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Todd A. Solomon: Results of HRC’s 2011 Corporate Equality Index Show Employers’ Strong Commitment to Workplace Equality for LGBT Employees

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (“HRC”) recently released the results of its 2011 Corporate Equality Index. The Index is the HRC’s nationally-recognized ranking of large employers throughout the United States…

Alan Grayson: Five Things The Rich Can Do With Their Tax Cuts (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON — Alan Grayson (D-Florida) wants everyone to know that he is not in favor of extending the Bush cuts for the wealthy, which would average out to about $83,347…

Jeffrey Winters: Obama the President Defeats Obama the Movement

The deal-cutting approach to politics says that you do the smartest assessment you can of the political realities out there, and then adjust your agenda, tactics, and expectations to get…

Jeffrey A. Miron: Anti-Libertarian Presidents

Deciding which politician to support has long been frustrating for libertarians. Both the liberal and conservative perspectives conflict with cherished libertarian views, so few Democrats or Republicans present a package…

Rick Horowitz: Dialogue? More Like Denialogue!

“The people want us to work together.” “You bet.” “And get things done.” “You bet.” “That’s why I invited you to dinner at the White House this week.” “We can’t…

Adam Chandler: Derision Point: How Bush Can Rehabilitate His Image

The disquieting arrival of former President Bush from his two-year public hiatus was met with both low ratings and wide derision for good reason: the troubling specter of this man…

Lawrence G. McDonald: It’s Securitization Stupid: One Big Fix Needed in our Banking System

I remember it like yesterday, it was the Autumn of 2006. I was on the Lehman Brothers trading floor where I traded distressed debt, bonds of companies in trouble. One…

Roland Burris: Lack Of African Americans In Senate Is ‘Troubling’

In his farewell speech, Sen. Roland Burris (D-Ill.), the only African American in the Senate, said it was “troubling” that when he leaves at the end of the month, there…

I do? No, I don’t. 40 percent say marriage is ‘obsolete’

I do? No, I don’t. 40 percent say marriage is ‘obsolete’

Is marriage becoming obsolete? As families gather for Thanksgiving this year, nearly one in three American children is living with a parent who is divorced, separated or never-married. More people…

Democrats: New boss, same as the old boss

Democrats: New boss, same as the old boss

House Democrats gambled Wednesday they can return to power under the same leaders who just oversaw a 61-seat election loss, choosing Nancy Pelosi to remain their party chief when they…