encounter with illicit drugs, and how they really caught on.
Rhode Island Will License Medical Marijuana Shops
Posted on: Jun 21, 2009, Source: Huffington Post
Once the law takes effect, the state will be the first in the nation to have one officially licensed nonprofit center selling marijuana.
Supreme Court Hands Medical Marijuana Major Victory
Posted on: May 18, 2009, Source: Huffington Post
The Supreme Court removes one of the last barriers to full implementation of medical marijuana laws.
Obama Bans Funding for Needle Exchange
Posted on: May 9, 2009, Source: Huffington Post
Obama's budget goes back on a position he had taken during the campaign.
Liberalism's Brain on Drugs
Posted on: Dec 5, 2005, Source: In These Times
If we live in a fundamentally free society, how does confining a drug offender to 17 years in prison jibe with America's values of equality and liberty?
Posted on: Nov 8, 2005, Source: Washington City Paper
The judge who sentenced Jonathan Magbie to jail isn't the only party complicit in his death: the U.S. Congress also played a part in this tragedy.
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