For almost 70 years, my country, the Marshall Islands, has been fighting for its survival. Unfortunately, the threats we face are the result of forces we cannot control.
Sometimes, the collusion between big corporations and "our" government is so ridiculous, so rancid that is makes you laugh, cry, and gag – all at once – and then you pass out from the sheer stink of it.
Anyone who says that America has lost its innovative edge in technology and manufacturing has not chugged a can of Bud recently. The buzz is back, baby!
Is President Obama poised to “pack” the federal appeals court in Washington?
“A type of court-packing reminiscent of FDR’s era,” warned Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley. “Packing the court because it has issued rulings against the administration is a cynical approach to the judicial branch.”
Earlier today, I posted a story about Republicans’ draconian and racist amendment to the Farm Bill that would deny food stamp benefits for ex-convicts– for the rest of their lives. (Obviously, a great way to pump up recidivism.)
Sometimes, we need to take a moment and pause. As a nation, where are we in 2013, and what exactly do we want our future to look like?
As the academic year winds down, a record number of Chicago schools are preparing to close their doors for good in the largest mass school closing ever in one U.S. city.
Billionaire business tycoon and former Obama fundraiser Penny Pritzker appears headed for confirmation as commerce secretary, despite concerns about her business dealings.
Opponents’ arguments are inconsistent and lack proportion, says Avinash Persaud