Harper Plays His Election Cards and Chooses Fear

by John Baglow, Rabble.ca - Politicians—and governments—are usually far smaller than the issues that plague us. Take the economy, for example. A good economic situation, by ...

Going Along with the Donkey as Long as the Elephants are Worse

by Ralph Nader - When the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) has its annual howling convention in the Washington, DC area, the mainstream mass media ...

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Has Some Choice Words For Anyone Who Votes For A Climate Denier

by KATIE VALENTINE - Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson had choice words for the state of Florida Monday, saying he was “astonished” by Gov. Rick ...

Validation That Centrism Is Founded On Quicksand

by Phoebe Loosinhouse - One entrenched argument about campaign and election strategy is that any election victory is predicated on a candidates carefully charting a ...

GMO Labeling: Nation’s ‘Biggest Food Fight’ Hits DC

[Editor’s note: Since the posting of this article on Wednesday morning, Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS) filed legislation in Congress to prevent states from giving ...

GOP Leaders Claim to Support Middle Class, but Budgets Only Work for Wealthy Few

By Harry Stein & Anna Chu, Center for American Progress – Talking points from congressional Republican leaders are now filled with concern about ...

Pharmacists Are Getting Closer To Cutting Off Access To Death Penalty Drugs

by TARA CULP-RESSLER - It may soon become harder for state officials to get their hands on the drugs they need to execute inmates, ...

As Yemen Descends Further into Chaos, Saudi Military Mobilizing Near Border

Situation remains complex and details hard to establish as factions within Yemen battle for control of impoverished, war-torn nation by Jon Queally - As Houthi forces ...

Us Not Them: On Misunderstanding Climate Denialism

by Martin Kirk - So we’re in the midst of another round of climate-change related mud slinging. The latest issue of National Geographic, “The War ...

Harper Plays His Election Cards and Chooses Fear

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Going Along with the Donkey as Long as the Elephants

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson Has Some Choice Words For Anyone Who

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Validation That Centrism Is Founded On Quicksand

Posted on Mar 264

GMO Labeling: Nation’s ‘Biggest Food Fight’ Hits DC

Posted on Mar 265

GOP Leaders Claim to Support Middle Class, but Budgets Only

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Pharmacists Are Getting Closer To Cutting Off Access To Death

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As Yemen Descends Further into Chaos, Saudi Military Mobilizing Near

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Us Not Them: On Misunderstanding Climate Denialism

Posted on Mar 259

This Day in History

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On This Day, March 26, 1943 – Nazis Begin Mass Transportation of Jews to Auschwitz

1942 – The Nazis began mass transportation of Jews to Auschwitz in Poland. People were transported to Auschwitz-Birkenau by trains, from all over Nazi-occupied Europe. They were generally sent in freight cars or cattle trucks. Often they travelled for days without toilet facilities and with nothing to eat or drink. Originally, the railway cars arrived at the old ramp of Birkenau, 1 km southeast of the entrance gate. From May 1944 they continued into Auschwitz II (Birkenau / Brzezinka) itself, along a specially constructed spur. The majority of the people, sent in these transports, were murdered in gas chambers directly on...

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Entertainment Blasts

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X-Files Revival Officially Ordered at Fox, David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson Back for 6 New Episodes

The truth is out there right here: The X-Files is indeed returning to Fox, with original stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprising their respective roles as Fox Mulder and Dana Scully ....

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Watercolor Painting of Flowers by Adolf Hitler to be Auctioned

The 1912 canvas, painted by the Nazi-leader-to-be when he was a struggling artist in his mid-20s, is going under the hammer at the Nate D. Sanders auction house on Thursday ....