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How the U.S. Decides to Kill People With Drones When It Doesn’t Know Who They Are

Although Obama administration officials have framed the drone program as targeting particular members of Al Qaeda, attacks against unknown militants reportedly may account for the majority of strikes.

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Austerity and the Threat to Democracy Around the World

The “sequester” is actually, of course, the American form of austerity, or cutbacks in government spending during a recession. Austerity, or stingy government in Europe has kept employment extremely depressed compared to what it would have been with government stimulus, as Paul Krugman argues.

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Sequestration Nation, and Remembering Robert Kennedy

With the sequester now beginning, I find myself thinking about Robert F. Kennedy—and 46 years ago when I was an intern in his Senate office. 1967 was a difficult time for the nation. America was deeply split over civil rights and the Vietnam War. Many of our cities were burning. The war was escalating.

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We Are Bradley Manning

His trial is not simply the persecution of a courageous whistle-blower, but a state mechanism to destroy the independence of the press and its ability to expose the power elite’s criminal activity.

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Polarization, Church and Country

What do the Roman Catholic Church and the American political system have in common? Both are divided into factions that neither trust nor understand each other, and both confront a crisis of governance.

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Egypt on the Brink

The announcement by the nation’s leftists and secularists that they will not contest this spring’s elections for the lower house of parliament is a needless disaster that could plunge Egypt into years of unrest.

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The Sequester and the Tea Party Plot

Sequestration is only the start. What the tea party set out to do was not simply change Washington but eviscerate the U.S. government—“drown it in the bathtub,” in the words of their guru Grover Norquist.

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Truthdigger of the Week: Bradley Manning

Thanks to last week’s Truthdigger of the Week, journalist Alexa O’Brien, the public has access to a complete rushed transcript of the statement Pfc. Bradley Manning made to a federal judge Thursday when he pleaded guilty to illegally obtaining state secrets that he subsequently passed to WikiLeaks.

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Climate ‘Threat to Arab Spring’

Working to build the resilience of countries in the Middle East and North Africa to food and energy price shocks would do far more than armed force to safeguard the gains of the Arab Spring, a think tank argues.

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Mental Health: Time to Stop White-Knuckling It

As anyone who has ever experienced a panic attack well knows, one of the most difficult aspects of managing anxiety disorders is having to do it in secret for fear of being labeled a freak.

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