Dennis Kucinich and Ralph Nader Discuss Healthcare

Gallery

Posted on by

JUAN GONZALEZ: The House Democratic leadership is getting close to having enough votes to pass its massive healthcare reform legislation that aims to extend coverage to more than 30 million people while forcing millions of Americans to buy private health insurance. Wednesday saw three key developments for the Democrats. Congressman Dennis Kucinich of Ohio announced he would switch his vote … Read More

How to Get Our Democracy Back

Gallery

Posted on by

NATION– We should remember what it felt like one year ago, as the ability to recall it emotionally will pass and it is an emotional memory as much as anything else. It was a moment rare in a democracy’s history. The feeling was palpable–to supporters and opponents alike–that something important had happened. America had elected, the young candidate promised, a … Read More

Democracy in America a Useful Fiction

Gallery

Posted on by

TRUTHDIG– Corporate forces, long before the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, carried out a coup d’état in slow motion. The coup is over. We lost. The ruling is one more judicial effort to streamline mechanisms for corporate control. It exposes the myth of a functioning democracy and the triumph of corporate power. But it does … Read More

The Secret Downing Street Memo

Gallery

Posted on by

TIMES ONLINE– SECRET AND STRICTLY PERSONAL – UK EYES ONLY DAVID MANNING From: Matthew Rycroft Date: 23 July 2002 S 195 02 cc: Defence Secretary, Foreign Secretary, Attorney-General, Sir Richard Wilson, John Scarlett, Francis Richards, CDS, C, Jonathan Powell, Sally Morgan, Alastair Campbell IRAQ: PRIME MINISTER’S MEETING, 23 JULY Copy addressees and you met the Prime Minister on 23 July … Read More

Bush Began Invasion Before Authorized by Congress

Gallery

Posted on by

DEMOCRACY NOW– Writing in The Nation magazine, Democracy Now! correspondent Jeremy Scahill reports on Washington’s undeclared air war against Iraq in 2002: “It was a huge air assault: Approximately 100 US and British planes flew from Kuwait into Iraqi airspace. At least seven types of aircraft were part of this massive operation, including US F-15 Strike Eagles and Royal Air … Read More

Page 76 of 80<<...7475767778...>>