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It's The New Economy, Stupid

John Cavanagh
Robin Broad

(Illustration by Adrian J. Wallace / progressives have long embraced a clear alternative to the conservative story that prosperity flows best from a “free market” unfettered by government regulation and taxes. The standard progressive response: government incentives and spending are essential to spur the creation of jobs, and unions and regulations can make them “good jobs."

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This Goes Out to All the Ladies

Amanda Marcotte

This past election, President Obama made blatant appeals to female voters to great success. Fifty-five percent of women and a jaw-dropping 68 percent of single women voted for the president this round.

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Sucking Up to the Military Brass

William Astore

Few things have characterized the post-9/11 American world more than our worshipful embrace of our generals. They’ve become our heroes, our sports stars, and our celebrities all rolled into one. We can’t stop gushing about them.

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Any Signs of Life at Doha Climate Talks?

Kumi Naidoo

2012 is the year the climate changed. I’m not talking about extreme weather like Hurricane Sandy, the Arctic sea ice melt or flooding in Venice.

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Obama's Fiscal Politics: Snatching Defeat out of the Jaws of Victory

Robert Kuttner

Invited guests listen as President Barack Obama speaks in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building about extending middle-class tax cuts before they expire in January. The president said he believes that members of both parties can reach a framework on a debt-cutting deal before Christmas. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)President Obama, to his great credit, has drawn a bright line.

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Times Bureau Chief in Jerusalem Will Now Have Her Facebook Entries Edited

Glenn Greenwald

While in Gaza reporting on the recent Israeli attack there, Judi Rudoren, the Jerusalem Bureau Chief for the New York Times, wrote several Facebook entries that caused substantial controversy.

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Burning All the Carbon Will Burn Us All

Amy Goodman

(Photo credit: NASA / with text added)The annual United Nations climate summit has convened, this year in Doha, the capital of the oil-rich emirate of Qatar, on the Arabian Peninsula.

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Supporting Palestine at the UN Today Is a Vote for Peace in the Middle East

Hanan Ashrawi

It might seem stating the obvious that Palestinians and Israelis find solutions only through negotiation, until you look at the record. It is a story in which one side makes proposals for nothing in return; one side makes agreements that the other side breaks; and one side keeps commitments that the other side ignores.

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Bangladesh Factory Fire: Workers Burn, Walmart Ducks Responsibility

Michelle Chen

Perhaps the images no longer have the power to shock. Charred bodies and wailing families appear in the news with grim frequency, giving the numbing impression that industrial fires are simply a necessary toll for poor nations on the road to “development.” The latest factory inferno in South Asia should prompt us to ask why this keeps happening, but once again, challenges from local and international labor advocates are being dodged by the global apparel-manufacturing machine.

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ECPA and the Mire of DC Politics: We Shouldn’t Have to Trade Video Privacy to Get Common-Sense Protections of our Email

Cindy Cohn
Rainey Reitman

On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee is marking up a bill that would amend the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) in ways we think are unnecessary and potentially bad for users, giving companies new rights to share your video rental history after they get your “consent” just once. It undermines one of the strongest consumer privacy protections we now enjoy.

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