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One journalist told HuffPost that Hazen mimicked his favorite sex act while having lunch with employees.
We still don't have any sort of apology or retraction from the Washington Post for promoting "The List" -- the highly dangerous blacklist that got a huge boost from the newspaper's fawning coverage on November 24.
The criminalization of drug use during pregnancy as "fetal endangerment" is not a new revelation. But the extent to which pregnant women are being criminalized for drug use is.
As with most things, this is a far more complicated issue than saying there is one primary cause or collection of causes
The most wonderful tribute to Dad and to my book came many years later, last Sunday, when I got this email (used by permission of the writer) that really speaks to who Dad was and to the man I knew and loved. I've reproduce it here unedited.
It's easy enough to compile a "best" and "worst" list, but what about bringing attention to important issues that went largely unreported in 2012? Some of the answers will still surprise you.
3. From 1998-2008, Koch-controlled foundations gave more than $196 million to organizations that favor polices that would
Still, Issa at least seemed tolerant of the protesters' right to have a voice. California Republican Darrell Issa may think
Military contractors are crying crocodile tears right now about the "fragility" of their industry. But in fact that industry is flush with cash, and will do or say anything to protect the one thing they care about above all else: profit.
Just when it seemed that the wave of media consolidation had reached tsunami proportions, a new court ruling is easing the
While LPTV offers incredible opportunities for ethnic communities, as I reported here and here for New America Media, these
Over the past 15 years, numerous federal deregulatory actions have paved the way for unprecedented consolidation, which has
Forks Over Knives successfully highlights the addled agricultural policies and industry meddling that keep our government agencies more focused on protecting corporate profits than promoting good health.
Another day, another media mega-merger. The latest? Microsoft is buying Skype, the Internet communications company, for $8.5 billion.
A year ago this month, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed SB 1070 into law, effectively pushing an already vibrant anti-immigrant
And this is at a time when the whole world is coalescing behind the education, health and human rights of the world's women
Fighting back against fracking If Howarth's study is correct, that means even worse news for communities in the gas fields
In the days leading up to the deal, the media created the expectation that the budget was a game that one party would "win
HIV/AIDS at 30 Unruh's Abstinence Clearinghouse is famous for sponsoring "purity balls" at which fathers promise to guard