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Mar 23, 2010

Weekly Audit: After health care, the economy

Zach Carter
Now that health care reform has finally been enacted, a host of critical economic issues are taking center stage, including financial reform, unemployment and deeply rooted economic inequality.
Columnists
Mar 22, 2010

Will Israel attack Iran?

Has Benjamin Netanyahu miscalculated in his recent snub to U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden, and by extension Biden's boss, Barack Obama?
Photos
Mar 22, 2010
Annie Leonard: The Story of Bottled Water. Photo: aurelia - Jewels Author/flickr

Annie Leonard: The story of bottled water

rabbleTV
Today is World Water Day: How did Americans begin to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week when it already flows from the tap? Photo: aurelia - Jewels Author/flickr
Blog
Mar 22, 2010

The Kucinich decision

Fred Wilson
The collision of principle and pragmatism for US progressives over health care reform.
Blog
Mar 19, 2010

Weekly Mulch: Bad news climate bill

Alison Hamm
Sens. John Kerry (D-MA), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Joe Lieberman (I-CT) met with industry groups Wednesday evening to discuss their much anticipated tripartisan climate legislation.
Blog
Mar 18, 2010

Weekly Diaspora: No sleep 'till march on Washington

Erin Rosa
This Sunday, tens of thousands of people plan to march on the National Mall in Washington, DC in an effort to persuade Congress and the Obama administration to tackle immigration reform in 2010.
News
Mar 15, 2010

What Obama can learn from Chavez

Mukoma Wa Ngugi
This president has forgotten to use the people-power that brought him into office to get his agenda accomplished. He should copy the Venezuelan president's communication style.
Forum topic

Maher on Obama's education policies

Quote:

Last week President Obama defended the firing of every single teacher in a struggling high school in a poor Rhode Island neighborhood. And the kids were outraged. They said, "Why blame our teachers?" and "Who's President Obama?" I think it was Whitney Houston who said, "I believe that children are our future - teach them well and let them lead the way." And that's the last sound piece of educational advice this country has gotten - from a crack head in the '80's.

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