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Hillary Faces Down Angry Men |UK Role in Bush Torture Agenda

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Hillary Faces Down the Angry Men | 5 Steps to Cheat Middle Class | Exposing UK's Role in Bush's Torture Agenda

How Britain Enthusiastically Teamed Up with Bush's Horrific Torture and Rendition Agenda

Ian Cobain, Portobello Books

Britain and the US stood shoulder to shoulder in the war on terror -- even when working the dark side. READ MORE»

Obama's Failure to Punish Banks Should Be Causing Serious Social Unrest

Glenn Greenwald, The Guardian

A new PBS Frontline report examines outrageous steps Obama's administration took to protect Wall St. Wall Street from prosecutions. READ MORE»

The Five-Step Process to Cheat the Middle Class Worker

Paul Bucheit, AlterNet

As we struggle to support ourselves, the super-rich remain on the take, driving us ever closer to the status of most wealth-unequal country in the world. READ MORE»

Hillary Faces Down The Angry Men

By Joan Walsh, Salon.com

From simpleton Ron Johnson to delusional Rand Paul, GOP senators swung at the Secretary of State and hit themselves. READ MORE»

New Sensitivity Gene Discovered

By Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D., AlterNet

It appears we have a variety of genetic mutations that are associated with sensitivity to the environment-- for better and worse. READ MORE»

Astounding Reason North Dakota Is Lit Up So Brightly You Can See it From Space

By Tara Lohan, AlterNet

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The 8 Most Extreme Moments of the New Congress

By ThinkProgress War Room, ThinkProgress

The 113th Congress has barely started, but that hasn’t stopped Republicans from already dishing out plenty of offensive comments. READ MORE»

WHy Teacher Evaluations Can't Be Done Properly Without Factoring in Huge Wealth Disparities

By Esmeralda Fabian, New America Media

High rates of poverty and wealth, and large numbers of English language learners, complicate efforts in CA to devise an effective teacher evaluation system. READ MORE»

Israel Tilts Away from the Right After Elections, Netanyahu's Power Wanes

By Mitchell Plitnick, LobeLog

Netanyahu has confirmed his legacy as a weak-willed leader, a venal politician and a poor strategist. READ MORE»

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