Opinion

EDITORIAL Unity on health care

Two months ago, we wrote: “We support “Medicare for All” as put forward in Rep. John Conyers’ HR 676. And we agree with advocates for a strong government health care plan as an essential part of any meaningful reform package.' The focal point now is whether or not a public, Medicare-for-all type plan will be part of the package.

EDITORIAL Pelosi and the CIA

The Republicans, with their fever-pitched attacks on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for what and when she knew about the Bush administration’s torture policies, are only adding to and continuing a national disgrace.

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BOOK REVIEW The Great Financial Crisis: Causes and Consequences

The economic collapse spreading through the world is being blamed on greedy American bankers who peddled sub-prime loans to people with risky credit histories. John Bellamy Foster and Fred Magdoff, authors of “The Great Financial Crisis: Causes and Consequences”, disagree.