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With Iraq under threat, questions emerge

Among those hard questions, many Iraqis believe, should be a serious re-think of the damaging U.S. policy of manipulating ethnic and sectarian blocs in Iraq.


Prosecutors: Wisconsin governor in criminal scheme

The investigation into fundraising involving Walker and his campaign, the Wisconsin Club for Growth, the state Chamber of Commerce and other groups began in 2012.


Texas Republicans jump back in time

It was the largest almost-all-white political gathering of its size in recent times. Advocates of "open-carry" rallied outside with assault rifles. Inside, more reactionary events occurred.


Victor Grossman speaks on the growing right danger in Europe

Author and journalist Victor Grossman will speak on the growing right danger in Europe as it relates to Ukraine, NATO and European Parliamentary elections.


GOP-Ryan budget slashes Medicare, college aid and stirs voter anger

It would slash non-defense spending in the coming decade by $5 trillion, cutting to the bone every vital human needs program while increasing Pentagon spending by $500 billion.


Cuban Americans talk about normalizing Cuba relations

In a city known for its hostility toward Cuba's socialist government, Cuban Americans met March 15 to talk about normalizing U.S. relations with the island. It was a noteworthy development.


"Truthful Tuesday": Moral Monday movement spreads to South Carolina

"A goal of our Truthful Tuesday protests was to get people talking, change the dialogue, and reduce the tea party influence on Republicans. That is happening," said Brett Bursey, director of the S. C. Progressive Network.


Right wingers besiege Dallas

Imagine living in a city striving to win the 2016 Republican Convention, already accepted a convention for the worst anti-worker political organizers in America, and trying to privatize their entire school district.


Bison slaughter brings stampede of outrage

Yellowstone National Park is rounding up bison to be slaughtered, and people ranging from Native Americans to animal rights activists are calling Yellowstone out on it.


Closing wealth gap tops Obama’s State of the Union

President Obama, in his 2014 State of the Union speech here last night, defined narrowing of the unprecedented wealth gap in America as a major task facing the nation.

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