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US criminal justice system: Turning a profit on prison reform?
Lobbying groups for commercial enterprises are hoping new sentencing laws would translate into higher profits.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2013 08:50 GMT
Why gridlock in Washington?
The gridlock in Washington is due to uncompromising Tea Party control over the Republican Party.
Last updated: 17 Jan 2013 07:18 GMT
Back at the polls again: You want to feel good, but…
Politics has become a lucrative business for media outlets, journalists and campaign consultants, writes Schechter.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2012 13:41 GMT
Our words are our weapons against the destruction of the world by greed
We should call it how it is and no longer hide behind the doublespeak that permeates throughout America.
Last updated: 05 Nov 2012 14:39 GMT
Paul Ryan's faux populism
Ryan's proposed budget doesn't shrink government by cutting benefits and payments to big business and the rich.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2012 07:42 GMT
The big-lie coup d'etat
The super-rich and privileged have been fabricating truth in order to entrench it in the American psyche.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2012 14:29 GMT
The Koch Brothers
People & Power asks why the billionaire siblings are spending a fortune in support of a conservative political agenda.
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Last updated: 29 Mar 2012 04:48 GMT
Unarmed and dangerous?
The National Rifle Association and ALEC were major backers of Florida's "stand your ground" law.
Last updated: 26 Mar 2012 10:04 GMT
What if democracy is just an illusion?
In the US, the dominant political discourse consists of ideas put forth by the ruling class.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2012 09:15 GMT
The real meaning behind Rick Santorum's anti-college speech
Santorum's anti-intellectualism has a goal - creating obedient workers - obscured a paranoid style of politics.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2012 15:15 GMT
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3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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