Christo­pher Moraff writes about nation­al pol­i­tics, social jus­tice and cul­ture for a num­ber of pub­li­ca­tions, includ­ing The Amer­i­can Prospect online, Design Bureau and The Philadel­phia Tri­bune. His columns appear week­ly on Philadel­phia mag­a­zine’s blog The Philly Post. Moraff, who lives in Philadel­phia, is a mem­ber of the In These Times Board of Editors.
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One Man in Search of a District
How Rep. Kucinich was almost pushed off the map in Ohio.
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America’s Blue Chip Tax Cheats
The country's largest corporations avoid their fair share. US Uncut is on the case.
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Stopping Frisky Business
Eight men of color sue the City of Brotherly Love over its "stop-and-frisk" policy—the latest in a group of federal civil rights cases.
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Tax Dodgers, Inc.
Congress tries—and so far fails—to combat "legal" corporate tax avoidance, which costs the U.S. Treasury billions each year
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Ten Years After Seattle
The global justice movement evolves.
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Protesting the G-20 Summit
A photo essay from Pittsburgh's streets.
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Putting a Stop to Stop Loss
Pentagon ends the back-door draft, but critics fear a return with Afghanistan surge.
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Bush’s Final Purge
The lame duck gives dissenters in federal agencies a last round of pink slips.
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Feeding the Beast
In order to weaken federal agencies, the Bush administration has expanded them to the point of collapse
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The Rat Trap
Death row exonerations expose failings of the 'snitch system'
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Extraordinary Rendition on Trial
ACLU tries to ground the Boeing subsidiary that trafficked in torture
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AFRICOM: Round One in a New Cold War?
Two dozen military bases in Africa will help the United States compete for influence with China in the otherwise forgotten continent
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Why are EPA Libraries Closing?
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Americas Slave Labor
Inmates are being forced to work in toxic 'e-waste' sweatshops
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Are Primaries Going West?
DNC floats a proposal to reform the primary system.
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Lies, Damn Lies and Poverty Statistics
How an archaic measurement keeps millions of poor Americans from being counted