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    Chris Mooney

    "Authoritarians have deep-rooted problems with science because it is such an alien way of thinking to them," argues Chris Mooney, author of the new book The Republican Brain: The Science of Why They Deny Science--and Reality. » More

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    Sean Trende

    "Romney continues to play well in the suburbs," says Sean Trende, author of the new book The Lost Majority. "But he’s the worst possible candidate for the white working class, which is the constituency that’s been incredibly resistant to Obama. It’s almost like the irresistible force meeting the immovable object—neither should be able to win, but one of them has to." » More

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    Lawrence Lessig

    "Withhold your vote from anybody who doesn't pledge to remove the corrupting influence of money from politics," says tireless activist and author Lawrence Lessig, whose new campaign Rootstrikers aims to reform the root of our political system. » More

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    Luc Côté

    "I think the film speaks for itself," says Canadian documentarian Luc Côté, referring to his latest film, You Don’t Like the Truth: 4 Days Inside Guantanamo. "You don’t have to hammer the point in. We just needed to be witnesses." » More

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    Tom Morello

    "There is a ferocious class war going on, but for the most part it’s being fought by one side," says Tom Morello, the former Rage Against the Machine guitarist who now plays solo as The Nightwatchman. "In Madison, people fought back on a scale that I haven’t seen in my lifetime." » More

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    Citizen Radio

    In typical foul-mouthed Citizen Radio style, hosts Allison Kilkenny and Jamie Kilstein tell us why there's no issue they won't laugh at, why activism requires "passion and screaming," and why we need publicly funded elections to claim America is a democracy "with a straight face." Also, why they watch Glee. » More

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    Sady Doyle

    "My mother always used to say, 'Never insult the guy holding the gun,'" says feminist blogger, writer and activist Sady Doyle, the founder of Tiger Beatdown. "She knew me well enough to know that, if someone ever pulled a gun on me, I would mouth off to him." » More

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    Jason Glaser

    "The world will never be a perfect place," says Jason Glaser, an American activist and filmmaker whose work examines the impact of global agriculture on Latin American workers. "But it is unconscionable how we treat the people and environment that produce our goods." » More

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    Justin Krebs

    "Old Twilight Zone episodes are parables about fear and hatred tucked into 23-minute tales," says Justin Krebs, co-founder of the progressive national network Living Liberally. "They are...concerned about how humans treat the least among us, and are as anti-xenophobic as they are anti-fascist." » More

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    Lilly Ledbetter

    Young people "need to check that they’re being compensated fairly and equally for the job they’re doing," says pay equity activist Lilly Ledbetter, for which the 2009 Fair Pay Act is named. "If they’re not, then they need to do something about it rather than let it build up year after year. Because once you get behind, you cannot catch up." » More

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