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Thank you to The Nation interns, David Petraeus’ affair is literally the least offensive thing he’s ever done

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie thank The Nation interns and discuss David Petraeus’ affair, and how it’s literally the least offensive thing he or the CIA have ever done. Remember to vote for Citizen Radio at podcastawards.com! You can vote once every day and [...]

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The reporting…it’s everywhere….

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Since my whole world is now Occupy Wall Street, that’s all I’ve been reporting on for The Nation and In These Times. Posting the articles on Facebook and Tweeting them helps enormously, and is much, much appreciated. At The Nation:  Occupy Wall Street: Cutting Edge, Old-Fashioned Village, in which I explore the duality of OWS, [...]

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New posts at The Nation, Truthout

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I posted a recap of the #OccupyWallStreet protest thus far with lots and lots of videos at The Nation, and a follow-up to my Truthout piece about how Darrell Issa, the GOP, and moderate Dems have targeted the United States Postal Service for destruction. Speaking of blogging, I have an exciting announcement I’ll be making soon that [...]

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Various matters

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I’ve been blogging over at The Nation about all of this US Uncut business. The most recent post can be read here, and the rest are available in the archive: Meet US Uncut US Uncut Adds Verizon and FedEx to its Target List Everyone Has a Stake in US Uncut’s Fight Yesterday, I appeared on [...]

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Journalist Johann Hari on corporate tax dodgers and dispatches from Wisconsin’s union protest

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Listen to the new Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Journalist Johann Hari talks UK Uncut, US Uncut, and decides who he’d rather fight: David Cameron or Nick Clegg. Also, Godless Maniac Joseph Thoennes reports from Madison, Wisconsin about the protests and spirit of solidarity in the Capitol. Beforehand, Allison and Jamie dispell [...]

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Reimagining Socialism

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Tariq Ali The crisis confronting capitalism is a vivid demonstration of the vapidity that underlay the appeal of globalization (a k a the Washington Consensus) as a mantra for all seasons, all times, all countries and all continents. Mass unemployment once again threatens the advanced capitalist world, as it has during thirty-four business cycles since 1854. Ehrenreich and [...]

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Obama's Economic Plan Is Not Going to Save Us

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The Nation The nation’s fast-darkening circumstances define the essential dilemma of Barack Obama’s presidency. His instinct is to govern by consensus, in the moderate middle ground of politics. Yet dire events are pushing the new president toward solutions more fundamental than those he had intended. The longer he resists taking more forceful action, the more [...]

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