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A Picture Worth a Thousand Words

The picture By David Cox / Mar 2, 2010 I want you to look very closely at this picture and try and keep it in your minds eye. This was a perfectly healthy 22-year-old young man who in the service … finish reading A Picture Worth a Thousand Words

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The Army Will Increase Its Size by 22,000

I think we would call this throwing good money after bad. A million other ways to spend it, but this is what the establishment chooses. Richard Jehn / The Rag Blog Iraq. Photo: Michael Kamber.Gates announces temporary increase in U.S. … finish reading The Army Will Increase Its Size by 22,000

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The Health Care Stories for America Blog

Not only can you read the stories, but write one yourself on this website. It also recognizes your zip-code location when you link up so you get the immediate stories that are in and around your location. When you read … finish reading The Health Care Stories for America Blog

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If It Can Happen in Port Angeles, Washington, It Can Happen Anywhere, USA

July 4th demonstrator’s cry: Health care now!By Tim Wheeler / July 5, 2009 PORT ANGELES, WA. — Thousands of onlookers stood and applauded along the July 4 parade route in this paper-mill town as marchers walked by with banners demanding … finish reading If It Can Happen in Port Angeles, Washington, It Can Happen Anywhere, USA

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Fighting Back in Hard Times: The Power of Organized Labor Action

Laid-off Republic Windows and Doors factory worker Maria Gonzalez holds a picket sign outside the factory in December 2008 in Chicago, Ill. About 250 workers demanded severance and vacation pay owed to them.The Legacy Lives OnBy Kari Lydersen / June … finish reading Fighting Back in Hard Times: The Power of Organized Labor Action

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Single Payer: The Republican Perspective

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The Forest Meets the Information Age … And It Isn’t Pretty

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Singin’ on Sunday – David Rovics

Another doctor who provided abortions has been murdered in the US, this time in Kansas. He had already been shot back in 1993. Google Dr. George Tiller and you’ll find out lots more. In the Name of God I woke … finish reading Singin’ on Sunday – David Rovics

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Rules Bar Non-Profit News Media from Congress

The House of Representatives Press Gallery. Photo: Source.Capitol Improvement: If nonprofits are supposed to save journalism, why aren’t their reporters allowed into congressional press galleries?By Megan Tady / June 2, 2009 An outdated congressional rule effectively excludes nonprofit news organizations … finish reading Rules Bar Non-Profit News Media from Congress

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ToFlu: The Next (Tongue-in-Cheek) Pandemic

Bird Flu, Swine Flu, ToFLU? Is a worldwide pandemic affecting only vegetarians next? Actors: Andrea Chalupa, Matt Pearson, Katrina Cacal, Rakesh Baruah. Written/Directed by Rakesh Baruah. Produced by Modern Jackass Productions. Thanks to Diane Stirling-Stevens / The Rag Blog

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The Radical Right: Alive, Well, and Wanting to March on Washington in Protest … of Something

Ohio Militia Calls for Armed March on WashingtonBy David Holthouse / April 24, 2009 The self-identified leader of the Ohio Militia, a conspiracy-minded “Patriot” group, released a video [above] earlier this week calling for 1 million heavily armed antigovernment demonstrators … finish reading The Radical Right: Alive, Well, and Wanting to March on Washington in Protest … of Something

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