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Thomas Hedges
Thomas Hedges

Thomas Hedges works with Ralph Nader as a reporter at the Center for Study of Responsive Law, which is based in Washington, D.C. He wrote for his...

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Good Intentions, Bad Information at CPAC

Libertarians, whom the Republican National Committee has largely shut out, assumed a more energetic role at CPAC this year, using the failed election as evidence that the GOP should return to their philosophy’s ideals.

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Ecosocialism: One Man’s Vision for a Green Economy

According to activists such as Chris Williams, capitalism is designed for infinite growth, but the planet is not.

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AP/Andoni Lubaki

Access Skews Coverage of Syrian War

The civil war in Syria is not a romantic democratic uprising, although one could get that impression from accounts in mainstream media outlets.

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AP/Mike Groll

With Minimum Wage Bill, Congress Is Just Trying to Keep Up With Inflation

Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, and Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., said they would like to see the minimum wage hiked even higher than what they have proposed, but “We want it to pass through Congress.”

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The Last Picture Show

Independent theaters and films are struggling to survive the transition to digital cinema.

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Understanding Economics in Plain English

Fedspeak, vague and convoluted answers to economic questions, was popularized by Alan Greenspan, chairman of the Federal Reserve from 1987 to 2006. It allowed him to essentially say “no comment” without admitting that he was avoiding questions.

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Three Men Who Wouldn’t Let the NSA Get Away With It

Whistle-blowers have warned that intelligence agencies are abusing the Constitution and lavishing private companies with expensive contracts in exchange for subpar results.

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Thomas Hedges
Thomas Hedges

Thomas Hedges works with Ralph Nader as a reporter at the Center for Study of Responsive Law, which is based in Washington, D.C. He wrote for his college newspaper, the Colgate Maroon News, until he was banned for writing exposés on Greek life and hazing. Hedges is also a contributor for PolicyShop.net—the Demos political blog—for whom he covers money in politics. He is moving to Paris in September to begin a year-long graduate program in history and literature through Columbia University. Follow Thomas Hedges on Twitter: @ThomasHedgesTD.

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