Leonard Good­man is a Chica­go crim­i­nal defense lawyer and Adjunct Pro­fes­sor of Law at DePaul University.
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It’s Never Been About the Second Amendment. It’s About Corporate Profits.
Our bought-and-paid-for politicians only hold the Constitution sacred when it aligns with corporate interests—like gun sales.
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War Profiteering Ain’t Physics
Even Trump can't buck the iron law of U.S. foreign policy: Follow the money.
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It’s Not Enough to Fight Trump—Progressives Need a Vision for the Future
Either decorporatize the Democrats or create a viable third party.
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How To Vote When There’s No Lesser Evil
On foreign policy, both candidates are bad, but Clinton may be worse. We can't keep supporting militarism out of fear.
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The Bizarre Experience of Agreeing with Trump
It's no coincidence that Trump, the candidate least in need of money or media attention, is the most outspoken against war.
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Bernie Is Right: The Military-Industrial Complex Is Alive and Well
For some, the Paris attacks were a windfall
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Obama’s Drone Policy Crashes and Burns
Yemen, the poster child for drone-based foreign policy, has collapsed on itself.
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It’s Not the Koran, It’s Us
The corporate media chorus willfully ignores that U.S. actions, not Islam, fuel jihadism.
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Christmas Comes Early for War Profiteers
It's a wonderful time in history to be an arms dealer.
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CIA No Evil
The Obama administration covers for Bush-era secrets.
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Sabotaging Peace with Iran
Congress couldn't undermine Obama's deal without the help of the arms industry.
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The War That Wasn’t
Snowden and Manning taught Americans skepticism, and not a moment too soon.
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Drone Justice is Blind
There's no way President Obama can fairly review each drone strike.
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In Questioning Brennan, Intelligence Committee Showed Little
The Senate watchdogs of the CIA played dumb on drones--again.
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‘A Giant Sucking Sound’
While Romney and Obama speechify, behind the scenes they continue to push policies that favor corporate profits over middle-class workers.
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Legislate First, Ask Questions Never
We all must share responsibility for the ignorance of our leaders.
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Making Obama’s Kill List
The public should have more information on the drone program and its targets.
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The U.S. Department of Double Standards
Corporate criminals go free while the Justice Department targets those without expensive lawyers and lobbyists.
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Ron Paul’s Common Sense
He's wrong on many things, but when it comes to foreign policy and civil liberties, the GOP Congressman sounds the right notes.
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A Broken Writ, a Kangaroo Court
Habeas corpus rights aren't intact in America. Just ask my Guantanamo detainee client.
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Assassinating the Rule of Law
President Obama has carried on where former President George W. Bush left off.
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Feds Focus on Foreclosure Fall Guys
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Wall Street Pulls Obama’s Strings
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Give Americans Healthcare
President Obama's healthcare reform bill may be undermined by lobbyists and lawsuits.
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AIPAC’s Country, Right or Wrong
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Political Corruption Laws: Absurd Theater
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Good Profits and ‘The Good War’
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Some Policies Don’t Change
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Sold to the United States for Cash