Opinion

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Watergate was only one of Nixon's five wars

Forty years after the news of the Watergate burglary, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein take on certain historical revisionists who claim Watergate was nothing more than a misguided political caper. 

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Historic battle for voting rights is front and center

Newly elected Connecticut Secretary of State Denise Merril, a Democrat, was stunned to discover that her Republican counterparts across the country were all focused on how to keep the number of voters down in their states.

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Wisconsin Walker recall battle close to dead heat

Polls show a near dead heat in the bitter battle pitting labor's legions against Walker's millions.

The ruling class "nullification" attack on democracy

In 30 years demographers forecast that the population of the U.S. will no longer be majority white.

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Why Occupy?

The world has entered a moment where millions of people are coming to believe that radical change is not only possible, but necessary.

Israel’s war on democracy (and why Americans should care)

Israel has always presented itself as "an oasis of democracy in a sea of despotism," an outpost of pluralism surrounded by tyranny.

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Unions blast flood of corporate campaign cash

With the U.S. political system inundated by a flood of unchecked, uncontrollable corporate campaign cash funneled through unaccountable political campaign finance committees, unions blasted the tide of contributions.

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Professor lists Obama accomplishments: Over 244 and growing

President Obama has 244 accomplishments under his belt since he took office despite fanatical Republican opposition aimed at wrecking his presidency.

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The dream today

Forty-eight years after his "I Have a Dream" speech, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. would be furious.

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