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Staying Stupid: Why the ‘Hip’ Young Republicans Can’t Change Their Party (or Themselves)

Savvy Republicans know that something is deeply wrong with the GOP —frequently mocked these days by Republicans themselves as “the stupid party”—which has lost the popular vote in five of the last six presidential elections.

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The Tea Party’s Ghost

The deficit that should concern us most right now has to do with time, not money. Money can be recouped. Time just disappears.

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Israel, Palestine and the Oscars

The Academy Awards ceremony will make history this year with the first-ever nomination of a feature documentary made by a Palestinian.

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Connecting Entitlement Reform to Immigration Reform

Most of us early boomers had planned to retire around now. Those born a few years later had planned to retire in a few years. These plans have gone awry.

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Europe’s Carbon Market Limps On

The European Parliament’s Environment Committee is supporting a plan to prop the price of a tonne of carbon by withdrawing an oversupply of credits from the market.

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The Latin American Exception

On a map published in conjunction with the Global Society Institute’s damning new CIA report, no region except Latin America escapes the red stain of the United States’ global rendition and torture gulag.

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Obama’s Leaked Immigration Reform Plan Could Deliver a Winner

Republicans spent the weekend trumpeting shock and outrage over President Obama’s leaked “backup plan” on immigration. In dysfunctional Washington, this means that prospects for comprehensive reform—including what amounts to an amnesty for the undocumented—are getting brighter.

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The Best Choice for Pope? A Nun

In giving up the papacy, Pope Benedict XVI was brave and bold. He did the unexpected for the good of the Catholic Church. And when it selects a new pope next month, the College of Cardinals should be equally brave and bold. It is time to elect a nun as the next pontiff.

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Profiting From Human Misery

The for-profit prison industry, which is expanding across the nation, has blunted prison reform, stymied repeal of our draconian drug laws and successfully lobbied for harsher and harsher detention policies. Mass incarceration is increasingly about corporate profit, not justice. 

Posted on Feb 17, 2013 READ MORE


When Republicans Were Problem Solvers

We interrupt this highly partisan and ideological moment with some contrarian news: President Obama is not the only politician who thinks that expanding access to pre-Kindergarten is a good investment.

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