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Emira Woods :: Valentines Against Liberian Debt Emira Woods :: Valentines Against Liberian Debt
On Valentine’s Day 2007, 10,000 cards flooded the U.S. Treasury Department offices, each bearing the phrase, “Have a heart—drop Liberia’s debt.”
Presidential Candidates on Foreign Policy—Military Presidential Candidates on Foreign Policy—Military
by Erik Leaver
What will U.S. foreign affairs look like if John McCain prevails? What if President Obama sets the agenda? Erik Leaver looks behind the hype to the records, advisors, and promises of the presidential candidates.
People Power People Power
by Aimee Allison, David Solnit
It hasn't been enough to be right about the war or to be in the majority. To stop this war—and the next one—we need to reclaim our proud tradition of “people power.”
The Progressive Majority The Progressive Majority
The media often tell us that Americans are fundamentally conservative. A new report, the product of carefully compiled statistics from the past several decades, proves this story incorrect.
Evo Morales: Indigenous Power Evo Morales: Indigenous Power
by Jubenal Quispe
Evo Morales, Bolivia's first indigenous president, is forwarding a socially just agenda that promotes the country's sovereignty and multiculturalism.
Evo's First Year Evo's First Year
by Juliette Beck
Evo Morales' first year as President of Bolivia: Race Conflict threatens division while Andean cultural traditions restore balance
Health Care: It's What Ails Us
by Doug Pibel, Sarah van Gelder
Americans spend the most, get the least, and have no health care security. The solution is not that difficult.
Now Let’s Rescue America: Nine Key Steps For     The Left Now Let’s Rescue America: Nine Key Steps For The Left
by Van Jones
Issues of racism, poverty, climate destabilization, petro-chemical poisons and the vulnerabilities of an oil-based economy are not just petty obsessions of the politically-correct crowd. They are life-and-death issues for real people.
"Leave Us Alone”… to Drown?
by Frances Moore Lappé
We need leadership calling us to the real challenge, not to shrink government – which has grown much faster under Bush than during the Clinton years -- but to make it genuinely democratic in order to better protect our common futures.
Renewing the American Experiment: A Post Election Reflection
by David Korten
Our reform agenda:1. Voter Rights: Guaranteed right to vote for all citizens. 2. Clean Elections: Public financing of elections. 3. Fair Access: free airtime 4. Open Debates 5. Equal Representation: Introduce proportional representation. 6. Voter Choice: Introduce instant runoff voting. 7. Equal Voice: Abolish the Electoral College 8. Electoral Integrity: nonpartisan election administration. 9. Human Rights: Are for people, not corporations.
10 Questions Americans Are Asking as the US Government Prepares for War
by Carolyn McConnell, Kim Corrigan
Ten questions Americans are asking in the run-up to war with Iraq.
Corporate Cabinet
by Russell Mokhiber, Robert Weissman
The myth if compassionate conservatism and the reality of corporate conservatism.
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