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Infrogmation

Our evolving standards of decency marking the progress of a maturing society can be measured not only in how we punish but what we commemorate. more

May 23, 2017 1:36 PM Dispatches

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U.S. Forest Service Northern Region

This high spending campaign features two highly flawed, rank amateur candidates, both proud of the fact they’ve never held elected office. more

May 23, 2017 1:07 PM Dispatches

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Erik Drost

Asking you to subsidize nuclear energy is like asking you to bet your company on rotary dial phones and landline networks; to build more Edsels, Corvairs, and Pintos; to mass-produce buggy whips or to convert your business to brick-and-mortar. more

May 22, 2017 9:20 PM Dispatches

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Gage Skidmore

If Trump appoints Clarke, Homeland Security’s high-level staff would include a man who told his Milwaukee County constituents to not call local law enforcement but instead to get a gun and “fight back.” more

May 19, 2017 11:26 AM Dispatches

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Walker image Gage Skidmore

Walker is not bent on drug testing anyone who wants to enter a library, sit on a park bench, or enroll their children in a public school. He is not planning to make wealthy people pee into a cup before they can use public courts. more

May 19, 2017 9:35 AM Dispatches

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Courtesy The Actors Gang

Robbins and Moyers talk about their mutual distress over the current Attorney General’s opposition to bipartisan prison reform. more

May 18, 2017 5:33 PM Dispatches

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Pixabay

The regime is pretty much in opposition to all our founding principles. more

May 18, 2017 3:34 PM Dispatches

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David Klann

“I won’t let people I care about be deliberately silenced.” more

May 18, 2017 8:50 AM Dispatches

“All North Carolinians can rest assured that Republican legislators will continue fighting to protect the integrity of our elections by implementing the common-sense requirement to show a photo ID when we vote.” more

May 17, 2017 9:56 AM Dispatches

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Max Pixel

Democracy matters. Truth matters. And the attacks on democratic norms and institutions by this President, while they are coming at an exhausting pace that fosters cynicism and a feeling of helplessness, deserve a robust response. more

May 16, 2017 11:49 AM Dispatches

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Yoon Kim

"I’ve always used comedy to deal with unpleasantness in my life and in the world." more

May 15, 2017 4:55 PM Dispatches

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Mark Buckawicki

Trump claims 3-5 million illegal votes were cast in the 2016 election; in fact only 4 (four) cases of voter fraud have been documented. So, really, what is this new commission on electoral integrity all about? more

May 14, 2017 5:32 PM Dispatches

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Charlotte Cooper

Trump and the Republicans have been busy restricting women's access to healthcare. Time to get to work shutting them down. more

May 12, 2017 3:00 PM Dispatches

"I hear this “Pow!” and look over and people are fleeing and I see Erin limping away, clearly in pain. I thought, Oh, my God! Why did they shoot Erin?" more

May 11, 2017 1:42 PM Dispatches

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Lufina

Are we seeing the definitive end of the “Peaceful Atom” as a source of future new large-scale power capacity in the United States? more

May 10, 2017 1:35 PM Dispatches

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Michael Vadon & Nick-D

Today, we face the same fundamental challenges to our democracy that we faced in 1973. The parallels are undeniable. more

May 10, 2017 12:15 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

But would the mob really keep someone around who is this bad at steering his clients out of legal trouble? more

May 9, 2017 5:10 PM Dispatches

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Still from the film, "As Goes Janesville," 2012.

At the heart of Goldstein’s book are stories about Janesville’s working-class families, still hurting “no matter how vigorously they have clung to the old can-do.” more

May 9, 2017 12:00 AM Dispatches

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Helen Cook

Had I been duped by liberal propaganda about the benefits of the air we breathe? more

May 8, 2017 3:58 PM Dispatches

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Ceridwen

A vote for “neither” was the second-most popular choice in the runoff. But many in France, and the rest of the world, are breathing sighs of relief. more

May 8, 2017 3:36 PM Dispatches

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