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Lap Dancers, the CIA, Payoffs and BP’s Deepwater Horizon: Greg Palast

See on Scoop.it - DidYouCheckFirst Four years ago this Sunday, the Deepwater Horizon blowout incinerated 11 men and poisoned 600 miles of Gulf coastline.

Lap Dancers, the CIA, Payoffs and BP’s Deepwater Horizon: Greg Palast

See on Scoop.it - DidYouCheckFirst Four years ago this Sunday, the Deepwater Horizon blowout incinerated 11 men and poisoned 600 miles of Gulf coastline.

Political Scene: Elizabeth Warren’s Influence

See on Scoop.it - DidYouCheckFirst Jill Lepore and Evan Osnos discuss how Elizabeth Warren is changing the Senate and the country.

Political Scene: Elizabeth Warren’s Influence

See on Scoop.it - DidYouCheckFirst Jill Lepore and Evan Osnos discuss how Elizabeth Warren is changing the Senate and the country.

MoneyBomb | Take Back Tour

MoneyBomb | Take Back Tour

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Greg Russak‘s insight:

The National Defense Authorization Act, aka the NDAA, is legislation every American ought to be aware of and ought to add it to the list of things that need to be changed in DC. A good place to start would be paying attention to PANDA, People Against the NDAA, and by supporting them and their Take Back Tour by donating and attending an…

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Video | BillMoyers.com

See on Scoop.it - DidYouCheckFirst Greg Russak’s insight: April 11, 2014 If you believe America desperately needs a great surge of democracy in the face of fierce opposition from reactionary and corporate forces, then remembering and reviving the spirit of President Franklin D.

Video | BillMoyers.com

See on Scoop.it - DidYouCheckFirst Greg Russak’s insight: April 11, 2014 If you believe America desperately needs a great surge of democracy in the face of fierce opposition from reactionary and corporate forces, then remembering and reviving the spirit of President Franklin D.

Who Are the Koch Brothers and What Do They Want?

See on Scoop.it - DidYouCheckFirst The truth is that the agenda of the Koch brothers is to move this country from a democratic society with a strong middle class to an oligarchic form of society in which the economic and political life of the nation are controlled by a handful of bill…

Who Are the Koch Brothers and What Do They Want?

See on Scoop.it - DidYouCheckFirst The truth is that the agenda of the Koch brothers is to move this country from a democratic society with a strong middle class to an oligarchic form of society in which the economic and political life of the nation are controlled by a handful of bill…

Restoring Louisiana’s Coast Will Require Restoring Its Democracy—Governor Jindal Is Trying to Undermine Both

See on Scoop.it - DidYouCheckFirst Genuflecting to Big Oil’s pressure, Governor Bobby Jindal is Greg Russak’s insight:

Restoring Louisiana’s Coast Will Require Restoring Its Democracy—Governor Jindal Is Trying to Undermine Both

See on Scoop.it - DidYouCheckFirst Genuflecting to Big Oil’s pressure, Governor Bobby Jindal is Greg Russak’s insight:

Another Orwellian Op-Ed From Charles Koch

See on Scoop.it - DidYouCheckFirst Charles Koch, the misunderstood billionaire pollutocrat, explains his warmhearted benevolence in a Wall Street Journal op-ed.

Another Orwellian Op-Ed From Charles Koch

See on Scoop.it - DidYouCheckFirst Charles Koch, the misunderstood billionaire pollutocrat, explains his warmhearted benevolence in a Wall Street Journal op-ed.

Young Conservatives Group Pressures GOP on Gay Marriage – Washington Wire – WSJ

See on Scoop.it - DidYouCheckFirst A new effort is being launched to try to persuade the Republican Party to drop its opposition to same-sex marriage from the party’s platform, a steep climb that would require overcoming social conservatives who have dominated the GOP’s position on the issue.

Young Conservatives Group Pressures GOP on Gay Marriage – Washington Wire – WSJ

See on Scoop.it - DidYouCheckFirst A new effort is being launched to try to persuade the Republican Party to drop its opposition to same-sex marriage from the party’s platform, a steep climb that would require overcoming social conservatives who have dominated the GOP’s position on the issue.

The History of Corporate Personhood | Brennan Center for Justice

See on Scoop.it - DidYouCheckFirst The Brennan Center for Justice is a non-partisan public policy and law institute that focuses on the fundamental issues of democracy and justice.

The History of Corporate Personhood | Brennan Center for Justice

See on Scoop.it - DidYouCheckFirst The Brennan Center for Justice is a non-partisan public policy and law institute that focuses on the fundamental issues of democracy and justice.

Where have all the moderates gone? Politics as ‘gladiatorial combat’ – Los Angeles Times

See on Scoop.it - DidYouCheckFirst Where have all the moderates gone? Politics as ‘gladiatorial combat’ Los Angeles Times Barry Glassner first detailed how politicians use fear-mongering in his 1999 book “The Culture of Fear.” He wrote of politicians claiming America was on the…

Where have all the moderates gone? Politics as ‘gladiatorial combat’ – Los Angeles Times

See on Scoop.it - DidYouCheckFirst Where have all the moderates gone? Politics as ‘gladiatorial combat’ Los Angeles Times Barry Glassner first detailed how politicians use fear-mongering in his 1999 book “The Culture of Fear.” He wrote of politicians claiming America was on the…