David Sirota is an awardwinning investigative journalist and an In These Times senior editor. He served as speech writer for Bernie Sanders’ 2020 campaign. Follow him on Twitter @davidsirota.
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Promoting Militarism While Hiding Bloodshed
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America’s Energy Ethos: Do, Regardless of Harm
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Cutting Kids’ Healthcare Will Make Deficits Bigger
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Time To Crackdown on Child-Focused Ads
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Turning the Camera on the Police
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Bin Laden Mission Evokes More Questions Than Answers
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The High Cost of Cheap War
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Why the Fat Guy Should Lose His Privilege
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Beware of Vampire Squids and Their Stadium Schemes
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Ikea Joins the Race to the Bottom
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The Real Madness of March
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Lessons of Libya
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A New Red Dawn
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Mad Scientists in the Laboratories of Democracy
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In Celebrities We Trust: An Excerpt From ‘Back to Our Future’
How Michael Jordan and the 1980s reshaped American politics.
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The ‘80s Origins of Today’s Anti-Muslim Bigotry
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State Budget Crises Mean New Language of Deceit
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Two Public Pay Standards, One Statement of Values
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The Submerged State
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The Super Bowl of Socialism
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With Democracy or Against It—There’s No In Between
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From Quality to Quantity-and Maybe Back Again
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Is America Too Corrupt To Keep Up?
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The Money Paradox
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A Snow-Filled Glimpse Of America’s Future
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Faces of Economic Death
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Why the ‘Lazy Jobless’ Myth Persists
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To Deter Crime, Get Tough on Wall Street
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The High Cost of Low Price
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From Uprising to Hostile Takeover…and Back Again
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It’s the Stupidity, Stupid
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The Tea Party Test Case
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Follow Wyoming on Fracking Regs
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The Real Democratic Whiners
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What the Pot Legalization Campaign Really Threatens
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Synthetic Novelty Is Not Reality
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The Neoliberal Bait-and-Switch
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Despite Celebration, the Iraq War Continues
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Lessons from a Low-Impact Week
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Insanity Is Deja Vu All Over Again
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Elites’ Democratic Days Are Numbered
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The Stadium-Mob Mentality
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The Deception of Real-World Inception
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Are Low Taxes Exacerbating the Recession?
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A New Deregulatory Push In the Energy Heartland
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After 41 Years, A Belated Victory for Butter
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Putting the ‘I’ in the Environment
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From Self-Sacrifice to Hedonism
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