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The giant banks that wrecked our economy are thriving today, thanks to public funds that Washington continues to make available to them, even as the middle class continues to sink. Yet, those same narcissistic bankers... [read more]
Amy Myer was curious. Then she was appalled. Then she was charged with the "crime" of using a cell phone to video what appalled her.
Welcome to the Brave New World... [read more]
Hide & seek can be a fun game for kids, but when huge corporations play it in our elections, fun becomes infuriating.
Last year, corporate interests sought to elect their candidates... [read more]
Sometimes, corporate greed flares with such intensity that it ignites public outrage.
This happened in April when an eight-story, recklessly-built clothing factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh crashed. Hundreds of workers were crushed... [read more]
You see them in stores across our country and around the world: colorful and stylish clothing with happy-sounding brand names like Children's Place, Papaya, Joe Fresh, Free Style Baby, and Mango.
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You never know how popular you are, how smart you are, and how funny your jokes are – until you become the head of a Congressional committee.
If you're named to... [read more]
Prostitutes are amateurs compared to Texas State Sen. Kel Seliger, whose going rate is $20,000-a-pop. At least, that's what he was paid last year by Waste Control Specialists.
First, some... [read more]
Gosh, it seems like only yesterday that we saw George W on TV reading The Pet Goat to some second graders – but now he's all grown up and has an entire, super-duper, king-sized library... [read more]
After 11 years of war, $664 billion expended so far, 2,210 Americans dead, more than 35,000 of our troops maimed and shattered, and our good reputation spent – what have we built in Afghanistan?
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Big doings in Big D – the George W. Bush Presidential Library, Museum & Institute has opened with elaborate fanfare!
And what a piece of work it is: a $250-million,... [read more]