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Economic Inequality: It’s Far Worse Than You Think

George Carlin joked that, “the reason they call it the American Dream is because you have to be asleep to believe it.” How do we wake up?

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On Privacy: A Conversation With Robert Scheer (video)

“This is what journalism looks like, provided by one of the greatest reporters of our times.” (Robert McChesney) - A lively conversation about Scheer's new book.

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Saudi Arabia’s intervention in Yemen endangers region

The emerging scenario of four out-of-control countries shattered by war — Iraq, Libya, Syria and Yemen — is frightening, but it may be the inevitable price the world pays for continued unchecked militarism across the region, whether led by Western or Arab powers.

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Rachel Maddow explains what crashed drones reveal about U.S. foreign policy secrets (video)

One of the more unusual ways we are finding out about where we are fighting as a country is when our crash-prone drones fall down somewhere we didn’t expect them to be.

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Minimum Wage: Myths vs Facts

People have a lot of misunderstandings about the impact of raising the minimum wage. Starting with the facts can help the debate.

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To protect our privacy, make the FISA court act like a real court

Judges in criminal cases do not issue orders allowing police officers to search any and all houses, on the ground that some surely contain evidence of a crime.

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