Stanley L. Cohen is long-time social justice attorney and activist. For ten years he has been subjected to aggressive investigation and harassment by various agencies of the United States federal government,
Derivatives . . . have turned into a windfall for banks and a nightmare for taxpayers. . . . While banks are still collecting fixed rates of 3 to 6 percent, they a now regularly paying public entities as little as a tenth of one percent
Brian Beutler catches the latest Obamacare fauxrage from Fox News: millions of people won't be able to sign up for health insurance until November. So all those young people who Republicans, and Fox News, told that they shouldn't be signing up because fre
Israeli forces provided each machine gun cameras from large high-capacity and possibility of photography relatively long distances and to Bethlehem in the direction of the education of the old junction.
Recent studies about class mobility in America reveal some interesting findings on upward mobility- the core principle of the American Dream. They suggest one key factor between making that dream a reality or not could just be where you happen to live
Consumers have a fundamental right to know what they're eating. We urge you to reject legislation that would prohibit states and the federal government from requiring genetically modified foods to be labeled....
The former New York City mayor announced on April 15 he was devoting $50 million to fund Everytown for Gun Safety, a grass-roots organization calling for stronger gun control, and to counter consistent lobbying efforts of the National Rifle Association.
"If our politics and democratic process weren't owned by corporate interests and the wealthy elite, if we had an real democracy instead of an oligarchy, we could be leading the world when it comes to phasing out fossil fuels,and creating a green economy."
"It would also shift money out of the geoscience areas that cover oceanic and climate studies. Democrats have managed to amend the bill to lessen the cuts to 26 percent. But even that would leave spending levels well below their previous path."
Ahmad S.* was on his way to a wedding when he was shot in the head. It was the afternoon of April 5, 2013 and Ahmad, then 16, was making his way through the streets in the Jalazoun refugee camp where he lives.
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Two political scientists analyzed 1,779 policy outcomes and concluded that economic elites have substantial independent impacts on U.S. government policy, while mass-based interest groups and average citizens have little or no independent influence.