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Buy American Lies

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On March 5, 2017
The problem with politicians and corporations promoting their own Made in America campaigns isn’t that we shouldn’t have an industrial policy that promotes domestically made goods. It’s that their promises are almost always lies. Take Foxconn, best known for having to put up suicide nets in its Chinese factories so that workers don’t throw themselves […]

Keystone

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On November 6, 2015

Some people don’t like to be wrong. I love to be wrong. That’s because I’m pretty pessimistic about modern politics and even more so about the future. I don’t want to be right

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The FBI and Keystone

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On May 14, 2015
Above: Obvious environmental extremists It’s ridiculous that the FBI was violating agency protocol by going to rather extreme measures in monitoring those protesting the Keystone XL Pipeline. Calling the opponents “extremists” (because nothing screams extremist, near-terrorist activity like Bill McKibben…), the FBI cultivated informants and connected its monitoring of the protesters to anti-terrorism investigations. This […]

The Landrieu Gambit

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On November 12, 2014

In order to save Mary Landrieu’s job, which will not work, some Senate Democrats are pushing for a vote to pass the Keystone XL Pipeline. Landrieu is throwing a Hail Mary here. Or as our valued

Carter and Keystone

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On April 17, 2014

Jimmy Carter, Desmond Tutu, and other Nobel Peace Prize winners are right about Keystone. Former president Jimmy Carter has joined a group of Nobel laureates who oppose construction of the Keystone XL

LIUNA

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On April 13, 2014
The Laborers’ Union continues to burn every bridge with other progressive communities with a napalm air strike: A letter distributed Friday by the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) to the districts of 27 House Democrats calls for union members to make sure their representative “feels the power and the fury of LIUNA this […]
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