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Tea Party for the Left?

Occupy Wall Street explodes being pegged as a left-wing Tea Party. John Avlon on the differences.

Ghosts of the Blitz

..... Thank you to John Pollock and Rose Wild.

John Steele Gordon: A Short History of the Income Tax

In The Wall Street Journal, John Steele Gordon writes that one original sin was the separation of the corporate and personal tax, giving law

Goodbye to All That: Reflections of a GOP Operative Who Left the Cult | ...

Skip to Main Content Area. Home. Monday, 05 September 2011 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG. ARCHIVE | LOGIN | JOIN TRUTHOUT | SEARCH. Postal Service Is Near

Steven Pinker on the Decline of Violence

Our TV screens may be full of news about war and crime but, says the psychologist, this masks a fall in historical terms in the number of vi

Tom Holland on Ancient Rome

How accurate is what we think we know about the Romans? The author of Rubicon tells us about the exercise of power, the staging of

Next ITERation?

AS THE old joke has it, fusion is the power of the future—and always will be.

Nuts and bolts

ON SATURDAY July 30th, with a potential federal default just three days away, Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader in the Senate, went bef

A wide spread problem

THE answer to obesity is obvious: eat less and exercise more. However, years of exhortation have failed to persuade most of those affected a

Gut instinct

A GOOD way to make yourself unpopular at dinner parties is to point out that a typical person is, from a microbiologist’s perspective, a wal

Watch this amazing Princess Bride cast reunion right now

Has it been almost 25 years since The Princess Bride came out? Inconceivable! You must, must check out this amazing reunion footage of the w

A death in Georgia

AT THE Republican candidates' debate on September 7th, Brian Williams, the moderator, noted that while Rick Perry has governed Texas, the st

No thanks to anyone

THE deficit-reduction deal that finally raised America’s debt ceiling and staved off the threat of default seemed to ma

The inkblot protests

IN TAHRIR SQUARE and Homs, Egyptians and Syrians have risked their lives to demand basic democratic freedoms.

Rick Perry’s made-up ‘facts’ about climate change - The Fact Checker - T...

The Texas governor made a series of allegations about the debate over global warming that have little basis in reality.

Paul Ryan’s claim of ‘vindication’ by S&P - The Fact Checker - The W...

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) claimed that Standard & Poor’s said his budget plan would have prevented a downgrade of U.S. government debt. He

The tax system we need

The USA Tax is fair, clear and efficient.