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The FCC just sold out the Internet

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A new government proposal abandons the principle of "net neutrality," invites Comcast to start charging tolls

Dem congressman slams Paul Ryan for endorsing Charles Murray’s “racist sewage”

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Rep. Emanuel Cleaver remains seriously disturbed by Ryan's endorsing the controversial "Bell Curve" author VIDEO

Why is no one talking about how unflattering Stephen Colbert’s glasses are?

3 mentions10 hours ago 10 hours ago
Stephen Colbert, call your stylist

What your organic market doesn’t want you to know: The dark truth about quinoa

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As the gluten-free food grows in popularity, some are raising questions about the human costs of its production

Massive new fraud coverup: How banks are pillaging homes

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When financial crimes go unpunished, the root problem of fraud never gets fixed -- and these are the consequences

Jodie Foster weds artist Alexandra Hedison

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Jodie Foster weds artist Alexandra Hedison

Missouri GOPers are still trying to impeach Dem Gov. Jay Nixon

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Observers say their chances of success are close to nil, but these state Republicans are doing it anyway

How Netflix is turning viewers into puppets

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"House of Cards" gives viewers exactly what Big Data says we want. This won't end well

Bill O’Reilly to Cliven Bundy supporter: What makes you different from Occupy Wall Street?

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The Fox News host grills a member of the militia movement on why it's OK for Bundy to break the law but not OWS VIDEO

The insane lie about slavery that Christian conservatives are spreading

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The religious right's anti-government zeal has led it to assert some glaringly inaccurate things about abolition

Researchers: Monsanto’s GM soy comes with a dose of herbicides

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Samples of the genetically modified crop had "extreme" levels of chemical residues

Harvard economist: Gender is at the root of the pay gap

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The GOP needs to stop claiming that women are paid less because they "choose" low pay

Tea Party’s Woodstock fantasy: Cliven Bundy as the wingnuts’ latest ’60s-style protest hero

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Conservative baby boomers finally have their very own anti-establishment festivals. The latest will crack you up

This totally creepy art project will make you think twice about NSA mass surveillance

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The project, installed around New York City, records public conversations and then tweets them as @Conversnitch VIDEO

“Princeton Mom” gets schooled at her alma mater

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A recent panel reveals just how tenuous the "Marry Smart" author's grasp of marriage data really is

Noam Chomsky was right: Why the Koch brothers are obscuring the real enemy

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From Wall Street excess to DC lobbying scandals, we must remember it's institutions -- not people -- that are evil

Sickened family awarded $3 million in landmark fracking case

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"The first fracking verdict in U.S. history” holds the industry responsible for health and property damage

More work, no pay: Why I detest “Literary Citizenship”

3 mentions18 hours ago 18 hours ago
Yes, it's important for writers to be community-oriented. But we also need structures that support paying people

Republican monsters duke it out: The coming “Plutocrats vs. Tea Party” cage match

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Suddenly, suburban GOP donors are coming to a realization: Their party's base is the heartland. Where've they been?

Why Facebook’s new plan to blow up Facebook will fail

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Mark Zuckerberg's plan to push mobile users out of the core Facebook app is doomed

Texas air quality program calls out the oil and gas industry, promptly loses its funding

4 mentions14 hours ago 14 hours ago
Don't mess with Texas?

Chris Christie update: Still more subpoenas

3 mentions21 hours ago 21 hours ago
Christie's spokesman as well as a high-ranking figure at the Port Authority are among those served

Chris Christie, crummy father: Outrageous award suggests out-of-touch GOP still wants gov

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Laugh-out-loud award for the embattled governor proves some don't realize the conservative/liberal parenting divide

Sean Hannity will have blood on his hands: Fox News promotes Cliven Bundy’s war

6 mentions14 hours ago 14 hours ago
Cliven Bundy's "range war" is only getting more tense -- and Fox News seems determined to touch off the tinderbox