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How Inequality Became as American as Apple Pie

By Jessica Weisberg Last week, five days after Black Friday’s Walmart strike and the day before a nationwide fast-food workers strike, President Obama delivered a speech at the Center for American Progress about economic disparity and low wages. The president … Continue reading

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Top 10 Ways the US Is the Most Corrupt Country in the World

By Juan Cole Those ratings that castigate Afghanistan and some other poor countries as hopelessly “corrupt” always imply that the United States is not corrupt. VOA reports : While it is true that you don’t typically have to bribe your … Continue reading

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Government Shutdown? Odds Are Uncomfortably High

By Alan Greenblatt It’s going to be another ugly fall in Washington. The federal government runs out of money on Oct. 1, unless spending authority is granted to agencies for the new fiscal year. If Congress can’t pass its spending … Continue reading

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Fortress White America

By Richard Kim Remember the days after the 2012 election when it looked like Republicans would finally be persuaded, if only by self-interest, to support immigration reform? Brit Hume of Fox News blamed Mitt Romney’s loss on his abysmal showing among … Continue reading

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House GOP’s immigration playbook

By jake Sherman & Ginger Gibson Circle July 10 with red ink: It’s now the most important day for immigration reform.That Wednesday is when a hobbled, divided and raucous House Republican Conference will meet in the Capitol basement to figure … Continue reading

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As The Supreme Court Considers DOMA, Boehner Goes Mum

By Igor Volsky House Republicans have paid former U.S. Solicitor General Paul Clement $3 million to defend the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, but as the legal challenge is heard at Supreme Court on Wednesday morning, GOP leaders … Continue reading

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Catholic faculty question Boehner’s record on poor before commencement address

Commendable action. Will it have an effect? Doubtful. Catholic faculty question Boehner’s record on poor before commencement address – The Washington Post.

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