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    To: New York State House and New York State Senate Pass the Women’s Equality Act 10-point plan for full women’s equality under the law: 1. Equal pay for equal work 2. Stopping sexual harassment in every workplace 3. Stopping businesses from …more


  • by davidswanson October 23, 2014 - 11:51am
    According to a book by George Williston called This Tribe of Mine: A Story of Anglo Saxon Viking Culture in America, the United States wages eternal war because of its cultural roots in the Germanic tribes that invaded, conquered, ethnically …more
  • by davidswanson October 21, 2014 - 11:26am
    I would not have guessed that people cared so much and so well about U.S. prisoners. The Governor of Pennsylvania is expected to sign into law a dangerous precedent that we all need to speak out against and put a quick stop to. In the first day …more
  • by davidswanson October 19, 2014 - 4:45am
    Tom Engelhardt keeps churning out great books by collecting his posts from His latest book, Shadow Government, is essential reading. Of the ten essays included, eight are on basically the same topic, resulting in some repetition …more
  • by davidswanson October 16, 2014 - 3:50pm
    It seems like we just got through dealing with the argument that war is good for us because it brings peace. And along comes a very different twist, combined with some interesting insights. Here's a blog post by Joshua Holland on Bill Moyers' …more
  • by davidswanson October 14, 2014 - 4:32pm Charles Lewis has been an investigative producer for ABC News and the CBS news program 60 Minutes. He founded The Center for Public Integrity. …more
  • by davidswanson October 14, 2014 - 2:15pm
    When New York Times reporter James Risen published his previous book, State of War, the Times ended its delay of over a year and published his article on warrantless spying rather than be scooped by the book. The Times claimed it hadn't wanted to …more